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

A man pours hot water from a metallic kettle into a teapot on a wooden tray. Beside the teapot is a white, clay pitcher.

Té Company is your portal to authentic Taiwanese tea

The traditional tea room in the West Village gives customers a peek into the heart of Taiwanese tea culture beyond boba.
Katie Liao, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

“In the tea room it is left for each guest in imagination to complete the total effect in relation to himself.” — Okakura Kakuzo, The Book of Tea You’ve probably heard...

A white-and-blue cup of hot chocolate with cocoa powder in it. It is on a wooden table and on the cup it reads, “happy holidays” and maman.

Staff Recs: Holiday drink orders

From cozy lattes to spiced wine, here are WSN’s recommendations of drinks near campus that will get you into the holiday spirit.

With how cold it is outside, a festive drink is the perfect pick-me-up to keep you toasty. While sitting in class or walking along West Fourth Street, students almost always have...

An illustration of a cup of yellow beverage, with black boba at its bottom, blocks of ice floating at its top, placed in front of a sky blue backgroundwith white bubbles all around.

Ranked: 10 boba flavors to try before you graduate

From mango to matcha, here’s the where, what and why of 10 popular boba flavors you can try near NYU.
Teresa Mettela, Contributing Writer November 29, 2023

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Flower exhibit, mural painting and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Feb. 20-26.
Cora Snow, Deputy News Editor February 19, 2023

A physical installment of a cup of light milk boba tea with orange bobas.

The art of milk tea literacy

A guide to bobanatomy, so your milk tea orders can be informed and elegant.
Linsey Liao, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

If you’ve ever walked into a boba or bubble tea cafe and felt completely bewildered by the overflowing menu plastered on the wall, you’re not alone. As students living in a...

Kents Dumpling House, located on 220 E 14th St, serves Chinese comfort food. This location underwent renovations in 2019 and re-opened under its new name with new management. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

If you’re looking for comfort, come to Kent’s

Kent’s Dumpling House is a small business serving Chinese comfort food in a homespun atmosphere.
Felicity Huang, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

In the search for bubble tea on a sunny fall day, my friends and I stumbled into the first location for boba we saw on Google Maps — Kent’s Dumpling House. The sizzling sound...

The Boba Guys on campus consistently has a long line of people waiting for bubble tea. Known to some as boba, bubble tea consists of milk, tea, sugar, tapioca and occasionally a sweet flavoring.

Behind The Trend: Bubble Tea

Sydney Ernstberger, Contributing Writer April 25, 2017
Bubble tea has become the go-to for grabbing between classes — but is it actually good for you?
Boba Guys, at 23 Clinton St., is a popular bubble tea spot founded originally in San Francisco.

The Best Boba Spots Near NYU

Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer April 24, 2017
NYU students are going crazy Boba Tea. Don’t know where to find it? Don’t fret. These fantastic bubble tea shops all around campus are ready for you to stop by.
The Boba Guys dont make just your average bubble tea.

No Longer a Pop-up, The Boba Guys Serve Organic Bubble Tea in SoHo

Catalina Gonella, Contributing Writer February 24, 2016
Boba Guys just opened in SoHo and claims to serve "the highest quality bubble milk tea in the world." But are they really the best?