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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?

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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 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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The First Floor Women’s Bathroom Review

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By Makeda ViechwegIllustrations By Katie Herchenroeder The first floor bathroom is a heavy-foot trafficked bathroom in the North Academic Center […]

SJP and Supporters Protest SSI Event with Controversial Speaker

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By: Brahmjot Kaur and Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo and Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday, November 15, 2018, StudentsSupporting Israel […]

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

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By: Makeda Viechweg The MCA computer room where no eating or drinking is allowed, smelled of a dead mouse.The two hour […]