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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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Lessons Learned from the Obama Presidency

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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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New York Times Article — An Alternate View

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You may have seen the New York Times cover story about the problems at CCNY and CUNY in general. In response, our administration circulated a series of letters, supporting the college. Below, a letter from an unidentified, formerly homeless honors student: The New York Times article “Dreams stall as CUNY, New York City’s Engine of […]

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Understand the Past, Empower the Future

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

This year, Black History Month held special significance for my students in Brownsville. Black history – like that of all other marginalized groups – is an inextricable part of American history in any year. But 2014 was filled with examples of the struggles of the past persisting in the present. From the Mike Brown tragedy […]

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Worker Appreciation: Cafeteria Workers On Campus

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As we all strive for a better future as bright-eyed college students, the shadows of the working poor trail us, and offer a painful reminder of reality in our ‘win or lose’ society. The problem is seemingly invisible. The reticence of stress and struggle is buried beneath the roar of the successful. However, struggling individuals […]

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Thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Video

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N708P-A45D0 Ted Cruz is in. Marco Rubio is in. Rand Paul is in. And now, finally, the first Democrat is in: Hillary Clinton. Her announcement came as no surprise to anyone. In fact, the message even stayed relatively the same as her previous campaign announcements – but the format and visuals of this one was […]

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To Selfie or Not to Selfie. That is the Question

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  Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it at some point during this decade.  Doesn’t matter where, doesn’t matter when, in today’s social media age, especially one where image is (literally) everything, we’ve all taken a selfie.  Or several.  Or too many. However while social media has slowly begun to control most of our lives […]

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And We’re Off: Ted Cruz First to Announce Run for Presidency

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Senator Ted Cruz of Texas announced on Monday morning he would be running for president in 2016, becoming the first Republican nominee to declare himself officially in the race. He made his announcement at Liberty College, a non-profit Christian university in Virginia, to a crowd of young students. It may be important to note that […]

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At City, Everything Really Isn’t Awesome

  The City College of New York has been seen as one of the more prestigious public colleges in CUNY for a long time now.  It’s seen as the “flagship college” of CUNY and as a comprehensive teaching, research and service institution dedicated to accessibility and excellence in undergraduate education. So now that we’re past […]

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Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

The Lawyer and Activist Will Receive an Honorary Degree by Anthony Viola On June 1, Anita Hill, the women’s rights […]

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

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