Washington Square News

Rainey Tops Off Senior Year With Two National Championship

Rainey Tops Off Senior Year With Two National Championship

By Warner Radliff, Deputy Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NYU Swimmer Ian Rainey won two national swimming championships in two days, bringing home the first ever title win in NYU men's program history.

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Alex Smith can’t tie himself down to just one passion. Instead, he plays the field, trying his hand at whatever piques his interest at the time, immersing himself in all he does.  The CAS senior has gusto. He isn’t afraid to take risks in what industry he’ll break into next, and it pays off ...

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch grad and "Mudbound" writer/director Dee Rees became the first black woman to be nominated for best adapted screenplay at the Academy Awards.

Rachel Morrison: “Mudbound”

Rachel Morrison: “Mudbound”

By Molly Dolan, Social Media Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN recently spoke with Rachel Morrison on "Mudbound" and and history-making nomination for best cinematography at the 90th Academy Awards.

Exposure | Buenos Aires

Exposure | Buenos Aires

By Laura Shkouratoff, Abroad Creative Director

February 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

As a result of colonialism, South America is a continent dotted with European architecture and influence, and Buenos Aires holds itself at the heart of this structural theme. The city is a wondrous fusion of European-style buildings – heavily Spanish, Italian, and French– with a life of its ow...

The Sweetest Part of Valentine’s Day

The Sweetest Part of Valentine’s Day

By Amasha Nanayakkara, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Everyone knows the sweetest part of Valentine's Day is the chocolate, but why did our love affair with the delicious treat begin?

Exposure | A City Through Its People

Exposure | A City Through Its People

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

People make up a city, and the people of Florence say a lot about the city's culture.

The Historical Issues of the Russian Revolution

The Historical Issues of the Russian Revolution

By Isaac Oseas, President of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whatever attitude one has toward the Russian Revolution, there is no doubt that it changed the entire course of the 20th century. The conditions that preceded this monumental event remain with us to this day.

History of Coffee

History of Coffee

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

How did coffee become the drink we all know and love?

A Brief History of Trick-or Treating

A Brief History of Trick-or Treating

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Halloween and treats go hand in hand. However have you ever stopped to think what existed when the candy corns did not

Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

By Julia Moses, Staff Photographer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

The various protests around the world are being documented and will be talked about for generations to come.

When Katz Met Delicatessen

When Katz Met Delicatessen

By Drew Lederman, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features, Top Stories

The order-up eatery in the Lower East Side represents a timeless deli culture that was brought over by Jewish immigrants and became popularized at the turn of the century.

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