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Veronica Liow

Veronica Liow, Senior Multimedia Editor

Veronica Liow is the Senior Multimedia Editor at Washington Square News. From the Bay Area in California, she is an advocate of the term, “hella.” More than (almost) anything, she loves pugs. You can find her drinking tea almost everywhere, anytime. When she's not having anxiety over how to better her Instagram feed, she's working on her concentration at Gallatin: the Ethics of Visual Art and Media. For her thoughts and whatnots, check out her Twitter.

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May 2, 2018
Language is everything. It is how we comprehend concepts. It is how we communicate. It is a core part of society and its institutions. And these days, it seems that the words we use and how we use them have become more important than ever.
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Photo: Justin Wu

May 2, 2018

A woman reads a book under a cherry blossom tree in Washington Square Park.

Photo: The City’s Best Spots to See Cherry Blossoms

Apr 25, 2018

A woman reads a book under a cherry blossom tree in Washington Square Park.

An example of intergalactic fashion fros Fyodar Golan’s show at Spring/Summer 2018 in London Fashion Week.

Photo: Intergalactic Escapism Takes Fashion

Apr 19, 2018

An example of intergalactic fashion fros Fyodar Golan’s show at Spring/Summer 2018 in London Fashion Week.

Alec Baldwin at the Tisch Gala 2018. (Photo by Veronica Liow)

Photo: Celebrity Sightings, as Reported by NYU Students

Feb 26, 2019

Alec Baldwin at the Tisch Gala 2018. (Photo by Veronica Liow)

Isle of Dogs director Wes Anderson with his miniature cast of dogs, heroes and villains.

Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

Apr 10, 2018
Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" unfortunately falls into the list of white filmmakers who stereotypically portray and use other cultures as a tool for entertainment.
Clockwise from top left, album covers from The Arctic Monkeys, Slowdive, Anderson .Paak , and Kim Petras.

Staff Recs: Best Songs to Spring into Spring With

Mar 29, 2018
Say goodbye to winter with our playlist of songs to spring into spring with!
March for Our Lives in Central Park on Saturday, March 24.

Photo: Students Mourn Friends, Demand Government Action on Gun Violence

Mar 26, 2018

March for Our Lives in Central Park on Saturday, March 24.

The Intersectionality Feature

The Intersectionality Feature

Mar 19, 2018

As we become more aware of issues related to identity, it is increasingly evident that intersectionality is a must when addressing how to tackle these. Given that intersectionality,...

Asian Americans are often labeled as the “model minority,” leading to problems such as inaccurate representation in media and an overlooking of their need for allyship.

Purgatory of Asians in American Culture

An Analysis on the Lack of Asian Americans Allyship Due to Inaccurate Representations in the Media
Mar 18, 2018
Lack of accurate representations of Asians and Asian-Americans in the media create false narratives that are toxic to the community. And with the perception of them as the model minority, there is a severe lack of allyship for the marginalized community.
On Nov. 16, 2016, NYU students staged a walkout at Washington Square Park to declare NYU as a sanctuary campus.

Photo: How Safe Are Sanctuary Cities?

Mar 9, 2018

On Nov. 16, 2016, NYU students staged a walkout at Washington Square Park to declare NYU as a sanctuary campus.

On International Women’s Day, Mar. 8, people protested at Washington Square Park demanding women’s rights.

Photo: WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

Mar 9, 2018

On International Women’s Day, Mar. 8, people protested at Washington Square Park demanding women’s rights.

Josh Charow

Not Afraid of Heights
Mar 8, 2018

On the rooftop of the Flatiron Building, with a camera in one hand and the city’s horizon within reach of the other, Josh Charow is on top of the world. Charow is a sophomore...

Exposure | Lookalike: Dogs and Their Owners

Exposure | Lookalike: Dogs and Their Owners

Mar 5, 2018
The saying goes: you become the people you surround yourself with. Sometimes, you become your dog instead.
Carlyle Court

Carlyle Court

Feb 22, 2018

Address: 25 Union Square W., New York, NY 10003 Cost per semester: $6,622-$9,386 Low cost: Available Rooms available: Singles, Doubles Nearby subways: L, N, Q,...

Third Avenue North

Third Avenue North

Feb 22, 2018

Address: 75 3rd Ave. New York, NY 10003 Cost per semester: $6,622-$9,386 Low cost: Available Rooms available: Singles, Doubles Nearby subways: F, L, M, N, R,...

An NYU classroom. “The Science of Happiness” is one of the most popular electives that students take.

Photo: A Look into NYU’s Most Popular Elective

Feb 15, 2018

An NYU classroom. “The Science of Happiness” is one of the most popular electives that students take.

Two NYU students hold hands.

Love, But Not Sex

Feb 12, 2018
While Valentine's Day can be annoying for just about everyone, it brings about its own challenges for people who identify on the asexual spectrum.
Dan Liu F/W 2018

Dan Liu F/W 2018

Feb 10, 2018

Classical music permeated the entire venue. This was not just any other classical music though. There was spunk and funk added to modernize the classical. Similar to the music,...