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Sexual Assault on Campus — A National Crisis

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Screenings of The Hunting Ground and discussions at City College raise awareness by Enoye Uwa Rape has decreased over the past 25 years in New York City. But on college campuses across the country, sexual assault continues to be a crisis. To highlight the problem, CCNY will be hosting a free two-day screening of the […]

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Lawmakers Propose Free MetroCards for CUNY Students

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Last Thursday, two New York City lawmakers proposed legislation that would be make CUNY students’ lives just a little bit easier. Councilmembers Ydanis Rodriguez and Inez Barron proposed a resolution calling on CUNY to put money in its next budget for free MetroCards. Rodriguez, a City College alum and now chair of the transportation committee, recalled […]

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CCNY Seeking New Vendor for the Cafeteria

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The Metropolitan Food Service Inc. is causing ruffles at City College once again. This time for reasons other than their poor food inspection grade or complaints on CCNY Secrets. Instead, CCNY is considering a change in food vendor and students are rallying behind the workers. The cafeteria has had a tumultuous relationship with the students […]

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The Campus Takes Home 2nd Place at the Media Awards

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This week, the staff at the Campus Magazine had the privilege of attending the annual College Media Association conference and bringing home a second place prize for our multimedia packet “Silent Scream“. The conference was hosted at the Sheraton in Times Square this year and boasted speakers like HBO VICE’s Vikram Gandhi, pop-culture journalist and […]

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CUNY Refunds Tuition to Undocumented Students

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According to the Associated Press, CUNY has returned $4,000 to 150 undocumented students. New York is among 19 states that allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrant students. It passed its law in 2002 and is intended for students who attended a New York high school for two or more years or received their GED in […]

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Closing the Childcare Center

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Updated March 20, 2015 In a Faculty Senate meeting on November 20th, Professor Jeruzalmi announced the closing of the childcare and development center. He clarified that the 1912 building was not up to code and so, will be closed for one year starting this June. In 2012, Councilman Robert Jackson donated $1.6 million to renovate […]

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CCNY Takes Albany

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On Thursday, February 26th, City College students were among the many that participated in the annual Higher Education Day of Action. Every year, students from all over New York gather together in Albany to lobby their representatives on behalf of their school. The effort was spearheaded by NYPIRG, who got twenty CCNY students, including three […]

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CCNY Announces New Course Withdrawal Process

City College has updated its course withdrawal process this spring in an effort to eliminate paper applications, shifting most of the student interface to CUNYfirst’s Self-Service tab. Starting on February 25th, all undergraduate students have received a service indicator on their records with the label “NWD” (Course Withdrawal Not Permitted Not Permitted Without Academic Advising). […]

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The Faculty Senate Addresses Budget Allocation Issues

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The faculty senate came together Thursday the 19th for its monthly meeting in Shepard Hall. The agenda was fairly typical and when the budget talks began it was all I could do to stay awake. Until College Resource Committee Chair Kevin Foster took the stage and posed an interesting problem: should the budget be allocated […]

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Roosevelt Institute Wins MacArthur Grant for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness

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  City College’s own Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network Chapter is among nine honorees receiving a grant for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness by the MacArthur Foundation. The award, good for a sum of $750,000, was announced February 4th. According to the MacArthur Foundation, the award is “both a recognition of past achievements and an investment […]

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Sexual Assault on Campus — A National Crisis

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Screenings of The Hunting Ground and discussions at City College raise awareness by Enoye Uwa Rape has decreased over the […]

Lawmakers Propose Free MetroCards for CUNY Students

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Last Thursday, two New York City lawmakers proposed legislation that would be make CUNY students’ lives just a little bit easier. […]

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

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This year, Black History Month held special significance for my students in Brownsville. Black history – like that of all […]

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, […]

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 […]

Business as Usual as CCNY Outdoor Track Opens Season

Anticipation, the buildup…There’s nothing in the world like it. A fresh track, a new start, another chance at winning another […]