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

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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 Nya Etienne
March is Women’s History Month, and it is about time to bring the struggles, identities and successes of marginalized women to the forefront of people’s minds. NYU students discuss some of their own experiences and the stories of the women who inspire them each day. (Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

Women’s History Is Made Daily

What being a woman represents to students in 2020 and the women that inspire them to keep paving the way.
Nya Etienne, Staff Writer March 24, 2020

It’s March, which means that National Women’s History Month is upon us. When one thinks about women’s history, Susan B. Anthony’s suffragette movement is one of the most...

Students struggle with FOMO, or fear of missing out, especially with the prevalence of social media documenting every part of people’s lives. Culture discusses tips to stay grounded and mindful of staying content with self-care and kindness. (Staff Illustration by Alexandra Chan)

Fear You’re Missing Out? So Does Everyone Else.

Tips for being grateful and content with where you are right now.
Nya Etienne, Staff Writer March 10, 2020

FOMO — the Fear of Missing Out — is defined as a type of anxiousness that arises from feeling excluded or missing out on any event, decision or even person. Simply put, FOMO...

Students are looking forward to spring break, which is just two weeks away. Spring break planning can often get pushed aside as students worry about midterms and essays, but sometimes it is worth putting effort into a little preparation. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break

Balling on a budget for spring break? We’ve got your back.
Nya Etienne, Staff Writer March 3, 2020

When it comes to spring break, it is arguably more exciting to students than the month-long bliss that is winter break. The promise of being somewhere other than our hometowns,...

A student attempts to replicate the makeup style of HBOs Euphoria. While the shows aesthetics have garnered praise, amateur replications have fallen short. (Photo by Nya Etienne)

Underwhelming: “Euphoria” Eye Makeup Trend

Leave the glittery eyeshadow and overlined lips to the professionals.
Nya Etienne, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

“Euphoria”-inspired eye makeup is a trend that has taken the Gen-Z world by storm. The release of HBO’s television series “Euphoria” has captured the attention of the...

Nya-Simone Spann is a freshman at Stern who has her own jewelry business. Her brand is focused on creating pieces fit for a diverse range of customers.(Photo by Katherine Hollis)

First-Year’s Jewelry Business Encourages Inclusion

A Stern student uses her business mind and creativity to embolden women of color and promote diversity.
Nya Etienne, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Stern first-year Nya-Simone Spann is the founder and CEO of the fashion-forward accessories brand Simone’s Pieces. Her warm personality and firm belief in her business is testimony...

(Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Flying Solo Couture: F/W 2020

Nya Etienne, Staff Writer February 13, 2020

A full house, the Flying Solo: Couture show had two interconnected runways, lined with rows of viewers excited for what the numerous designers had in store. The eclectic variations...

(Staff Photo by Sara Miranda)

ICY presents: DYNASTY S/S 2020

Nya Etienne, Contributing Writer September 5, 2019

As guests walked into the dimly lit Dynasty Spring/Summer 2020 runway, an instant sense of mysticism fell over the room. The blue and red lighting that adorned the main walkway...