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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 socks on and pants and maybe you’re holding a pencil. You feel these things. But not all the time. They don’t bring you pain. The mind is great at selective attention. But now that I’ve […]

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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, how do you cope? What do you do when deep breaths and tea don’t help? You crumble with it. October 11, 2018 was World Mental Health Day according to the World Health Organization (WHO). “World […]

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Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

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By: Jada Gordon Graphic: Katie Herchenroeder   October 12 was the day chosen to celebrate Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas in 1492. In textbooks, it’s depicted as Columbus discovering America and a peaceful meeting of two cultures coexisting in harmony. The three ships that facilitated this journey are the Nina, the Pinta, and Santa […]

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Perspective: Kavanaugh, Langbert, and #MeToo

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By: Chen Photo: Young Democratic Socialists of America   The social indignation that brought about the #metoo movement and the political outrage that beckoned the women’s march have coalesced into a deeper understanding of structural misogyny and sexual violence. This understanding has been cemented by Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. For those unfamiliar, […]

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CCNY Code Takes on the Tech Industry

CCNY Code Takes on the Tech Industry

By: Anu Shetty Photos by: Katie Herchenroeder   In a world where getting hired is akin to winning the lottery, recent college graduates, especially computer science majors, are finding it more and more difficult to land jobs and internships in the top companies of their field. In fact, according to inc.com, an American weekly magazine […]

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City College’s Disrepair Becomes Dangerous

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By: Nate Izzo Photo By: Brahmjot Kaur   As I walked through Shepard Hall to my morning Intro to Journalism class, everything seemed business as usual: people were talking on the benches, the elevator was too slow to wait for, and the hum of the air conditioning provided its usual ambience. The first abnormal things […]

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Part of Ceiling Falls in Shepard Classroom

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By: Brahmjot Kaur Photo: Brahmjot Kaur   On Thursday, September 27, 2018, a portion of the ceiling in Shepard 274 collapsed and debris spilled throughout the classroom. None of the students who normally attend class in that room around that time were present when the incident occurred, though it is unknown if someone was there […]

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Pamela Stemberg: The CCNY Professor Fighting for a Livable Wage

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By: Nate Izzo Photo: This past Thursday, a group of professors marched from the New York Stock Exchange to 100 Wall Street, where the chairperson of the City University of New York Board of Trustees has his office. Holding red and white signs, they chanted over the sounds of tourists and traffic: “Tax the rich, […]

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CUNY Professors March on Wall Street

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By: Laura Fotovich   John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor, Katie Surrence, stood outside the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, September 27, carrying a sign that read “CUNY needs competitive salaries.” Surrence shared, “I am an adjunct and I currently make $3,200 per course.  This is kind of obscene considering the amount of work […]

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I Won’t Be Erased

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By: Audrey Mosdell   When you hear the word bisexual, what do you think of? Do you think of a friend? Some kid just going through an experimental phase in college? Maybe you think of yourself, a sibling, someone you look up to. Maybe you think it just doesn’t exist. To you it may mean […]

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Though Cynthia Nixon Didn’t Win, Still Year of the Woman in Harlem

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By: Eric Coyotecatl   On September 13,  New Yorkers cast their final votes or the New York Democratic primary election. Both candidates, actress-activist Cynthia Nixon and incumbent Andrew Cuomo, were pushing for the seat of governor. Ultimately, Cuomo  won the election by a landslide, receiving 65 percent of the votes. Although Nixon lost, her running […]

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Man in White House Scares Away International Students

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By: Michael Alles   Tasnim Jackson, a former CCNY student with a bachelor’s in biology, had a lot to say when asked about the sharp decrease in international student visas noted in a recent report by the Pew Research Center. “It’s like a snowball, his election, gun violence, attacks towards immigrants,” Jackson says, referring to […]

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Sophie Ceremonies and Coats of Camaraderie

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By: Kim Keblish On Thursday, the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine commemorated its third-year B.S./MD, class […]

New York State’s Primary Vote is September 13th

New York State's Primary Vote is September 13th

By: Audrey Mosdell The Democratic primary elections are being held this week on Thursday, September 13th. But why is a […]

Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

The Lawyer and Activist Will Receive an Honorary Degree by Anthony Viola On June 1, Anita Hill, the women’s rights […]

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

By: Radhamely De Leon and Brahmjot Kaur On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 the CUNY Board of Trustees met in the […]

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

The Committee Behind Lavender Fever Week by Anthony Viola Plenty of work happens all year long leading up to May’s […]

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Submission by Meena Natarajan “There’s two holes down there?” This type of question is not uncommon during a Peer Health […]