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Alumni’s ParXit app hits the streets

Alumnus Shagun Pradhan, one of the creators of ParXit app, holds a pizza box with the phrase

By Alexander Vassiliadis

March 19, 2014

The average cruising time to find parking in the U.S. is 7.8 minutes, and about 30 percent of traffic is caused by people looking for parking. Alumni Yudhi Seotono and Shagun Pradhan recently released an application to help solve this problem.  ParXit, whose name is based off the phrase “park it,” is a crowdsourcing app that allows p...

Students should consider reducing meat intake with ‘Meatless Mondays’

November 11, 2013

The movement toward more plant-based meals is taking root on college campuses across the country, with more than 200 universities leading the charge with “Meatless Monday” campaigns in their dining halls.   Participating in Meatless Monday is a simple change that can have a profound and positive impa...