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

Photograph of a banner saying “N.Y.U. Farmer’s Market” on the right, and an assortment of fruits and vegetables on a table covered in a purple N.Y.U.-branded tablecloth on the left.

Opinion: NYU students need to eat more fruit

It's time that meal plans provide more fruit options.
James Bisceglia, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022

Say you’re at one of the dining locations on campus and would like to round out your meal with a piece of fruit. Between Third North dining hall, Downstein, Market at Sidestein,...

Staff Rants and Raves: Food

Staff Rants and Raves: Food

From under-portioned grains to juice cleanses, our staff has a lot of strong feelings about food.

Rants On Lack of Grains Emily Dai, Deputy Opinion Editor How come whenever I go to any establishment that sells make your own bowls, the server gives the person in front...

Cava is a Mediterranean salad-bar style restaurant. (Staff photo by Chelsea Li)

Fast-Casual Salad Bars Near Campus, Ranked

Looking to eat more veggies? We rated all the salad places near campus on value, variety, customer service and taste.
Chelsea Li, Deputy Video Editor November 17, 2019

For the longest time, I couldn’t fathom why anyone would voluntarily pay the price of a comforting hot meal for a bowl of raw vegetables. However, I was determined to give salads...

Food Injustice, or Food Ignorance?

Food Injustice, or Food Ignorance?

Recently, there has been a push to promote gardening and cooking as methods to overcome food inequality in the United States. But these methods overlook systemic injustices.
Gabby Lozano, Staff Writer November 4, 2019

Former First Lady Michelle Obama cultivated a movement to increase access to the high-quality, nutrient-dense food necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. One of her more innovative...

Healthy homemade flatbread pizza made with leftover vegetables. (Photo by Isla Na)

Your Leftovers Won’t Go to Waste With This Flatbread Pizza Recipe

Have leftover vegetables from last night’s salad, or ingredients that are about to go bad in your fridge? With this flatbread recipe, you won’t have to let them go to waste.
Isla Na, Staff Writer April 24, 2019

Pizza is a staple for students who crave a midday or midnight snack. NYU is surrounded by great pizza establishments, some even open until 4 a.m., like Joe’s. However, in New...

NYU Stern alumna Caroline Tseng’s all-natural plant-based smoothie freezes from her store Sweet Nova located on 265 Canal Street. (Photo by Tomer Keysar)

Stern Alumna Reimagines Ice Cream With New Smoothie Company

Caroline Tseng, Stern ’09, combined entrepreneurship with healthy habits to create a superfood smoothie blend.
Elif Kesikbas, Staff Writer March 31, 2019

Fashion blogger, brand industrial strategist and food entrepreneur. Whether she’s blogging about the fashion scene at NYU and casually reaching 17,000 page views per month, overseeing...

Ono Bowls hipster chalkboard menu, featuring an array of blended drinks and meals, including fruit, acai and pitaya bowls, oatmeal and smoothies. (  Ria Mittal)

Ono Bowls or Oh-No Bowls?

The acai joint doesn’t deserve the accolades.
Ria Mittal, Staff Writer March 26, 2019

Bright, delicious and trendy, acai bowls are the epitome of the antioxidant aesthetic. Ono Bowls on Eighth Street, a favorite among NYU students, floods social media feeds. Apart...

Gallatin senior Melissa Bartow founded the date-spread company Wanna Date?. (via Instagram)

Gallatin Senior’s Date-able Startup Sweetens the Deal

From dorm experiment to wholesale in less than a year, Melissa Bartow’s Wanna Date? spread has been picked up by 22 stores in New York City.
Arin Garland, Dining Editor February 25, 2019

Sweet, creamy and delicious: dates are nature’s candy. Gallatin senior Melissa Bartow had her first date — the fruit — when she moved to New York City for college, and it...

Decorative vegetables on the salad bar in Third North dining hall.

Does NYU Care About Your Diet?

Jiachen Xu, Contributing Writer October 1, 2018
Is NYU doing enough to provide access to and education about healthy eating habits?
The Monetization of Wellness

The Monetization of Wellness

Katie Peurrung, Deputy Photo Editor April 16, 2018
Wealth should not be health. Healthy choices should be accessible to everyone, regardless of economic class.
A student works out at 404 Fitness on campus. (Photo by Angelica Kurtz)

Tips and Tricks to Staying Fit

Sophie Brach, Contributing Writer March 1, 2018
Staying healthy while at college isn't easy, especially when there's $1 pizza everywhere. Here's some advice on how to stay healthy at NYU.
Next Level Burger is an 100 percent plant-based burger joint. Its new location will open inside Whole Foods Market at 283 Bedford Ave. on Jan. 31.

Taking Burgers to the Next Level

Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor January 23, 2018
A new plant-based burger chain is finally opening their first East Coast location.