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November: National Diabetes Awareness Month

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By: Sarah Logan Photo provided by Sarah Logan   Type 1 diabetes is a condition that affects many individuals in the United States and around the world. It is a scary disease that threatens the lives of people young and old, one of those people is me. I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was […]

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PALS Club Leader Roundtable Sparks Conversation on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

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By: Radhamely De Leon Photo By: Will Dadario   On Wednesday November 7, CCNY’s organizational leaders met at The Towers for the Pride & Ally Living Society Club Leader Roundtable, co-chaired by Anthony Viola and Lily Fremaux. This roundtable gathered CCNY student leaders to convene and discuss what steps can be taken within their clubs […]

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A Skin Care Regimen On a Budget

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By: Deja Senna-Leslie Illustration By: Katie Herchenroeder November is finally here and had no hesitation bringing in that harsh cold weather with it. It’s cold now but frigid weather is approaching! Did you know that it’s almost a must to switch your skin care regimen when the weather switches? Outdoor temperatures have a huge impact […]

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Boudreau Holds Town Hall to Discuss Future

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By: Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo   On Thursday, the first of November, CCNY President Vincent Boudreau held a staff town hall to discuss the college’s budget and strategic planning for the next several years. Faculty and staff from all over City College gathered in Aronow Theater to hear what Boudreau had to say […]

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A Look Deeper: Birthright Citizenship and The Fourteenth Amendment

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By: Jaquelin Bautista Graphics By: Katie Herchenroeder   The fourteenth amendment (1868) states, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside…” Along with the thirteenth and fifteenth amendment, the fourteenth amendment was part of the […]

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Harlem’s Dave East & Yonkers’ Styles P. Team Up for a Beloved Collaboration

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By: Shale Briskin Photo By: Shale Briskin   Not many things in life are more complex than hip-hop, and few types of hip-hop, if any, are more complex than the gritty sound of New York street hip-hop. However, most New York rappers that fit this profile are longtime veterans from the 1990s and early 2000s. Since then, […]

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The November That I Decided I Wanted to be a Writer

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By: Sarah Logan Photo By: Sarah Logan   I’ve always had this intuitive feeling inside of me that I was meant to be a writer. I used to create little books made from computer paper and written with crayons. I’d write about the adventures of my stuffed animals and the funny situations I encountered with […]

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NYPIRG NEWS RELEASE: Analysis of NY Voting Trends Shows Huge Drop-Off in NYC Voting in Gubernatorial Elections

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By: New York Public Interest Research Group New York City voters “tune out” of non-Presidential elections, that’s according to a new analysis of voting trends issued today by the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). According to NYPIRG’s review of State Board of Elections data, in elections held in even-numbered years, a smaller percentage […]

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#EducationIsNotACrime

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By: Deja Senna-Leslie Photos By: Deja Senna-Leslie   It was a lovely, breezy Sunday afternoon when I took a quick stroll through some unfamiliar streets in Harlem. I noticed a pattern of murals and graffiti consuming the buildings like decorative tattoos. It can be a magical experience to be exposed to so much visual arts […]

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New York Enforces Long Overdue Mental Health Education

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By: Ibtasam Elmaliki Photo By: Ibtasam Elmaliki   On July 1, 2018 New York became the first state to enact a law that requires all public schools to incorporate mental health into their health curriculum. The law took effect in September once the school year started. As of now, there are no strict guidelines on […]

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A Study of the Third Floor Balcony of the Great Hall

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By: Clark Adomaitis Photos By: Clark Adomaitis   I sat on the third floor balcony of the Great Hall on the early afternoons of a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. No events occurred, only students relaxing. I recorded and reviewed the sights, sounds, and smells.   Thursday, September 27, 1:30 P.M. My mood instantly goes […]

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You Are Not Alone: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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By: Jaquelin Bautista Photo by: Jaquelin Bautista   The “Day of Unity” in October of 1981 advocated for an end to violence against women and their children. What was once a single day, became an entire week dedicated for activities to bring awareness to domestic violence. The themes of these events consisted of mourning those […]

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The Macaulay Marauders: CUNY’s Wizarding Athletes

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By: Sacha Sulaiman Photos by: Kay Kelly   You’re on a wooden broomstick, a hundred feet in the air. As you lunge […]

In Other Words: Dr. Luo, Atmospheric Science, and the Approaching Turbulence of Climate Change

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By: Victor Anosike Photo By: Victor Anosike   This October, the United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) essentially […]

On City College’s “Coming Out Week”

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By: Dustin Graziano Photo By: Dustin Graziano, Graphic By: Katie Herchenroeder   “Coming Out Week” was a series of events […]

A Newly Improved Planetarium Opens its Doors this October

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By: David Marulanda   The planetarium first opened in 1972 along with the Marshak Building and served as a classroom […]

American Pain

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By: Ania Wojas Graphic By: Katie Herchenroeder   You’re sitting in a chair now, probably, whoever you are. You’ve got […]

Is It Normal To Be This Sad? lol

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By: Brahmjot Kaur   TW (Trigger Warning): Suicide, Rape, Self-harm   When you feel your world crumbling beneath your feet, […]