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New Student Survival Guide


Real advice from a CCNY professor by Krystal Rivera The semester kicked off, and if you’re a freshman, transfer or otherwise new to CCNY, you may be feeling a mix of excitement, dread, and anxiety. Navigating a large four-year college can be challenging. “I wish people had helped me understand the harsh realities of college,” […]

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Hey Freshmen! Welcome


This year’s Freshman Convocation ushered in a new crop of student by Ashley Kalstek With the Fall 2016 school year in full swing, the mandatory Freshman Convocation took place last week to welcome (and maybe, bore) our newest City College family members! The new students experienced two hours of speeches, music and food to officially […]

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A Toast to 32 Years


Faculty holds concert for retired professor |  By Christian Hernandez | “It has been my mission in the last few years to create a body of musical compositions that unambiguously celebrate the gay experience—happy, sad, horrible, or bizarre.”  — Del Tredici The Department of Music is sending off Distinguished Professor of Music David Del Tredici […]

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Men’s Soccer Outshine Maritime 3-1 for First Win of the Season

By Ralph Chery |  The City College Men’s soccer team bounced back from their loss in the season opener, with a win against SUNY Maritime on Saturday at Reinhart Field. The Beavers finished 3-1, grabbing their first win of the season in a non-conference match-up. This is the team’s first win since the double-overtime showdown […]

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Student Government Upheld


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


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


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


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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