Tag Archives: crime

Are You Safe?

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 What are police doing to protect female students, especially at night? by Erika Gomez At the beginning of the school year, two separate but coinciding rapes in public parks put women in Manhattan on edge. The attacks–one in Central park, the other in Hudson River park–made waves as City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and […]

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Cars on Fire! Are CCNY Students Worried?

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 Not really. By Kelvin Masilamani and Bryant Buernet A recent string of car fires has CCNY students and faculty alarmed but not deeply concerned about their current method of transportation and safety of the neighborhood. Early last week, several vehicles were found ablaze in Harlem between 142nd and 155th streets. According to recent news reports, […]

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Is CCNY Safe?

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Security guards and students speak out about what can be done. by Seymone Kelly. In two violent weekend days in early April, two Mississippi college students were killed in separate incidents. 21-year-old John Sanderson of Madison, Mississippi was shot in a Mississippi State University dormitory late Saturday. Nolan Ryan, a 19-year-old freshman, was killed at […]

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Safety First?

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In the wake of a recent murder of a young basketball star near campus, how safe do CCNY students feel? by Rosmaira De La Cruz Tayshana Murphy (pictured here) was only a senior in high school and a star basketball player when she was murdered on September 13. According to news reports, Murphy was confronted […]

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Sexual Assault on Campus — A National Crisis

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Screenings of The Hunting Ground and discussions at City College raise awareness by Enoye Uwa Rape has decreased over the […]

Lawmakers Propose Free MetroCards for CUNY Students

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Last Thursday, two New York City lawmakers proposed legislation that would be make CUNY students’ lives just a little bit easier. […]

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

This year, Black History Month held special significance for my students in Brownsville. Black history – like that of all […]

Worker Appreciation: Cafeteria Workers On Campus

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As we all strive for a better future as bright-eyed college students, the shadows of the working poor trail us, […]

Thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Video

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N708P-A45D0 Ted Cruz is in. Marco Rubio is in. Rand Paul is in. And now, finally, the first Democrat is […]

Business as Usual as CCNY Outdoor Track Opens Season

Anticipation, the buildup…There’s nothing in the world like it. A fresh track, a new start, another chance at winning another […]