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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

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  “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?

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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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

Worker Appreciation Event

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 […]

To Selfie or Not to Selfie. That is the Question

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  Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it at some point during this decade.  Doesn’t matter where, doesn’t matter when, […]

An Exclusive Interview With The CCNY Secrets Admin

An Exclusive Interview With The CCNY Secrets Admin

  CCNY’s greatest current celebrity is, oddly enough, an unknown entity. From City College’s perpetual dysfunctions to the student body’s […]