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NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi researches create first unhackable chip.

The Obsoleteness of Textbooks

The Obsoleteness of Textbooks

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the advent of technology and accessibility of information, it's time to stop paying for overpriced, weighty piles of paper and opt for ebooks instead.

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Facebook's and Instagram's mimicking of Snapchat's features prove that Snapchat is leading the evolution of social media.

NYU Developing New Wireless Technology

NYU Developing New Wireless Technology

By Sanjukta Phadke, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under News

NYU Wireless received a donation from a corporation to aid the development of a 5G network.

The iPhone Is a Part of Human Anatomy

The iPhone Is a Part of Human Anatomy

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The physical symptoms of not having your phone within reach — higher blood pressure, increased heart rate, worsened anxiety and poor cognitive performance, — suggest that the smartphone has become a part of human anatomy.

Investment in STEM Invites Growth

Investment in STEM Invites Growth

By WSN Editorial Board

March 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

NYU's investment in expanding STEM resources at Tandon will improve the university as a whole.

Othmer Hall

Othmer Hall

By Bourree Huang, Under the Arch Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

Residency: Upperclassmen, Freshmen Estimated yearly cost: $9,190 – $16,912 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 1 minute walk to Tandon, 20 minute subway ride to WSP Nearby subways: A, C, F, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 Shuttle: Yes Othmer Hall, located in downtown Brooklyn, is the 18-story reside...

Tandon Students Help Design Hyperloop at SpaceX Headquarters

Tandon Students Help Design Hyperloop at SpaceX Headquarters

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

A group of Tandon students succeeded in the Hyperloop design competition in 2016. They traveled to California in January to compete at the SpaceX headquarters.

Calvin Luo F/W 2017

Calvin Luo F/W 2017

By Grace Halio, Editor-at-Large

February 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

At just 21 years old, Calvin Luo is the youngest person to ever show at NYFW. His “Asexual” collection for Fall/Winter 2017 featured monochromatic hues interspersed with olive greens, subtle plaids and pops of cobalt and garnet. Statement coats and flowing skirts dominated the unisex collection w...

NYU Should Take Advantage of Virtual Reality

NYU Should Take Advantage of Virtual Reality

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Virtual reality, more than just being a tool for the enhancement of pre-existing art forms, is capable of so much that it must be considered its own art form emergent from new technology.

Epson Digital Couture F/W 2017

Epson Digital Couture F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Epson brought back its signature vibrancy and diversity for the third installment of their Digital Couture Project event, held at the IAC Building in the Meatpacking District. While technology is rapidly dominating our world, the fashion industry has to adjust as well. Epson once again proved that they were thre...

IT Mixup Temporarily Forfeits Students’ Administrative Control

IT Mixup Temporarily Forfeits Students’ Administrative Control

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Students with Android phones were asked to accept a list of privacy-invading terms and conditions when they logged into their NYU gmail account.

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