Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

All content by Natalia Barr
Third-Wave Feminism

Third-Wave Feminism

Apr 21, 2016

Third-wave feminists were fed up with the patriarchy, gender roles and sometimes even the second wave of feminism that their mothers learned. Writer Rebecca Walker...

This NYU Student Is Fighting the Taboo Around Menstruation

This NYU Student Is Fighting the Taboo Around Menstruation

Mar 21, 2016
A new student initiative is trying to break down stereotypes around menstruation with art and humor.

4 Spring Break Getaways

Mar 11, 2016
Enjoy break with these 4 cool day trips, both inside the city and around New York State.
Monique Lhuillier Fall/Winter 2016

Monique Lhuillier Fall/Winter 2016

Feb 15, 2016

Monique Lhuillier rejected the typical frills and princess ball gowns of her well-known wedding dresses and red carpet ensembles in her Fall/Winter 2016 collection, instead...

The collaboration between Rihanna and Puma is one of many celebrity/designer duos hitting the market.

Celebrity Collaboration in Fashion Sparks Obsession and Imitation

Feb 11, 2016
Today there are a myriad of celebrity collaborations popping up throughout the industry. But does this compromise the style and integrity of these labels?
t is the opening weekend of Union Squares annual Holiday Market, presenting dozens of vendors selling a variety of goods from jewelry, accessories, toys, and amazing snacks from several local food vendors.

The Weekend: Nov. 20-22

Nov 19, 2015
Exciting events to check out this weekend.

It’s something to talk about

Nov 18, 2015
While fashion continues to perpetuate a lack of diversity, it's important to celebrate the victories achieved as the industry moves forward to full inclusivity.
An argument for the ages: fashion is necessary

An argument for the ages: fashion is necessary

Nov 17, 2015

In her review of London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015, Vanessa Friedman of the New York Times wrote, “Fashion, after all, is by definition unnecessary.” Though this phrase...

You can find many sweet potato options at Potatopia located at 378 Sixth Ave.

Top five ways to celebrate Sweet Potato Awareness

Nov 2, 2015
Enjoy these dishes all November long to celebrate the sweet potato.
19-year-old Lineisy Montero is among this seasons most notable up-and-coming models.

America’s actual next top models

Oct 19, 2015
Now that the Spring/Summer 2016 runway season has come to a close, a plethora of up-and-coming models have been placed under the spotlight.
Take advantage of the amazing Open Access sites that you can visit this weekend, free of charge through Open House NYC.

This Weekend: October 16-18

Oct 14, 2015
Relief from midterm exams stress.
Electronic Sound Outfit, also known as E.S.O., is a DJ duo made up of Nick Kohler and Alex Blanton, both NYU students who played in a lot of gigs around the city.

The musician’s guide to scoring the gig

Oct 7, 2015
Tips on how to land a gig for aspiring artists from fellow students.
London Fashion Week runs from September runs from September 18th to the 22nd.

London Fashion Week puts individuality on the runway

Sep 28, 2015
London Fashion Week shows a creative and unique streak on the runways of this Spring/Summer 2016 season.
Bartsch was well known on the NYC nightlife scene in the 1980s for the extravagant, crazy parties she threw.

Club icon’s edgy style on view at FIT

Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch opened at the Museum at FIT on Sept 18.
Sep 21, 2015

In the midst of a dark room covered in graffiti, a cartoonish figure holding a sign that reads, “It’s show time” welcomes guests to “Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne...

Free health classes are available in Washington Square Park.

Free fitness classes in New York City

Staying fit on a student budget doesn't have to be difficult, especially when you live in NYC.
Sep 17, 2015
Five free exercise classes in the city that will keep you healthy and won't break the bank.
Ohne Titel Spring/Summer 2016

Ohne Titel Spring/Summer 2016

Sep 10, 2015
Ohne Titel Spring/Summer 2016
Desigual Spring/Summer 2016

Desigual Spring/Summer 2016

Sep 10, 2015
Desigual Spring/Summer 2016
 “China: Through the Looking Glass” will be presented at the Met from May 7 through August 16.

Exhibits showcase history of fashion

Apr 28, 2015
Some current and upcoming fashion exhibits to check out in NYC.
 A pistachio popGelato, half-dipped in dark chocolate, from Popbar in West Village.

Pick up these popular popsicles

Apr 28, 2015
New York City spots offer unique, gourmet popsicles.

Field to fashion week

Apr 22, 2015

Runway shows are typically associated with flowing fabrics and extravagant ensembles, but an increasing amount of designers are opting to send sporty streetwear down the catwalk...

Linda Montana puts on a performance art piece with music in the background, a baby bottle, and multiple facial expressions to make the crowd laugh.

Panel discusses works of Linda Montano

Apr 19, 2015
Event coverage of "Linda Mary Montano: Living Art/Living Life" panel discussion

The Weekend: April 17-19

Apr 16, 2015
Make the most of the warmer weather this weekend by taking a chance on some of the many events happening around the city.
Food blogs highlight best food in city

Food blogs highlight best food in city

Apr 6, 2015
Food blogs can help students take advantage of eating in New York City.
Show highlights other side of Stern students

Show highlights other side of Stern students

Mar 30, 2015
Preview of 2nd Annual Stern Art Gallery (April 1-30): profiles 3 artists who will be exhibiting at the gallery.
Models display Kiton’s looks in the company’s Fall/Winter 15 presentation.

Milan Fashion Week features femininity

Mar 11, 2015
A roundup of the best trends and shows from Milan Fashion Week.

Steinhardt and Tisch faculty share thoughts on today’s pop songs

Mar 5, 2015
In the aftermath of the Grammys, there was a debate over the quality of songs, particularly pop hits. Steinhardt and Tisch music faculty shared their thoughts on Billboard's top pop hits.
Sally LaPointe Fall/Winter 2015

Sally LaPointe Fall/Winter 2015

Feb 13, 2015
Review of the Sally LaPointe Fall/Winter 2015 collection.
Zimmermann Fall/Winter 2015

Zimmermann Fall/Winter 2015

Feb 13, 2015
A review of the Zimmermann Fall/Winter 2015 collection.
Designers Yves Saint Laurent, Halston showcased in FIT exhibit

Designers Yves Saint Laurent, Halston showcased in FIT exhibit

Feb 10, 2015
FIT unveils a new exhibit featuring designers Yves Saint Laurent and Halston.

Steinhardt named top fine arts school

Feb 2, 2015
NYU was ranked as a top college for a degree in fine and studio art. Students and professors weigh in on this rating.
Tisch sophomore Madison Love was recently featured in the popular blog Bryanboy.

Tisch student guest stars in Bryanboy video, pursues music

Oct 23, 2014
An Tisch student is writing a song with noted style blogger, Bryanboy.

Georgine Spring/Summer 2015

Sep 8, 2014

The thunder and darkness that commenced Georgine’s Spring/Summer 2015 show quickly subsided as summery hues and airy fabrics took over the runway. Light music thumped in the...