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New Documentary Takes a Look Inside Higher Education

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In the world of filmmaking the best documentaries that tackle social or cultural issues feature two things: heated debate on all sides and “characters” that resonate and breathe life into the topic. “Ivory Tower,” a new film by Andrew Rossi, which airs on CNN Thursday, November 20 at 9 PM, hits these notes and then […]

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Men’s Basketball Freezes Up Late, Lose at Brooklyn College 66-61

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Despite a first half in Brooklyn where CCNY led by five at halftime, an ice-cold second half where the Beavers shot just 24.2-percent from the court, including going just 2-for-15 from three-point land doomed the Beavers in their 66-61 loss Tuesday night in Brooklyn. The Bulldogs came out on fire in the first 10 minutes […]

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College Display Of Obama-Jesus Painting Stirs Backlash And More

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 City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Controversial College Painting: A painting of Obama depicted as Jesus was recently removed from a New York City art gallery and is now displayed at Bunker Hill Community College. The painting has sparked public outrage and even support for the artist. According to Karen Norton, a spokeswoman from Bunker Hill, the […]

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Where the Jobs Are, Terror Plot, Help for College Debt and More

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City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Good news for college graduates!: The Washington Post reports that, employers plan to increase the hiring of 4-year college graduates of approximately 5 percent for the upcoming year. The demand for graduates with an associate’s degree will also rise sharply by 30 percent. The result of an increased hiring of […]

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Private Vs. Public Education? And More College News- 9/20/12

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City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li  Private vs. Public: In today’s tough economy, public colleges may be the better choice for students and their family. Ironically, private universities have had a higher enrollment rate than public schools,  at least that’s the case in California. The U.S. Department of Education reports that average tuition has increased […]

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Soda Ban Approved, College Gone Wild–and more- 9/13/2012

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City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Tall Drink of Water: That’s what you can drink now that the New York City Department of Health approved Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial ban on large, sugary sodas. The new regulation puts a limit on 16-oz cups and bottles of non-diet sodas at restaurants, concession stands, and other eateries–but doesn’t […]

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(Don’t) Go to the Head of the Class

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Why is Rick Santorum, a man with an MBA and a JD, telling others that college isn’t important? By Ahmad Rouse. Does college matter? Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum thinks the value of a college education has been exaggerated. In response to President Barack Obama’s comments about the value of higher education, Santorum labeled him […]

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Emergency $$$

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Find out ways CCNY offers money to help students with rising college costs. by Kritzie Roberts. Last semester, Chavonne Hodges came “this close” to dropping out of City College. A flood destroyed her home in Queens and almost everything inside, including her schoolbooks. Despite a part-time job, she didn’t have enough money to make ends meet—and […]

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Growing Numbers of “Non-Traditional” Students Give It the Old College Try

Despite a successful career as a real estate broker with the Corcoran Group, and a great relationship with his partner, Christian Haag felt things just weren’t right. “I had an epiphany,” says Haag, 31. “Even though I was making good money, life is short and I had to follow my heart.”  So Christian quit his […]

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College Beyond the Senses

If you think being a college student in America is hard enough, add being an African-American male with a physical disability.

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City Can’t Buy a Bucket in loss vs. Hunter, Drop Fourth Straight

Maybe it was the cold weather, maybe it was the stress of the first day of the semester, whatever you […]

Beavers Continue Missing the Point, Drop Fourth Straight to Hunter

The days of Karissa Core being City’s sole point guard in the wake of Taylor Pompilio’s season-ending knee injury appear […]

Lady Beavers Collapse in Second Half at York

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City College’s Women’s Basketball Team dropped the first of a doubleheader tilt in Jamaica, Queens on Friday night, falling to […]

Beavers dig deeper into hole after loss at York

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CCNY Men’s Basketball team is on the verge of missing the CUNYAC playoffs after losing at York College Friday night. […]

Bulldogs Easily Handle City Men’s Hoops

City falls to Brooklyn in a game where the Beavers were colder than the winter weather outside the gym. By […]

Lady Beavers Fall to Brooklyn

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  City College’s Women’s Basketball team fell 62-47 to the Brooklyn Bulldogs on Wednesday night, falling to 4-13 overall on […]