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NYU Reacts: Snow prediction email

NYU Reacts: Snow prediction email

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under News

Members of the NYU community react to the university's notification that school would continue as planned despite forecasts of snow.

NYU Reacts: Winter storm

NYU Reacts: Winter storm

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

January 29, 2015


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Though snowstorm Juno didn't quite meet expectations, its effects—including class cancellations and public transit closures—made for an eventful start to the semester.

New York City faces salt shortage, commuter students face obstacles

New York City faces salt shortage, commuter students face obstacles

February 13, 2014


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With the decreasing temperatures, impending snowstorms and a shortage of salt stockpiles, NYU commuter students are having trouble travelling to school. According to The New York Times, last winter the Sanitation Department used almost 350,000 tons of road salt but began this winter with only 250,000 tons. In...

Prevent winter weather from ruining footwear

Prevent winter weather from ruining footwear

February 12, 2014


Filed under Features

Winter in New York City means your shoes will take a beating. After every snowstorm, the slush inevitably piles up at street corners, creating murky, gray puddles that appear solid and can be stepped in accidentally. Additionally, the spread of salt on sidewalks can cause discoloration and other damage to your shoes. Luckily...