Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Dana Reszutek, Editor-At-Large

Dana Reszutek is a Senior in CAS studying Journalism and Psychology. Formerly Managing Editor and Beauty & Style editor, she's excited to take on the role as Editor-at-Large for WSN. Besides writing, her main loves in life are scrunchies, Billy Joel, her dog Lou, and non-professional tweeting.

All content by Dana Reszutek

Dana Reszutek, CAS, Journalism & Psychology

May 5, 2016

It all starts with erasing. Whittling down your wooden pencil’s eraser in 6th grade math class when you don’t know the answer. Crossing out half a Blue Book page during a Texts...

The Body Issue

The Body Issue

November 16, 2015

Victoria’s Secret changes are positive, but not enough

Victoria’s Secret changes are positive, but not enough

November 16, 2015
Models like Maria Borges and Gigi Hadid still boast beautiful bodies, but the fact that they have to defend their bodies to others reflects clearly that the brand’s body standard is far from accepting a better range of silhouettes for the runway.
The WSN Staff recommends comedy shows and stand-up specials.

Staff Recs: Comedy Series

November 12, 2015
The WSN staff recommends their favorite stand-up comedy specials and TV shows.
Silence on harassment allegations is unacceptable

Silence on harassment allegations is unacceptable

October 13, 2015
In the wake of a professor's domestic abuse allegations, NYU's silence is distressing. NYU should make more of an effort to keep the students informed about the criminal records of their professors.

Collina Strada Spring/Summer 2016

September 13, 2015
Collina Strada Spring/Summer 2016
NYU should avoid marketing their current celebrity students

NYU should avoid marketing their current celebrity students

September 8, 2015
NYU should not overuse its famous students for the sake marketing profit. They are students first, irrespective of their relative successes.

Fake it unitl you make it: French

February 26, 2015

As one of the most prominent cities on the world, Paris boasts a population that speaks a multitude of languages, including English. But exploring this European city is still less...

Influential 2014

Influential 2014

December 11, 2014

NYU is not a bubble. Students are confronted with issues larger than an individual or a university, and discussions about these topics are not only growing, but also are being...

Catcalling epidemic must be recognized

Catcalling epidemic must be recognized

October 8, 2014
Catcalling is a form of harassment that is a daily struggle for many students. This issue needs to be addressed by universities in the form of education policies.

Guide to birth control

September 25, 2014

A version of this article appeared in the Thursday, Sept. 25 print edition. Email Dana Reszutek and Hannah Treasure at [email protected]

Common causes of anxiety, tips on how to alleviate them

September 25, 2014

Approximately 40 million Americans experience anxious feelings, many of whom include college students. In such a fast-paced environment it is unsurprising that students often feel...

Lacoste Spring/Summer 2015

Lacoste Spring/Summer 2015

September 6, 2014

Predictable concepts were matched with surprising cuts as Lacoste presented its contrasting Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Lincoln Center. The collection’s yachting theme...

Felipe De La Hoz/WSN

Gallatin School of Individualized Study Commencement

May 21, 2014

Tuesday, May 20 7:30 p.m. Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center 10 Lincoln Center Plaza 517 bachelor degree graduates Change, celebration and a look toward solving the...

Jonathan Tan and Rachel Kaplan/WSN

182nd All-University Commencement

May 21, 2014

Wednesday, May 21 11 a.m.  Yankee Stadium  1 E. 161st St.   Yankee Stadium once again turned violet for the 182nd All-University Commencement ceremony. Students, faculty...

via Flickr.com

Top 5 ways to make cash flow over summer

May 1, 2014

As the school year ends, the flow of extra income stops for many students. If your wallet is feeling a little empty, there are several ways to make cash on the side while taking...

via Facebook.com

How to go green for Earth Day on, around campus

April 14, 2014

Spring is now in full bloom, and there is no better day to spend outdoors than Earth Day. April 22 marks this national holiday dedicated to raising awareness about one’s...

Lady Gaga performs intimate set at Roseland Ballroom

Lady Gaga performs intimate set at Roseland Ballroom

April 2, 2014

Lady Gaga took the stage for her first of seven shows at the Roseland Ballroom, a residency that will last until the closing of the venue, on March 28. The promotional media...

Honor Fall/Winter 2014

Honor Fall/Winter 2014

February 11, 2014

Click for more looks from Honor F/W 2014. As snow began to fall in front of the entrance and playfully mysterious music began to play, models drifted around the space at Eyebeam...

Quarter Water Fall/Winter 2014

Quarter Water Fall/Winter 2014

February 8, 2014

Click on image for more looks from Quarter Water F/W 2014 Setting itself apart from the overwhelmingly self-indulgent air that so often drafts through the fashion world, Quarter...

Create standout wardrobe with bright, bold colors

Create standout wardrobe with bright, bold colors

January 27, 2014

A few months of cold are left before spring begins, and the bitter temperatures can leave your wardrobe dreary. Try these simple tips to add some brightness to your winter...

Danielle Drumgoole for WSN

Glasses create opportunities to experiment with eye makeup

December 4, 2013

As the fall semester nears its end, excitement for winter break is put on hold and sleepless nights at Bobst Library become routine. Makeup, hair and style in general tend...

Courtesy of Serena Guen

FRINGE Q&A: Serena Guen, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2013

Serena Guen, a 2013 NYU Global Liberal Studies graduate, has already made strides in the fashion industry. After founding SUITCASE, a London-based fashion and travel publication...

via yelp.com

Top 5: Best spots for vegan dishes

November 12, 2013

Eating out as a vegan is tricky. Finding the perfect restaurant with a wide variety of vegan options can be a nightmare. Thankfully, New York City is home to many vegan or...

via flickr.com

Skin care products prevent damage from winter weather

October 23, 2013

  As fall temperature edge their way down  the thermometer and autumn transitions into winter, your wardrobe is not the only thing that requires some changes.  Cold,...

Nomko Baatar/WSN

New York perfumeries provide individualized scent options

October 16, 2013

  When preparing to go out, perfume is generally the last thing applied — the final touch that perfects your image. What you smell like can convey how you feel. But...

Dana Reszutek for WSN

Deviate from typical eyeliner shape with geometric look

October 9, 2013

Transitioning from summer to fall makeup generally involves replacing your bronzer and tinted lip balms with eyeliner and dark lipstick. From a subtle lined look to a dramatic...

via facebook.com

Fashion blogs contribute to, expand image-driven industry

October 2, 2013

As the latest collections are debuted at Fashion Weeks around the world, all eyes are on the runway. Trend reports from London and Milan meticulously analyze the highlights...

Dana Reszutek for WSN

Get cozy in fashionable fall coats

September 25, 2013

Toward the end of September, New York City’s hot and sticky summer days suddenly turn chilly and windy — the first sign that fall is upon us. Staying up to date with...

Daniel Cole/WSN

Adolfo Sanchez Spring/Summer 2014

September 11, 2013

Adolfo Sanchez’s Spring/Summer collection, presented at The Out NYC, took audiences to the metallic world of a regal garden party. Surrounded by mirrors, black and white...

Archie brings classic lunch fare to St. Marks

September 10, 2013

East Village’s newest joint, Archie & Sons, brings classic New York luncheonette fare back into the city’s dining scene. Located on the corner of Third Avenue...

Marni Wasserman for WSN

Falguni & Shane Peacock Spring/Summer 2014

September 9, 2013

Click for more looks from Falguni & Shane Peacock Spring/Summer 2014. Falguni and Shane Peacock, known for their bold textile, color, and texture choices, did not disappoint...

Kristian Heijkoop for WSN

Alexandre Herchcovitch Spring/Summer 2014

September 8, 2013

Click for more looks from Alexandre Herchovitch Spring/Summer 2014. With the help of dramatic classical music in the background, Alexandre Herchcovitch utilized his Spring/Summer...

Rachel Cabitt/WSN

Sukeina Spring/Summer 2014

September 8, 2013

Click for more looks from Sukeina Spring/Summer 2014. Sukeina by Omar Salam’s Spring/Summer show, labeled “Porcelain,” lived up to its namesake as delicate fabrics and...

Dana Reszutek for WSN

At-home manicure quick-drying tips

May 6, 2013

Painting your nails can seem like a long process, but there are ways to avoid making an at-home manicure a time-consuming task. Here are some tips on how to make your polished...

Chuck Kuan for WSN

Tres Carnes dishes out fresh Tex-Mex

May 1, 2013

The Flatiron District’s newest fusion joint Tres Carnes, which means three meats in Spanish, of- fers Mexican cuisine with a smoky Texan twist. Since its opening on April...

Keerthi Harishankar for WSN

Finding sole-ace for your feet

April 30, 2013

When it comes to footwear in the city, style is undoubtedly key. Even though the walking culture of New York City is brutal, people are not choosing footwear that treats feet...

via freepeople.com

Face gems shine as trending accessory

March 5, 2013

The transition from runway trends to real life can be tricky at times, but not impossible. One of the most recent moves has been face gems, appliqués used as decoration around...