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

An interior view of the Bluestocking bookstore. In the foreground are shelves of comic books. On the wall is a painting of Julia de Burgos in brown. On the wall is text that reads “Soy La vida, La Fuerza, La Mujer,” which translates in English to “I am Life, Force and Woman.”

Finding comfort and community at Bluestockings Cooperative Bookstore

This queer, trans, and sex worker run bookstore moonlights as a cafe, free store and activist space.
Sunny Sequeira, Under The Arch Editor November 7, 2022

When I walked into Bluestockings Cooperative Bookstore, a radical bookstore in the Lower East Side, a couple Saturdays ago, I didn’t expect to leave with two pairs of trousers...

SoHo and NoHo are notorious for their exorbitant rent and upper-crust reputation. Mayor de Blasios upzoning plan will create tens of thousands of affordable housing units in these neighborhoods. (Photo by Aleksandra Pankratova)

Opinion: De Blasio’s upzoning plan will foster housing affordability

Contrary to some unfounded criticisms, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s zoning proposal will, in fact, help mitigate the city’s housing crisis in NoHo and SoHo.
Michael Galati, Contributing Writer November 24, 2021

In October 2020, Bill de Blasio’s administration proposed an upzoning of the SoHo/NoHo neighborhood that would add 3,200 housing units over 10 years. Village Preservation, a...

(Image courtesy of Armand Consulting)

Harlem Fashion Row touts opportunity, access and flair at NYFW SS22

While other brands are becoming more sustainable and diverse, Harlem Fashion Row has always held these values at its core.
Lieko Dadaille, Contributing Writer September 9, 2021

New York Fashion Week’s first night opened with Harlem Fashion Row’s 14th annual show. The evening began with a series of speeches that celebrated Black designers of the...

President Andrew Hamilton has officially decided to end his affordability initiative. (Staff illustration by Chelsea Li)

Off-Third: Hamilton Ends Affordability Initiatives, Bans ‘Broke B-tches’ From Attending

After significant efforts by the administration and student body to lower NYU’s tuition, the university has officially been deemed affordable.
Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor November 20, 2019

Off-Third is WSN’s satire section. NYU President Andrew Hamilton has decided to end his affordability initiative, saying that the student body has “too many broke b-tches.”...

“Turbulence is a theater piece exploring the “experiences of Black and People of Color (BPOC) in clinical settings and society at large.” (via

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: April 12 to 14

Stay entertained this weekend for $20 or less.
Alex Cullina, Theater & Books Editor April 11, 2019

New York City is the cultural capital of the world, people! Go out! Explore! Do stuff! Like, for example, one of these arts and entertainment events? Steinhardt presents “Turbulence”...

Unda beef roll and shrimp masala roll in Kati Roll Company. (Staff photo by Jorene He)

Authentic Indian Cuisine Near NYU

Experience flavorful and authentic Indian cuisine with these five restaurants.
Taylor Jeffries, Staff Writer February 25, 2019

Despite supposedly being a meeting point of different cultures and cuisines, it can be hard to find authentic and affordable Indian food near NYU. These five restaurants will satisfy...

San Marzano is an East Village favorite and offers a number of different pasta plates for nine dollars.

10 Places to Get Your Italian Fix Near Campus

Celina Khorma, Staff Writer November 9, 2018

Fusilli, penne, tagliatelle, rigatoni, pappardelle — we love all shapes and sizes, and we know you do too. Lucky for us, a lifetime supply of different pasta dishes to try...

Yoga for the People on St. Marks Place offers donation based classes.

Fitness Options That You Can Afford

Alejandra Arevalo, Contributing Writer February 7, 2018
Want to go to fitness classes but don't want to spend a lot of money? Look no further!
K2 Salon is a small but trendy hair salon in the East Village located at 227 E 10th St.

Don’t Go Broke Just to Get Your Hair Cut

Atea Stefani, Contributing Writer October 11, 2016
A chic and affordable haircut does not have to break the bank. Check out these local salons perfect for NYU students.
Korean Sheet Masks bring a new twist on the formula used and the easy-to-use aspect for all beauty facial treatments.

Sheet Masks: A Second Skin For Your Face

Cecilia Hua, Contributing Writer September 26, 2016
Korean Sheet Masks are easy and affordable at-home skincare additions to your beauty regime that you need to start using now.
Amid claims that NYU does not foster an inclusive environment for people of color, a new lawsuit against the university claims that an employee faced discrimination in his time here.

Students Remain Wary as University Announces Affordability Plans

Anne Cruz, News Editor February 22, 2016
Andrew Hamilton and Gabrielle Starr update the NYU community regarding new affordability initiatives.
MensWEAR What? Week One: Where to shop

MensWEAR What? Week One: Where to shop

Matthew Perry, Columnist February 18, 2016
Menswear made easy. The best shops to find steals and deals in NYC.