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SGA: Q & A

So you might have heard about SGA, but wondered what it is? What does SGA stand for, and what role does it play here at NYIT? Well we have all the answers and more information, thanks to the SGA President Nicole Soman! What is the Student Government Association? The Student …

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The Madden Brothers: Greetings from California

Ladies and Gentleman, make room on your iPods, iPhones, and iTunes; the release of the Madden Brother’s new album “Greetings from California,” is happening this month and it is definitely a must have. The album has fifteen tracks of soulful, acoustic, head-bopping music. With songs like their new hit single, …

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Origins and Effects of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that over time breaks down your motor functions and central nervous system. Although there are documents that suggest the illness has been known in the medical community since the mid-1800s, it was brought into the spotlight …

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Robin Williams: A Defeat to Depression

Robin Williams was a television, movie, and stage actor, who had founded his love to entertain once enrolled in his high school drama class. After deciding to pursue acting as a career, he’d acquired a full scholarship to Julliard. Mr. Williams’ fame was destined as he walked into the Cunningham …

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Women’s Soccer: New Coach + Bright Future

“You can’t win anything with kids,” was once said by Alan Hansen, a former professional soccer player for Liverpool and Scotland turned pundit. It was following Manchester United’s defeat at Aston Villa in the beginning of the 1995-96 premiership season. Boy, was he WRONG! That squad flourished: David Beckham, Paul …

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Freshman Year 101: Do’s & Don’ts

Congratulations, you’re officially in college! You’ve tolerated four long years of high school for this grand moment. College is not like dancing in a grand-ballroom with Audrey Hepburn or Humphrey Bogart (or both), but it’s certainly close to it! By the time you read this article, you’ll already be enrolled …

If You Purchase Shoes, Certainly U-Lace Them!

Wearing the same Nikes like everyone else? You know, the standard factory design with the typical flush-white laces? Here’s your solution to change up your, “shoe game,” and show some school spirit – introducing U-Lace: creating custom shoes one lace at a time! Now, you might wonder, “What’s so different …

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A Campus Challenge

The snow has melted, the birds are chirping and the NYIT’s Old Westbury campus is getting ready to dive head first into spring. Spring is something that everyone looks forward to; so can you imagine if there was a way to make it even better? For the month of April, …

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BoxMyDorm: Boxing Your Troubles Goodbye!

Dormitory. A very popular word that most of America is familiar with. This bold word can mean an assortment of things to different people, such as their first “apartment,” their “independence” from their parents and more. According to Dictionary.com, the word dormitory stands for “a building, as at a college, …