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CCNY Students Unwind In a Virtual Reality

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Photo by Curtis Ashley By Curtis Ashley City College students are feeling the pressure of final papers and exams now that there are two weeks left to the semester. With that in mind, the Entrepreneurship Club decided to treat their fellow classmates to a vacation — one that didn’t cost a single penny — with the power of virtual reality. “They […]

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Islamic Awareness & Pride @CCNY

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Students celebrate culture and smash misconceptions about Islam by Laura Taveras, Photos by Demi Rodriguez Just before Spring Break, a number of groups gathered in front of the North Academic Center to celebrate student diversity with a focus on our Muslim population with the tenth annual Islamic Awareness Week. Volunteers from several student organizations provided […]

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Engineers Without Borders Changes the Lives of Hundreds

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A five-year venture that will give clean water to Nicaragua BY Anthony Viola   Everyone can agree that water is essential. The United States is built on a society where much of its population does not have to worry about having water. Unfortunately, this access is often taken for granted, as there are many places […]

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Should You TAPT in?

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CCNY’s newest, semi-homegrown app is slowly trying to take over CCNY. However in a world where we have several other social media apps that do similar things, you may not be missing out on TAPT-ing in.   BY Jeff Weisinger Senior Editor   It’s no secret that social media apps just about control our day-to-day […]

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Registration — Less to Complain About

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Enrolling in fall class created fewer problems….for a change  by Laura Taveras As registration for fall classes grinds to an end, how are students doing? A CUNYfirst shutdown for two days on April 15-17 caused a small uproar, but all in all students have kept the grumbling to a minimum. “I guess I was lucky,” […]

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New Film, “El Clasico:” Soccer Fan’s Fever Dream + More

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A CCNY student talks to Halkawt Mustafa about his new soccer film, showing this week at the Tribeca Film Fest Several City College students were invited to cover the Tribeca Film Festival — happening this week in lower Manhattan. Here, Ricardo Andrés Verdesoto, an MCA major and epic soccer fan, interviews the director of “El […]

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When Fashion Meets Music

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Stay On The Runway Fashion Show Packs Aronow Theater! Filmed and photographed by Curtis Ashley Written by Ebony Anderson-Brown   On Thursday, March 31, the first-ever Stay On The Runway fashion show made City College’s Aronow Theatre its home for the night. Students, artists and spectators from all over New York came by City College […]

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City Makes the Grade

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CCNY secures spot on another “best” public college list  by Laura Taveras In recent years, as City College has worked to achieve its twin goals – access and excellence – the college has landed on a number of “best” college ranking lists. And last week, CCNY ended up on another one. Business First, a network […]

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A Look at CCNY’s New Master Plan

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We summarize the college’s future-facing strategy…so you don’t have to by Meagan DelVecchio Dr. Maurizio Trevisan, the provost of City College, took the lectern last Thursday to map out a strategic plan to alleviate the financial burden pressuring the school. Under-enrollment and state budget cuts halted the college’s ability to function at the level it […]

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Ouch! Unkind Cuts

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How the CCNY financial crisis is affecting students and faculty this semester by Tiffany McKay Tuition shoots up. Resources go down. This is the life of City College students Spring semester. Last semester, CCNY students and faculty found out that the college would have to deal with a $14.6 million budget cut, thanks to a […]

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