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New School Year Brings New Changes to NYU Dining

New School Year Brings New Changes to NYU Dining

By Wanting Huang, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Whether you are a regular at Palladium’s pizza station or frequent Lipton for their chocolate chip cookies, you've probably noticed some changes at NYU Dining halls. Here’s is a quick roundup of the changes.

New York City should follow England’s example, charge for plastic bags

New York City should follow England’s example, charge for plastic bags

By Adnan Zarif, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

New York City should consider setting a charge for plastic bags, because both the economy and the environment would benefit.

New York City Council to vote on disposable grocery bag 10-cent fee

New York City Council to vote on disposable grocery bag 10-cent fee

April 4, 2014


Filed under News

The New York City Council has proposed a bill that would mandate a 10-cent fee on all disposable plastic and paper bags used at grocery stores, aiming to make the city more environmentally conscious by promoting the use of reusable bags. If passed, New York City will follow the example of Washington, D.C....

New York plastic bag policy does not reflect progressive city ideals

New York plastic bag policy does not reflect progressive city ideals

September 9, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As the school year continues, the inevitable trip to Staples serves as a ritual pastime. However, when taking their plastic bags from the checkout, many customers fail to recognize what a controversial act this is. Currently going through the City Council is a bill aimed directly at the overuse of p...