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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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At City, Everything Really Isn’t Awesome

  The City College of New York has been seen as one of the more prestigious public colleges in CUNY […]

Teach for America Comes to CCNY

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Teach for America (TFA) is a nonprofit that has been sending teachers across America for the past 25 years. With […]

The Faculty Senate Addresses Budget Allocation Issues

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The faculty senate came together Thursday the 19th for its monthly meeting in Shepard Hall. The agenda was fairly typical […]

Men’s Basketball Season Crashes to End at Baruch

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If there’s any bright side to the CCNY Men’s Basketball team’s loss at Baruch Sunday evening, it’s that they don’t […]

Lady Beavers’ Season Comes to End in CUNYAC Quarterfinal Loss at Baruch

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  City College’s Women’s Basketball Team was eliminated from the CUNY Athletic Conference in the quarterfinal round on Saturday afternoon, […]

Inside the Dam: The Marriage of Discipline and Winning

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  The Campus Magazine along with CCNY BeaverBeat (website coming soon) present a series of sports stories about the athletes […]