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Enzo Soderini: From Soccer Star to Immigration Advocate

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Text and photo by Hash Sesay In front of the North Academic Center at CCNY, a tight side hallway leads to a small office. Here you see employees working overtime making phone calls, sorting through mountains of paperwork, and speaking with multiple clients. This office, the City College Immigration Center, residents can receive various services […]

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CCNY Fights Food Insecurity with New Pantry

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Text and photos by Jose Cardoso Last week, the Colin Powell School  and NYPIRG celebrated the opening of CCNY’s food pantry in NAC 6/145 to fight the little-discussed problem of hunger among college students. According to a study by CUNY, nearly 40 percent of undergraduate students surveyed reported being “food insecure” in some way while […]

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CCNY Students Tackle Race & Racism in Millennial America

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  A Black History Month Discussion at 1010 WINS   by Ana Sampson In post-election 2017, just about any discussion of race becomes contentious. But a mixed-race panel of college students hosted by 1010 WINS last Friday, expressed hope not rage. “I was raised to treat everyone equally,” said Marie Brewer, a recent City College […]

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Harlem Residents Unite Against Trump’s Travel Ban

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  It’s not just those from the seven effect countries who feel the effects — and are pushing back. Text and photo by Cristal Moris Luis Lopez, a Harlem resident, opposes Donald Trump’s recent immigration ban, even though he doesn’t come from any of the seven Muslim-majority countries. “He honestly isn’t looking out for our […]

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A Nor’easter Hits the Area, and Students Get a Snow Day!

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Text and photos by Johnathan Thompson Some furious flurries shut down public schools on Thursday, and CUNY followed suit, giving students at CCNY a snow day. In the “city that never sleeps,” exactly no one complained. “I love the snow, on top of that it meant no school and no work!” said Geraldine Miranda, a […]

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Immigration Ban Flies in Face of Pluralistic Values at City College

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Text and Photo by Joey Viglietta Enzo Soderini, an immigration lawyer for international students at the City College of New York, speaks in a near-whisper, as though wary of surveillance. He has discussed the same issue for several days straight. “I have met so many students from Middle-Eastern countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria,” says Soderini. “They […]

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