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Breast Cancer Hits Home

Breast Cancer Hits Home

When "think pink" becomes personal Seeing pink everywhere recently? That’s definitely not by accident! October is breast cancer awareness month and many of America’s favorite brands and sports teams change their colors to pink to show their support. According to breastcancer.org, 1 [...]

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Free Ride

Free Ride

New York City schoolkids take the buses and subway for free. A popular petition demands the same for college students. At a school full of commuters like ours, bus and subway fare can add up. With room and board, utilities, books [...]

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Voting: A Privilege Taken for Granted?

Voting: A Privilege Taken for Granted?

As November 4, the date of midterm elections, approaches, NYPIRG (New York Public Interest Research Group) CCNY chapter embarked on an active voter mobilization campaign. During the previous few weeks NYPIRG members ventured out to the campus class rooms and [...]

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Have Club Hours Gone Too Wild?

Have Club Hours Gone Too Wild?

Some students think the chaos has become overwhelming As every CCNY students knows, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 to 2 the common areas of the campus become the setting for clubs to promote their passions and causes. It is a time [...]

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Construction: The Good, Bad & Ugly

Construction: The Good, Bad & Ugly

When will our campus ever be complete? The new semester is here, and while classes are rolling in, construction is not rolling out. “It’s annoying and makes the beautiful campus look ugly,” says Kimberly Davis, a CCNY junior about the noise, [...]

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Making Dating “Happn”

Making Dating “Happn”

We road test a hot, new app byK.Wijesekara Talking and flirting can be tough in New York City--and dating even worse. New Yorkers with our busy schedules and on-the go personalities, tend to hide in our phones and ignore the world [...]

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Remembering Herman Lew

Remembering Herman Lew

  The City College family suffered a crushing loss last weekend, as director of the undergraduate film program, Herman Lew, suffered a fatal heart attack. He was 59 and left behind a wife and three children. Lew, an MCA associate professor, was [...]

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Why So Few Concerts at CCNY

Why So Few Concerts at CCNY

Some believe a tragedy two decades ago is to blame for the lack of celebrity artist events by Taylor Coleman. From Diddy at Howard University, to J. Cole at Queens College, colleges all across the country throw big-name concerts for students [...]

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Festivities and Fatalities

Festivities and Fatalities

Why I No Longer Attend the African-American Day Parade By Keevin Brown Every year for as far back as I can remember in September I attended the African-American Day Parade. The energy and excitement of back to school time mixed with [...]

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