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Arabian Nights at City College

Arabian Nights at City College

Imagine having to tell one thousand one stories in order to stay alive. That’s what Scheherazade, played by Pilar Gonzalez, did in the play Arabian Nights written by Mary Zimmerman and directed by Jennifer Tuttle. She tells all of these [...]

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The Making of Nas: Time Is Illmatic

The Making of Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Filmmakers of Nas documentary visit CCNY When it comes to their culture, students know what matters for their education. In early November 2014, the filmmakers of the documentary Nas: Time is Illmatic visited CCNY’s Shepard Hall. They offered insight into the [...]

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Communications Conference Inspires Women

Communications Conference Inspires Women

“Dreams don’t work unless you do,” says Marie Claire editor Anne Fulenwider (pictured) On Saturday November 22, the New York Women in Communications Foundation held a student conference at NYU for young women, to prepare them for their professional careers. Students [...]

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Stanley Nelson Talks About “Freedom Summer”

Stanley Nelson Talks About “Freedom Summer”

The filmmaker and Harlem resident talks about his award-winning documentary The protests of Mike Brown’s murder by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson have angered and electrified young activists. And the very recent Supreme Court decision to uphold voter registration laws that [...]

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Exploring Nature, Making Art

Exploring Nature, Making Art

The work of Professor Ellie Irons examines art, nature and the Anthropocene Global warming may be a pressing issue, but should not be our only geological concern. Ellie Irons, a studio art professor at CCNY, recently walked a group of CCNY [...]

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Living in Shondaland

Living in Shondaland

#ThankGodItsThursday has become a thing on Twitter. After all, “TV’s Savior” Shonda Rhimes has taken over the ABC Network on Thursday nights with Grey’s Anatomy at 8 PM, Scandal at 9, and her newest series, How to Get Away with [...]

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Wanna Go to Cannes?

Wanna Go to Cannes?

The trip of a lifetime for MCA and business students Every summer, scenes from Cannes, the splashy, celebrity-focused film festival, grab international headlines. A recent event at CCNY offered students a way to experience the spectacle themselves. Michael Bremer visited City College [...]

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Getting Jazzed Up With Yana Bibb

Getting Jazzed Up With Yana Bibb

Yana Bibb is a recent graduate of The City College of New York. Earlier this year, she released her new project entitled “Not a Minute to Late.” Yana’s smooth sound resonates throughout her new set of songs. Ms. Bibb wrote [...]

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