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The Party Just Got Started

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More from our students reporting at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival by Ricardo Verdesoto and Meagan DelVecchio; video by Ricardo Verdesoto Party Girl, a zany web-series about a party princess who works the kids’ party circuit, premiered last month. The show, incubated at Ron Howard’s company New Form Digital, follows YouTube fan favorite Lisa Schwartz […]

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Film Review: Dear White People

Dear White People

  As Black History Month ends at City College, the city university decided to end the annual celebration with the premiere of a movie that touches on a subject close to home: Dear White People. Director Justin Simien took to this film to give women of color a new role, portraying college students at a […]

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Fact or Fiction?

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How much should historical movies stick to the truth? A debate  By Christina Gonzalez Django Unchained, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln were among the big winners at the Oscars a few weeks ago. In the run up to the awards, and even now, critics pointed to inaccuracies in these films. Django is not based […]

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Koch, Beavers, and The President

A man watches the documentary film "Koch", about former New York City mayor Ed Koch, in New York

  “City Never Sleeps” by Bryant Buernet In the news: Were you wondering why the flags were at half-staff today? City College alumni, Edward I. Koch passed away on Friday, February 1, 2013 due to congestive heart failure. He was 88. A congressman and three term New York city Mayor, Koch had a long legacy […]

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The Weekender

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City Never Sleeps by Alex Aleman New York City got hit with yet another storm this week. Luckily, no real damage was done. After Sandy shut down so many attractions, tours, and schools last week, go out this weekend and visit some of these fun events around the city. Get a good laugh at the […]

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Are CCNY’s Women Misrepresented?

A documentary leads students to question inequality in our culture by Amanda Logan. Women are caretakers, professionals and comprise 51% of our nation’s population. Yet, they are still negatively portrayed in the media. The media bases a woman’s worth on her appearance. This representation has been present for years, making it hard for future generations […]

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Whitney Houston Remembered at CCNY

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Students comment on the tragic diva’s sudden death and lasting legacy by Emily Goldblum. Last Saturday news of Whitney Houston’s death took everybody by surprise—especially with the Grammy Awards scheduled for the next night. According to investigators, the cause of Houston’s death is still undetermined, but drinking, prescription drugs, drowning or even a heart attack […]

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Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

The Lawyer and Activist Will Receive an Honorary Degree by Anthony Viola On June 1, Anita Hill, the women’s rights […]

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

By: Radhamely De Leon and Brahmjot Kaur On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 the CUNY Board of Trustees met in the […]

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

The Committee Behind Lavender Fever Week by Anthony Viola Plenty of work happens all year long leading up to May’s […]

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Submission by Meena Natarajan “There’s two holes down there?” This type of question is not uncommon during a Peer Health […]

A Public College with Personal Trainers

A Public College with Personal Trainers

By Roberto Hart Many colleges in the CUNY system offer certificate courses to become a personal trainer. But how often […]

On-Campus Child Center Anticipated for Fall 2018

Schiff House remains under construction. Photo by: Anthony Viola

Renovation for Project Already Underway by Anthony Viola Plans to develop a child care center on campus are well underway. […]