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MTA study may lead to different subway car designs

MTA study may lead to different subway car designs

April 23, 2013
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New Yorkers tend to prefer using the standing space in a subway car to being crowded on subway seats, according to a new study from the New York Transit Authority. The report analyzed rider usage of subway space and have recommended a number of new designs to accommodate these trends. The report ... Read more »

Medical marijuana bill comes before New York legislature

Medical marijuana bill comes before New York legislature

April 9, 2013
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  A new bill has been proposed in the New York State legislature that would legalize the use of marijuana in the state for medicinal purposes. The bill was introduced in both the New York State Assembly and State Senate late last March and has received the co-sponsorship of over thirty legislators. However, th... Read more »

Developers, advocates debate future for Sandy-damaged Hudson River Park

Developers, advocates debate future for Sandy-damaged Hudson River Park

March 6, 2013
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  Over the past decade, the Hudson River Park has become an athletic center for the West Village, attracting joggers and residents to use the park’s public sports facilities. The park now has nearly $100 million in damage due to Superstorm Sandy — damage many are unsure the park has... Read more »

Social media enhances academic life

Social media enhances academic life

February 4, 2013
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Social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook are already ubiquitous in our social lives, and according to a study from the Educational Forum, it can be an inseparable part of our academic lives as well. A new study from The Educational Forum, a University of Illinois-based organization of educators,... Read more »

Fast food employees push for higher wages

Fast food employees push for higher wages

December 11, 2012
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Live BlogSince its start in January, Fast Food Forward movement has organized fast food employees across New York City to push for higher wages and the right to unionize. The movement began with employees in a number of fast food chains in the civiagra online canadian pharmacyty organizing with the help of local ... Read more »

NYU professor: net worth of average American household at 43-year low

NYU professor: net worth of average American household at 43-year low

December 11, 2012
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Live BlogA new study of wealth trends published by NYU economics professor Edward Wolff has found that American’s median net worth was at $57,000 per American — an inflation-adjusted 43-year low. Median net worth is a calculation of household weabuy cialislth — the number is the sum of an intermediate household... Read more »

Greenhouses gases reach record high

Greenhouses gases reach record high

December 5, 2012
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The World Meteorological Organization released a report on Nov. 20 that said the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere had reached a record high in 2011. According to the study, about half of all greenhouse gas emissions are absorbed by carbon sinks — carbon dioxide consuming elements of... Read more »

Report applauds city’s park spaces

Report applauds city’s park spaces

December 4, 2012
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Over one million acres of city space in the United States are dedicated to public parks. The San Francisco-based Trust for Public Land recently released their annual report on the state and availability of these public parks in the country’s 40 largest cities. “Some cities have plenty of parkland... Read more »

Survey shows increase in hired NYU juniors

Survey shows increase in hired NYU juniors

November 27, 2012
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Live BlogWhile finding a college job or internship is never easy, a new report by the Wasserman Center for Career Development has a bit of hope for young workers. The report found that 92 percent of NYU juniors who sought part-time jobs or internshibuy viagra canadap positions were able to secure them last academ... Read more »

Strike Debt organization works to buy, abolish debt

Strike Debt organization works to buy, abolish debt

November 26, 2012
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Strike Debt, a New York-based offshoot of the Occupy movement that was founded this summer, has been moving forward with its goal of raising awareness of Americans’ debt and paying it off. Earlier this month, the group launched their flagship program called the Rolling Jubilee. Along with online... Read more »

Deaths linked to Monster drinks raise questions about their safety

Deaths linked to Monster drinks raise questions about their safety

November 12, 2012
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Stern senior Jason Castro drinks three or four Monster Rehabs every day he has class to get an extra caffeine fix during the day. “I drink one in the morning, to wake myself up, and one before most of my classes,” Castro said. “It really helps me stay focused and be engaged in most of the classes... Read more »

Re-elected, Obama promises to end gridlock, sustain hope

Re-elected, Obama promises to end gridlock, sustain hope

Andrew Karpan
November 7, 2012
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A long, fierce and expensive campaign came to a close Tuesday night as President Obama was re-elected after nearly sweeping all of the crucial swing states. Meanwhile, the Senate and the House remained in Democratic and Republican hands, respectively. Several major media outlets gave Obama the vict... Read more »

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