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Obama to Congress: “Pass an Immigration Bill”

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Just about everybody here at CCNY agrees President Obama addressed immigration reform last week in an attempt to persuade Congress, specifically House Republicans, to pass a bipartisan bill he has been longing to sign. “It has now been 512 days. A year and a half in which the only thing standing in the way of that bipartisan […]

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Who Won the Debate, New Hours at the Library & More 10-23-2012

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City Never Sleeps by Emily Goldblum Debate About the Debate: In last night’s debate, it looks like President Obama came out ahead of Mitt Romney, if the Twitterverse and blogosphere are to be believed. The President got off the best zinger of the night. “The 1980s called, and they want their foreign policy back.” See […]

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Final Presidential Debate: How to Watch

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 Advice for viewing the last Obama-Romney showdown. By Samantha Wendorf Television was fairly new in 1960 when presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon went at it. And the concept of the “great debate” was brand new. Those who watched Kennedy take on Nixon on TV, thought Kennedy had won. But those who listened on […]

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2nd Presidential Debate: Stuff Students Care About

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 Last night President Obama and Mitt Romney went at it again at Hofstra University in a town hall style format. In this free-wheeling, free-for-all, the President shook off the stupor of the first debate and came out swinging–which made for great television. Who won? The pundits say Obama, through it wasn’t a knock out. The […]

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Whose Country Is it Anyway?

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Students and administration discuss immigration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month by Erika Gomez The 2012 presidential race has been filled with the usual concerns: the economy, taxes, war and healthcare. But for voters like CCNY alum Nadine Huggins, immigration reform is the most pressing issue. “Right now it looks like immigrants don’t have a permanent […]

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The Race Is On!

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CCNY groups are making the final push to register voters, but who will students vote for? By Kishan Singh While President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney are dueling over foreign policy and the economy, CCNY organizations are leading voter registration movements, both on and off campus. Michelle Emokpae, USG vice president of university affairs, in […]

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President Obama Speaks Plus Lots of Celebs: 9-6-2012

President Obama Speaks Plus Lots of Celebs: 9-6-2012

By Joyce Li…..The final day of the Democratic National Convention will wrap up tonight with President Obama accepting his nomination. With the threat of rain and thunderstorms, the location was moved back indoors to the Time Warner Cable Arena. (No downpours of Democratic balloons, darn). Watch him speak tonight at 10 on network television. Just […]

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GObama? Or NObama?

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Do students still support the president? See our exclusive poll results by John Little As the economy has faltered, so have President Barack Obama’s approval ratings. A recent poll found him hovering around 50 percent, much lower than when he was elected three years ago. City College students are concerned about the country’s weakened financial […]

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The Elephant in the Room

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The CCNY community weighs in on the Republican presidential hopefuls By Siddiq Mohammed. Things are getting interesting on the GOP side in the race for president.  A few weeks ago both former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and New Jersey governor Chris Christie announced that they will not be running. Their decision to sit out […]

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