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

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The Soapbox: French pension reform, drought in Spain, migration in Italy

The Soapbox is a weekly column by WSN covering major news developments at NYU’s campuses and study away sites abroad. Global consciousness for a global university.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor April 21, 2023

In France, protests rise after government approves pension law French President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial plan to raise the retirement age in the country from 62 to 64...

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Review: Mohammed Amer deconstructs the Palestinian American experience in Netflix’s ‘Mo’

Mohammed Amer stars in his own semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy about struggling to balance his Palestinian culture and traditions in America.
Yezen Saadah, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

Mohammed Mustafa Amer, most commonly known as Mo Amer, has been a prominent figure in mainstream Arab American media for years, with renowned stand-up specials including “Mo...

Amid a pandemic, many who are quarantined have turned to baking bread as a new hobby. Beauty & Style Editor Divya Nelakonda shares her experience trying the new phenomenon. (Staff Photo by Divya Nelakonda)

I Discovered the Joy of Bread Baking in Quarantine

A little yeast goes a long way.
Divya Nelakonda, Beauty & Style Editor April 23, 2020

If I could explain the phenomenon of baking bread during the pandemic, I would. Maybe it has to do with the primitive feeling of kneading a ball of dough. Or perhaps it's the patient...

Quarantine has given us plenty of free time. With salons and beauty parlors closed across the country, there are still ways you can practice self-care from the comfort of your home. (Staff Photo by Divya Nelakonda)

Creative Self-Care in Uncertain Times

Never have time to pamper yourself? Now you do!
Addison Aloian, Deputy Culture Editor April 2, 2020

Thinking of ways to still implement self-care into your routine despite all spas and salons having closed due to the coronavirus? Look no further — here are some creative hair...

Freshly baked basalmic-and-honey-glazed brussels sprouts emerge from the oven. Staff writer Celina Khorma shares this delicious and nostalgic childhood recipe. (Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Honey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts You Can Make in Your Dorm

Eating your greens never sounded so tempting.
Celina Khorma, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

Thinking back to my childhood, Brussels sprouts were the bane of my existence come dinnertime. Now, I don’t even know that girl because a craving for these greens hits on an...

New Year, New Skincare

Sophie Lewis, Beauty and Style Editor January 26, 2015
Learn how to keep your skin healthy during winter.
It is important to treat your feet well after walking for hours in the city.

Destress with at-home spa treatments

Lauren Craddock, Contributing Writer October 15, 2014
With New York Spa Week taking over the final weeks of October, proper pampering for the crafty New Yorker on a student budget means DIY facials, pedicures and all-around relaxation regimes. Treating yourself and turning your home into a miniature spa is an easy alternative to purchasing high-priced, upscale salon packages.