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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

The holidays can be expensive. Here are some items that are worth the hefty price tag. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Sometimes, expensive gifts… are better

If you’re at NYU, there’s a decent chance that you know some rich people who helped get you here. Here are expensive gifts that are actually worth the money that you can ask them for.
Alexandra Chan, Alex Tey and Alex Tran December 10, 2021

As winter break approaches, here’s a holiday gift guide to help you to take advantage of the rich people in your life. When they ask how to ease their conscience, you can answer...

Movies like Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro will transport you to new places without leaving the comfort of your bedroom. As the nights get colder and longer, the Washington Square News staff wants to make sure you have great movies to watch. (Staff Illustration by Chandler Littleford)

Staff Recs: Comfort Movies

Sometimes when the outside world becomes too much, a good movie is the best form of escapism.

“Fiddler on the Roof” by Norman Jewison Sasha Cohen, Arts Editor My grandma and I sing “If I Were a Rich Man” a lot. What can I say? We just love practicing our “biddy...

NYU Beauty Beat

NYU Beauty Beat

Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor November 9, 2017
We asked a few NYU students about their personal beauty evolution and which beauty and skincare products they can't live without.
Lady Gagas halftime show at this years Super Bowl left our staff wowed, stunned and in tears.

Staff Recs: Favorite Moment from Lady Gaga’s Halftime Show

WSN Staff February 10, 2017
Our staff cried at Lady Gaga's halftime show at the Super Bowl — in this week's Staff Recs, we tell you exactly when we broke out in tears.
There are a number of classes you can take if you’re into food and health, available in Steinhardt’s Food and Nutrition Studies Department.

NYU Classes For Student Foodies

Diya Jiang, Staff Writer November 7, 2016
It is not a dream to enjoy delicious food, learn knowledge and earn college credits at the same time. In fact, many food related NYU courses have been wondering around and waiting for you!
The pumpkin spice frapuccino from Starbucks is perfect for those who enjoy the relaxing seasonal taste of
pumpkin spice, but prefer a cold beverage rather than the classic pumpkin spice latte.

The Best of Everything Pumpkin Spice

Halle Gold, Contributing Writer October 19, 2016
While the pumpkin spice obsession may go a little far at times, there are lots of tried-and-true pumpkin spice products to get your fix for the fall time.
The Registration Issue

The Registration Issue

Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor April 4, 2016

We know trying to navigate Albert to pick your classes for next semester can be a bit daunting. That's why we've compiled a few of our top choices to make your decisions a little...

Nothing like some sad 90s emo from a band who broke up after their first album to help you through that breakup of your own.

Staff Recs: Breakup Songs

Staff February 12, 2016
Valentine's Day is lame. Listen to these songs instead.
Sang Baes illustration of the cartoon “We Bare Bears”.

Staff Recommendations: Cartoons

Watch these WSN-recommended cartoons of young and old for some good old-fashioned hilarity.