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

New eats near NYU: Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao on St. Mark’s Place

Ever wondered how the soup gets inside soup dumplings, or how to eat them? Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao’s new location brings the Shanghainese delight to the East Village.
Andrea Lui, Culture Editor May 27, 2024

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao is a traditional Chinese comfort food restaurant near campus and a solid choice for any...

The exterior of the Canal Street Market. There are gray columns with clear windows. On the windows are white and orange logo of the Canal Street Market.

A real red wave: Year of the Rabbit on Canal Street

Celebrate Lunar New Year and embrace the festivities by supporting small AAPI businesses at Canal Street Market. 
Ashley Simons, Contributing Writer February 3, 2023

As I emerged from the No. 6 train station on Canal Street, the Lunar New Year spirit was on full display. Throughout the area, as far as the eye could see, people showed off...

The logo of New York Universitys Asian/Pacific/American Studies in white in the middle of leaves and flowers.

Opinion: NYU should drop its facade of Pacific Island inclusion

Despite housing the Asian/Pacific/American Institute and an associated major, NYU is failing to provide enough courses on Pacific Island Studies.
Derek Kamakanaaloha Soong, Identity & Equity Editor September 15, 2022

I realized my previous major, performance studies, at the Tisch School of the Arts was far too white for me, so this semester, I sought out an internal transfer into a major with...

Passengers wait on the subway platform as an R train approaches the station.

Village Community Board talks local crime, subway safety at latest meeting

Members of Manhattan Community Board 2 discussed community safety, armed crimes and NYU’s impact on the surrounding community at its Feb. 17 meeting.
Isabella Tapia, Contributing Writer February 22, 2022

Manhattan Community Board 2, which represents Greenwich Village and neighboring areas, discussed 181 Mercer St., the resurgence in gun violence and increase in crime in New York...

The youngest contestant on ”The School of Chocolate,” Daniel Corpuz, is in Manhattan for a pop-up shop at Canal Street Market. (Staff Photo by Alex Tran)

‘School of Chocolate’ chef Daniel Corpuz brings Valentine’s pop-up to West Village

The youngest contestant on Netflix’s latest cooking show, “School of Chocolate,” shares his culinary journey, a cookie recipe and a special perk for NYU students this Valentine’s Day.
Alex Tran, Culture Editor February 8, 2022

During my winter-break baking spree, I binge-watched chef Amaury Guichon’s strangely meditative “School of Chocolate,” a chocolate-making competition for seasoned professional...

We all scream for ice cream. NYU Alumni created their own brand of the popular desert to support the AAPI community in the city. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

A taste of home: NYU alumni launch Asian flavor-inspired NYC ice cream startup

An ice cream startup founded by NYU alumni Deborah Tanudirjo and Liz Margaretha supports the AAPI community with Asian-inspired flavors and philanthropy.
Gabby Lozano, Dining Editor September 1, 2021

Amid the economic and social turmoil of the pandemic, starting a business is a daring venture — especially just a few months after graduating college. But these risks didn’t...

Despite not looking or behaving similarly, Asian actress students are constantly mixed up by their NYU professors. U.S. media perpetuates racial microaggressions by either having stereotypical Asian characters or having white-washed characters played by white women. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

We are both Asian, but we look nothing alike

It’s not too late to recognize your subconscious microaggressions and how they induce anxiety and doubt.
Jennifer Ren, Performing Arts Editor August 25, 2021

It’s almost the year-and-a-half anniversary of the last time I performed for a live audience, and let me tell you: this has been the most maddening, daunting and self-doubting...

Despite the wave of hate crimes and the history of xenophobia against their community, Asian Americans remain strong. (Illustration by Sally Chen.)

Even before they were a headline

A collaborative poetry piece written to celebrate people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in response to the rise in anti-Asian hate
Lorraine Olaya, Deputy Copy Chief May 6, 2021

Disclaimer: This collaborative work was not created by someone of Asian or Pacific Islander descent; however, it was compiled using the words of contributors, credited at the end,...

NYU students of Asian and Pacific Islander descent are sharing their experiences with racism in New York City during the pandemic. The past year’s pandemic-related hate has targeted some students under the AAPI umbrella while sparing others, causing some who have not faced heightened racism to question whether they count as AAPI. (Photo by Suhail Gharaibeh)

API students wrestle with whether they are Asian enough

Pandemic-related hate and the response of the Stop AAPI Hate movement have made some students question whether they count as API. This article is the third in Sabrina Choudhary’s series documenting Asian and Pacific Islander students’ experiences with race at NYU.
Sabrina Choudhary, Deputy Culture Editor May 3, 2021

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States. This year, the celebration comes after thousands of hate incidents against Asian and Pacific Islander...

Hate towards Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander people increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. NYU students of Asian and Pacific Islander descent are sharing their experiences with racism in New York City during the pandemic. (Photo by Sirui Wu)

Asian students ‘terrified’ by surge in New York City hate crimes

Asian students share stories of the pandemic-related racism and fear they’ve experienced in New York City. This article is the first in Sabrina Choudhary’s series documenting Asian Pacific Islander students’ experiences with race at NYU.
Sabrina Choudhary, Deputy Culture Editor April 26, 2021

Hate toward Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander people in the United States is by no means new, but it has surged since the start of the pandemic. Though its roots and expressions...