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Lessons Learned from the Obama Presidency

The iconic poster that stood as the face of the "Yes We Can" presidency.

BY Kacy George On January 20, 2009 Barack, Michelle, and the rest of the Obama family attended the swearing-in ceremony for the 44th Presidency of the United States. The Obamas campaigned an entire year before his election. Yet the fanfare surrounding the primary process simmered to background noise. In the seventh-grade I only cared about […]

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CCNY Students Weigh In On Gun Control

Gun Control

  Debate on Stricter Gun Laws Revisited after Washington Navy Yard Shooting By Kishan Singh Twelve people are dead and eight others were injured, after a military contractor opened fire at a Washington navy yard on the morning of September 16th. It is unclear why deceased shooter, Aaron Alexis, committed the massacre. However, authorities are […]

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CCNY Students Speak Out On Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama $ Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Mixed feelings as the world debates military action and chemical warfare by Kishan Singh For many, the cycle of war seems far from over. Last month, President Barack Obama called on Congress, to vote on whether or not the United States should initiate military strikes against Syria. Last night in a televised address, he changed […]

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Top 10 Events of the Middle East 2012

Palestinians in Ramallah celebrated in advance of the U.N. vote

A compilation by Eitan Negri The Middle East is always on the radar when it comes to big news and events. Here’s what happened this year in a number of countries including Libya, Syria, Israel and Egypt.   1)   Libya Transition One of the biggest events to happen in the Middle East in 2012 was […]

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College Display Of Obama-Jesus Painting Stirs Backlash And More


 City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Controversial College Painting: A painting of Obama depicted as Jesus was recently removed from a New York City art gallery and is now displayed at Bunker Hill Community College. The painting has sparked public outrage and even support for the artist. According to Karen Norton, a spokeswoman from Bunker Hill, the […]

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Harlem Muggings, CCNY Ranking On Forbes List And More! -10/4/12


 City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Thug muggings– Commuters in Harlem, beware! Cops are searching for a man who robbed two women in Harlem last month as they exited the train station. The NY Post reports that the mugger followed the two women from the 2 train at 110 Street, threw them onto the ground and […]

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Our Cafeteria is Condemned

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City Never Sleeps. Here’s what you need to know right now. Where Not to Eat: Yesterday, the cafeteria in NAC was shut down for health violations. Seriously? Last year, the main eating establishment on campus received a C grade from the New York City Department of Health for 52 violations. But school officials formed a […]

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(Don’t) Go to the Head of the Class


Why is Rick Santorum, a man with an MBA and a JD, telling others that college isn’t important? By Ahmad Rouse. Does college matter? Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum thinks the value of a college education has been exaggerated. In response to President Barack Obama’s comments about the value of higher education, Santorum labeled him […]

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Vatican to Benetton: Kiss Off!


Take a look at Benetton’s ‘Unhate’ campaign By Joyce Li The United Colors of Benetton’s recent ad campaign has stirred up controversy with an unorthodox marketing strategy to sell scarves and sweaters. The billboard and print ads show photoshopped images of world leaders kissing each other. The images sparked an immediate and angry outcry, loudest […]

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Skadden Professor Files Suit Against CCNY

Skadden Professor Files Suit Against CCNY

Lynda Dodd Claims Discrimination in Denial of Early Tenure by Anthony Viola Lynda Dodd began her career at City College […]

Wall Street Journal Finalizes Contract with CUNY


Free Subscription Offered to Employees and Students by Anthony Viola On March 9, The Wall Street Journal announced its partnership […]

Meet Our New CCNY Study Abroad Ambassador!

Meet Our New CCNY Study Abroad Ambassador!

By Dayana Perez Naomi Beaubrun first studied abroad in the Netherlands during the summer of 2016. As she finished her […]

Outrage at the CUNY Board of Trustees Public Hearing

Outrage at the CUNY Board of Trustees Public Hearing

By Dustin Graziano Tensions were high at the CUNY Board of Trustees public hearing on the evening of March 12. […]

Boudreau Town Hall Addresses $11 Million Debt

Boudreau Town Hall Addresses $11 Million Debt

President Introduces Task Force to Review Financial Decisions by Anthony Viola Vincent Boudreau, president of the City College of New […]

Black Female Artists Exhibit Their Talent At CCNY

Black Female Artists Exhibit Their Talent At CCNY

By Maty Drame As Black History Month comes to a close, don’t miss out on Black (W)omen: Seen It Before, […]