The Cooper Union students who commandeered the clock-tower at the school's Foundation building and coordinated yesterday's day of action in Cooper Square, did so to preserve free tuition for CU students, but also to protest rapidly rising college tuition costs at institutions everywhere.
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Courtesy Minnie McSorley, from her Facebook pageYesterday we mentioned that Minnie, the McSorley's cat facing a lawsuit from a woman who claims she was "seriously injured" by the mid-sized feline, has a Facebook page. Curious to hear Minnie's perspective on her legal drama, we got in touch, a ... More >>
squareup.comiPay?Cup of pour-over drip coffee? There's an app for that. Small restaurants, cafés, and other vendors are using a new smartphone application called Square that allows them to charge customers directly from an iPhone or iPad. Are the days of cash registers numbered?
Every week, as the clock strikes midnight and Monday begins, New York magazine releases its new issue online. Because the April 26 issue is about the internet, I went to the corner magazine store and bought it, hours before it's available for free. For some reason, though counterintuitive, th ... More >>