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

Washington Square News

Six water bottles lined up against a white background.

Ranked: Water bottles

We have to drink water to survive, so why not make it fun?
Pritheva Zakaria, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

A water bottle is more than just a vessel for drinking water — it’s a statement. People decorate their bottles with stickers and make them reflections of who they are. If you’ve...

On a purple gradient background, there are three boxes of banana milk on the top left. A bottle of instant coffee mix and a reusable coffee cup are below the banana milk. On the top right, there is a plastic coffee cup. On the bottom left there is another plastic coffee cup with a large water can to the left of it.

How to shoot your shot without taking shots

From bubble tea to coffee, here are some non-alcoholic ways to quench your literal — or metaphorical — thirst.
Shay Jones, Deputy Copy Chief February 15, 2023

It’s the day after Valentine’s Day, and while you could easily raid CVS for 50% off heart candies, there are better things to do to your stomach. You could eat some vegetables...

A mocktail glass with a dried citrus fruit on top against a yellowish background.

A hangover remedy guide

We’re not trying to enable you, but here are some ways to help that headache.
The Culture Desk May 4, 2022

Staff Rants: Drinks

Staff Rants: Drinks

From milk to kombucha — here’s our staff’s hot takes on drinks.

On Black Coffee Helen Wajda, Deputy Opinion Editor I love coffee as much as the next person, but I will never understand how anyone can drink it black. Maybe I’m drinking...

Fencing Standout: Bobby Cottingham

Fencing Standout: Bobby Cottingham

Nalani Ogawa, Staff Writer January 29, 2018
Bobby Cottingham stands out as a freshman on the NYU Fencing team.
The Parks Issue

The Parks Issue

Kaitlyn Wang, Features Editor September 25, 2017
A guide to finding some fresh air in New York City that's not just Washington Square Park.
Staff Rants April 5-18

Staff Rants April 5-18

WSN Staff April 17, 2017
In our latest edition of Staff Rants, our comically beautiful and talented staff has a few choice words about a variety of topics!
Pulled from the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York, Manhattan’s water makes a long journey before finally leaving the faucet.  Thanks to New York’s extensive water system, the tap water is surprisingly clean.

Is NYU’s Cloudy Water Safe to Drink?

Kate Holland, Staff Writer March 6, 2017
Despite often being cloudy, the water that NYU students drink is some of the safest in the world.
Yoga to the People is a donation based class located on Saint Marks Place.

Don’t Freeze out Fitness This Winter

Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer February 14, 2017
Too cold to exercise? Running outside not an option anymore? Fear not, there are still better, more fun, and warmer ways to stay fit and healthy!
Staff Rants: Jan. 24-31

Staff Rants: Jan. 24-31

WSN Staff January 31, 2017
More rants to fill the void! Listen to our staff voice their frustrations as we enter this week’s edition of Staff Rants!
Students stood on the steps of Kimmel on Tuesday to show their support for the No Dakota Access Pipeline Movement.

Divest Rallies With National Standing Rock Movement

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor November 16, 2016
Divest stood in solidarity with Standing Rock during its pre-rally on Kimmel's staircases that happened before they joined a larger rally in the Financial District — a nationwide effort that occurred in various cities today.
The water dispensers in the NYU Kimmel dining hall sucks.

BREAKING: 69 Hour Protest to Fix Kimmel Water Dispensers Ends

Zach Martin, Arts Editor April 1, 2016
NYU students take issue with the faulty water dispenser in the Kimmel Center.