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Cuomo ethics reforms costly but worthwhile

Cuomo ethics reforms costly but worthwhile

By WSN Editorial Board

March 31, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Ethics measures in recently announced NY State Cuomo budget are a welcome reform in a state plagued with corruption.

Explore entrees at local eateries for $15 or less

Explore entrees at local eateries for $15 or less

By Sangjun Bae, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

Restaurants offer meals that cost less than $15.

Local eateries offer affordable meals under $10

Local eateries offer affordable meals under $10

By Avia Hawkins, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

New York City restaurants offer entrees that cost less than $10.

Try these seven meals under $7

Try these seven meals under $7

By Kari Sonde, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

Restaurants offer affordable meals under $7.

Rep. Ryan comes to rescue of Americans

Rep. Ryan comes to rescue of Americans

April 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan released his U.S. budget plan on Monday, and it seems to be more of the same coming from the former vice presidential candidate. While the House Budget Committee, which Ryan chairs, will vote on the proposal on Wednesday, it is unlikely that his reforms would make it past the...

Groceries on a budget

Groceries on a budget

February 20, 2014


Filed under Features

It is only when you leave the safety of a meal plan and start cooking that you realize you are growing up. Cooking is difficult, but grocery shopping is even harder, especially when on a college budget. But there are three things you can do to make shopping more manageable. Essentials Cooking well does n...

Dorm Décor

Dorm Décor

February 20, 2014


Filed under Features

A shared space such as a dorm room can be difficult to personalize, so here are just a few ideas to make that drab space feel a little bit more like home. Mason jars Attach mason jars to your wall by either hanging them or gluing them onto a piece of wood to hold kitchen utensils or even m...

Top 5: Places to take visitors in New York City on college budgets

Top 5: Places to take visitors in New York City on college budgets

November 11, 2013


Filed under Features

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re having visitors. Where are you going to take them? When your visitors arrive, you can be sure they will bring a preconception about the city in all its splendor. While a feeling of intimidation over the lofty responsibility of your visitors’ New York City ex...

Student Senate panel: university budget

October 23, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Throughout the week, WSN has published information about the debates over student debt and financial aid at NYU. Today’s focus is the budget. These three topics will be the main discussion points of WSN’s Student Senators panel discussion tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. in Kimmel room 406. Students can be...

TV shows reap rating benefits with bigger budgets

TV shows reap rating benefits with bigger budgets

April 24, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  With an average budget of $6 million per episode, “Game of Thrones” is HBO’s most expensive show. And although there is no data available for “Mad Men,” AMC has been known to pour money into the show. These high budgets allow “Thrones” and “Mad Men” to enjoy critical succ...

NYU should trust in Sexton, university progress

NYU should trust in Sexton, university progress

March 13, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Confidence is the belief that one can rely on someone or something. It encapsulates a feeling of trust, and it is generally reserved for the resolute and dedicated individuals in our lives. It implies the possibility of failure as it relies on a certain measure of faith in someone. It is an acknowledgm...

Government needs to improve Social Security programs

March 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

If we make an investment, then we expect to have a return on that investment. Social Security is not wasteful federal spending. It is the most successful anti-poverty public investment policy enacted in U.S. history. Rhetoric posits that the immediate future of Social Security seems as ugly as sequestration...

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