Tag Archives: Harlem

Ebola Hits Home: A Special Report

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The deadly Ebola virus was one of our biggest stories of the year. The disease killed thousands in West Africa, but then became a local story when Dr. Craig Spencer returned to Harlem from Guinea and was diagnosed with the virus. He lives on West 147th Street, not far from our college. Even as his […]

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CCNY Rightfully (and Finally) Honors Past Greatness

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Before The Beavers return to greatness, CCNY honors its champions of the past while City begins to make big strides forward on the court and field.   If you would’ve told me that CCNY won often in the fairly recent past, I may believe it.  The rest of the college community outside of the athletics […]

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Another Way Ebola Spreads: Via Social Media

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Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed thousands of Africans, recently hit Harlem. A doctor who was treating patients in West Africa, returned to his home not far from campus, and was diagnosed with Ebola. He is being cared for, but many remain terrified by the disease. Here is the second of three follow-up reports […]

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Fear and Stigma Hits the Local African Community

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Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed thousands of Africans, recently hit Harlem. A doctor who was treating patients in West Africa, returned to his home not far from campus, and was diagnosed with Ebola. He is being cared for, but many remain terrified by the disease. Here is the first of several follow-up reports […]

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Rumor or Threat: Gang Violence on Halloween

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The end of October only means one thing: Halloween! People search for the perfect costume to top the year before, and buy out a warehouse of candy to prepare for the scary festivities. While most folks get ready to enjoy their night, others rush home before it gets dark. For years, Halloween has been rumored […]

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Festivities and Fatalities

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Why I No Longer Attend the African-American Day Parade By Keevin Brown Every year for as far back as I can remember in September I attended the African-American Day Parade. The energy and excitement of back to school time mixed with the rush of warm weather and summer memories flowed into the festivities. Not only […]

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Go Tell it on East James Baldwin Place

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New street name honors the celebrated Harlem writer by Sagine Morency Over the summer, Harlem presented author James Baldwin with his own street. While the sign has yet to be installed, the celebration aimed to coincide with Baldwin’s birthday, August 2. The writer’s alma mater, Harlem Renaissance High School, now occupies 22 East James Baldwin […]

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CCNY Falls to EMU in Homecoming

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The CCNY Men’s Volleyball team were bested by Eastern Mennonite University Thursday 3-1 (25-10, 23-25,25-21,25-15) on  senior night after winning two straight in CUNYAC play. The Beavers fall to 8-12 overall and EMU is now 6-9 overall. “We came out very flat,” head coach Daniel Crespo said.  “Right now were struggling with our blend of young […]

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Williams Reaches 1,000 Career Point Mark, Lady Beavers Win 79-65 Over New Rochelle

Syreeta Williams is making the CCNY record book look like her personal resume. Williams, proclaimed as “The Female Black Mamba,” stole the show by scoring her 1,000th career point  in her last home game as a Beaver as CCNY dominated The College of New Rochelle in a 79-65 victory on Friday night.  Teammates Bria Fisher, Latoya Lee and Karissa Core combined for 38 points, 11 assists, 15 rebounds. Williams […]

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Beavers Outlast Late Warriors Rally, Defeat Vaughn 70-67

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Can you imagine if CCNY choked a comfortable 11-point lead in the final eight minutes of their final regular season home game of the season?  Oh, and it was also homecoming, so the CCNY basketball alumni was in attendance. Well, the Beavers didn’t choke.  They moreso gagged. CCNY’s 70-67 win over Vaughn College became anything […]

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Lady Beavers Collapse in Second Half at York

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City College’s Women’s Basketball Team dropped the first of a doubleheader tilt in Jamaica, Queens on Friday night, falling to […]

Beavers dig deeper into hole after loss at York

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CCNY Men’s Basketball team is on the verge of missing the CUNYAC playoffs after losing at York College Friday night. […]

Bulldogs Easily Handle City Men’s Hoops

City falls to Brooklyn in a game where the Beavers were colder than the winter weather outside the gym. By […]

Lady Beavers Fall to Brooklyn

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  City College’s Women’s Basketball team fell 62-47 to the Brooklyn Bulldogs on Wednesday night, falling to 4-13 overall on […]

Baruch Sweeps CCNY Hoops

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Despite a tough effort by both CCNY’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, the Bearcats made easy work of the Beavers […]

Beavers Take Down College of Mount Saint Vincent

For just the second time this season, the CCNY Men’s Basketball team won back-to-back games, taking down the College of […]