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By: Jada Gordon Illustrations By: Katie Herchenroeder   My uncle Kenny has rightfully assumed the role of an old man at sixty-one. He’s moody, unbothered, and only comes out of his room when he wants to eat. He’s humorous in his actions, like when he snatches my mom’s glasses off of her face runs off […]

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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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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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Is It Normal To Be This Sad? lol

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By: Brahmjot Kaur   TW (Trigger Warning): Suicide, Rape, Self-harm   When you feel your world crumbling beneath your feet, how do you cope? What do you do when deep breaths and tea don’t help? You crumble with it. October 11, 2018 was World Mental Health Day according to the World Health Organization (WHO). “World […]

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Perspective: Kavanaugh, Langbert, and #MeToo

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By: Chen Photo: Young Democratic Socialists of America   The social indignation that brought about the #metoo movement and the political outrage that beckoned the women’s march have coalesced into a deeper understanding of structural misogyny and sexual violence. This understanding has been cemented by Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. For those unfamiliar, […]

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City College’s Disrepair Becomes Dangerous

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By: Nate Izzo Photo By: Brahmjot Kaur   As I walked through Shepard Hall to my morning Intro to Journalism class, everything seemed business as usual: people were talking on the benches, the elevator was too slow to wait for, and the hum of the air conditioning provided its usual ambience. The first abnormal things […]

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Pamela Stemberg: The CCNY Professor Fighting for a Livable Wage

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By: Nate Izzo Photo: This past Thursday, a group of professors marched from the New York Stock Exchange to 100 Wall Street, where the chairperson of the City University of New York Board of Trustees has his office. Holding red and white signs, they chanted over the sounds of tourists and traffic: “Tax the rich, […]

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I Won’t Be Erased

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By: Audrey Mosdell   When you hear the word bisexual, what do you think of? Do you think of a friend? Some kid just going through an experimental phase in college? Maybe you think of yourself, a sibling, someone you look up to. Maybe you think it just doesn’t exist. To you it may mean […]

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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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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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Concerns Arise for Residents after a Flood at The Towers

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By: Dustin Graziano Photos by: Dustin Graziano   The Flood On the evening of Saturday, October 27th, fire alarms sounded and residents […]

The R Word

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By: Jada Gordon Illustrations By: Katie Herchenroeder   My uncle Kenny has rightfully assumed the role of an old man […]

Special Report: The Adjunct Crisis

Union rep Pamela Stemberg presenting PSC’s petition to President Boudreau last month. photo by Michael Alles

Why does CUNY – and CCNY – have so many part-time professors and why do we treat them so badly? […]

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 […]

November: National Diabetes Awareness Month

Sarah Logan (top right) at the JDRF walk in Long Island

By: Sarah Logan Photo provided by Sarah Logan   Type 1 diabetes is a condition that affects many individuals in […]

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 […]