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People Will Still Walk on Escalators

People Will Still Walk on Escalators

Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Although studies show that standing rather than walking on escalators will decrease travel time, people will continue to focus on their own interests instead of the greater good.

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The Culture Shock Issue

The Culture Shock Issue

Kaitlyn Wang, Co-Managing Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY, Uncategorized

Moving to the big, scary city is a huge jump — New York City boasts a culture of its own that no one is really prepared for. But NYU students have to make more than the jump to the city. Adjusting to college, NYC and especially a new country can be tough — certainly so if you’re doing it all at...

The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Trump's repeated calls for increased infrastructure investment is a welcoming, considering the state of many New York City subway stations and roads.

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Subway Ads Aren’t Enough to Stop Manspreading

Subway Ads Aren’t Enough to Stop Manspreading

Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The addition of a few subway ads has failed to attack men's behavioral problems in their entirety.

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If the MTA Won’t, NYU Should Supplement Student Travel Fees

If the MTA Won’t, NYU Should Supplement Student Travel Fees

WSN Editorial Board

February 17, 2016


Filed under OPINION

It is only fair that the school which promises students gathered from far and wide a chance to explore the city should help them make the most of the opportunity.

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MTA Discount on the Table for NYC Students

MTA Discount on the Table for NYC Students

Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

A university advocacy group is urging the MTA to change its fare policies for college students.

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Sexton cuts ribbon at Commuter Den

Sexton cuts ribbon at Commuter Den

Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

The Hayden Commuter Lounge was officially unveiled to the community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.

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Needless sexualization must end

Needless sexualization must end

Mandy Freebairn, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The controversy around ads for absorbent menstrual underwear on the MTA reflects a societal inability to deal earnestly with women's bodies. Calling these ads out for being inappropriate is silly when other ads sexualize women much more and are overall much less positive.

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MTA experiments with new tech to prevent bus crashes

MTA experiments with new tech to prevent bus crashes

Thomas Peracchio, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under City News, NEWS

MTA has approved new measures to prevent bus accidents.

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Obscene MTA ads relatively minor problem

Obscene MTA ads relatively minor problem

WSN Editorial Board

April 15, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Subway advertisements do not need to be completely child friendly, but should be used well.

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MTA to increase fares in March

MTA to increase  fares in March

Maggie O'Neill, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS

The MTA has raised the cost of a single subway ride by 25 cents, a fare hike that could add up for NYU commuters.

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