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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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CUNY Releases PSAs on Sexual Assault

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  CUNY-TV has produced three short public service announcements detailing what Title IX is, and what to do should you witness or experience sexual assault. These were created in response to growing concern of the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses around the United States. If you or someone you know have been sexually […]

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A New Year, A New Speaker

A New Year, A New Speaker

This year New York politics began with a bang! In late January this year, the Speaker of the Assembly Sheldon Silver was forced to end his 21-year reign because of corruption charges. He could not have had worse timing — by law, the New York Legislature meets January to July, bringing 150 Assembly Members and […]

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Shooting Near City College

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One person was killed and four wounded by a gunman near City College on Sunday at 11:15 PM. It happened outside Wally’s Deli on Broadway near the corner of 135th St. According to the New York Times, police claim a person approached a group of people standing in front of the deli and shot one […]

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Ebola Hits Home: A Special Report

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The deadly Ebola virus was one of our biggest stories of the year. The disease killed thousands in West Africa, but then became a local story when Dr. Craig Spencer returned to Harlem from Guinea and was diagnosed with the virus. He lives on West 147th Street, not far from our college. Even as his […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Teach for America Comes to CCNY

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Teach for America (TFA) is a nonprofit that has been sending teachers across America for the past 25 years. With […]

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 […]

Men’s Basketball Season Crashes to End at Baruch

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If there’s any bright side to the CCNY Men’s Basketball team’s loss at Baruch Sunday evening, it’s that they don’t […]