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March Calls for a Scientific Solution

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.

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The ‘Light’ Version of Cell Phones Won’t Conquer Millennials’ Hearts

The ‘Light’ Version of Cell Phones Won’t Conquer Millennials’ Hearts

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Light Phone won't disconnect millennials from technology and social media.

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Stern Professor Advocates for the Breakup of Big Tech Companies

Stern Professor Advocates for the Breakup of Big Tech Companies

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Leonard Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway made predictions for the technology industry at the Digital Life Design global conference last month. He has previously correctly predicted Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, among other news.

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Amazon Should Call Our City Home

Amazon Should Call Our City Home

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The case for making New York Amazon's second home.

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When Fashion Meets Tech

When Fashion Meets Tech

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Gear up with these clothes and accessories that are made with unique technologies that make them fashionable and functional.

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Insta-Worthy Food Problems

Insta-Worthy Food Problems

By Drew Lederman, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Instagram and other social media platforms have completely changed how we see food.

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Don’t Let Your Superiority Complex Decide What You Buy

Don’t Let Your Superiority Complex Decide What You Buy

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In a day and age when people buy new gadgets for reasons other than their functions, it is important to reconsider your value system, and purchase wisely rather than impulsively.

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The Tide is Turning On Cyber Security

The Tide is Turning On Cyber Security

By Jacob Bass, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

“You can’t have 100 percent security and also then have 100 percent privacy and zero inconvenience,” Obama said. “We're going to have to make some choices as a society.” That was in 2013, things are a bit different now.

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London’s Uber Ban is Blow to Fair Competition

London’s Uber Ban is Blow to Fair Competition

By Wayne Chen, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Moves meant to wipe out the existence of companies like Uber are not only detrimental to free competition, but also undermines the importance of startup culture within big cities.

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NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

An NYU Tandon professor works with an international team to bring the arts and education to life in virtual reality.

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Protect Your Environment and Wallet With Food for All

Protect Your Environment and Wallet With Food for All

By Jillian Harrington, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

The new app Food for All seems to kill two birds with one stone: offering restaurant-quality food at discounted prices while limiting food waste and, in turn, helping the environment.

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Driverless Pizza Changes Dynamic

Driverless Pizza Changes Dynamic

By Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People would have to pay attention to their phones more, physically have to leave their homes to approach an empty car, and figure out the payment process from automated screens set up in the car's exterior — a list of inconveniences. Pizza delivering is great and will continue to be great, so no need for replacements.

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