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Schoolwide Airport Shuttle Service Would Ease Holiday Travel

Schoolwide Airport Shuttle Service Would Ease Holiday Travel

By Veronica Liow, Deputy Multimedia Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Considering NYU has its finals end around one of the busiest and most expensive times of the year, to help alleviate costs, the university should provide transportation for students to airports.

Late Exam Schedules Mean High Travel Costs

Late Exam Schedules Mean High Travel Costs

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

NYU must consider the effects of scheduling on student expenses before they implement an exam session so near the holidays.

End Minimum Wage Bickering with Cost of Living Adjustments

End Minimum Wage Bickering with Cost of Living Adjustments

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The minimum wage has actually lost purchasing power in recent decades, resulting in much undue strain on workers. Indexing the minimum wage to inflation and a city’s cost of living can drastically reduce this stress, and help eliminate a metric where America lags behind its Western counterparts.

Hamilton Needs a Long-Term Affordability Plan

Hamilton Needs a Long-Term Affordability Plan

By WSN Editorial Board

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hamilton’s proposals set a good short-term precedent for his administration, but in light of Sexton’s leftover projects, the direction that Hamilton will eventually take the university is still unclear.

College Meal Plans Should Include Meal Replacements

By Jennifer Kim, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If colleges want to promote healthy eating that fits into the fast-paced lifestyle so common on in campus life, they should provide these meal replacement services like they would provide any other type of food.

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...