• Arts & Entertainment,  This Week's Paper

    Things to do in NYC

    Living in NYC has some benefits because no matter how much money you may have in your checking account you can be sure that there will be something you can do for fun with your family, friends or special someone. New York City is home to millions of people and countless restaurants, museums and parks. No wonder there is always something to do in this busy city. From the newest restaurant opening (which feel like they happen almost every other day) to new exhibits at museums and free events being held at local parks in every borough, there is something that will satisfy your taste, no matter how picky you…

  • News

    NYPIRG aims to increase voter registration

    As the New York State presidential primary election approaches, the New York Public Interest Research Group is working to increase voter registration on campus. New York ranks 46th out of 50 in state voter turnout. NYPIRG, New York’s largest student-direct government watchdog group, hopes to change this. Franklin Rodriguez, senior majoring in psychology and sociology, is an intern with NYPIRG and felt that low-voter turnout in America is a cause of concern. In the 2014 mayoral campaign, only 11 percent of young voters aged 18 to 25 turned out. Rodriguez said barriers preventing underrepresented groups are affecting voter turnout. “America, in general, has the lowest number of people registered to vote compared to…