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CCNY Announces New Course Withdrawal Process

City College has updated its course withdrawal process this spring in an effort to eliminate paper applications, shifting most of the student interface to CUNYfirst’s Self-Service tab. Starting on February 25th, all undergraduate students have received a service indicator on their records with the label “NWD” (Course Withdrawal Not Permitted Not Permitted Without Academic Advising). […]

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At City, Everything Really Isn’t Awesome

  The City College of New York has been seen as one of the more prestigious public colleges in CUNY for a long time now.  It’s seen as the “flagship college” of CUNY and as a comprehensive teaching, research and service institution dedicated to accessibility and excellence in undergraduate education. So now that we’re past […]

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The Faculty Senate Addresses Budget Allocation Issues

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The faculty senate came together Thursday the 19th for its monthly meeting in Shepard Hall. The agenda was fairly typical and when the budget talks began it was all I could do to stay awake. Until College Resource Committee Chair Kevin Foster took the stage and posed an interesting problem: should the budget be allocated […]

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Roosevelt Institute Wins MacArthur Grant for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness

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  City College’s own Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network Chapter is among nine honorees receiving a grant for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness by the MacArthur Foundation. The award, good for a sum of $750,000, was announced February 4th. According to the MacArthur Foundation, the award is “both a recognition of past achievements and an investment […]

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CUNY Releases PSAs on Sexual Assault

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  CUNY-TV has produced three short public service announcements detailing what Title IX is, and what to do should you witness or experience sexual assault. These were created in response to growing concern of the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses around the United States. If you or someone you know have been sexually […]

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The Fight Against Sexual Assault

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A new campaign offers help and hope. Recently, all CUNY students received an email about the University’s proposed policy against sexual harassment and sexual violence. CUNY has assembled a working group of lawyers, student affairs professionals and other administrators who have been meeting frequently to determine how to revise its bylaws and policies.This comes in […]

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Tuition Increase: Where’s Your Money Going?

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CUNY students speak out over $300 hike by Roxanne Reid Like many CUNY students, Vern Philip, who attends New York City College of Technology, is unaware of where his tuition dollars go and is upset that tuition is once again on the rise. “I’m aware that my teachers and other school employees get paid,” he […]

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With Playoffs in Reach, Beavers Split Doubleheader vs. John Jay

After exploding for 10 runs in the first game of their doubleheader against the Bloodhounds of John Jay College on Friday, the CCNY baseball team went ice cold at the plate, scoring just one run on three hits in a crucial 2-1 loss to John Jay in game two, forcing the Beavers to look for […]

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CCNY Falls to EMU in Homecoming

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The CCNY Men’s Volleyball team were bested by Eastern Mennonite University Thursday 3-1 (25-10, 23-25,25-21,25-15) on  senior night after winning two straight in CUNYAC play. The Beavers fall to 8-12 overall and EMU is now 6-9 overall. “We came out very flat,” head coach Daniel Crespo said.  “Right now were struggling with our blend of young […]

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Beavers Volleyball Sweep Cougars in One Sided Affair

CCNY handled Medgar Evers easily Wednesday night, sweeping them in three sets (25-9, 25-12, 25-9) to win their fourth match in the last five matches. With the win, CCNY improves to 8-11 on the season, 4-3 in the CUNYAC, as they continue to stay hot going into the final stretch of the season. The Beavers […]

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Civil Rights and Immigration 50 Years Later

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“There is no state in the 50 states that provides more services than New York — no city that provides […]

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

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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 […]