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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Food Injustice, or Food Ignorance?

Food Injustice, or Food Ignorance?

By 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 ideas was the White...

MAI (Movement Art Is) is an organization that uses movement artistry to inspire and change the world while elevating the artistic, educational, and social impact of dance. MAI was co-founded by Jon Boogz and Lil Buck.

Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer April 17, 2018
Skirball Center for Performing Arts hosted “Love Heals All Wounds” –– an expressive dance performance from the group Movement Art Is that highlighted current social issues
Naeem Khan S/S 2018

Naeem Khan S/S 2018

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Copy Chief September 13, 2017

Dressing the likes of Beyoncé, Katy Perry and former First Lady Michelle Obama, Naeem Khan’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection is fit to dress a queen. The 40 piece assembly of mostly dresses and gowns...

Harassment can come in many forms, in person or behind a screen, sexually or verbally, but you don’t have to stay silent about it.

How to Avoid Online Harassment

By Gabriella Bower and Abigail Weinberg November 28, 2016
Don't let online harassment get you down. Read on to find out how to fight back.
Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

By Pamela Jew, Contributing Writer September 13, 2016

As you entered the Laura Heller Gallery you were greeted by soft, remixed electro-harp music and Barbara Tfank’s elegant Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The models graced the gallery one by one,...

Gender-Based Fashion Stereotypes Don’t Belong in Politics

By Sophie Fay Shaw, Staff Writer April 25, 2016
Political women should be remembered for their politics rather than their style.
Malia Obama is deciding on what college to attend, and has narrowed it down to NYU and Barnard.

Malia Obama has NYU atop list of potential colleges

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor December 3, 2015
The eldest First Daughter could be studying at Tisch a year from now.
Harry's Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

Harry’s Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

March 30, 2014

First lady Michelle Obama made a notably successful and uncontroversial trip to China last week — only her third solo trip during her time in office. She has rarely made forays into foreign affairs...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

March 25, 2014

Shanghai Michelle Obama mentioned NYU Shanghai student Royale Nicholson and wished her a happy birthday when she spoke at Peking University in Beijing. Sydney A man passed away after being...

Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

February 26, 2014

As child obesity increases, pediatric surgeons in the United States are faced with a new predicament — the lowering age of weight-loss surgery recipients. According to the American Society for...