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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

An illustration of two baskets on a blue background. The basket on the left has five Bibles and the basket on the right has chocolate Easter eggs.

Celebrating with unity and joy on one of the most sacred Christian holidays

The joys of Easter, from attending church to opening a Cadbury after an Easter egg hunt. 
Mika Chipana, Contributing Writer April 15, 2022

For as long as I can remember, Easter has always been the most significant Christian celebration of the year for my family. Although different denominations celebrate this holy...

A crowd surrounds a memorial filled with candles, flowers, posters and Israeli flags in front of a storefront.

Mass shooting near NYU Tel Aviv campus prompts university response

After a shooting in Tel Aviv last week and a number of attacks in Israel over the last month, site administrators advised students to exercise greater caution and avoid traveling outside of Tel Aviv.
Maria Freyre, Senior Staff Writer April 12, 2022

NYU Tel Aviv provided transportation back to campus and advised students to temporarily stay indoors after a mass shooting near campus on April 7. The shooting left three dead...

Easter celebrations look fairly different for many people this year. This holiday, Dining Editor Gabby made tinga de pollo tacos. (Staff Photo by Gabby Lozano)

Renewing Easter traditions by cooking tacos

Dining Editor Gabby Lozano discussed how she traditionally celebrates Easter, and how the holiday changed for her this time around.
Gabby Lozano, Dining Editor April 6, 2021

If you were to ask me about my Easter plans a month ago, I would’ve told you that I was planning on making kleicha, a swirled date cookie prepared by the Chaldean community in...

A year after COVID, how are students handling their second pandemic Easter? (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

How NYU students celebrate Easter during COVID-19

COVID-19 regulations prompt NYU students to reimagine the Easter holiday.
Sarah Gil, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

Easter Sunday, a day usually filled with chocolate bunnies, egg hunts and family meals will look quite different this year for NYU students. While the holiday carries a religious...

People enjoying the weather in Washington Square Park. While not stereotypically productive, it can be beneficial for the body and mind to go for a walk. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

We Hunted the Easter Egg-vents for You

Easter in NYC. A religious holiday? A family holiday? A reason to party? All of the above.
Lenique Vincent, Contributing Writer April 19, 2019

Whatever your beliefs, we and the Easter Bunny have you covered this weekend. The holiday falls on April 21 this year, and students only have the day to celebrate before school...

NYU’s Skirball Center of the Performing Arts (via NYU).

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: April 19 to 21

Stay entertained this weekend for $20 or less.
Alex Cullina, Books & Theater Editor April 19, 2019

With 4/20, Easter and Earth Day all approaching back-to-back, I’m sure everyone’s weekend schedules are packed. But on the off chance you have some free time in the next few...

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‘Russian Doll’ Is an Endlessly Entertaining Binge Watch

The Netflix dramedy series co-created by Amy Poehler has skyrocketed to critical acclaim for its fun and intense storytelling, reminiscent of “Groundhog Day.”
Anna Lee, Staff Writer February 11, 2019

“Russian Doll,” Netflix’s newest series, which premiered on Feb. 1, has already sparked great critical and public attention from viewers worldwide only a week after its release....

A hot cross bun is a spiced pastry made with currants and raisins and marked with a cross.

Try these classic Easter foods

Jessica Tien, Contributing Writer March 24, 2015
Easter foods represent tradition.
Chuck Kuan for WSN

Ready to roll: Interview with the organizers behind the Bobst egg hunt

April 1, 2013

Click for more photos! NYU's first annual Bobster Egg hunt commenced. But the philanthropical organizers of the merry search have remained anonymous, promoting the event through...