New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

All content by Hanna McNeila
Student scrolling through Twitter. (Staff Photo by Alina Patrick)

Twitter: To Scroll or Not to Scroll

Unlike most of our fair-weathered apps, Twitter has survived all the way from the bygone era of 2006. But how many people actually use it?
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer May 10, 2019

As members of Generation Z, we’re very used to social media platforms coming and going. We saw the extinction of Vine and the rise of TikTok, we saw Facebook be taken over by...

One Ocean Beauty returns with their second NYC pop up. One Ocean Beaty focuses on clean, marine-based and clinically-proven beauty and wellness. (Photo by Hanna McNeila)

Go Sea the One Ocean Pop-Up to Sustainably Save Your Skin

One Ocean, a skincare brand which bills itself on sustainability, has a Nolita pop-up open until May 19.
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer May 8, 2019

Many of us NYU students know how to incorporate sustainable fashion choices into our lives. We thrift, try our best to avoid fast fashion and shop at stores that recycle materials....

(Illustration by Sophia Di Iorio)

Blazers, Sneakers and Jeans: Behind the Fashion Choices of NYU Professors

“I’m not going to wear those awful clunky shoes that a lot of straight white men wear. They just bring me to tears.”
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer May 6, 2019

A simple stroll through Washington Square Park makes it clear that NYU students reflect the fashion-conscious spirit New York City is known for. Classrooms contain an eclectic...

Located at 11 Bond St., Coffee ‘n Clothes is a fashion-inspired cafe that started as a trending hashtag and grew into its own brand, part of a new trend of blending offline and online experiences. (Photo by Hanna McNeila)

Coffee ‘n Clothes: Instagram Delight, Practical Disaster

Originally just an online trend, this brick-and-mortar cafe blends coffee and clout.
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer April 8, 2019

Amid the influx of SoHo’s designer streetwear shops, Coffee ‘n Clothes’ on 11 Bond St. combines luxury fashion with New Yorkers’ favorite caffeinated beverage. Decor and...

Bourbon Vanilla Bean Truffle from the Häagen-Dazs on Eighth Street

Childhood Meets Adulthood With Häagen-Dazs’ New Boozy Ice Cream

Try Häagen Dazs’ newest alcohol-flavored ice creams to lift your spirits — no ID necessary.
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

After taking a bite of cold, sweet vanilla ice cream, imagine a hint of bourbon lingering on your tongue. This is the taste Häagen-Dazs was going for the with the release of its...

Goodwill and Googles new Chelsea pop-up store in Chelsea that is promoting sustainable fashion. (Photo by Hanna McNeila)

Goodwill Takes Chelsea With New Pop-up

Kia Marie and Goodwill promote sustainability in style at a Chelsea pop-up.
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer February 25, 2019

Goodwill ordinarily conjures images of a sterile, warehouse-like space with minimal attention to current trends. But influencer Kia Marie, who has over 90,000 followers on Instagram,...

Textbooks from CAS first-year Anna Nuratovas dorm. (Photo by Alina Patrick)

Do Students Have a Knack for Getting Textbook Money Back?

Textbooks typically empty our bank accounts and gather dust on our shelves.
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer February 15, 2019

Tedious readings are an integral part of any NYU student’s college career, and where there are readings, there are textbooks. It leaves us at the end of the semester with a stack...

Hugo Rubin, a CAS Junior, wearing his winter gear. (Photo by Kate Kim)

Warm Weekend Wear in Winter Weather

Is it possible to be both warm and stylish?
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer February 14, 2019

Despite New York City’s status as a fashion capital, daytime fashion around Washington Square Park suffers undeniably in the winter as students give up individual style in favor...

Palomo Spain F/W 2019

Palomo Spain F/W 2019

Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer February 4, 2019

Mesh and sequins flooded the runway in Alejandro Gómez Palomo’s beautifully non-binary Fall/Winter 2019 line. Palomo has been in the business of reinventing menswear since...

Choose Love is a store where people can buy gifts for refugees across the world. (Photo by Hanna McNeila)

Students Rally For Refugees At SoHo Pop-Up

Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer November 30, 2018
While the rest of SoHo is focused on holiday shopping, this pop-up is looking to spread a little love to refugees.
For many international students, this is their first time celebrating Halloween. (Photo by Jorene He)

Halloween Is About Feeling Safe in Your Self-Expression

For NYU students, Halloween is an opportunity to let loose and adopt an alternate identity.
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer October 29, 2018
For NYU students, Halloween is an opportunity to let loose and adopt an alternate identity.
Some NYU students elect to work in retail jobs, both for financial benefits and networking purposes.

Finding Funds in Fashion

Hanna McNeila, Contributing Writer September 24, 2018

How are you supposed to live your best life in New York when everything you love drains your bank account? Instead of bagging textbooks in the bookstore or hoarding packages in...

Biking, scootering and skateboarding are some of the many ways students get from home to class.

Skate, Scoot, Skedaddle: Creative Commuting Around NYU

Call up all your Thrasher bros right now.
Hanna McNeila, Contributing Writer September 18, 2018
You don't have to wait on the train any longer! Here are some interesting ways students are navigating NYU.