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How Students Are Spending Thanksgiving

How Students Are Spending Thanksgiving

This year Thanksgiving break has generated excitement but also mixed feelings among the CCNY student body. Although many are looking forward to a quick break from classes, some will be preparing for exams rather than enjoying time with family. “I’m looking [...]

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What’s the Big Deal about Cat Calling?

What’s the Big Deal about Cat Calling?

Says one student: "relax!" Hollaback!, a crowd-sourced movement focused on ending gender based street released a video of a woman walking around NYC to “ the impact of street harassment.” The very popular video shows a volunteer getting “cat called” by several [...]

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The Push for LGBT Rights

The Push for LGBT Rights

A recent panel discussion highlighted the "best and worst of times" here and around the world   Even as marriage equality continues to advance in the United States, in many other parts of the world LGBT men and women are under attack. [...]

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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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