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It’s About Time Rubin Cooled Down

It’s About Time Rubin Cooled Down

By WSN Editorial Board

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

In light of the announcement that Rubin Hall will finally be equipped with air-conditioning three years from now, the Editorial Board explores why the lack of air-conditioning in university housing can prove to go beyond a simple inconvenience.

Rubin Will Cool Down — In Three Years

Rubin Will Cool Down — In Three Years

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

The lack of AC in Rubin Hall has caused problems for students, especially with recent heat waves, but soon Rubin may be in for renovations.

Heat Wave Displaces Rubin Hall Residents

Heat Wave Displaces Rubin Hall Residents

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, University News

New York City is in the midst of a heat wave with temperatures in the mid-90s. Rubin Residence Hall, infamous for its lack of air conditioning, is asking residents to sleep in other residence halls or the air-conditioned study lounge for the hot night ahead.

Rubin Hall

Rubin Hall

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large

February 22, 2018


Filed under Housing

Address: 35 5th Ave., New York, NY 10003 Cost per semester: $4,020-$7,125 Low cost: Available Rooms available: Singles, Doubles, Triples Nearby subways: L, N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6 NYU Shuttles: None Closest dining hall: Weinstein Walk to campus: 5 minute to Washington Square Park Exploration fl...

The 2017 Housing Guide

The 2017 Housing Guide

By Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing, Special Editions, Top Story

When the Housing Guide came out last year, I remember poring over it with my prospective roommate: grabbing a stack, ripping them up and ordering the dorms in various ways. We made pro and con lists, analyzed the possible room choices and Google Mapped the distances to our classes. Room tours, upperclassmen...

Rubin Hall

Rubin Hall

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

Residency: Freshmen Estimated yearly cost: $7,922 - $14,040 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 10 minute walk to WSP, 25-30 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby subways: A, C, F, N, R, 4 Shuttle: No Nestled on the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 10th Street, Rubin Hall is surrounded...

Rubin Hall

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Housing

Residency: Freshmen Estimated yearly cost: $7,942 - $11,052 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 5-10 minutes Nearby subways: A, C, E, F, M, B, D, N, R Shuttle: No Rubin Hall, previously known as Grosvenor Hotel, is recognized for more than its Fifth Avenue address: actor Alec Baldwin once l...