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Independent Bookstores Shouldn’t Have To Compete with Amazon to Survive

Independent Bookstores Shouldn’t Have To Compete with Amazon to Survive

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If the independent bookstore is to survive, people need to treat it as a destination, not just a stop on the road.

‘Man in High Castle’ weak overall, but has its moments

‘Man in High Castle’ weak overall, but has its moments

By Akash Shetye, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Nazi-emblazoned benches aside, "The Man in the High Castle" is a surprisingly humane retelling of history in which the Axis powers won World War II.

Drone regulation measures a step forward

Drone regulation measures a step forward

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The FAA must move swiftly in order to prevent a serious drone incident.

Independent bookstores need our love

Independent bookstores need our love

By WSN Editorial Board

August 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU students can give back to the wider Greenwich Village community by supporting local bookstores where possible.

Staff Recommendations: Oct. 22

Staff Recommendations: Oct. 22

By WSN Staff

October 22, 2014


Filed under Arts

WSN staff recommends new fall TV shows that have had lasting appeal

Amazon delivery drones present marketing ploy

Amazon delivery drones present marketing ploy

December 4, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Dec. 1, the day before Cyber Monday, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos announced the electronic commerce company was testing delivery by drones. The corporate mogul revealed that the goal of the venture is to transport packages into customers’ hands in 30 minutes or less. His statement has drawn diverse re...

NYU bookstore suffers sales loss

NYU bookstore suffers sales loss

February 5, 2013


Filed under News

With the increase of startup textbook exchange companies and a movement towards online textbook purchases, the NYU Bookstore has seen a decrease in sales in the past four years. College students often try to save money when purchasing textbooks by using sellers other than the school bookstore. The...

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