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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

Sweet Corner Bakeshop had a storefront located on Hudson Street. The Bakeshop has since closed but its desserts have left a lasting impression. (Staff Illustration by Debbie Alalade)

A good cake is hard to find: R.I.P., Sweet Corner Bakeshop

After Sweet Corner Bakeshop in the West Village closed permanently on July 10, 2020, I realized how much I would miss their cakes. They had the best cakes in New York City.
Sabrina Choudhary, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

As a wise tweet once said, “Once you realize that you don’t need a special occasion to buy a cake, the second part of your life begins.”  When I was younger, my parents...

Program Board hosted its annual Strawberry Fest on Friday, featuring the longest strawberry shortcake in New York City. (Photo by Chelsea Li)

Another Year, Another (Straw)berry Good Festival

Students braved the brisk weather to enjoy Program Board’s annual Strawberry Fest on Friday.
Ria Mittal, Staff Writer May 3, 2019

Live music, free food, games galore and the oxymoronic “longest strawberry shortcake.” Despite the cloudy skies and light drizzle, NYU students flocked to West Third Street...

LRoom Cafe’s Bling Bling Honey Latte priced at $7.50. (Staff photo by Arin Garland)

LRoom Cafe Prioritizes Aesthetic, Leaving No Space for Taste

Glittering expectations for LRoom’s golden coffee fall short of reality.
Arin Garland, Dining Editor February 6, 2019

I had high hopes for the LRoom Cafe when I decided to stop by after seeing their shimmering gold coffee plastered all over my Instagram feed. Located on 41 W. 14th St., the face...

Thanksgiving Foods Evoke Memories

WSN Staff November 21, 2016
WSN’s staff shares their best memories of Thanksgiving through the foods that brought them together.
Five doughnuts from Dunkin’ rest in an orange box on a light brown wooden table. Out of the four doughnuts, two are glazed with white icing and sprinkles, one is glazed with pink frosting and sprinkles, one is glazed with brown frosting and sprinkles, and the last one is plain glazed. A book can be seen in the distant background towards the right corner of the image.

Wal-Mart: You Can’t Have Your Cake or Eat It

Taylor Nicole Rogers, Dining Editor October 12, 2016
If you were a professional baker and a client asked you to frost a message on a cake that contradicted your core beliefs, would you do it? In recent weeks, Walmart has been critiqued because of a controversial decision made by its employees.

NYU Senior’s New Dessert Bar Blends Beauty and Nature

Katherine Shi, Contributing Writer October 11, 2016
One can’t help but to be amazed by the scents of romanticism in the air as well as the cozy, delightful environment of Rose and Basil, a new cafe in the East Village cofounded by Stern Senior William Wang.

Five Easy Microwavable Recipes

Ankita Bhanot, Dining Editor January 29, 2016
Tired of eating from the dining halls or craving something homemade? Try these quick and easy recipes!