Tag Archives: New York City

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


  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

Dear White People

  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


  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


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


  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


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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CCNY Rightfully (and Finally) Honors Past Greatness


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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Men’s basketball need weekend sweep before CUNYAC Opener

After splitting games at the season opening Penn State Harrisburg tip-off tournament last weekend, the men’s basketball team find themselves in a situation they haven’t necessarily been in during the Tom Green era: an early must-win scenario. With potentially winnable games against St. Joseph’s- Long Island and Yeshiva University this weekend, the Beavers need to […]

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Comics and Arts Culture Meet in New York


Comic Con will take New York City by storm in October, but fans–like so many of you CCNYers–got a sneak peek earlier this month. The first ever Special Edition NYC, a pre Comic Con celebration, offered a fix of comics, art, toys and more. Special Edition NYC is the closest anyone will ever get to […]

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