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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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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 […]

And We’re Off: Ted Cruz First to Announce Run for Presidency

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Senator Ted Cruz of Texas announced on Monday morning he would be running for president in 2016, becoming the first […]

VR gaming: too little, too late

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One of the biggest goals within the gaming industry is to make the gaming experience feel as natural as possible. […]

Career Expert Offers Expert Advice on Today’s Job Market

Career Expert Offers Expert Advice on Today’s Job Market

What you need to  know from Rhea Faniel, CCNY’s fairy “job-mother!” by Ashley Kalstek “The days of the hookup where […]

CCNY Men’s Volleyball Swept By Baruch

Baruch Bearcats simply overmatch CCNY Beavers- City swept for 10th time this season.   Senior night at the Nat Holman […]

CCNY Seeking New Vendor for the Cafeteria

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The Metropolitan Food Service Inc. is causing ruffles at City College once again. This time for reasons other than their […]