Post Tagged with: "New York"

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New Yorkers Are Torn on Paying College Athletes

 On Monday evening, Virginia outlasted Texas Tech in overtime to win the NCAA Division 1 (D1) Basketball Championship Game. Almost 20 million people tuned in to watch the final, and based off of profits in 2017 the NCAA is expected to make over $900 million from the March Madness tournament alone. But the athletes who are competing won’t see […]

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Plastic bag ban approved in New York State budget

The ban will go into effect in March of 2020.

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Plan to stop MTA bus fare evaders gets cool response

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New Yorkers celebrate Amazon backing out of LIC deal

Entwined in a four-foot-high pile of trash facing the Upper East Side sat a deformed delivery box with undeterminable stains, gaping holes, and an Amazon logo frowning at Long Island City. After only three months, Amazon backed out of their highly-anticipated deal to build a new headquarters, dubbed HQ2, in Long Island City. While many are crediting local politicians for […]

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Legal weed in New York could be a downer for some

Products like weed and cannabis oil, pictured, are just some of the ones available for purchase through New York’s black market dealers. Photo by Zachary Devita. New York state is on the cusp of legalizing marijuana. While there are promises of billions of tax revenue for the state, many advocates are still weary of the proposed legislation. Nancy Udell, a […]

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Electronic Bikes, Scooters and Skateboards: A Dangerous Alternative for NYC Commuters

As transportation worsens in New York City, more citizens turn to utilizing electronic bicycles, scooters and skateboards. But, this leads residents facing different issues during their commutes. In 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city would start cracking down on illegal Electric Bikes. He stated that e- bikes are a “real danger” and a “serious problem” when it comes to safety on the streets.

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Black Friday is dip for brick and mortar stores

Sales are up online and down in stores.

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Protesters mourn Kavanagh confirmation in Washington Square Park

Voting is the only answer, they said.

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NYC young progressives are hopeful in defeat

Cynthia Nixon supporters watch the 2018 New York Democratic primary results roll in at Cafe Omar in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The restaurant hosted a watch party yesterday. Photo By Sam Eagan Young progressives at Cynthia Nixon’s Brooklyn watch party are hopeful for a progressive blue wave on Election Day. They are not letting Nixon’s double digit defeat to Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

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Medical students protest to save Obamacare

Medical students skip class to protest the repeal of Obamacare in front of the Fox News building in Midtown, Manhattan. Photo by Sophie Herbut   In front of the Fox News building on Avenue of the Americas this evening, a band of mostly medical students in white coats, huddled together and protested against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act […]