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Take the Long Walk Home

Take the Long Walk Home

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

An ode to the activity that underlines all our lives here at NYU: walking.

Walk the Wrong Way on Escalators

Walk the Wrong Way on Escalators

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Walking in the reverse direction intended on escalators — the so-called wrong way — is actually superior in many ways to conventional forms of escalator use, as it lends both a practical and a metaphorical function to a device that is otherwise purely a mode of transportation.

People Will Still Walk on Escalators

People Will Still Walk on Escalators

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Although studies show that standing rather than walking on escalators will decrease travel time, people will continue to focus on their own interests instead of the greater good.