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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.

NYU Students Should Boycott Uber

NYU Students Should Boycott Uber

By WSN Editorial Board

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students should boycott Uber to condemn sexual harassment in the company's workplace and to encourage the increase of gender diversity within Silicon Valley companies.

Let Uber and Lyft Ride on Outside Manhattan

Let Uber and Lyft Ride on Outside Manhattan

By Paris Martineau, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The people of New York deserve the right to choose whether to surge or not to surge — that is not a lawmaker’s decision.

Every Move Your Food Makes, UberEATS Is Biking It

Every Move Your Food Makes, UberEATS Is Biking It

By Ankita Bhanot, Dining Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Uber has launched UberEATS, a stand-alone app for food delivery. How does it stack up against its competitors?

Employees Get the Short End of the Share Economy

Employees Get the Short End of the Share Economy

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Yet for workers at these companies the end results are not as idyllic. In the share economy, workers often bear costs which more traditional businesses normally would.

Get around town quick and cheap

Get around town quick and cheap

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features

4 modes of cheap transportation to help you get around the city

On-demand services are reducing human interaction

On-demand services are reducing human interaction

By Jonah Inserra, Contributing Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Service apps like Uber, Postmates and Seamless, though undoubtedly effective in helping us keep up with the ever-increasing speed of our lives, represent another nail in the coffin of a once social, interpersonal society.

Taxi medallion system needs overhaul

Taxi medallion system needs overhaul

By WSN Editorial Board

September 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Uber may bring a welcome and deserved disruption to the taxi medallion service in NYC.

Taxi services must embrace innovations

Taxi services must embrace innovations

By Kenny Lee, Contributing Columnist

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The outdated taxi industry needs the competition Uber's innovation provides.