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Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

By Alice Li, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Before moving to New York, many NYU students are inclined to believe that it is possible to find peace and quiet in the City that never sleeps. Contrary to what movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s depict, it is impossible to take a quiet solitary walk down Fifth Avenue.

NYU Moves Forward with Study of City Noise

NYU Moves Forward with Study of City Noise

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Researchers from NYU and The Ohio State University are gathering data on noise levels in New York City.

Ultimate irony: College students complain about SoHo noise

Ultimate irony: College students complain about SoHo noise

October 11, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

It’s Thursday night, and time is ticking towards the early hours of morning. As you adjust the book light on your textbook, begging the chapter to end, your ears prick up, for the noise outside has been increasing as steadily as your focus has been dwindling. Approaching the window, a familiar scene...

SoHo locals criticize restaurants’ noise level

SoHo locals criticize restaurants’ noise level

By Nicole Brown

October 10, 2012


Filed under News

Restaurant and bar owners and community members met to discuss the renewal of liquor licenses at Tuesday night’s Community Board No. 2 meeting on State Liquor Authority Licensing. In recent months there has been an increasing number of complaints from residents living in the Village regarding noise...