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Students Sound-off About New MTA Rate Hike By Amaani Bhamla. At City College, the vast majority of students travel to class by subway. This makes the latest fare hike especially painful. Despite cutting back on service last summer, on October 7, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) voted to raise prices—the fourth increase since 2005. The […]

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Beaver Basketball: New, Improved and Ready to Run


Men’s and women’s hoops season preview City College basketball is kicking into gear, and the Beavers are primed to make a run at winning seasons. After disappointing results in the last three years, both the men’s and the women’s basketball teams have been retooled and reloaded.  At this writing, in preseason play this month, the […]

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Good-bye CPE


CUNY trustees do away with the annoying proficiency exam Not many students have been crying over this news: In a surprising move, the CUNY Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the CUNY Proficiency Examination (CPE) as a requirement for students to graduate. With little fanfare, the Board deep-sixed the test late last year. And the […]

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OMG – I Can’t Stop Texting!


The epidemic that’s causing a student-professor rift Text messaging has exploded in popularity over the last several years. According to the Pew Research Center in Washington DC, 72 percent of adults eighteen and older with cell phones send and receive text messages, up from 58 percent three years ago. On average, adults send and receive […]

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Let’s Dance

The Salsa Mambo Club at CCNY

Salsa Mambo club back in swing The Salsa Mambo club, one of the largest and longest running Latin clubs at CCNY, is back in action. More students than ever are using their club hours to dance away their classes, tests, homework and other responsibilities. “I would say this is one of the biggest turnouts we’ve […]

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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

“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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]