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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

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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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“Offense? What Offense?”: Beavers a ‘No-Show’ in Loss at Baruch

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Maybe it was the snow, or maybe it’s the depleted, apparent worn-out roster.  Regardless, the fact that CCNY went just 1-for-9 from the court in the first 10 minutes of the game explains the Beavers 59-48 loss at Baruch College on Saturday. The Beavers, playing with a depleted roster missing both Che McCoy and Anthony […]

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No Buzzer Beater Needed This Time: Beavers Fight Off TCNJ 77-72

This time, we didn’t have to wait for the buzzer. In their second part of  back-to-back games in New Jersey, the CCNY Men’s Basketball team didn’t need to wait to the last second this time around to earn a season sweep of the Lions of The College of New Jersey in their 77-72 win Monday […]

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The Weekender 5-10-13

Festival of Ideas

“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman The semester is coming to a close, but it’s not over yet. Take a break from the stress of term papers and exit projects, and check out some of these events happening around the city. May is National Bike Month! Go celebrate at the 5th annual Spring Brooklyn Bike […]

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The Weekender 2-15-13

Black History Month

“City Never Sleeps” by Alex Aleman Now that the Valentine’s Day craze has passed, let’s focus on another important part of February: Black History Month. This month honors the courageous and influential African American men and women who have made a difference in the United States. Here are some events honoring them this weekend. Initially released in […]

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Shopping Tips, Campus Events + More

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City Never Sleeps by Emily Goldblum  Let Your Fingers Do the Shopping! Did you miss Black Friday because you had to work or didn’t want to deal with stampedes and crazy New Yorkers on long lines? It’s not too late to find deals–it’s Cyber Monday! Price reductions extend beyond just retail, and you can get […]

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The Weekender

Sunny NYC

City Never Sleeps by Alex Aleman New York City got hit with yet another storm this week. Luckily, no real damage was done. After Sandy shut down so many attractions, tours, and schools last week, go out this weekend and visit some of these fun events around the city. Get a good laugh at the […]

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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

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

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

Worker Appreciation Event

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 […]