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Another Way Ebola Spreads: Via Social Media

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Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed thousands of Africans, recently hit Harlem. A doctor who was treating patients in West Africa, returned to his home not far from campus, and was diagnosed with Ebola. He is being cared for, but many remain terrified by the disease. Here is the second of three follow-up reports […]

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CCNY Secrets: Love It? Hate It?

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How students feel about the sometimes scandalous Facebook page by Christal Somar City College is a rat, roach and bed bug infested academic institution whose student body consists of sex obsessed individuals. Well, only if you’re constantly viewing CCNY’s most viral Facebook page, CCNY Secrets. This popular site, run by an anonymous owner, is home […]

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Digital Resume

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Is the e-version the only way to go? Shantia Dobson In 2013 many employers are seeking to hire candidates who are computer savvy. This means being able to construct and upload a digital resume in order to make yourself stand out against the competition. Earlier this month, AM New York posted an article called “Paper […]

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The KONY2012 Phenomenon

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How the campaign became an internet sensation by Mai Sabour. Before a few weeks ago, Walla Hassan had never heard about Joseph Kony, the violent Ugandan war lord. Like 100 of millions of others around the world, she learned about Kony via social media. “I heard about [him] by Facebook,” says 21-year-old Hassan. Like so […]

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The Cops Spied on Muslim Students–WTF?

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Most at CCNY learned the shocking news through social media by Mai Sabour. Nihal Hashem couldn’t believe what she was reading when she opened her Facebook page and learned that the NYPD had spied on Muslim students. Her reactions went from surprised to shocked to betrayed.  “As a Muslim student this is really OFFENSIVE!” says […]

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Fasten Your Seat Belt

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The media is changing rapidly and the ride is bumpy. What you need to know to stay fresh in the shifting landscape By Jissel Garcia. Welcome to our world. Call us Millennium X- social blogging-smart phone using-touch pad cultured- online geniuses.  As we bid adieu to the last of the Baby Boomer age, the days […]

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An A+ for Google+?

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Can Google+ Break Facebookʼs Dominance Among Students? By Martha Escobar. Social media has become highly addictive among students. In a recent study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 86 percent of college students used a social networking site, mainly Facebook, compared to 60 percent of the general population. For many, Facebook has evolved […]

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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

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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 […]