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Student Government Upheld

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CCNY avoids a drawn-out re-election BY Christian Hernandez President Lisa Coico certified the results of May’s student government elections on June 29. Her decision means CCNY will avoid a re-election that would’ve left the college without a governing body until the coming school year. According to Ryan Carson of the Student Election Review Committee, the […]

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Person Of Interest: Lisa S. Coico

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Financial discrepancies prompt federal investigation BY Curtis Ashley This has been a rough year, and many wish it would end. That goes double for City College President Lisa S. Coico, who recently found herself in hot water. United States attorney Robert L. Capers is leading an investigation into past mismanagement of school designated funds by […]

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Lights Out for Student Life

Lights Out for Student Life

Former USG President explains what comes next. BY:Christian Hernandez Due to conflict between candidates and SERC in May’s student government elections (click here to read more), the results may get thrown out. In other words, there is a chance that City College will not have a student government until the semester kicks off in late […]

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USG Election Shenanigans

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As candidates demand a recall, students worry about a “government shutdown” in the fall BY Christian Hernandez & Laura Taveras The voting ended a month ago, but drama over the student government elections continues. Several Undergraduate Student Government officials and candidates have accused the Student Elections Review Committee of violating protocols, and as a result […]

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Our Top Students Rock Commencement

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Michelle Obama — and our graduates — were the main event at CCNY’s 2016 commencement. But the audience was also blown away by our valedictorian, Antonios “Andoni” Mourdoukoutas, a Macaulay Honors student and, especially our salutatorian, Orubba Almansouri, a Yemeni immigrant and SEEK student. FLOTUS showed her love on instagram with a post that went […]

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Michelle Obama Addresses CCNY’s Graduating Class of 2016

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Photo by Curtis Ashley By Curtis Ashley   It was a sight to see: thousands of City College graduates, and their families, covered the Great Lawn on South Campus to witness history. People lined up as early as six in the morning to watch Michelle Obama, the guest speaker, deliver her final commencement speech as […]

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Feeling the Subway Squeeze

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Students react to surge in MTA ridership Text, photo and infographic by Tiffany McKay Does the subway feel crowded? It should. A recent report from the MTA reveals that more and more people are riding the train. From 2014 to 2015, annual ridership increased to over 1.7 billion, the highest figures since 1948.  And on […]

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New York Times Article — An Alternate View

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You may have seen the New York Times cover story about the problems at CCNY and CUNY in general. In response, our administration circulated a series of letters, supporting the college. Below, a letter from an unidentified, formerly homeless honors student: The New York Times article “Dreams stall as CUNY, New York City’s Engine of […]

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Why Our Education Matters

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A front-page New York Times article discussed CCNY’s financial problems — and the lack of assistance for CUNY from the state. Here’s our take: As financing for college plummets and tuition soars, students and faculty wonder who will stand up for the future of public education by Saif Choudhury As a young boy playing computer […]

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Fiesta Before Finals

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Text and photos by Meagan Delvecchio The Sobremesa Festival descended upon Shepard Hall on Friday. The event—created by artist Alo Gorozpe and the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute, allowed students and faculty to revel in the traditions and cuisine of Mexico. Here’s what went on: Keynote Speakers Rows of chairs lined up before a podium […]

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