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Sparking a Conversation About Sexual Violence

Sparking a Conversation About Sexual Violence

After a screening of The Hunting Ground, the conversation continues By Aimee Haicken Last month, I attended the screening of the documentary film The Hunting Ground at Spitzer Auditorium. This raw, brutal look at campus sexual violence and the refusals of campus authorities to either investigate charges or hold perpetrators responsible made for a visceral […]

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Sexual Assault on Campus — A National Crisis


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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Union Square March for Solidarity with Baltimore [video]

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On Wednesday, April 29th, New Yorkers took to the streets in solidarity with Baltimore. A speak-out began at 6pm in Union Square and lasted for a good two hours. Police had been gathering for about an hour prior — anticipating a large turnout.     Shot by Louis Oprisa Edited by Rachel Mines

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Civil Rights and Immigration 50 Years Later


“There is no state in the 50 states that provides more services than New York — no city that provides more services in America than New York City.” Boasted Allan Wernick last Monday (April 20th) in regards to immigration in the United States. The words “boasted” and “United States” hardly seem to fit in the same […]

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Lawmakers Propose Free MetroCards for CUNY Students


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


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


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


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


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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