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New Documentary Takes Aim at Campus Sexual Assault

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A screening of The Hunting Ground sparks conversation by Carol Commissiong Rape and sexual assaults on college campuses have reached a record high 31,300 for the period 1995–2013, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary film that aired on CNN last month, brings the statistics to life. MCA’s Documentary Forum, […]

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Sparking a Conversation About Sexual Violence

Sparking a Conversation About Sexual Violence

After a screening of The Hunting Ground, the conversation continues By Aimee Haicken Last month, I attended the screening of the documentary film The Hunting Ground at Spitzer Auditorium. This raw, brutal look at campus sexual violence and the refusals of campus authorities to either investigate charges or hold perpetrators responsible made for a visceral […]

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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 past 25 years in New York City. But on college campuses across the country, sexual assault continues to be a crisis. To highlight the problem, CCNY will be hosting a free two-day screening of the […]

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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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The Fight Against Sexual Assault

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A new campaign offers help and hope. Recently, all CUNY students received an email about the University’s proposed policy against sexual harassment and sexual violence. CUNY has assembled a working group of lawyers, student affairs professionals and other administrators who have been meeting frequently to determine how to revise its bylaws and policies.This comes in […]

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Students React to the Ray Rice Mess

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All eyes are watching as the story continues to unfold by Shantelle De La Cruz Scandalous stories of well-known NFL players have dominated the news. From Jets’ quarterback, Michael Vicks, involved in illegal dog fighting to New England Patriot’s Aaron Hernandez, charged with murder back in 2013, the list goes on and on.  More recently, […]

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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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Is It Normal To Be This Sad? lol

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By: Brahmjot Kaur   TW (Trigger Warning): Suicide, Rape, Self-harm   When you feel your world crumbling beneath your feet, […]

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

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By: Jada Gordon Graphic: Katie Herchenroeder   October 12 was the day chosen to celebrate Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the […]

Perspective: Kavanaugh, Langbert, and #MeToo

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By: Chen Photo: Young Democratic Socialists of America   The social indignation that brought about the #metoo movement and the […]

CCNY Code Takes on the Tech Industry

CCNY Code Takes on the Tech Industry

By: Anu Shetty Photos by: Katie Herchenroeder   In a world where getting hired is akin to winning the lottery, […]

City College’s Disrepair Becomes Dangerous

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By: Nate Izzo Photo By: Brahmjot Kaur   As I walked through Shepard Hall to my morning Intro to Journalism […]

Part of Ceiling Falls in Shepard Classroom

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By: Brahmjot Kaur Photo: Brahmjot Kaur   On Thursday, September 27, 2018, a portion of the ceiling in Shepard 274 […]