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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 assistant 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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CCNY Charging Engineers for Excellence


BY Christian Hernandez & Laura Taveras   Fallout has heated up over a new fee for all CCNY engineering students. The so-called excellence fee requires all Grove undergrads to pay an additional $300 a year divided into two payments of $150 a semester. This new fee falls on engineering students’ shoulders, just as a yearly […]

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Breaking News: Provost Maurizio Trevisan Resigns


Earlier this week, Maurizio Trevisan resigned his position as provost of City College, the number-two position under President Lisa Staiano Coico. This move adds to the administrative storm that began last year with word of the college’s $14 million budget crisis. Trevisan will serve as full-time dean of the new CUNY School of Medicine at […]

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CCNY Students Unwind In a Virtual Reality


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


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

CCNY’s EWB Chapter

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?


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


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


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


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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