Tag Archives: Student Health Services

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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Guess What’s Back — The Flu

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Time to know the facts and get the shot As Ebola headlines continue to run across the fronts of newspapers and media coverage sites, many have forgotten that “flu season” has just arrived. Every year a new form of influenza spreads across college campuses infecting thousands of students. Luckily, influenza is nearly preventable with a […]

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Surviving Midterm Stress

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Calm down, you can get through this! by Darlene Bueno It’s that time of the year again when: midterms! As this halfway point approaches, the stress begins. The average full-time student takes five classes, which can add up to five midterms. And students find various ways to cope. Some spend all their time in the […]

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SHS, Jazz To Soothe The Soul and Other Upcoming Events

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City Never Sleeps by Hannington Dia  Healthy Insurance Info Healthcare is something that many of us don’t fully understand. Representatives from SHS will be in the NAC rotunda from 11:00 AM — 2:00 PM to help students learn more about this hot-button issue, discussing affordable and low-cost health care options. Click here for more info. ​​Jazz To Soothe […]

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Distress? No, De-Stress

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 Get counseling to deal with stress, depression, and the dreaded finals week  by Daniel Friedman For any college student, stress is always on the menu. At the City College of New York, Student Health Services (SHS) is lending a hand. A counseling fellow at SHS, Brian Mueller has been hosting “The De-Stress Group” in Shepard Hall […]

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Killer Drinks?

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  Read this before you gulp 5-hour Energy, Monster or another caffeinated energizer! By Jennifer De Leon  With finals approaching, students start stocking up on energy drinks in anticipation of the long hours of studying and the backlash of endless procrastination. According to the Huffington Post, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration confirmed that the caffeine […]

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Rising Suicide Rate Examined

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 Why are so many students ending their lives? By Jennifer De Leon Raquel Rodriguez, 22, a junior at CCNY, was only 16 years old when her older brother, Rafael, overdosed on prescription painkillers. “He was only 20 years old,” she explains. “It was so unexpected; nothing in the world could have prepared me for that.” […]

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Still Smoking

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 What tobacco ban? by Angelique Williams At the start of the semester, the CUNY smoking ban went into effect. The new rule prohibits tobacco products in indoor and outdoor facilities. But if cigarettes are banned, why are so many students still smoking? Students like Pablo Mujica don’t see the purpose in the ban and continue smoking. […]

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Watch Out! Mysterious Car Fires in Harlem Continue–9-12-2012

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  The City Never Sleeps…by Ryan Wallerson Hey man, your car is on fire: Several cars were reported burning on Tuesday morning, and police have been warning people with cars parked on the streets of Harlem since that whomever is responsible is still at large. This morning, the fire setter’s second act has driver’s in […]

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Remembering 9/11, Best and Worst Majors and More–9/11/2012

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September 11 Anniversary: It’s been 11 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center. Pause, take a moment and reflect on the tragedy and what it’s meant for our city. Art and Anthro Majors: Don’t Read This Post! Kiplinger’s recent list of the 10 worst college majors spells bad news for anyone studying anthropology, […]

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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 […]

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 […]