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The New Tech that Could Help Stop Campus Sexual Assault

The New Tech that Could Help Stop Campus Sexual Assault

By Faith Marnecheck, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Callisto is an app aiming to decrease sexual assault in college campuses.

Taking Wellness Into Your Hands

Taking Wellness Into Your Hands

By Tianne Johnson, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

This NYU alumna is connecting New York City with therapists with her website, My Wellbeing.

HQ: The Game That Is Taking Over NYU

HQ: The Game That Is Taking Over NYU

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

HQ is a trivia game that is currently blowing up around the US.

Turning Roommate Horror Stories Into Fairy Tales

Turning Roommate Horror Stories Into Fairy Tales

By Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

RoomZoom is a matchmaking app for people looking for roommates. WSN sat down to talk with the CEO, Elien Becque

ScreenShop Offers a Cure for Fashion Envy

ScreenShop Offers a Cure for Fashion Envy

By Christopher Collado, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

There's now an app that functions as the Shazam for fashion, recognizing where you can buy clothing based on uploaded photos, but does it live up to its claim?

Noah Hyams: Behind Swipe Me

Noah Hyams: Behind Swipe Me

By Spurthi Kontham, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

NYU alumni Noah Hyams is helping NYU students socialize and use up their meal swipes with his new app.

A Look Into NYU’s Latest Startup — Curtain Call

A Look Into NYU’s Latest Startup — Curtain Call

By Jacob Fox, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

If your wallet has ever winced at the price of a concert ticket, the four NYU students behind the new app Curtain Call have a solution for you.

I Tried… The EatUp App

I Tried… The EatUp App

By Nathaniel Mahlum, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

EatUp is an app that tries to help students find people to eat with. Read about our writer's experience using the app to discover if it's actually worth downloading.

NYU Students Create Service to Bring Protests to Your Phone

NYU Students Create Service to Bring Protests to Your Phone

By Antonio Wovchko Fratto, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, University News

ResistX, an SMS and email service created by NYU students, makes protesting a no-brainer.

Grad Student Fights Hunger and Loneliness on Campus

Grad Student Fights Hunger and Loneliness on Campus

By Alice Li, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features

After reading posts about students facing food insecurity on the NYU Secrets page, alumnus Jon Chin created an app to combat hunger and loneliness on campus.

Style-Centric Apps For Your Phone

Style-Centric Apps For Your Phone

By Michaela Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Procrastinating has never been so fashionable. Download these style-centric smartphone apps today.

Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

By Faith Gates, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

A team of NYU professors discovered how to find the exact location of Yik Yak users.

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