Tag Archives: Harlem

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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CCNY Women’s Basketball Drop Ninth Straight in Heartbreaker

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CCNY’s Women’s Basketball team lost their ninth straight game, losing 48-47 to John Jay Saturday in Harlem. Both the John Jay Bloodhounds and the City College Beavers looked flat scoring-wise in the early goings, as both teams managed a total of eight meager points within the first six minutes. City consistently squandered early possessions with […]

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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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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 […]

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 […]