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Stories from Jewish and Muslim Students at CCNY

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Stories collected by Makeda Viechweg Below is a collection of stories from some members of the Muslim and Jewish communities at CCNY. The Campus has chosen to display their words directly; for their stories are their own and their words display experiences communicable in inherently individualistic ways. If you or others you know have experienced similar experiences […]

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Shephard Hall Basement Men’s Restroom Review

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By Clark Adomaitis Photos By Clark Adomaitis The basement of Shepard Hall is very small, but it still has some instrument lockers and music offices. Few people ever use this floor. However, the floor possesses the largest, yet the least populated, “Men’s” bathroom in Shepard. Maximum two to three people use this bathroom at a […]

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Gender Neutral Bathroom Review

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By Nate IzzoPhotos By Nate Izzo Over the course of the recent past, one of the most prominent civil rights movements is the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, specifically the rights for transgender people. With more transgender celebrities appearing in the spotlight and the public becoming more accepting of them, the challenges and struggles they face […]

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The First Floor Women’s Bathroom Review

“I look for the little bin on the side all the time,” says student Farija. “Most of them don’t have it or they are filthy with exposed pads and tissue.” (1)

By Makeda ViechwegIllustrations By Katie Herchenroeder The first floor bathroom is a heavy-foot trafficked bathroom in the North Academic Center building. Attempts have been made to improve its cleanliness but it still is not the most clean. During rush hour times, between noon to 2:00 PM or right after classes finish, you will find a […]

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SJP and Supporters Protest SSI Event with Controversial Speaker


By: Brahmjot Kaur and Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo and Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday, November 15, 2018, StudentsSupporting Israel (SSI) hosted Consul General of Israel Dani Dayan to speak at an event at City College. According to SSI’s Facebook event description, Dayan discusses “Israel’s role on the international stage, the rise of anti-Semitism, its […]

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“What do you want me to do, it’s decomposing in the walls.”


By: Makeda Viechweg The MCA computer room where no eating or drinking is allowed, smelled of a dead mouse.The two hour and a half Television Journalism class had to sit through the nauseating on November 5. Professor Barbara Nevins Taylor and teacher assistant Sarah Bellingham opened the windows and door in hopes to air out the […]

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CCNY and the Midterms: An In-Depth Look at the Midterm Election Results of 2018

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By: Sarah Logan Illustration By: Sarah Logan On November 6, Americans all over the country flooded to their local poll stations and exercised their right to vote. Or, did they? If you are as lost as I am about the results for the new election, you are not alone. Many students and residents of the […]

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A Collective Journey at CCNY

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By: Jaqueline Bautista Notes hang from purple string wrapped around the pillars of the Presidents Hall at The City College of New York. One reads “I come from Western NY, right on the edge of Lake Ontario. We get Canada Weather. None of Y’a’ll can’t handle the cold.” Another stated “I left my country, abandoned […]

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Concerns Arise for Residents after a Flood at The Towers


By: Dustin Graziano Photos by: Dustin Graziano   The Flood On the evening of Saturday, October 27th, fire alarms sounded and residents of The Towers, CCNY’s dormitory, exited the building in confusion. The event was no fire drill. Rather, the sprinkler system of a resident’s room on the 6th floor was triggered, causing a flood throughout the […]

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The R Word


By: Jada Gordon Illustrations By: Katie Herchenroeder   My uncle Kenny has rightfully assumed the role of an old man at sixty-one. He’s moody, unbothered, and only comes out of his room when he wants to eat. He’s humorous in his actions, like when he snatches my mom’s glasses off of her face runs off […]

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Special Report: The Adjunct Crisis

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Why does CUNY – and CCNY – have so many part-time professors and why do we treat them so badly? By: Michael Alles, Shale Briskin, Eric Coyotectl, Salma Mones, Annie Quito, Dalia Saavedra and Chynna Torres   Their salary is far below minimum wage. They cannot afford rent and other living expenses. Debt keeps piling […]

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Special Report: Where Are the Black Folks at CCNY?


A look at troubling declines in Black students, faculty and the crisis in our Black Studies Program By: Breona Couloote, Ibtasam Elmaliki, Robin Johnson, Aby Sanchez, Israel Santana   Fifty years ago, City College, situated in the middle of Harlem — the crown jewel of black America — was nearly all white. But in 1969, a […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Boudreau Holds Town Hall to Discuss Future


By: Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo   On Thursday, the first of November, CCNY President Vincent Boudreau held a […]

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 […]

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 […]