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

A collage of two photographs. On the left is the interior of a cafe, on the right is a hand holding a cup of coffee with the words “Café Lyria” printed on it.

Café Lyria: The Greek coffee sweetheart of NoHo

Brothers Yannis and Theo Mastoros welcome all to their cafe, a love letter and reminder of their Greek roots.
Salena Tewari-Rubin, Contributing Writer November 9, 2023

Just about every five minutes, a customer at Café Lyria approaches restaurant co-owner Yannis Mastoros. Be it to say hi, give him a hug, catch up on life or discuss coffee beans,...

An illustration of a silver and black laptop, which has displayed on its screen a man in a dark blue trench coat and hat overseeing a field of figures in green and black cubicles.

Off the Radar: ‘PlayTime’ and the baffling nature of industrialization

Off the Radar is a weekly column surveying overlooked films available to students for free via NYU’s streaming partnerships. “PlayTime” is available to stream on Kanopy and will screen at Film at Lincoln Center on April 16.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor April 14, 2023

Renowned French filmmaker Jacques Tati, most famous for Monsieur Hulot, his clumsy persona, crafted one of the most technically ambitious and conceptually timeless films with 1967’s...

Lexie Alford, the youngest person ever to visit every country, holds up a sign that reads Country #111 in front of the The Forbidden City palace complex in Beijing, China.

Q&A: Guinness World Record holder Lexie Alford on traveling to every country

After studying away, we thought we were expert solo travelers — until we sat down with the youngest person ever to visit every single country.
Anthony Ferrara and Roshni Raj May 6, 2022

Last semester, we studied away at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU London, where we fully immersed ourselves in the local cultures. Over 40% of NYU students study away for at least one 16-week...

Miklós Jancsó reimagines an ancient Greek myth in his 1974 film currently playing at the Metrograph. “Electra, My Love” uses an ancient narrative as a statement on contemporary politics. (Image courtesy of Metrograph and Kino Lorber)

Review: ‘Electra, My Love’ embodies the limits of revolution myths

Miklós Jancsó’s revolutionary 1974 reimagining of the ancient Greek myth of Electra is currently playing at Metrograph as part of a retrospective on the Hungarian director.
Katherine Williams, Contributing Writer January 26, 2022

In 1974, Hungarian director and screenwriter Miklós Jancsó said, “I used to think that humanity could be saved.”  But “Electra, My Love,” his film from the same year,...


Exposure | Animals Abroad

Veronica Liow, Anna Letson and Euan Prentis December 4, 2017
When you're abroad and separated from your pets at home, it's hard to find an animal to fill the void.
The inside of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain.

Exposure | Take Me to Church

Anna Letson, Multimedia Editor October 23, 2017
Religious buildings create a connect the dots map that shows you the spread of various religions, beliefs and empires across Europe and their lasting impacts.

Marita Vlachou: CAS, Journalism and Economics

Marita Vlachou May 4, 2017

Dear Marita, It’s officially been four years of NYU. Four years of living in four different neighborhoods of New York City. From your freshman year floormates that became...

Cadet S/S 2017

Cadet S/S 2017

Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor July 13, 2016

The Cadet spring/summer 2017 collection remained true to the brand’s military integrity. The models strutted down the runway to a pulsating marching beat resembling ‘Chariots...

NYU students react to the current economic situation in Greece.

NYU Reacts: Greek economy

Marita Vlachou, News Editor February 24, 2015
NYU reacts to the agreement reached between Greece and its European creditors on Feb. 20 to extend their loan for four months.
Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor October 1, 2014
Event coverage of a lecture exploring how the international and Greek media have portrayed the Greek economic and financial crisis over the last few years.
On the Wire

On the Wire

January 31, 2014
Catch up on some important news with On the Wire.
Berlusconi leaving politics will not help Italy

Berlusconi leaving politics will not help Italy

November 12, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi is politically weak, but the Italian government and economy require much more to become stronger.