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Shabby Lab?


MCA speak out on the inadequacy of the computer lab MCA students wanting to print or work on a paper in Shephard Hall often find themselves wandering over to the NAC. The shabby lab, located in room 462 is often the subject of complaints and eye rolls among MCA students. “I think it’s stupid for […]

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Need Career Advice?


Try Jobipedia; it’s online and free Just picture a collection of super nice people who happen to be HR representatives at some of the biggest corporations in America, sitting at a round table just twiddling their thumbs waiting for people to ask for some advice. While this giant round table doesn’t exist in the physical […]

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Tips from the Internship Bible


Professor Lynn Appelbaum’s secrets for landing the internship and getting the job.  The room was quiet as Professor Appelbaum, director of CCNY’s MCA department handed out the bible, better known as The MCA Internship Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Have a Successful Internship to a room full of eager Ad/PR majors in Shepard […]

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Wanna Go to Cannes?


The trip of a lifetime for MCA and business students Every summer, scenes from Cannes, the splashy, celebrity-focused film festival, grab international headlines. A recent event at CCNY offered students a way to experience the spectacle themselves. Michael Bremer visited City College recently to give an informational session on The American Pavilion. Every year in […]

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Bridging the Gap Between College and Career


A look at a new program for recent ad/PR grads For some students it’s tough to find jobs after graduation. Lucy Pichardo graduated May 2013. After two semesters at the marketing and communications firm Young & Rubican as an account management intern she was on her own. But then she received a break. “I was […]

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Head of the Class


Mikhael Simmonds, class of ’11, returns as an adjunct professor  Mikhael Simmonds graduated from City College in 2011 with a BA in international studies and minor in journalism. Little did he know, he would be asked to return a few years later, not as a student, but an adjunct professor. After City, Simmonds, 26, went […]

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Remembering Herman Lew


  The City College family suffered a crushing loss last weekend, as director of the undergraduate film program, Herman Lew, suffered a fatal heart attack. He was 59 and left behind a wife and three children. Lew, an MCA associate professor, was also a skilled practitioner of the craft of filmmaking. He worked on sets […]

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Our Students Get Fashionable


As fashion week continues, CCNY gets in the mix by Elsie Alonso From September 4 to 11, fashionistas from around the world are flocking to the city to see the spring’s trends at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW). Aside from the traffic the event has created this week, some natives, including CCNY students, will take part in […]

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Local Journalist Tonya Garcia Visits CCNY

Local Journalist Tonya Garcia Visits CCNY

MadameNoire editor discusses her love-hate relationship with public relations by Karina Hernandez  Tonya Garcia, business editor at the website MadameNoire.com, held a press conference at City College of New York’s Shepard Hall on March 6 to talk to students about what it takes to become a successful journalist and publicist. Garcia, 36, gave insightful tips […]

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Renowned Editor Visits CCNY


Local writer and editor Angela Bronner-Helm offers advice to MCA students by Ayana Cole-Price, photo by Tatiana Herrera Distinguished journalist Angela Bronner-Helm held a press conference at CCNY recently. Helm, 40, discussed her career path as a writer and offered insightful advice to the students enrolled in CCNY’s Introduction to Journalism course. Helm shared with […]

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