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Tuition Increase: Where’s Your Money Going?


CUNY students speak out over $300 hike by Roxanne Reid Like many CUNY students, Vern Philip, who attends New York City College of Technology, is unaware of where his tuition dollars go and is upset that tuition is once again on the rise. “I’m aware that my teachers and other school employees get paid,” he […]

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Good-bye to Goldstein


The CCNY alum gets mostly good reviews for his tenure as CUNY’s chancellor by Melissa Gutierrez Earlier this month, Matthew Goldstein announced he’s retiring as CUNY chancellor this summer. After 14 years in the job, Goldstein, 71 is credited with increasing enrollment, improving student performance, raising academic standards, making admissions requirements more rigorous, and contributing to the prestige […]

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Battle Over Pathways Intensifies

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The controversial CUNY initiative continues to be met with severe blowback from faculty. by Daniel Friedman Pathways is coming. But not without a fight. While CUNY administration believes that the initiative will create a “core curriculum” to ease the process of transferring credits between two and four-year CUNY institutions, it has caused a stir among faculty. Last […]

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How Will the CUNY Tuition Hike Affect You?


Students discuss the increaseBy Joyce Li. As you’ve heard by now, late last month the CUNY Board of Trustees raised tuition. But what does the reality of paying $300 a year for the next five years really mean for students? Added stress, says CCNY sophomore Kristin Vrydaghs, a transfer student from Michigan. She already pays […]

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Off Our Backs!


Students shouldn’t shoulder CUNY’s money problems. Why the tuition increase defies logic by Dustin Plutzer. At a time when the average student graduates with a $25,250 debt, the CUNY board of trustees did what they consider the only rational choice to raise money: hike tuition 30 percent over the next five years. Though unemployment is […]

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Chancellor to CCNY–Drop Dead


Students Slam CUNY’s Matthew Goldstein Over Tuition Hike By Amaani Bhamla Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, the head of CUNY’s 23 colleges, confronted many furious students and faculty on Wednesday February 2 at CCNY’s town hall meeting held in the Great Hall.  No one—professors or students—agreed with Goldstein as he spoke with enthusiasm about the 5 percent […]

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