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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 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

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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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Lessons Learned from the Obama Presidency

The iconic poster that stood as the face of the "Yes We Can" presidency.

BY Kacy George On January 20, 2009 Barack, Michelle, and the rest of the Obama family attended the swearing-in ceremony for the 44th Presidency of the United States. The Obamas campaigned an entire year before his election. Yet the fanfare surrounding the primary process simmered to background noise. In the seventh-grade I only cared about […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]