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Starlet Keke Palmer Holds Book Signing at CCNY

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My Roommate’s All-Exclusive Experience by Mia Chin On February 2, Keke Palmer, beloved actress, singer, and song writer, made a guest appearance at Aaron Davis Hall. It was the first signing of her new book, I Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice. This young impassioned artist is most known for […]

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Feeling the Subway Squeeze

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Students react to surge in MTA ridership Text, photo and infographic by Tiffany McKay Does the subway feel crowded? It should. A recent report from the MTA reveals that more and more people are riding the train. From 2014 to 2015, annual ridership increased to over 1.7 billion, the highest figures since 1948.  And on […]

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Fiesta Before Finals

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Text and photos by Meagan Delvecchio The Sobremesa Festival descended upon Shepard Hall on Friday. The event—created by artist Alo Gorozpe and the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute, allowed students and faculty to revel in the traditions and cuisine of Mexico. Here’s what went on: Keynote Speakers Rows of chairs lined up before a podium […]

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CCNY Students Unwind In a Virtual Reality

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Photo by Curtis Ashley By Curtis Ashley City College students are feeling the pressure of final papers and exams now that there are two weeks left to the semester. With that in mind, the Entrepreneurship Club decided to treat their fellow classmates to a vacation — one that didn’t cost a single penny — with the power of virtual reality. “They […]

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The Party Just Got Started

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More from our students reporting at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival by Ricardo Verdesoto and Meagan DelVecchio; video by Ricardo Verdesoto Party Girl, a zany web-series about a party princess who works the kids’ party circuit, premiered last month. The show, incubated at Ron Howard’s company New Form Digital, follows YouTube fan favorite Lisa Schwartz […]

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New Film, “El Clasico:” Soccer Fan’s Fever Dream + More

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A CCNY student talks to Halkawt Mustafa about his new soccer film, showing this week at the Tribeca Film Fest Several City College students were invited to cover the Tribeca Film Festival — happening this week in lower Manhattan. Here, Ricardo Andrés Verdesoto, an MCA major and epic soccer fan, interviews the director of “El […]

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More than Just Movies

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Why you should head downtown to the Tribeca Film Festival. By Meagan DelVecchio & Ricardo Andrés Verdesoto Lower Manhattan is buzzing as the Tribeca Film Festival kicks off. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the festival runs from April 13th- April 24th. Tribeca is internationally known for showcasing indie features, foreign films, documentaries and big-name talent, as […]

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When Fashion Meets Music

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Stay On The Runway Fashion Show Packs Aronow Theater! Filmed and photographed by Curtis Ashley Written by Ebony Anderson-Brown   On Thursday, March 31, the first-ever Stay On The Runway fashion show made City College’s Aronow Theatre its home for the night. Students, artists and spectators from all over New York came by City College […]

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Emancipation of an Artist

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How CCNY professor Pablo Garcia Gamez fought for love and citizenship and discovered his talent as a playwright Text and photo by Edwin Amador Two decades ago, Pablo Garcia Gamez, an aspiring writer from Venezuela, immigrated to the United States following the love of his life. “My (now) husband and I decided to live together,” […]

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New Documentary Takes Aim at Campus Sexual Assault

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A screening of The Hunting Ground sparks conversation by Carol Commissiong Rape and sexual assaults on college campuses have reached a record high 31,300 for the period 1995–2013, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary film that aired on CNN last month, brings the statistics to life. MCA’s Documentary Forum, […]

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CCNY Residence Hall Contributes to Hurricane Relief

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By: Anthony Viola Hurricane season produced two of the largest storms ever seen back to back. In Houston, the victims […]

On-Campus Group Makes Voter Registration Easy

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By: Laura James It is that time of year again… summer is winding down, students are loaded with school assignments and […]

Keeping a Level-Head With ‘City Tutors’

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By: Curtis Ashley On the list of resources you should be aware of this school year, local tutoring services should […]

Enzo Soderini: From Soccer Star to Immigration Advocate

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Text and photo by Hash Sesay In front of the North Academic Center at CCNY, a tight side hallway leads […]

CCNY Fights Food Insecurity with New Pantry

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Text and photos by Jose Cardoso Last week, the Colin Powell School  and NYPIRG celebrated the opening of CCNY’s food […]

CCNY Students Tackle Race & Racism in Millennial America

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  A Black History Month Discussion at 1010 WINS   by Ana Sampson In post-election 2017, just about any discussion […]