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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.

Want Free Food Next Friday? These People Are Giving It Away

Want Free Food Next Friday? These People Are Giving It Away

By Paggie Tan Wan Qi, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features, Top Stories

The CEO of the new app Food Moves sat down with WSN to discuss his successful startup, and how you can find some free food near you.

Hakook Helps Students Pay It Forward

Hakook Helps Students Pay It Forward

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Becoming a conscious citizen, attentive to the needs of the community around us, should be the goal of every NYU student.

Ordego Is the Newest Convenience Store — And It’s in Your Phone

Ordego Is the Newest Convenience Store — And It’s in Your Phone

By Rachel Sipress, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Ordego, an online convenience store, delivers a variety of items throughout the East Village with the promise of delivery in under 20 minutes.

Tandon Sees 2020 With VR Goggles

Tandon Sees 2020 With VR Goggles

By Kate Howard, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon's Class of 2020 will receive a Virtual Reality gadget along with their acceptance packages.

Seniors App-ify Foodie Forums

Seniors App-ify Foodie Forums

By Sanya Sareen, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Two NYU seniors--Xinyang Chen and Dorothy Qian--have created a social media app called "Dining" that focuses on connecting lovers of food.

Try Alternative Coffee With Cups

Try Alternative Coffee With Cups

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Looking to expand your coffee interests to more independent coffee shops? The app 'Cups' allows you to purchase a prepaid plan and gain access to hundreds of independent coffee shops around the city.

New App Shows Where the Straight Guys Are at NYU

New App Shows Where the Straight Guys Are at NYU

By Kendall Levison, Features Editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under Features

A new app allows straight NYU girl to see whether their crushes are gay.

How to Get the Most Out Of NYU’s Mobile App

How to Get the Most Out Of NYU’s Mobile App

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Mobile has launched its third version with some significant improvements and essential features for students on-the-go.

HomeSwipe

By Kendall Levison, Features Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Elevator pitch This app distills the complicated process of finding an apartment into a few clicks and swipes. Filters like “building with elevators” or “allows pets” help you narrow your search, and HomeSwipe verifies each listing to eliminate duplicates and fakes. When you finally see an apart...

Tinder, But For the Whole Squad

Tinder, But For the Whole Squad

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Features

A new app aims to help NYU students expand their social circle.

NYU Abu Dhabi Students Win $200k for Innovative Traffic App

NYU Abu Dhabi Students Win $200k for Innovative Traffic App

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

RoadWatch, an app designed by NYU Abu Dhabi students, won 1 million Dhs and top honors at the World Government Summit in Dubai.

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