Recent News

Categories:

CCNY Alum Wins the 2018 Tyler Prize

Dr. Falkowski currently lectures at Rutgers University. Photo by: Katie Voss

Dr. Paul Falkowski Receives Award for Environmental Achievement by Victor Anosike The City College of New York alumnus Dr. Paul Falkowski has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement – an international award that recognizes individuals in the scientific community who have helped advance scientific and public knowledge on […]

Read More 0 Comments

City College Manages Reports of Beg Bugs

City College Manages Reports of Beg Bugs

Tackling the Pests that Found a New Home in Shepard Hall by Kiana Cohen It’s not a secret that The City College of New York has had a bed bug problem. In recent years, students shared rumors of this parasitic insect has been present in the North Academic Center. Unfortunately, the rumor proved true for […]

Read More 0 Comments

Opinion-Editorial: CUNY Seeks Control Over Student Activities Fees

Opinion-Editorial: CUNY Seeks Control Over Student Activities Fees

Submitted by Haris Khan and Charlotte Oestrich Historically, The City College of New York has been one of the freer colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY) system and the state at-large. Not only was City College the first tuition-free higher education institution, but it is also home to the first student government […]

Read More 0 Comments

Getting Guys to Teach

Getting Guys to Teach

Unique Program Recruits Men Into the Classroom by Katherinne De La Cruz Justin Rivera, who grew up in the projects on Jackson Avenue in the Bronx, believes that sports encouraged him to maintain good grades and behavior in school. Now, he’d like to give back by helping boys and girls much like him. “I want […]

Read More 0 Comments

Lights, Camera, Lots of Action

Lights, Camera, Lots of Action

FX’s “The Americans” Shoots at City by Maty Drame Earlier this month, parts of the City College campus looked more like the 1980s, than 2018.  On February 6, CCNY hosted the cast and crew of the FX television series “The Americans” for an episode that will air in its final season. Vintage cars and props and […]

Read More 0 Comments

Sophie Davis – The Racial Slur Incident

Sophie Davis - The Racial Slur Incident

A submission article by Alfha Gonzalez “Negro was here” was etched on a chair in a North Academic Lecture Hall (1/202), which is mostly used by students in the Sophie Davis Medical School program at The City College of New York. Administrators contacted the facilities department and the slur on the chair was removed immediately. […]

Read More 0 Comments

CUNY Faculty Members Demand Higher Wages from Administration

DQPbeBAVAAEqsI5

submitted by: Michael C. Bohn, Sr. On December 4, over 100 faculty and staff from throughout The City University of New York (CUNY) marched to demand higher pay and improved working conditions. They give CUNY’s administration a failing grade for its unwillingness to better support faculty members. The Professional Staff Congress (PSC/CUNY), the union representing more […]

Read More 0 Comments

Book Recommendations: Continuation from November Issue

41xf2gTsivL._SX315_BO1,204,203,200_

By: Aurora Soriano In the past hour, you’ve probably thought about dropping everything and traveling to somewhere a lot less stressful. Luckily, your only form of escape does not have to include real physical movement. An alternative option could be to run away into a book. Get lost in a story. It will make you […]

Read More 0 Comments

Interim President Introduces DACA Phone Bank

Interim President Introduces DACA Phone Bank

News Editor Katie Herchenroeder speaks with Interim President Vincent Boudreau, NYPIRG Project Coordinator Leo Gracia, and Higher Education Project Leader Oneika Price about the new phone bank in the North Academic Center. This initiative enables students, faculty, and administration to speak with their representatives in order to show support for the Deferred Action for Childhood […]

Read More 0 Comments

Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

By: Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday November 2nd, students from all academic backgrounds competed in a “Design Hunt” put on by Invention Corps of The City College of New York (CCNY). During the event, participants were tasked with creating resourceful solutions to systems on campus. From reworking the school’s shuttle bus system to thinking critically about […]

Read More 0 Comments

Newly Discovered Insect Named After CCNY Professor

Newly Discovered Insect Named After CCNY Professor

By: Anthony Viola Researchers in Central Park named their recent discovery after Professor David Lohman. Since 2009, Lohman has instructed biology at The City College of New York. In his work as a researcher, he has traveled around Asia, capturing insects for his work and for the work of his colleagues. As a means of […]

Read More 0 Comments

10 Fall TV Shows You Should be Watching

10 Fall TV Shows You Should be Watching

By: Liz Gluck With the fall semester well underway and exam season approaching, every student will be looking for the perfect outlet for school work related stress. Luckily, the fall season is prime time for television, with new seasons and series premiering on a daily basis. The sheer amount of options can be overwhelming in […]

Read More 0 Comments

Uncertainty Surrounds Vincent Boudreau’s Title at CCNY

Uncertainty Surrounds Vincent Boudreau’s Title at CCNY

By: Katie Herchenroeder Since October 13, 2016, the word “Interim” has been used 90 times in emails sent out to […]

Voters Choose New Student Government

Voters Choose New Student Government

Elections Conclude with SRC Victory by Jana Makki   The political slate, “Students Run City,” secured most of the elected […]

Student Demonstrates Women Advancing in Technology

Kristyn is a sophomore studying computer science at CCNY. Photo by: Anthony Viola

By: Nate Cox Sophomore Kirstyn Natavio exemplifies the abilities of women in the computer science field. After trying several other […]

CCNY Professor Awarded for Science Innovation

CCNY Professor Awarded for Science Innovation

By: Mia Chin On September 6, the North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Advisory Board awarded the work of Maria C. […]

CCNY Shuttle Service Implements Route Change

CCNY Shuttle Service Implements Route Change

News Editor Katie Herchenroeder reports on the change in campus-affiliated transportation. The school announced the new system on September 26, […]

Student Government Re-Elections Slated for This Week

CCNY's USG is the oldest student government in the country. Photo by: Anthony Viola

By: Jana Makki An election season is sweeping through the City College of New York. Or in this case, it […]