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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 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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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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