Tag Archives: New York City

The Weekender 3-29-13

Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival

“City Never Sleeps”  by Alex Aleman School may be starting soon, but there’s till one weekend left of Spring Break. When you’re not busy partying or sleeping, check out some of these events happening around the city. Head down to the Brooklyn Museum and see the new exhibit LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital. The […]

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The Weekender 2-8-13

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“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman The ground dog predicts an early Spring, so ignore the snow and go have fun this weekend! A few cool, and important, events are happening around the city, and one is happening right here at CCNY. Yesterday was the start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Get dressed up and check […]

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The Weekender 2-1-13

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“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman The first week of school is finally over! After a week of introductions, syllabi, and icebreakers, it’s time to relax a little. Here are a few relaxing, but artsy, things to do around the city. Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg is a new exhibit at the Grey Art Gallery. […]

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Pay Phones–Hello?!

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Contest helps old-school telephones make a comeback  By Jennifer De Leon Just when you thought the payphone was obsolete. Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to bring them back with a bit more than a coin slot and a sticky number key. Mayor Bloomberg and New York City Department of Information Technology launched the Reinvent Payphones Design […]

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The Weekender–Where to Go, What to Do

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

City Never Sleeps by Alex Aleman The semester is virtually over. With just a few make-up classes left, and finals right around the corner, take some time to celebrate! No more 10-page papers or grueling group projects to worry about. Here are a few things happening in the city that you can check out to […]

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Good Deeds–Indeed!

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 Students discuss acts of kindness during the busy holiday season in our hectic city by Jasmine Nieves In early November, city residents were moved by an act of kindness from one of New York’s finest, Larry DePrimo. An NYPD police officer who had taken some time from his shift at work, he bought a pair […]

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The Weekender–Where to Go, What to Do

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City Never Sleeps by Alex Aleman The city may be decked for Christmas, but let’s not forget about the other holidays celebrated in New York. Tomorrow is the first night of Chanukah. Whether or not you’re Jewish, a few fun Chanukah events are happening around the city that you don’t want to miss Every year, […]

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The Weekender 10-19-2012

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Need a break from politics? Take your mind off of the election this weekend and just have fun! by Alex Aleman Can’t Stop the Music: Parties, panels, music–CMJ’s in town! If you just want to kick back and listen to good music this weekend, check out the CMJ Music Marathon. CMJ fills more than 80 of the […]

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Another Rainy Weekend in the City

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What’s up this weekend by Alex Aleman News flash: The weather today sucks. It’s not going to be much better over the weekend, so outdoor plans are probably out of the question. What are you going to do this weekend then? In a city like ours, you’ve got endless possibilities. Here are a few indoor […]

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Soda Ban Approved, College Gone Wild–and more- 9/13/2012

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City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Tall Drink of Water: That’s what you can drink now that the New York City Department of Health approved Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial ban on large, sugary sodas. The new regulation puts a limit on 16-oz cups and bottles of non-diet sodas at restaurants, concession stands, and other eateries–but doesn’t […]

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Sophie Davis – The Racial Slur Incident

Sophie Davis - The Racial Slur Incident

A submission article by Alfha Gonzalez “Negro was here” was etched on a chair in a North Academic Lecture Hall […]

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 […]