Tag Archives: public safety

CUNY Releases PSAs on Sexual Assault

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  CUNY-TV has produced three short public service announcements detailing what Title IX is, and what to do should you witness or experience sexual assault. These were created in response to growing concern of the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses around the United States. If you or someone you know have been sexually […]

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Sexual Assault on Campus–An Epidemic

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With Hunter on a government list of colleges under investigation, CCNY students and staff speak out about safety and responsibility  by Karina Hernandez Sexual assaults on campus have become an epidemic in the country, and the problem has hit the CUNY community. On May 1, the Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges […]

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Safe and Sound?

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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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Protect Your iPhone and Other Electronics

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CCNY offers a new way to keep your stuff safe. by Christal Somar iPhone 5: $650. iPad 2: $399. Macbook Pro: $1,100. Protecting these devices by registering them with CCNY’s Public safety: Priceless. Recently, the Department of Public Safety has teamed up with the NYPD and has brought the Operation Identification Program to CCNY. Operation […]

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Keep an Eye on Your iPhone

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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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Safe at School?

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 Are you and your belongings protected on campus–a discussion by Shantia Dobson Security guards stationed at buildings at CCNY stop students and check ID cards for verification that they do not pose a threat to the campus or other students. But is this working to safeguard you and your stuff? Serious, violent crime has decreased […]

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CCNY’s Parking Problem

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 Students complain about the lack of space for cars at CCNY By Christina Gonzalez With MTA raising its fares in less than a week, some City College students are looking into alternative transportation. However, driving to school may not be the answer. Outside of spaces for the disabled, CCNY lacks adequate parking in and around campus.“There […]

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Is Your Bike Safe on Campus?

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 Maybe not….so don’t get caught slippin’ with lock clippin’ by Ashley Duchemin Earlier this semester, students reported two bicycles missing from campus grounds though both were secured by locks. Each of the incidents involved bikes attached by cable locks only. The CCNY Department of Public Safety: Crime Prevention Unit has been working together with the […]

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Are You Safe?

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 What are police doing to protect female students, especially at night? by Erika Gomez At the beginning of the school year, two separate but coinciding rapes in public parks put women in Manhattan on edge. The attacks–one in Central park, the other in Hudson River park–made waves as City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and […]

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Crash! Major Accident at 141st and Convent

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An early morning fender bender stops traffic near campus! by the Campus Staff. If you were racing to class this morning any time before 9:30 AM, you probably noticed lots of police activity and a major traffic tie up at 141st Street and Convent Avenue–a block from school. A car collided with a CCNY public […]

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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

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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 […]

To Selfie or Not to Selfie. That is the Question

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  Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it at some point during this decade.  Doesn’t matter where, doesn’t matter when, […]