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

Washington Square News

Dozens of people walk through rows of tulips while picking them to create bouquets.

Spring in bloom at Union Square’s Tulip Day

A pop-up installation of 200,000 tulips brought thousands of New Yorkers to Union Square for an afternoon of flower picking.
Juliana Guarracino, Culture Editor April 8, 2024

This past Sunday afternoon, locals flocked to Union Square to grab a free bouquet of tulips from a pop-up garden of 200,000 flowers. In honor of Tulip Day, Royal Anthos, a Dutch...

Three images of colorful floral dresses are stitched together into a single scene with a green, leafy background.

‘The Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion’ beautifully experiments with flowers as inspiration and material

With bold orchid-covered outfits, New York Botanical Garden’s latest exhibit offers an inside look into the versatility of plants and fashion.
Isabella Bernabeo, Contributing Writer March 27, 2024

At New York Botanical Garden’s “The Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion,” guests are treated to an oasis of creative and bold botanical outfits. An ode to natural beauty,...

A painting titled Blue Hill Number Two, 1916. The watercolor painting shows large splashes of blue paint spread across the canvas.

‘Georgia O’Keeffe: To See Takes Time’ welcomes viewers into scenes of solitude

Georgia O’Keeffe is more than her sexualized flower paintings. The MoMA’s newest exhibition presents more than 120 works spanning over four decades of the pioneering American artist’s career.
Julia Mejia, Contributing Writer May 1, 2023

An ode to the places she has lived, “Georgia O’Keeffe: To See Takes Time,” a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, includes several series of subjects and material...

A cup of coffee and a bouquet of flowers placed on a wooden table outdoors.

Celebrate spring at these floral cafes

As spring flowers bloom, city cafes offer floral treats and beverages evocative of the changing seasons.
Daeun Lee, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

During the pandemic, a flower subscription service went viral in Korea, my home country, allowing me to decorate homemade tiramisu and rice cakes with edible flowers, simply because...

A full body flash photograph of a model standing backstage, wearing a light blue, velvet, bow-shaped top and long, pleated, black velvet dress.

Mark Badgley and James Mischka bring elegance to the table

Badgley Mischka debuted their new eveningwear collection at New York Fashion Week in a sea of velvet, feathers and sequins.
Olivia Liu, Beauty and Style Editor February 22, 2023

A basket of purple flowers in the foreground and peoples hands holding flower petals in the background.

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaiʻi

May Day can be a celebration of flowers, lei and aloha — even when you're not in Hawaiʻi.
Derek Kamakanaaloha Soong, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

In the myriad palms of the Hawaiian islands remains a cultural tradition as distinctive as the fragrant blossoms upon its shores. May Day, the first day of May, is a celebration...

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...

Alex Calkins is reflected, unwavering into the mirror, symbolizing the discrepancy between reality and perception of self.


A stylized portrait series featuring of one of New York’s up-and-coming artists.
Celia Tewey, Exposures Editor November 1, 2019


Fringe: Fall 2017

Fringe: Fall 2017

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor November 9, 2017
In the Fall 2017 edition of Fringe, our Beauty & Style team takes a look at the changing face of the beauty industry.
The Parks Issue

The Parks Issue

Kaitlyn Wang, Features Editor September 25, 2017
A guide to finding some fresh air in New York City that's not just Washington Square Park.
As I stepped on to the platform, I looked up and saw masses of people. I was simultaneously alone and amongst great company.

A Venture Into the Art of Solitude

Sasha Keenan, Contributing Writer October 21, 2016
Sasha Keenan sought to find solitude in a city always bustling with people.
The P-Patch on LaGuardia Place is home to a variety of vibrant flowers and plants.

In the Concrete Jungle, NYU Gardens Thrive

Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor April 11, 2016
NYU maintains over 700 outdoor green spaces across Lower Manhattan.