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CCNY Students Weigh In On Gun Control

CCNY Students Weigh In On 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

CCNY Students Speak Out On Syria

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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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

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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 […]

Business as Usual as CCNY Outdoor Track Opens Season

Anticipation, the buildup…There’s nothing in the world like it. A fresh track, a new start, another chance at winning another […]