Tag Archives: Harlem

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

PS 194 Countee Cullen School on West 144th Street. Photo By: Eric Coyotecatl

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

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

PS 194 Countee Cullen School on West 144th Street. Photo By: Eric Coyotecatl

By: Eric Coyotecatl   On September 13,  New Yorkers cast their final votes or the New York Democratic primary election. […]

Man in White House Scares Away International Students

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By: Michael Alles   Tasnim Jackson, a former CCNY student with a bachelor’s in biology, had a lot to say […]

Sophie Ceremonies and Coats of Camaraderie

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By: Kim Keblish On Thursday, the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine commemorated its third-year B.S./MD, class […]

New York State’s Primary Vote is September 13th

New York State's Primary Vote is September 13th

By: Audrey Mosdell The Democratic primary elections are being held this week on Thursday, September 13th. But why is a […]

Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

Anita Hill Confirmed for 172nd CCNY Commencement

The Lawyer and Activist Will Receive an Honorary Degree by Anthony Viola On June 1, Anita Hill, the women’s rights […]

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

By: Radhamely De Leon and Brahmjot Kaur On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 the CUNY Board of Trustees met in the […]