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Lessons Learned from the Obama Presidency

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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 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

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 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

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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!

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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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Voters Choose New Student Government

Voters Choose New Student Government

Elections Conclude with SRC Victory by Jana Makki   The political slate, “Students Run City,” secured most of the elected […]

Student Demonstrates Women Advancing in Technology

Kristyn is a sophomore studying computer science at CCNY. Photo by: Anthony Viola

By: Nate Cox Sophomore Kirstyn Natavio exemplifies the abilities of women in the computer science field. After trying several other […]

CCNY Professor Awarded for Science Innovation

CCNY Professor Awarded for Science Innovation

By: Mia Chin On September 6, the North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Advisory Board awarded the work of Maria C. […]

CCNY Shuttle Service Implements Route Change

CCNY Shuttle Service Implements Route Change

News Editor Katie Herchenroeder reports on the change in campus-affiliated transportation. The school announced the new system on September 26, […]

Student Government Re-Elections Slated for This Week

CCNY's USG is the oldest student government in the country. Photo by: Anthony Viola

By: Jana Makki An election season is sweeping through the City College of New York. Or in this case, it […]

DACA: What You Need to Know Now

DACA: What You Need to Know Now

By: Katie Herchenroeder On September 5, President Donald Trump tweeted, “Congress, get ready to do your job – DACA!” He […]