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Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

An interior space surrounded on all sides by bookshelves. In the middle are two red chairs. In the background, a person wearing a black shirt stands in front of a bookshelf.

Independent bookstores that are better than the Strand

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on April 29 with some of our favorite local stores.

With the rise of Booktok, interest in reading is at an all-time high among young adults. Whether you’re an avid reader already or are looking to start a new habit, buying books...

The interior of Forsyth Fire Escape. In the foreground is a bar area with chairs. In the background, a kitchen area, which has ceilings decorated with Chinese ornaments such as a lantern.

Forsyth Fire Escape serves up fiery fusion at Olly Olly Market

Forsyth Fire Escape’s signature burritos celebrate Caribbean and Southeast Asian cuisine.
Timothy Fraher, Contributing Writer March 7, 2023

Nestled in a sea of pop-ups in the Olly Olly Market, Forsyth Fire Escape restaurant is bringing a fiery revival of a Chinatown favorite to Chelsea. When you walk through the...

David Lynch: Big Bongo Night. 540 W. 25th St., Nov. 4-Dec. 17. (Courtesy of Pace Gallery)

For the first time, David Lynch gets weird on canvas

David Lynch’s “Big Bongo Night” is a mixed-media approach to the filmaker’s signature style. The exhibit is on view at Pace Gallery until Dec. 17.
Katherine Williams, Contributing Writer November 30, 2022

Before he was a renowned filmmaker, David Lynch just wanted to paint. He only started making films out of a desire to see his paintings move; thus, his debut short “Six Men Getting...

Cassidy Crockett sifting through racks of colorful printed wrap dresses.

How an LS first-year scored an internship with designer brand Diane von Furstenberg

An in-person visit gave first-year Cassidy Crockett the opportunity to stand out among hundreds of applicants for an internship with the high-end luxury brand.
Olivia Liu, Contributing Writer May 4, 2022

Perhaps you first heard of the name Diane von Furstenberg being tossed around during a shopping montage on “Gossip Girl.” Perhaps you’ve perused Nordstrom only to linger...

Sisters & Daughters. (Courtesy the Artist and Blain|Southern.
Photo by Adam Reich.)

Entrancing, Enchanting and Immersive: Rachel Howard Solo Exhibition Opens in Chelsea

Rachel Howard is a tour de force, as evidenced by her new exhibition at Blain|Southern New York.
Neil Dittrich, Contributing Writer September 13, 2019

British artist Rachel Howard recently launched her solo exhibition, open from Sept. 6-Oct. 26 at Blain|Southern New York, a prominent international gallery on West 25th Street....

Food and Fun Guide 2019

Food and Fun Guide 2019

WSN Staff August 25, 2019

  Suffice it to say that city life tends to move fast, and with every new school year come opportunities to find and settle into familiar routines while wandering your...

The Shot by AR-15 campaign has been making waves in subway stations around the city.

Student ‘Shot by AR-15’ Subway Campaign Challenges Gun Violence

Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large April 16, 2018
School of Visual Arts seniors Ji Kim and Andy Koo raised awareness against gun violence with posters that played on Apple's “Shot on iPhone” ad.
The Rubin Museum of Art hosts a impressive permanent collection that showcases the beauty of Himalayan art.

An Art-lover’s Guide to Checking Out Chelsea

Liv Chai, Staff Writer November 1, 2017
Explore Chelsea with us!
Michael Costello S/S 2018

Michael Costello S/S 2018

Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor September 9, 2017

Wedding bells rang throughout the halls at the Michael Costello Spring/Summer 2018 presentation at the Robert Miller Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan. Visions of blush tones,...

The recent terrorist attack in London left 5 dead and 50 injured. The differing reactions of political leaders from Britain and the United States shows a stark contrast of compassion between the two countries.

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer March 29, 2017
Akshay Prabhushankar discusses how the United Kingdom reacted to and covered the recent London attack, which occurred on Westminster Bridge.
Rubin & Chapelle F/W 2017

Rubin & Chapelle F/W 2017

Paloma Deinum-Buck, Contributing Writer February 10, 2017

Located in a walk-up in the middle of Chelsea, Rubin & Chapelle’s presentation room embodied the brand’s sophisticated style. Large windows covered the walls, displaying...

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.