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Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

From left to right: A male walks in a pink shirt and shorts; a female model walks in a light green gown; a female model walks in a polka dot dress

Cotton candy & candy canes in Son Jung Wan’s delectable designs

Son Jung Wan’s 11th NYFW collection flaunts eccentricity.
Lieko Dadaille, Contributing Writer September 12, 2022

The Son Jung Wan 2023 Spring/Summer Ready-to-Wear collection was a flurry of neon pink, cyan and lavender gowns, mini-dresses and well-coordinated tops and shorts. While the...

Staff Rants and Raves: October

Staff Rants and Raves: October

Sometimes, October is less of a month and more of a vibe. Hear what our staff has to say about it.

Rants On Getting Older By Alexandria Johnson, Deputy News Editor Even though October is my birth month, I don't really look forward to it. I think it's either because...

Cover art for Mau. (via Saskia de Borchgrave at Holyrad Studio and Design by Maũ & Alejandro Ribadeneira Varea)

NYU Senior Maũ Meditates on NYU Graduation With New Single

His new track, “Haba na Haba” (in English, little by little) is a testament to the uncertainty of “making it” after college graduation.
Kamau Holston, Staff Writer May 3, 2019

As graduation season quickly approaches, Tisch senior and rapper-producer Maũ has been using his music as an outlet to reconcile the existential dread of his days as a college...

From sneaking food into your backpack to hiding it in your pockets, there are a multitude of ways to bring your own food into the movie theater.

How to Snack at the Movies

Fernanda Amis, Staff Writer November 27, 2017
Movies and snacks go hand in hand, however over-priced snacks in movie theatres have led people to sneak in food. What are the best ways to enjoy your favourite snack without paying a fortune? Read more to find out.
Steinhardt is the skittles of NYU: a colorful combination of various majors. Check here to see what kind of candy your school is!

Take Your Pick: NYU Schools as Halloween Candy

Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor November 1, 2017
Ever wonder what candy your school would be? Check it out here.
This week the WSN staff discuss their favorite Halloween candies ranging from candy corn to British sweets.

Staff Recs: Best Halloween Candy

Jordan Reynolds, Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy October 27, 2017
WSN staff give their opinions of the best Halloween candy on the market.
Created by Kellogg’s NYC, the pop-up Pop-Tart Cafe in Times Square served the classic pastry in both sweet and savory reiterations. Although it ended March 12, people are expecting a permanent comeback due to high demand.

Pop-Tarts Pop up in NYC

Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer March 20, 2017
A popup Pop-Tart cafe opened in Times Square, allowing adults and children alike to satisfy their sweet tooths.
Sugartooth Tours will satisfy the sweet tooths of many. Those who participate will take a tour around six dessert places in New York City.

Valentine’s Day Dessert Tour is Sweeter Than Sugar

Drew Lederman, Contributing Writer February 8, 2017
Valentine's Day is all about celebrating all types of love, and there is no better way to celebrate it than with candy. If you want to get creative this Valentines Day, spread the love by bringing a special someone, a friend, or just yourself, to Sugartooth Tours’ Valentine's Day dessert tour.

Five fall foods that are better than a PSL

Diamond Naga Siu, Contributing Writer October 13, 2015
Starbuck's isn't the only place to enjoy seasonal treats this fall.
 Dylans Candy Bar has opened their newest location on Union Square.

Dylan’s Candy Bar opens in Union Square

Isabel Wilson, Contributing Writer September 21, 2015
Famous candy store opens new location in Union Square.
Courtesy of Jeffery Turner

Top 5: Inventive uses for candy post-Halloween

November 8, 2012
Here are some fun methods for putting your leftover candy to good use.

Spooky delights for college students

November 2, 2012
Stop by five restaurants around New York City for delicious, ghostly treats.