Tag Archives: education

Special Report: The Adjunct Crisis

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Why does CUNY – and CCNY – have so many part-time professors and why do we treat them so badly? By: Michael Alles, Shale Briskin, Eric Coyotectl, Salma Mones, Annie Quito, Dalia Saavedra and Chynna Torres   Their salary is far below minimum wage. They cannot afford rent and other living expenses. Debt keeps piling […]

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#EducationIsNotACrime

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By: Deja Senna-Leslie Photos By: Deja Senna-Leslie   It was a lovely, breezy Sunday afternoon when I took a quick stroll through some unfamiliar streets in Harlem. I noticed a pattern of murals and graffiti consuming the buildings like decorative tattoos. It can be a magical experience to be exposed to so much visual arts […]

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New York Enforces Long Overdue Mental Health Education

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By: Ibtasam Elmaliki Photo By: Ibtasam Elmaliki   On July 1, 2018 New York became the first state to enact a law that requires all public schools to incorporate mental health into their health curriculum. The law took effect in September once the school year started. As of now, there are no strict guidelines on […]

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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 other marginalized groups – is an inextricable part of American history in any year. But 2014 was filled with examples of the struggles of the past persisting in the present. From the Mike Brown tragedy […]

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Are Two Years of College Enough?

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Yes, says a new study arguing that students with associate’s degrees out-earn their four-year counterparts. You decide. By Christina Gonzalez Ever wonder if going to a four-year college is worth the investment? A recent study has found that two years of college may be enough. Research conducted by Georgetown’s U.S Center on Education and the […]

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Will De Witt Clinton High Survive?

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 Possible high school closures like this one in the Bronx may pose problems for education in New York City By Kishan Singh On Thursday December 6th, at an Open Forum held by the New York City Department of Education (DOE), former De Witt Clinton High School Principal, Dr. Norman Wechsler, told hundreds that, “The Bronx without […]

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SJP and Supporters Protest SSI Event with Controversial Speaker

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By: Brahmjot Kaur and Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo and Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday, November 15, 2018, StudentsSupporting Israel […]

“What do you want me to do, it’s decomposing in the walls.”

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By: Makeda Viechweg The MCA computer room where no eating or drinking is allowed, smelled of a dead mouse.The two hour […]

CCNY and the Midterms: An In-Depth Look at the Midterm Election Results of 2018

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By: Sarah Logan Illustration By: Sarah Logan On November 6, Americans all over the country flooded to their local poll […]

A Collective Journey at CCNY

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By: Jaqueline Bautista Notes hang from purple string wrapped around the pillars of the Presidents Hall at The City College […]

Concerns Arise for Residents after a Flood at The Towers

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By: Dustin Graziano Photos by: Dustin Graziano   The Flood On the evening of Saturday, October 27th, fire alarms sounded and residents […]

The R Word

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By: Jada Gordon Illustrations By: Katie Herchenroeder   My uncle Kenny has rightfully assumed the role of an old man […]