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Wave to the Camera: The FBI Is Watching

Wave to the Camera: The FBI Is Watching

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

George Orwell's 1984 is coming to life with theories about the FBİ watching us through our laptops.

What to Pack for Your Semester Abroad

What to Pack for Your Semester Abroad

By Halle Gold, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Going abroad but not sure what to pack? This is your guide for things that you might not have thought to bring with you when you leave.

Campus-wide WiFi outage wreaks havoc among students

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU internet went dark on Monday night with outages lasting through Tuesday morning.

LinkNYC benefits outweigh costs

LinkNYC benefits outweigh costs

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

November 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion

A recently announces plan would replace NYC pay phones with " stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability." This is the kind of action that NYC should be taking to make modernize itself as well as lead the nation in offering its citizens more wireless access.

How To: Navigate the City

How To: Navigate the City

November 18, 2013


Filed under Features

Getting lost in the city can be considered a rite of passage for newcomers -- but there are quite a few ways to get around this mazed of a city. The Subway System The New York subway system is a convenient way to travel once you understand how it works, since $2.50 will get you unlimited rides each time...

NYU-Poly professor receives grant for frequency band research

NYU-Poly professor receives grant for frequency band research

October 22, 2013


Filed under News

Theodore Rappaport, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, and Auburn University professor Shiwen Mao received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further research the new frequency band, 60 gigahertz, which can be used for long distance outdoor and i...

MTA extends Wi-Fi and cell service to more subway stations

MTA extends Wi-Fi and cell service to more subway stations

April 30, 2013


Filed under News

Subway riders can now look forward to checking email, sending text messages and making calls from underground stations, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority expanded Wi-Fi and cell phone service to 30 additional stations last Thursday. According to CBS New York, the plan to provide wireless s...