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Who Won the Debate, New Hours at the Library & More 10-23-2012

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City Never Sleeps by Emily Goldblum Debate About the Debate: In last night’s debate, it looks like President Obama came out ahead of Mitt Romney, if the Twitterverse and blogosphere are to be believed. The President got off the best zinger of the night. “The 1980s called, and they want their foreign policy back.” See […]

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Final Presidential Debate: How to Watch

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 Advice for viewing the last Obama-Romney showdown. By Samantha Wendorf Television was fairly new in 1960 when presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon went at it. And the concept of the “great debate” was brand new. Those who watched Kennedy take on Nixon on TV, thought Kennedy had won. But those who listened on […]

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2nd Presidential Debate: Stuff Students Care About

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 Last night President Obama and Mitt Romney went at it again at Hofstra University in a town hall style format. In this free-wheeling, free-for-all, the President shook off the stupor of the first debate and came out swinging–which made for great television. Who won? The pundits say Obama, through it wasn’t a knock out. The […]

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Whose Country Is it Anyway?

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Students and administration discuss immigration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month by Erika Gomez The 2012 presidential race has been filled with the usual concerns: the economy, taxes, war and healthcare. But for voters like CCNY alum Nadine Huggins, immigration reform is the most pressing issue. “Right now it looks like immigrants don’t have a permanent […]

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The Race Is On!

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CCNY groups are making the final push to register voters, but who will students vote for? By Kishan Singh While President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney are dueling over foreign policy and the economy, CCNY organizations are leading voter registration movements, both on and off campus. Michelle Emokpae, USG vice president of university affairs, in […]

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GObama? Or NObama?

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Do students still support the president? See our exclusive poll results by John Little As the economy has faltered, so have President Barack Obama’s approval ratings. A recent poll found him hovering around 50 percent, much lower than when he was elected three years ago. City College students are concerned about the country’s weakened financial […]

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The Elephant in the Room

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The CCNY community weighs in on the Republican presidential hopefuls By Siddiq Mohammed. Things are getting interesting on the GOP side in the race for president.  A few weeks ago both former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and New Jersey governor Chris Christie announced that they will not be running. Their decision to sit out […]

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Time for a Change?

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Disappointed in President Obama, some students are turning toward Republican candidates like Mitt Romney and Rick Perry By Siddiq Mohammed. Barack Obama promised hope and change when he was elected president almost three years ago. But given the troubled economy and high unemployment, many Americans are wondering if the president will ever live up to […]

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Civil Rights and Immigration 50 Years Later

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“There is no state in the 50 states that provides more services than New York — no city that provides […]

Sexual Assault on Campus — A National Crisis

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Screenings of The Hunting Ground and discussions at City College raise awareness by Enoye Uwa Rape has decreased over the […]

Lawmakers Propose Free MetroCards for CUNY Students

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Last Thursday, two New York City lawmakers proposed legislation that would be make CUNY students’ lives just a little bit easier. […]

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

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This year, Black History Month held special significance for my students in Brownsville. Black history – like that of all […]

Worker Appreciation: Cafeteria Workers On Campus

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As we all strive for a better future as bright-eyed college students, the shadows of the working poor trail us, […]

Thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Video

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N708P-A45D0 Ted Cruz is in. Marco Rubio is in. Rand Paul is in. And now, finally, the first Democrat is […]