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Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

By: Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday November 2nd, students from all academic backgrounds competed in a “Design Hunt” put on by Invention Corps of The City College of New York (CCNY). During the event, participants were tasked with creating resourceful solutions to systems on campus. From reworking the school’s shuttle bus system to thinking critically about […]

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A Nor’easter Hits the Area, and Students Get a Snow Day!

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Text and photos by Johnathan Thompson Some furious flurries shut down public schools on Thursday, and CUNY followed suit, giving students at CCNY a snow day. In the “city that never sleeps,” exactly no one complained. “I love the snow, on top of that it meant no school and no work!” said Geraldine Miranda, a […]

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Millennials Prefer Hillary

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Younger voters across the city are on path to put Hillary Clinton in the White House by Cristal Moris Last week, Donald Trump referred to African-American communities as “ghettos,” as he promised to tackle the problem in inner cities. That felt like the last straw for Kervin Soto, an account executive who lives in Brooklyn. […]

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Lack of College Support Causes International Students Search for Housing (Anywhere)

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At City College, international students made up at least 20 percent of enrolled students during fall 2014, out of a total student body of 13,035. This influx of international students is not unique: according to the 2014 Open Doors report, produced by the Institute of International Education, the number of international students in the United […]

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To Selfie or Not to Selfie. That is the Question

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  Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it at some point during this decade.  Doesn’t matter where, doesn’t matter when, in today’s social media age, especially one where image is (literally) everything, we’ve all taken a selfie.  Or several.  Or too many. However while social media has slowly begun to control most of our lives […]

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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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Roosevelt Institute Wins MacArthur Grant for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness

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  City College’s own Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network Chapter is among nine honorees receiving a grant for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness by the MacArthur Foundation. The award, good for a sum of $750,000, was announced February 4th. According to the MacArthur Foundation, the award is “both a recognition of past achievements and an investment […]

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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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CUNY Releases PSAs on Sexual Assault

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  CUNY-TV has produced three short public service announcements detailing what Title IX is, and what to do should you witness or experience sexual assault. These were created in response to growing concern of the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses around the United States. If you or someone you know have been sexually […]

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Lady Beavers Fall Flat vs. St. Joseph’s Brooklyn

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Despite taking a 32-25 halftime lead, CCNY’s Women’s Basketball team collapses in second half in loss to St. Joseph’s Brooklyn.   They knew how to take the lead, then they got the lead.  But they just couldn’t hold onto the lead. St. Joseph’s Brooklyn’s opened the second half on a 14 minute, 24-16 run to […]

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CUNY Faculty Members Demand Higher Wages from Administration

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submitted by: Michael C. Bohn, Sr. On December 4, over 100 faculty and staff from throughout The City University of New […]

Book Recommendations: Continuation from November Issue

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By: Aurora Soriano In the past hour, you’ve probably thought about dropping everything and traveling to somewhere a lot less […]

Interim President Introduces DACA Phone Bank

Interim President Introduces DACA Phone Bank

News Editor Katie Herchenroeder speaks with Interim President Vincent Boudreau, NYPIRG Project Coordinator Leo Gracia, and Higher Education Project Leader […]

Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

Collegiate Diversity Generates Change at Invention Corps

By: Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday November 2nd, students from all academic backgrounds competed in a “Design Hunt” put on by […]

Newly Discovered Insect Named After CCNY Professor

Newly Discovered Insect Named After CCNY Professor

By: Anthony Viola Researchers in Central Park named their recent discovery after Professor David Lohman. Since 2009, Lohman has instructed […]

10 Fall TV Shows You Should be Watching

10 Fall TV Shows You Should be Watching

By: Liz Gluck With the fall semester well underway and exam season approaching, every student will be looking for the […]