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

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

Washington Square News

An illustration of a girl wearing a yellow hat, blue scarf, blue-and-white socks and yellow gloves walking in front of the Bobst Library entrance.

Fall accessories: A guide to (pumpkin) spicing up your outfits

Don’t let the colder weather cramp your style. Elevate your fall fashion with these accessorizing tips.
Brianna Ly, Contributing Writer November 2, 2023

Just like the seasons, trends come and go. But colder weather on your walk to class shouldn’t stop you from being fashion-forward. Fall fashion means layers, so this season is...

A birds-eye view of a pumpkin spice latte on a white wicker table.

Pumpkin perk-fection: The best pumpkin spice drinks near campus

It’s time to explore beyond the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte. Check out these close-to-campus cafes for some new spins on this classic fall-flavored drink.
Jules Hasler, Contributing Writer October 27, 2023

As much as I love Starbucks’ fall-themed drinks, their prices — and excessive lines — have forced me to branch out. Luckily enough, there are plenty of other coffee shops...

A Greek architecture in the middle of a garden.

Fallin’ on a budget: The best day trips from New York City 

Escape the city for an autumn adventure with these accessible and affordable day trips.
Ava Lee, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

Autumn in New York is one of the best times of the year. As the humid summer air is swept away by the crisp fall breeze, you can finally enjoy the outdoors without sweltering in...

Against a light purple background lie pink headphones, a yellow backpack, a pair of black boots, two books and a picture.

Staff Recs: Back to school

The Arts Desk spotlights some of their favorite artworks dealing with the highs and lows of college life.

School is back, the semester is anew. Perhaps you’re still not in the mood for four-hour lectures, bulky worksheets or reading theory. If that’s the case, we’ve got you covered...

NYU London is a popular site for students interested in study away. These albums by British artists will help set the stage for your semester abroad. (Photo by Ellie Zwolensky)

A typical NYU student’s ideal London playlist

A collection of British albums that fit exceptionally well with all the facets and moods of NYU London life.
Ellie Zwolensky, Contributing Writer October 15, 2021

LONDON — After 24 hours of chaotic first-time solo travel across the Atlantic Ocean, I was in tears: My luggage was lost, my roommate was stuck in the United States with COVID-19,...

Yellow leaves hanging above people’s heads is a typical fall scene. In this cozy season, there are many things to do in the city. (Staff Photo by Sirui Wu)

Ten ways to enjoy fall in the city

Below is a list of ways you can experience fall in New York that don’t involve a pumpkin patch.
The Culture Desk September 30, 2021

If comfort were a season, it would be fall. The air is crisp and filled with the scents of pumpkin spice lattes and apple-flavored everything. The warmly-hued leaves breathe life...

(Photos by Celia Tewey)

House of Aama explores the Black experience in a seaside haven

House of Aama takes on a resort collection — but not in the way you’d think.
Con Xie, Contributing Writer September 13, 2021

House of Aama’s designs are inspired by and steeped in Black culture, history and spirituality. Founded by Parsons School of Design graduate Akua Shabaka and her mother,...

A parent stands outside Palladium Hall during move-in. NYU administration has introduced new procedures to allow for in-person operations during COVID-19. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

Masking, testing, reopening: A guide to the fall 2021 semester

Learn about NYU’s plan to return to near-normal operations and all the guidelines and requirements you should know about this fall.
Rachel Cohen, Deputy News Editor August 30, 2021

Editor’s note: This article was published in August 2021. Guidelines and requirements from NYU may have since changed. The fall 2021 semester will be the first time many students...

A Tale of Springtime” tells the story of Natacha who attempts to match Jeanne up with her father at a party. The film will be available on Film Forum’s virtual cinema starting March 26th. (Staff Illustration by Susan Behrends Valenzuela)

‘Tales of Four Seasons’ review: Romance is always in season as people search for love and connection

New restorations of Eric Rohmer’s “Tales of Four Seasons” opening at Film Forum starting March 26.
Sebastian Zufelt, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

While François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard have become the names most associated with the French New Wave, late-bloomer Éric Rohmer deserves just as much recognition for his...

Several NYU couples choose to live together during the COVID-19 pandemic. Couples have had to make adjustments to their living situations, such as rearranging furniture and making lifestyle changes. (Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

Moving in Together During a Pandemic: Why Now?

NYU couples tell stories of how COVID-19 impacted their relationship — including why it made them decide to live together.
Addison Aloian, Deputy Culture Editor September 21, 2020

Attending college brings about new responsibilities for some, such as officially moving out of childhood homes, no longer living with parents and maybe even cooking for ourselves...

NYU is shortly wrapping up their remote spring semester. A recent memo sent to students related expectations for the summer and fall. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

CARES Act Funding ‘Yet to be Received,’ NYU Shanghai Returns and an Uncertain Fall Semester Remains

The email sent by NYU senior leadership announced plans to allocate all of the CARES act funding to the emergency relief fund and for displaced students in the fall.
Aarushi Sharma, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

NYU has yet to receive funding from the CARES Act — a law that provides funding to universities so they can offer emergency grants to students affected by the pandemic — according...

Moving zombie decorations from Six Flags Fright Fest, a great place to enjoy your Halloween with spooky-theme rides and haunted mazes. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

You Worry About Your Costume — We Handled Your To-Do List

Here are all the best activities you’ll want to check out this Halloween— you’re welcome!
Yaprak Ugurses, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

Halloween: a time for dressing up, indulging in more than a few handfuls of sweets and celebrating spooky season with friends. However, if you find Halloween parties to be the...