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

Washington Square News

An illustration of each of the six main characters in “Daisy Jones and The Six” against a red background.

‘Daisy Jones & the Six’: From the paperback to the small screen and beyond

Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel was adapted into a new Amazon Prime drama that comes with a whole world of merchandise and music.
Olivia Olson, Contributing Writer April 18, 2023

Last month, the miniseries “Daisy Jones & the Six,” adapted from Taylor Jenkins Reid’s best-selling novel of the same title, graced the small screen via Amazon Prime....

An illustration of four people walking into the distance in a village. The image is tinted with a teal color.

Review: New doc on Sarah Lawrence cult tells the harrowing truth of survivors

The docuseries follows a group of nine students at Sarah Lawrence College who fell victim to manipulation. It serves as a harrowing realization that cults are not things of the past, but closer than we know.
Julia Diorio, Contributing Writer February 28, 2023

Content warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual assault. Sarah Lawrence College sits in the small village of Bronxville, New York, an affluent Westchester County...

A man with long and curly hair and beard wearing a dark green jacket. He is in a dimly lit room.

Hello, ‘You’: A fresh new season filled with love and murder

Season four shows a different side of Joe Goldberg as he acquaints himself with the British upper class.
Pritheva Zakaria, Contributing Writer February 27, 2023

Netflix dropped Part 1 of the fourth season of “You” on Feb. 9 to the delight of fans. The popular psychological thriller has had many hooked on Joe Goldberg and his cryptic...

Markella Kavenagh who plays Elanor ‘Nori’ Brandyfoot, Sara Zwangobani who plays Marigold Brandyfoot, Dylan Smith who plays Largo Brandyfoot and Megan Richards who plays Poppy Proudfellow pose in front of a forest background.

Review: ‘The Rings of Power’ premiere shows promise, despite a shaky start

Now available to stream on Amazon Prime, “The Lord of the Rings” prequel series will explore the creation of the One Ring.
Ferris Elaraby, Contributing Writer September 19, 2022

Spoiler warning: This article may include spoilers for “The Rings of Power.” If Amazon’s newly released TV show “The Rings of Power” aims to break the mold of Peter...

A portrait collage of Bohao Liu and Fiqah Rahman. On the left, Raham stands against a teal background wearing a blush pink shirt with her hair in an updo. On the left, Liu stands against a gray brick background wearing a sleeve t-shirt and black rounded glasses.

2 NYU alumni nominated for student filmmaking awards

"Eagles Rest in Liangshan" by Bohao Liu and "Finding Freedom" by Fiqah Rahman are in the running for a Television Academy Foundation student-produced television award.
Mitali Sapra, Contributing Writer March 23, 2022

Bohao Liu and Fiqah Rahman, alumni of NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, have been nominated for the Television Academy Foundation's 41st College Television Awards....

Season 2 episode 6 of Euphoria premiered on HBO Max on Feb 13. New episodes air on Sundays at 9 p.m. (Images courtesy of Warner Media)

Recap: ‘Euphoria’ S2E6: Justice for Maddy Perez and to hell with Nate Jacobs

Episode six of the second season of “Euphoria” sees the show’s protagonist come to terms with her flaws. “Euphoria” airs on HBO Max, with new episodes debuting every Sunday.
Shreya Wankhade, Contributing Writer February 16, 2022

Spoiler warning: This recap includes spoilers for "Euphoria," seasons one and two. Season 2, episode 6 of “Euphoria” picks up the pieces from last week's devastating...

HBO released the fourth episode of the second season of “Euphoria” on Jan. 30. Maddy Perez (Alexa Demie) is the on-and-off girlfriend of Nate (Jacob Elordi). (Photo by Eddy Chen/HBO, courtesy of Warner Media)

Recap: ‘Euphoria’ S2E4: The saga of Cal Jacobs

“Euphoria” season two, episode four attempts to humanize the show’s villain in stunning color. “Euphoria” airs on HBO Max, with new episodes debuting every Sunday.
Shreya Wankhade, Contributing Writer February 1, 2022

Spoiler warning: This recap includes spoilers for "Euphoria," seasons one and two. The fourth episode of the second season of “Euphoria” might just be its most visually...

“Euphoria,” first released in 2019 on HBO, stars Zendaya and Hunter Schafer as Rue Bennett and Jules Vaughn, respectively. (Photo by Eddy Chen/HBO, courtesy of Warner Media)

Opinion: For what ‘Euphoria’ gains in drama, it lacks in genuine representation

Despite the popularity of Euphoria, the HBO show suffers for its lack of non-exploitative representation. This is fuelled by a glaring absence of diversity in writers and creative directors.
Srishti Bungle, Deputy Opinion Editor February 1, 2022

Content warning: This article mentions sexual assault. Sam Levinson is, among other things, an egomaniac. He is the sole writer and creator of the hit HBO television series...

“Dexter: New Blood” is a miniseries and a continuation of the original “Dexter.” The show seeks to appease fans disappointed with the original show’s finale. (Staff Illustration by Aaliya Luthra)

Review: ‘Dexter: New Blood’ continues exploring the complexities of the murderous antihero in series revival

"Dexter: New Blood" is a miniseries and continuation of "Dexter" streaming now on Showtime, Prime Video and Hulu. The show follows Dexter, a serial killer who attempts to turn his life around by developing an inconspicuous alias and moving to rural New York.
Lorena Campes, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

In an interview for The New York Times, actor Michael C. Hall remarked that he likes to think about his own obituary — he believes that “Dexter” will likely make its way...

Another Round takes place in Copenhagen, where the town’s youth partake in chaotic drinking games to offset the stress of their exams. This sets the stage for the prevalence of drinking culture in the film. The main character, Martin, is a depressed and unsatisfied school teacher who decides to test out a theory that humans are born with a blood alcohol content that’s too low and drinking actually helps people reach their full potential, both professionally and emotionally. (Images by Sophia Di Iorio, Debbie Alalaide. Staff Illustration by Alex Tran)

‘Another Round’ review: An intoxicating film about drinking to find meaning

Thomas Vinterberg untangles the complexities of substance abuse with a tale of four friends who engage in binge-drinking to break away from the monotony of everyday life. The Academy Award Nominated film is currently playing on Hulu.
Sophia Carr, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Abusing substances to feel better about your life is never a good idea. Four men attempt to test if this presumption is actually true in the Danish Academy Award-nominated movie,...

A collection of weird Tom and Jerry knock-offs licensed under Creative Commons. How they make you feel is exactly like the way the newest live-action of the duo would: disappointed. (Staff Illustration by Alex Tran)

‘Tom and Jerry’ review: A lifeless attempt at updating the classic tale of cat and mouse

The visually unappealing and narratively boring “Tom and Jerry” lacks humor and creativity.
Saige Gipson, Contributing Writer April 1, 2021

“Tom and Jerry,” a feckless live-action/animation hybrid directed by Tim Story, tries to update the classic Tom versus Jerry tale but sadly loses sight of its source material...

“Freaks and Geeks” is a teen comedy-drama created by Paul Feig and Judd Apatow that aired on NBC in 1999. The show is cancelled after only 18 episodes but still able to capture your varying quarantine emotions. (Staff Photo by Alex Tran)

Rediscovering the Gem That Is ‘Freaks and Geeks’ During Quarantine

If you’re in the depths of your quarantine blues, “Freaks and Geeks” is the single most relevant show to capture all of your varying emotions, despite airing almost 20 years ago.
Samaa Khullar, Contributing Writer April 29, 2020

There is really no great way of putting this, so I’ll just say it: I have watched so many Judd Apatow films in the last month that my brain is having a hard time focusing on...