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NYPIRG NEWS RELEASE: Analysis of NY Voting Trends Shows Huge Drop-Off in NYC Voting in Gubernatorial Elections

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By: New York Public Interest Research Group New York City voters “tune out” of non-Presidential elections, that’s according to a new analysis of voting trends issued today by the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). According to NYPIRG’s review of State Board of Elections data, in elections held in even-numbered years, a smaller percentage […]

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Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

By: Radhamely De Leon and Brahmjot Kaur On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 the CUNY Board of Trustees met in the Great Hall to vote on the future of the student activity fee. As previously covered by The Campus, the student activity fee has been at risk to change drastically. The City College student activity fee […]

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CUNY Administration Proposes SAF Changes

CUNY Administration Proposes SAF Changes

Counsel Told Committee Members “Not to Inform” Students About Recommendations by Anthony Viola On February 26, The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY) held a committee meeting to review recommendations drafted by the institution’s general counsel. Loretta Martinez, General Counsel and Vice Chancellor of Legal Affairs, determined the need for […]

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Opinion-Editorial: CUNY Seeks Control Over Student Activities Fees

Opinion-Editorial: CUNY Seeks Control Over Student Activities Fees

Submitted by Haris Khan and Charlotte Oestrich Historically, The City College of New York has been one of the freer colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY) system and the state at-large. Not only was City College the first tuition-free higher education institution, but it is also home to the first student government […]

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On-Campus Group Makes Voter Registration Easy

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By: Laura James It is that time of year again… summer is winding down, students are loaded with school assignments and extracurricular activities, and then someone talks about voting. It becomes another task on the to-do list. And if a student hasn’t registered to vote, they’re burdened by that added responsibility. Why should they bother? Their […]

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November 3 Election: Who Cares? You Should

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Everyone’s focused on November 2016, but what about next month? by Nicolette Nanton November 3, the next election, but hardly anyone is paying attention. Everyone is focused on the presidential election—a year from now. So several candidates running for District Leader in Harlem remain completely unknown to CCNY students. The 2016 race for president — […]

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Presidential Campaign So Far — Students Weigh In


No one is sure who to vote for, if at all by Jazmin Rosa From February 1st to June 14th 2016, voters across the nation will vote to determine the final candidates for the 2016 Presidential Election. The New York primaries occur on April 19th, and the general election falls on November 8th. Many students […]

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High Prices on Textbooks Create Additional Burden on Students


According to a 2013 survey conducted by New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), 57% to 74% of students, depending on a college, have considered not buying or renting a book due to its high cost.  The number of the City College of New York (CCNY) students leaning towards not buying or renting at is about […]

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Voting: A Privilege Taken for Granted?


As November 4, the date of midterm elections, approaches, NYPIRG (New York Public Interest Research Group) CCNY chapter embarked on an active voter mobilization campaign. During the previous few weeks NYPIRG members ventured out to the campus class rooms and public spaces seeking those who have not yet registered to vote. October 10 was the […]

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SJP and Supporters Protest SSI Event with Controversial Speaker


By: Brahmjot Kaur and Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo and Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday, November 15, 2018, StudentsSupporting Israel […]

“What do you want me to do, it’s decomposing in the walls.”


By: Makeda Viechweg The MCA computer room where no eating or drinking is allowed, smelled of a dead mouse.The two hour […]

CCNY and the Midterms: An In-Depth Look at the Midterm Election Results of 2018

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By: Sarah Logan Illustration By: Sarah Logan On November 6, Americans all over the country flooded to their local poll […]

A Collective Journey at CCNY

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By: Jaqueline Bautista Notes hang from purple string wrapped around the pillars of the Presidents Hall at The City College […]

Concerns Arise for Residents after a Flood at The Towers


By: Dustin Graziano Photos by: Dustin Graziano   The Flood On the evening of Saturday, October 27th, fire alarms sounded and residents […]

The R Word


By: Jada Gordon Illustrations By: Katie Herchenroeder   My uncle Kenny has rightfully assumed the role of an old man […]