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Washington Square News

All content by Pritheva Zakaria
A streetscape in Jamaica, Queens. Vendors selling fruits are in the foreground. To the left, a bus stop sign in front of a Bangladeshi flag and a subway entrance. To the right, a street sign indicating the intersection of 169th Street and Broadway.

A local’s recommendations for Queens Bengali staples

Take some time away from Greenwich Village to experience this Bengali home away from home.
Nov 14, 2022

Queens is home to some of the city’s most ethnically diverse cuisines. Among the immigrant communities that have found their place in Jamaica, Queens, the Bangladeshi population...

An illustration of a podium with the Columbia University logo sitting on the first place with a green check mark next to it. The N.Y.U. logo, with a red cross next to it, sits on the second place. “Silly purple school” is written next to the N.Y.U. logo in purple.

Off-Third: Columbia is better than NYU

Columbia embodies everything a traditional college should be, from its campus, its student body, its sports and its academia. NYU can’t compete.
Sep 26, 2022

Off-Third is WSN’s satire column. Let me be the first to address the elephant in the room — everyone who attends NYU was rejected from Columbia. It’s the one characteristic...

Illustrations of a brown long-sleeved turtleneck shirt, a long floral pink-and-black dress, a long-sleeved maroon-colored top with a mosaic-like pattern, as well as a needle with a brown spool of thread.

From old to new: Upcycling changed my relationship with fashion

You like my top? Thanks, it’s my sister’s!
Sep 20, 2022

Growing up, my mother refused to buy new clothes because we already had perfectly suitable clothing at home — my older sister’s.  Long-sleeve turtlenecks, short-sleeve...