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The Resignation of Eric Weitz — and What It Means

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In a surprise move, the dean of Humanities & Arts called it quits. Here’s why by Tiffany McKay On January 28th, 2016 Dean Eric Weitz resigned as dean of Humanities and Arts, CCNY’s largest division, effective January 29th. Weitz came to the college in 2012 from the University of Minnesota, and during his tenure the […]

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Where’s Their Money?

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Why our faculty is mad as hell By Jazmin Rosa Our faculty and staff members have been lacking contracts for five years. They haven’t seen a raise for six. Now, they are turning up the heat. Earlier this fall, fifty-four CUNY professors and staffers – including a number from CCNY’s campus – were arrested during […]

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Can CCNY Survive the Budget Crisis?

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Will our school’s financial problems be the death of quality education? by Stephanie Sepulveda City College is facing a massive budget crisis. In a series of meetings held earlier this fall, President Lisa Coico informed students, faculty, and staff that City College is struggling with a $14.6 million funding shortfall. In what faculty members have […]

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CCNY Student Sean-Luc Prince Passes Away

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Photo courtesy S.A.M.E. TV BY Staff The CCNY student community lost one of our own this week as Sean-luc Prince has reportedly passed away. Although the story is still developing and those who were close to him are hearing or seeing the news for the first time, friends of Prince have already taken to social […]

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Easier, Earlier FAFSA from Obama

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News about financial aid By Laura Taveras For decades the process of applying for financial aid has prevented many students from applying, entering, and staying in college. But that may change. On September 14, President Obama along with Arne Duncan, his secretary of education, announced significant changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid […]

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OUCH! Higher Prices at Vending Machines

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Hungry students aren’t happy, but CCNY needs the $$$ by Ashley Newell Time is precious for CCNY students – and money even more valuable. So nobody on campus is happy about rising prices at the vending machines. Snack items and beverages have all gone up by five cents. “It sucks, I just noticed and I […]

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Presidential Campaign So Far — Students Weigh In

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No one is sure who to vote for, if at all by Jazmin Rosa From February 1st to June 14th 2016, voters across the nation will vote to determine the final candidates for the 2016 Presidential Election. The New York primaries occur on April 19th, and the general election falls on November 8th. Many students […]

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Green or Mean? New Printing Restrictions

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Students divided over page limit by Jeffrey Tam The “green” movement has gained ground in recent years as concerns over the environment have hit a fever pitch. Recently, the CCNY administration has tried to play its part in the movement by instituting a new page limit on the once unlimited printing offered to all attending […]

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Budget Cuts Leave “The Voice of Harlem” Speechless

Budget Cuts Leave “The Voice of Harlem” Speechless

Budget woes for WHCR by Nicolette Nanton The defunding of the beloved WHCR 90.3 FM, also nicknamed “The Voice of Harlem,” has left administrators and students up in arms. Without warning, the college suddenly eliminated the station’s $30,000 budget. WHCR is housed in the NAC and run by Angela Harden, a CCNY graduate and MCA […]

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Handling Our Crazy Fall Semester Schedule

Handling Our Crazy Fall Semester Schedule

How students and professors are dealing with days off and rescheduled classes the first few weeks of school by Kema Carwin A new school year had begun, and with it comes the expected–a new schedule, new adjustments and the not so new “vacation brain” that lingers at the beginning of each semester. One unfamiliar adaption: […]

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