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Morales-Shakur Protests — A Year Later

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Late last month, students, faculty and community members rallied at The City College of New York to commemorate the one year anniversary closure of the Morales Shakur Community Center. A year ago, CCNY administrators abruptly shut down the center, which had served as a meeting place for activist organization since 1989. The closure triggered a […]

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New York Leads on Weed


Is the new law a step toward complete legalization of pot? Only 4 out of 50 states in America have legalized marijuana for recreational use. New York legislators have talked legalization here, especially now that marijuana is permitted for medical use, but nothing yet. Until now: On Monday November 10th, New York City’s Mayor Bill […]

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No Time for “Showtime”


Mixed reviews for subway performers by Curtis Ashley No matter how commuters feel about the subway performers they encounter throughout the city, the NYPD seems to have had enough of the antics. Over 240 have been arrested so far in this year, compared to 40 at this time in 2013. The dramatic increase in arrests […]

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Protestors Against Petraeus Tangle With NYPD

Protestors Against Petraeus Tangle With NYPD

The Ad Hoc Committee Against the Militarization of CUNY staged a rally against David Petraeus outside the Macaulay Honors College Tuesday evening, attempting to disrupt a university benefit gala the former-CIA director was attending. Students and faculty yelled at Petraeus as he exited a black SUV and quickly entered the college, flanked by NYPD officers. […]

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Safe and Sound?


In the wake of Boston Marathon bombings, The Campus spoke to the head of Public Safety about keeping CCNY secure by Elina Vargas Many CCNY students pass by the Public Safety Department in NAC 4/201, without knowing what it is or about its importance, especially after the Boston Marathon incident, and the Texas plant explosion. Many students feel […]

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Is Spying on Muslims Ever Okay?

First Four-Year Muslim Liberal Arts College Opens In U.S.

by Kevaughn Hunter Last month, a Florida Imam was convicted of funneling thousands of dollars to the Pakistani Taliban to support suicide bombings and other attacks. Hafiz Khan was found guilty of four charges—two counts of conspiracy and two counts of providing material to terrorists. How did the government seal the deal, guaranteeing that the […]

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Students Speak Out Against Stop and Frisk


CCNY has mixed reactions, mainly negative, about the controversial policy Dwayne Powell, a junior at City College, has been having trouble with New York City law enforcement lately. The Jamaican-born, computer engineering student, who has been stopped and frisked by the NYPD about six times, says he feels discriminated against. “The last time I got […]

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Keep an Eye on Your iPhone


With robbery up, don’t be a victim by Miguel Medina IPhone users in New York need to be aware of their belongings. Thefts and robberies of electronic devices are on the rise. According to Daily News, nearly half the 16,000 robberies in the first 10 months of 2011 involved technological devices, and that iPhones account […]

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Stop; Police!

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 CCNY community talks about stop and frisk by Angelique Williams “Imagine what it is like to walk down dark streets at night and have guns drawn.” Khary Lazaree-White   On December 6, the Colin Powell Center and CCNY student organization Leaders Against Systemic Injustice hosted, “Stop and Frisk and Marijuana Arrest: Policing Communities of Color […]

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Good Deeds–Indeed!


 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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Lady Beavers Struck by Lightning Late, Lose in OT


Despite a strong first half that saw them lead by 10 over the playoff-bound Lehman Lightning, City College’s Women’s Basketball […]

Beavers Rally Falls Short For Second Night In A Row


If there was anything that isn’t meant to be, it’s possibly a CCNY win. For the second straight night, the […]

City Can’t Buy a Bucket in loss vs. Hunter, Drop Fourth Straight

Maybe it was the cold weather, maybe it was the stress of the first day of the semester, whatever you […]

Beavers Continue Missing the Point, Drop Fourth Straight to Hunter

The days of Karissa Core being City’s sole point guard in the wake of Taylor Pompilio’s season-ending knee injury appear […]

Lady Beavers Collapse in Second Half at York


City College’s Women’s Basketball Team dropped the first of a doubleheader tilt in Jamaica, Queens on Friday night, falling to […]

Beavers dig deeper into hole after loss at York


CCNY Men’s Basketball team is on the verge of missing the CUNYAC playoffs after losing at York College Friday night. […]