Washington Square News

Tide Pod Challenge Just the Latest Fad

Tide Pod Challenge Just the Latest Fad

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Features

The Tide Pod challenge is taking over the internet. These little detergent packs may look like candy, but eating one will result in instant regret.

Students Run Wild for Naruto

Students Run Wild for Naruto

By Nicole Rosenthal, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

CAS sophomore Iffat Nur's Run Through Washington Square Arch Naruto Style and Scream Like Goku In Front of Washington Square Arch events have garnered national interest and spawned copycat events throughout the country.

Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ken Bone, like the U.S., slowly developed into one colossal Internet joke with endless amounts of ugly history and, oddly enough, no punch line.

Don’t Demonize the Average American Voter

Don’t Demonize the Average American Voter

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To vote for your own interests shouldn’t automatically make you an awful person, even if that puts you with Trump.

Meme Obsession Has Reached An Unhealthy Peak

Meme Obsession Has Reached An Unhealthy Peak

By Melanie Pineda, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While we may be laughing at the current state memes have placed our most important communication tool in, we can’t keep pretending that this joke is funny forever, and we definitely can’t keep ignoring when the joke goes too far.

Memes Could Spell Defeat for Democrats

Memes Could Spell Defeat for Democrats

By Colin Burke, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In a world where Donald Trump could feasibly become president, we can’t let memes ruin the democratic party.

‘Harlem Shake’ represents cultural evolution of digital age

‘Harlem Shake’ represents cultural evolution of digital age

March 4, 2013


Filed under Opinion

If you’ve ever seen a “Harlem Shake” video, the first thing you probably noticed was that no one is doing the actual Harlem Shake — or at least somebody has pointed this out to you. The original Harlem Shake of the 1980s is a provocative dance performed by shaking the shoulders and arms, but...