Tag Archives: Harlem

#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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American Pain

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By: Ania Wojas Graphic By: Katie Herchenroeder   You’re sitting in a chair now, probably, whoever you are. You’ve got socks on and pants and maybe you’re holding a pencil. You feel these things. But not all the time. They don’t bring you pain. The mind is great at selective attention. But now that I’ve […]

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Though Cynthia Nixon Didn’t Win, Still Year of the Woman in Harlem

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By: Eric Coyotecatl   On September 13,  New Yorkers cast their final votes or the New York Democratic primary election. Both candidates, actress-activist Cynthia Nixon and incumbent Andrew Cuomo, were pushing for the seat of governor. Ultimately, Cuomo  won the election by a landslide, receiving 65 percent of the votes. Although Nixon lost, her running […]

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Black Female Artists Exhibit Their Talent At CCNY

Black Female Artists Exhibit Their Talent At CCNY

By Maty Drame As Black History Month comes to a close, don’t miss out on Black (W)omen: Seen It Before, an exhibition curated by the Harlem Arts Alliance, an organization of established and emerging creatives. The show, in collaboration with the CCNY’s Black Studies program, features artwork from photographer Koren Martin and visual artist and […]

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Harlem Residents Unite Against Trump’s Travel Ban

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  It’s not just those from the seven effect countries who feel the effects — and are pushing back. Text and photo by Cristal Moris Luis Lopez, a Harlem resident, opposes Donald Trump’s recent immigration ban, even though he doesn’t come from any of the seven Muslim-majority countries. “He honestly isn’t looking out for our […]

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Fiesta Before Finals

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Text and photos by Meagan Delvecchio The Sobremesa Festival descended upon Shepard Hall on Friday. The event—created by artist Alo Gorozpe and the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute, allowed students and faculty to revel in the traditions and cuisine of Mexico. Here’s what went on: Keynote Speakers Rows of chairs lined up before a podium […]

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Presidential Election Update

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[View the story “Harlem Feels the ‘Bern’” on Storify]

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The Death and Life of Harlem

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Race, class, power and the politics of gentrification–a SPECIAL REPORT in three parts Harlem — East, West and Central — is in rapid flux. Even in our time of heightened racial tension, this story is textured, beyond black and white. Here, we offer a multimedia look at the once and future Harlem and the complicated […]

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Budget Cuts Leave “The Voice of Harlem” Speechless

Budget woes for WHCR by Nicolette Nanton The defunding of the beloved WHCR 90.3 FM, also nicknamed “The Voice of Harlem,” has left administrators and students up in arms. Without warning, the college suddenly eliminated the station’s $30,000 budget. WHCR is housed in the NAC and run by Angela Harden, a CCNY graduate and MCA […]

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Film Review: Dear White People

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  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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Stories from Jewish and Muslim Students at CCNY

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Stories collected by Makeda Viechweg Below is a collection of stories from some members of the Muslim and Jewish communities […]

Shephard Hall Basement Men’s Restroom Review

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By Clark Adomaitis Photos By Clark Adomaitis The basement of Shepard Hall is very small, but it still has some […]

Gender Neutral Bathroom Review

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By Nate IzzoPhotos By Nate Izzo Over the course of the recent past, one of the most prominent civil rights […]

The First Floor Women’s Bathroom Review

“I look for the little bin on the side all the time,” says student Farija. “Most of them don’t have it or they are filthy with exposed pads and tissue.” (1)

By Makeda ViechwegIllustrations By Katie Herchenroeder The first floor bathroom is a heavy-foot trafficked bathroom in the North Academic Center […]

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 […]