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Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

The Committee Behind Lavender Fever Week by Anthony Viola Plenty of work happens all year long leading up to May’s annual Lavender Fever Week (LFW). Although the roster of events seems to be all fun and games, behind each day one student committee makes it all happen. From the week-long scavenger hunt to the food […]

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A Public College with Personal Trainers

A Public College with Personal Trainers

By Roberto Hart Many colleges in the CUNY system offer certificate courses to become a personal trainer. But how often is it that you hear of a college that also has a few on the premises for their students to use? The City College of New York’s Wingate Fitness Center has just that for their […]

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Students React to Facebook Data Breach

Students React to Facebook Data Breach

By Ibtasam Elmaliki City College student Andy Lopez can hardly contain the rage he feels at Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, following the massive data breach that occurred in March. “He will soon be exposed for the reptile he truly is,” says Lopez, an English major and film minor.“His mask will fall off and the […]

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We Asked an Editor at VICE About “Bro Culture”

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By Michael Alles The hilarious, talented, extrovert Rajul Punjabi visited Linda Villarosa’s Intro to Journalism course in Shepard Hall last week, to speak with City College students. Punjabi, formerly a CCNY adjunct, is currently an editor at TONIC, a sub-channel of VICE focused on wellness, health, and science. Some examples of her stories are “We […]

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You’ll Never Hear About This

You'll Never Hear About This

A submission piece by Oshra Bitton No one wants to hear about your terrible Monday. It’s almost always dreadful for almost everyone because it marks the beginning of a new week of school or work or even both. But in between your prose and Harlem Renaissance classes on the Monday of March twelfth, you’ll sit […]

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CCNY Hosts Its Biggest Job And Internship Fair Of The Year

CCNY Hosts Its Biggest Job And Internship Fair Of The Year

By Maty Drame The 2018 internship and job fair took place earlier this month in the Great Hall of Shepard Hall with over 70 employers looking for talent to fill jobs and internships. The event, hosted by the City College’s Career and Professional Development Institute (CPDI) , was open to students and alumni of all […]

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Meet Our New CCNY Study Abroad Ambassador!

Meet Our New CCNY Study Abroad Ambassador!

By Dayana Perez Naomi Beaubrun first studied abroad in the Netherlands during the summer of 2016. As she finished her term, she felt confident as a Haitian-American, scholar, writer, traveler, and future entrepreneur to inspire others in her new role. After several more scholarly trips, Beaubrun became the college’s study abroad ambassador. Her first academic […]

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Black Female Artists Exhibit Their Talent At CCNY

Black Female Artists Exhibit Their Talent At CCNY

By Maty Drame As Black History Month comes to a close, don’t miss out on Black (W)omen: Seen It Before, an exhibition curated by the Harlem Arts Alliance, an organization of established and emerging creatives. The show, in collaboration with the CCNY’s Black Studies program, features artwork from photographer Koren Martin and visual artist and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

By: Radhamely De Leon and Brahmjot Kaur On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 the CUNY Board of Trustees met in the […]

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

The Committee Behind Lavender Fever Week by Anthony Viola Plenty of work happens all year long leading up to May’s […]

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Submission by Meena Natarajan “There’s two holes down there?” This type of question is not uncommon during a Peer Health […]

A Public College with Personal Trainers

A Public College with Personal Trainers

By Roberto Hart Many colleges in the CUNY system offer certificate courses to become a personal trainer. But how often […]

On-Campus Child Center Anticipated for Fall 2018

Schiff House remains under construction. Photo by: Anthony Viola

Renovation for Project Already Underway by Anthony Viola Plans to develop a child care center on campus are well underway. […]

Students React to Facebook Data Breach

Students React to Facebook Data Breach

By Ibtasam Elmaliki City College student Andy Lopez can hardly contain the rage he feels at Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and […]