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On City College’s “Coming Out Week”

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By: Dustin Graziano Photo By: Dustin Graziano, Graphic By: Katie Herchenroeder   “Coming Out Week” was a series of events that took place at City College in recognition and support of the LGBTQ community. Participants at the events bonded together in an inclusive environment and embodied the amount of pride there is for the LGBTQ […]

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A Newly Improved Planetarium Opens its Doors this October

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By: David Marulanda   The planetarium first opened in 1972 along with the Marshak Building and served as a classroom for the first few decades of its operation. It also welcomed visiting local schools during that time. Slowly, it began to have its usage limited and for many years it remained in the dark. After […]

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American Pain

But what happens when the pink elephant eats you, chews you up and spits you back out_ There is pain everywhere, always. (2)

By: Ania Wojas Graphic By: Katie Herchenroeder   You’re sitting in a chair now, probably, whoever you are. You’ve got socks on and pants and maybe you’re holding a pencil. You feel these things. But not all the time. They don’t bring you pain. The mind is great at selective attention. But now that I’ve […]

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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, how do you cope? What do you do when deep breaths and tea don’t help? You crumble with it. October 11, 2018 was World Mental Health Day according to the World Health Organization (WHO). “World […]

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Pamela Stemberg: The CCNY Professor Fighting for a Livable Wage

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By: Nate Izzo Photo: This past Thursday, a group of professors marched from the New York Stock Exchange to 100 Wall Street, where the chairperson of the City University of New York Board of Trustees has his office. Holding red and white signs, they chanted over the sounds of tourists and traffic: “Tax the rich, […]

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I Won’t Be Erased


By: Audrey Mosdell   When you hear the word bisexual, what do you think of? Do you think of a friend? Some kid just going through an experimental phase in college? Maybe you think of yourself, a sibling, someone you look up to. Maybe you think it just doesn’t exist. To you it may mean […]

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Though Cynthia Nixon Didn’t Win, Still Year of the Woman in Harlem

PS 194 Countee Cullen School on West 144th Street. Photo By: Eric Coyotecatl

By: Eric Coyotecatl   On September 13,  New Yorkers cast their final votes or the New York Democratic primary election. Both candidates, actress-activist Cynthia Nixon and incumbent Andrew Cuomo, were pushing for the seat of governor. Ultimately, Cuomo  won the election by a landslide, receiving 65 percent of the votes. Although Nixon lost, her running […]

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Man in White House Scares Away International Students

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By: Michael Alles   Tasnim Jackson, a former CCNY student with a bachelor’s in biology, had a lot to say when asked about the sharp decrease in international student visas noted in a recent report by the Pew Research Center. “It’s like a snowball, his election, gun violence, attacks towards immigrants,” Jackson says, referring to […]

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Sophie Ceremonies and Coats of Camaraderie


By: Kim Keblish On Thursday, the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine commemorated its third-year B.S./MD, class of 2023, cohort into medical school with the White Coat Ceremony. Parents, friends, and family members cheered, and even brought air horns to celebrate their students’ accomplishments in the Great Hall. This moment was particularly […]

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New York State’s Primary Vote is September 13th

New York State's Primary Vote is September 13th

By: Audrey Mosdell The Democratic primary elections are being held this week on Thursday, September 13th. But why is a primary so important? This election will seemingly decide our governor for the next four years, as the state overwhelming pulls Democratic. Since Bernie Sanders and the 2016 election, politicians have been shaking up the establishment […]

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Stories from Jewish and Muslim Students at CCNY

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Stories collected by Makeda Viechweg Below is a collection of stories from some members of the Muslim and Jewish communities […]

Shephard Hall Basement Men’s Restroom Review

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By Clark Adomaitis Photos By Clark Adomaitis The basement of Shepard Hall is very small, but it still has some […]

Gender Neutral Bathroom Review

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By Nate IzzoPhotos By Nate Izzo Over the course of the recent past, one of the most prominent civil rights […]

The First Floor Women’s Bathroom Review

“I look for the little bin on the side all the time,” says student Farija. “Most of them don’t have it or they are filthy with exposed pads and tissue.” (1)

By Makeda ViechwegIllustrations By Katie Herchenroeder The first floor bathroom is a heavy-foot trafficked bathroom in the North Academic Center […]

SJP and Supporters Protest SSI Event with Controversial Speaker


By: Brahmjot Kaur and Nate Izzo Photos By: Nate Izzo and Katie Herchenroeder On Thursday, November 15, 2018, StudentsSupporting Israel […]

“What do you want me to do, it’s decomposing in the walls.”


By: Makeda Viechweg The MCA computer room where no eating or drinking is allowed, smelled of a dead mouse.The two hour […]