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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 image of a N.Y.U. flag, with the color purple edited into pink.

Off-Third: NYU changes branding to save misled patients

After failing to secure its right over the color purple in hospital advertising, NYU has decided to make magenta its trademark shade.
Emily Genova, Deputy Managing Editor March 6, 2024

Off-Third is WSN’s satire column. On Tuesday, March 5, after failing to claim purple for itself in a lawsuit against another hospital, NYU announced it would drop its trademark...

A red, brown and white painting hanging on a cream colored wall inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There is a cream colored railing around the base of the wall, and “Cecily Brown, Death and the Maid” is written in capitalized gray letters above the painting.

Review: ‘Death and the Maid’ breathes color into mundane inevitabilities

Cecily Brown’s solo exhibition can be viewed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until Dec. 3.
Alexa Donovan, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

It is hard to miss the Cecily Brown exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; its advertising banner creates a stark contrast of color on the colossal and ornate building on...

Martin Fritsche stands outside Bobst Library holding a white rose.

Q&A: Meet the guy behind the rose cart

The street florist who’s been selling roses outside of Bobst since September has much more to say than just “roses, roses.”
Alex Tran, Culture Editor February 22, 2022

If you’ve walked by Bobst Library this semester, or even down Washington Square South, chances are you have run into an old man selling roses, or have heard him softly saying...

J Balvin’s new album “Colores” explores his unique sound through ten tracks named after colors. His reggaeton style shines through different themes in each track, creating an album meant to be experienced as a whole. (Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

J Balvin’s Vibrant Plea for Positivity Radiates Like A Rainbow

The reggaeton luminary solidifies his signature sound on “Colores” and creates an immersive, visceral experience for listeners.
Ana Cubas, Contributing Writer March 30, 2020

Do you ever think of colors when you listen to music? When you listen to “Colores,” shut your eyes, clear your mind and explore its spectrum of suave emotions and fruity...

Connor Riley, NYU student who produces music under the stage name Noams.

Steinhardt Student’s Music Targets More Than Just the Ear

By creating sound spaces in which he conveys stories, Noams’ music is a transcendental experience.
February 25, 2019

Propelled by his mission to create sound spaces for people to dwell in while listening to his music, Steinhardt junior Connor Riley is as endearing and versatile as his stage name...

The color pink has grown in popularity among both men and women due to the liberalism of millennials. “Millennial Pink,” a range of pink with warm undertones, has become a popular trend in clothing and fashion.

Millenial Pink: Not Just a Phase

Liv Chai, Staff Writer April 17, 2017
Millennial pink is trendy and ~ aesthetic ~ but it's more than just a phase.
Ricardo Seco S/S 2017

Ricardo Seco S/S 2017

Tatiana Perez, Video Editor July 12, 2016

Enter Hotel Americano: a contemporary, boutique-style hotel located at the heart of NYC’s art district. Now enter Hotel Americano’s rooftop: a tropical, chic escape at...

Ji Oh Fall/Winter 2016

Ji Oh Fall/Winter 2016

Teresa Wang, Contributing Writer February 15, 2016

“Elevate; go not to pieces.” Ji Oh’s demure but powerful message was definitely conveyed in her Fall/Winter 2016 Presentation, which marked a moment of metamorphosis...

Ermanno Scervino Fall/Winter 2015

David Bologna, Staff Writer March 1, 2015
Review of the Ermanno Scervino Fall/Winter 2015 collection.
Katie Gallagher Fall/Winter 2015

Katie Gallagher Fall/Winter 2015

Madison Reis, Contributing Writer February 12, 2015
Katie Gallagher's Fall/Winter 2015 collection pushed boundaries, embraced the drama of simplicity, and utilized the power of color.