Tag Archives: Art

Exploring Nature, Making Art

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The work of Professor Ellie Irons examines art, nature and the Anthropocene Global warming may be a pressing issue, but should not be our only geological concern. Ellie Irons, a studio art professor at CCNY, recently walked a group of CCNY students through her new art show Invasive Pigments, to stress that the Anthropocene is […]

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The Weekender 5-10-13

Festival of Ideas

“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman The semester is coming to a close, but it’s not over yet. Take a break from the stress of term papers and exit projects, and check out some of these events happening around the city. May is National Bike Month! Go celebrate at the 5th annual Spring Brooklyn Bike […]

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The Weekender 4-26-13

Out of Nowhere: Photography in Cambodia

“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman With the last month of the semester approaching, stress levels are increasing. Finals, rsearch reports, and group projects are all on the way. Don’t go crazy – take a break from the heaps of homework and check out some of the events happening around the city. Sbeik Thom shadow […]

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The Weekender 3-29-13

Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival

“City Never Sleeps”  by Alex Aleman School may be starting soon, but there’s till one weekend left of Spring Break. When you’re not busy partying or sleeping, check out some of these events happening around the city. Head down to the Brooklyn Museum and see the new exhibit LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital. The […]

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You Are Not Alone

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“City Never Sleeps” by Stephanie Cruz   You Are Not Alone: On Campus Event  The Black Studies Program has teamed up with the Psych Department, the Straight and Gay Alliance (SAGA) and other student organizations to screen the film “You Are Not Alone.” The film touches on the struggles an openly Gay Black man faces, […]

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The Weekender 2-15-13

Black History Month

“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman Now that the Valentine’s Day craze has passed, let’s focus on another important part of February: Black History Month. This month honors the courageous and influential African American men and women who have made a difference in the United States. Here are some events honoring them this weekend. Initially released in […]

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The Weekender 2-1-13

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“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman The first week of school is finally over! After a week of introductions, syllabi, and icebreakers, it’s time to relax a little. Here are a few relaxing, but artsy, things to do around the city. Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg is a new exhibit at the Grey Art Gallery. […]

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The Weekender 12-21-12

End of the Semester

After the many nights spent studying, the drama between friends and classmates, and those few weather crises, the Fall 2012 semester if finally at its end. If you’re burnt out from finals and just want to relax and take your mind off academia, here are a few abstract exhibits you don’t want to miss. Critically […]

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The Green Handed Architect

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Check out James Wine’s inventive exhibit at CCNY by Kelvin Masilamani In a world where architecture is run mostly by technology and graphics, James Wines set out to be the exception. He felt that computer-aided tools should be nothing more than support for what is hand drawn. He currently has an exhibit of his work […]

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College Display Of Obama-Jesus Painting Stirs Backlash And More

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 City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Controversial College Painting: A painting of Obama depicted as Jesus was recently removed from a New York City art gallery and is now displayed at Bunker Hill Community College. The painting has sparked public outrage and even support for the artist. According to Karen Norton, a spokeswoman from Bunker Hill, the […]

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Civil Rights and Immigration 50 Years Later

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“There is no state in the 50 states that provides more services than New York — no city that provides […]

Sexual Assault on Campus — A National Crisis

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Screenings of The Hunting Ground and discussions at City College raise awareness by Enoye Uwa Rape has decreased over the […]

Lawmakers Propose Free MetroCards for CUNY Students

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Last Thursday, two New York City lawmakers proposed legislation that would be make CUNY students’ lives just a little bit easier. […]

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

This year, Black History Month held special significance for my students in Brownsville. Black history – like that of all […]

Worker Appreciation: Cafeteria Workers On Campus

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As we all strive for a better future as bright-eyed college students, the shadows of the working poor trail us, […]

Thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Video

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N708P-A45D0 Ted Cruz is in. Marco Rubio is in. Rand Paul is in. And now, finally, the first Democrat is […]