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Book Recommendations: Continuation from November Issue

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By: Aurora Soriano In the past hour, you’ve probably thought about dropping everything and traveling to somewhere a lot less stressful. Luckily, your only form of escape does not have to include real physical movement. An alternative option could be to run away into a book. Get lost in a story. It will make you […]

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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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Film Review: Dear White People

Dear White People

  As Black History Month ends at City College, the city university decided to end the annual celebration with the premiere of a movie that touches on a subject close to home: Dear White People. Director Justin Simien took to this film to give women of color a new role, portraying college students at a […]

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The Making of Nas: Time Is Illmatic

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Filmmakers of Nas documentary visit CCNY When it comes to their culture, students know what matters for their education. In early November 2014, the filmmakers of the documentary Nas: Time is Illmatic visited CCNY’s Shepard Hall. They offered insight into the making of Nas’s 1989 debut album Illmatic in a crowded auditorium. Like many new […]

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The Music Man

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Advertising ground-breaker visits CCNY by Shamalee Delacruz As a boy, Roy Eaton’s mother told him that as a black person in America you do 200 percent of the work to get 100 percent of the credit. So that’s what he did: A music prodigy, he played at Carnegie Hall at age 7, graduated from City […]

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CUNY Faculty Members Demand Higher Wages from Administration

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submitted by: Michael C. Bohn, Sr. On December 4, over 100 faculty and staff from throughout The City University of New […]

Book Recommendations: Continuation from November Issue

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By: Aurora Soriano In the past hour, you’ve probably thought about dropping everything and traveling to somewhere a lot less […]

Interim President Introduces DACA Phone Bank

Interim President Introduces DACA Phone Bank

News Editor Katie Herchenroeder speaks with Interim President Vincent Boudreau, NYPIRG Project Coordinator Leo Gracia, and Higher Education Project Leader […]

Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

By: Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday November 2nd, students from all academic backgrounds competed in a “Design Hunt” put on by […]

Newly Discovered Insect Named After CCNY Professor

Newly Discovered Insect Named After CCNY Professor

By: Anthony Viola Researchers in Central Park named their recent discovery after Professor David Lohman. Since 2009, Lohman has instructed […]

10 Fall TV Shows You Should be Watching

10 Fall TV Shows You Should be Watching

By: Liz Gluck With the fall semester well underway and exam season approaching, every student will be looking for the […]