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

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

Washington Square News

An illustration of a man wearing heavy make-up and a black suit, holding both of his hands up. He is pictured inside a burgundy planetary illustration. Behind him is a purple expanse with white planets, stars and the text “Beyond N.Y.U.”

Beyond NYU: Concocting creativity with cabaret

Salty Brine discovered his passion for storytelling while studying at NYU. Now, he creates and performs his own cabaret shows in New York City.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 8, 2023

Tisch alum Salty Brine takes audiences on a musical, comical and historical journey in his drag cabaret shows. Brine grew up in the suburbs of Massachusetts and North Carolina,...

An illustration of a phone displaying the text “Spotify Wrapped” against a background with green and pink wave patterns. The phone stands against a solid purple background.

Spotify Wrapped: The limitations of listening 

Spotify’s recently released end-of-the-year recaps ask whether listeners can still have original taste in music.
Carina Christo, Contributing Writer December 9, 2022

I’ve taken the Amtrak to and from Massachusetts at least 18 times. Despite the practice I have with train procedures, spotty Wi-Fi leaves me with little to do for four hours,...

Bright red-and-white decorations hang from a tree with a very thick patch of branches. The bramble is in front of an evergreen tree.

Chestita Baba Marta: The monthlong welcoming of Grandmother March

The Bulgarian holiday signifies the coming of springtime.
Jules Roscoe, Deputy Opinion Editor March 31, 2022

March brings a lot of things. We watch the snow give way to budding tree branches, get buffeted by the cold wind tunnels between tall buildings, and, this year, even got somewhat...

A student shows off their pair of Birkenstocks. Going to school in New York City means there are more strict fashion rules that must be followed. (Photo by Sammy Kumaran)

What Not to Wear in New York City

Please try not to dress like you’re from the suburbs.
Gaby Baldovino, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

On a normal college campus, most students roll out of bed, barely brush their hair and then head to class. But at NYU, where the Greenwich Village locals as well as our own classmates...

Eni Owoeye Makes Environmental Education Approachable

Eni Owoeye Makes Environmental Education Approachable

College of Arts and Science sophomore Eni Owoeye fosters change and environmental stewardship by making environmental education accessible for all.
Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Senior Reporter December 5, 2019

Eni Owoeye and I met last spring semester when we both ended up in Professor Robin Nagle’s Environment & Society class, one of the introductory courses for the environmental...

Hail Satan documentary poster directed by Penny Lane (via Facebook)

‘Hail Satan?’ Depicts a Religious Villain as an Icon of Rebellion

The new documentary explores the religious activism within the infamous Satanic Temple.
Yaroslava Bondar, Staff Writer March 29, 2019

The title card of Penny Lane’s documentary on the Satanic Temple “Hail Satan?” waits a beat before presenting the question mark, and these opening seconds set an inquisitive...

Junior Mikaela Santos, sophomore Kristin Lee and freshman Jenni Bluetling won eighth place in a three-way tie.

Golf Warms Up For Liberty League Championships

Michael Thompson, Sports Editor April 18, 2016
With the Liberty League Championship looming, NYU golf teams competed in New York and Massachusetts this weekend.
Baseball Swept on Road, Pitching Falters

Baseball Swept on Road, Pitching Falters

Alex Bazeley, Editor in Chief April 18, 2016
The NYU baseball team struggled this weekend, dropping three to Brandeis University.
Mickey Bak, Grant Williams, Daniel Sconzo, Hans Engel, Philip Shin participated in the NCAA Fencing Championships over the weekend.

Fencing Takes 13th at Nationals in NC

Michael Thompson, Sports Editor March 28, 2016
The fencing season came to an end over the weekend as a group of Violets competed at the NCAA Championships in Massachusetts.
Swimming shaves time, breaks records

Swimming shaves time, breaks records

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer December 7, 2015
NYU's swimming and diving team had an action packed weekend at the MIT Invitational.
In times of crisis, hashtag your support

In times of crisis, hashtag your support

Joseph Stern, Contributing Writer December 1, 2015
In times of crisis, do hashtag your support.
Emily Dethlefs helped NYU to fifth-place finish at the ECAC Championship on Saturday, November 7.

Runners tune up before NCAAs

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer November 9, 2015
NYU's cross country teams were in Massachusetts, competing in the ECAC Championships.