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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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The Power of Listening

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Taking the time to hear what people are saying can ease stress and fight depression during finals week by Dominique Dajer At a busy commuter school like CCNY where students juggle school, family, and jobs, students don’t always listen to others as much as they should. During finals week, which coincides with the holidays, many […]

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City Spirit App Review – A Start of Something for City College

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BY Jeff Weisinger Senior Sports Editor   Let’s be honest, school spirit at CCNY has been at a lower point than customer satisfaction of the MTA. Nobody cares, nobody wants to care – but more importantly, nobody knows what is going on, especially when it comes to City College athletics. And now, there’s an app […]

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SJP and Supporters Protest SSI Event with Controversial Speaker

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By: Brahmjot Kaur and Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo and Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday, November 15, 2018, StudentsSupporting Israel […]

“What do you want me to do, it’s decomposing in the walls.”

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By: Makeda Viechweg The MCA computer room where no eating or drinking is allowed, smelled of a dead mouse.The two hour […]

CCNY and the Midterms: An In-Depth Look at the Midterm Election Results of 2018

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By: Sarah Logan Illustration By: Sarah Logan On November 6, Americans all over the country flooded to their local poll […]

A Collective Journey at CCNY

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By: Jaqueline Bautista Notes hang from purple string wrapped around the pillars of the Presidents Hall at The City College […]

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 […]