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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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Concerns Arise for Residents after a Flood at The Towers

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By: Dustin Graziano Photos by: Dustin Graziano   The Flood On the evening of Saturday, October 27th, fire alarms sounded and residents […]

The R Word

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By: Jada Gordon Illustrations By: Katie Herchenroeder   My uncle Kenny has rightfully assumed the role of an old man […]

Special Report: The Adjunct Crisis

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Why does CUNY – and CCNY – have so many part-time professors and why do we treat them so badly? […]

Special Report: Where Are the Black Folks at CCNY?

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A look at troubling declines in Black students, faculty and the crisis in our Black Studies Program By: Breona Couloote, Ibtasam […]

November: National Diabetes Awareness Month

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By: Sarah Logan Photo provided by Sarah Logan   Type 1 diabetes is a condition that affects many individuals in […]

PALS Club Leader Roundtable Sparks Conversation on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

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By: Radhamely De Leon Photo By: Will Dadario   On Wednesday November 7, CCNY’s organizational leaders met at The Towers […]