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Tuition Increase: Where’s Your Money Going?

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CUNY students speak out over $300 hike by Roxanne Reid Like many CUNY students, Vern Philip, who attends New York City College of Technology, is unaware of where his tuition dollars go and is upset that tuition is once again on the rise. “I’m aware that my teachers and other school employees get paid,” he […]

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How Will the CUNY Tuition Hike Affect You?

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Students discuss the increaseBy Joyce Li. As you’ve heard by now, late last month the CUNY Board of Trustees raised tuition. But what does the reality of paying $300 a year for the next five years really mean for students? Added stress, says CCNY sophomore Kristin Vrydaghs, a transfer student from Michigan. She already pays […]

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Off Our Backs!

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Students shouldn’t shoulder CUNY’s money problems. Why the tuition increase defies logic by Dustin Plutzer. At a time when the average student graduates with a $25,250 debt, the CUNY board of trustees did what they consider the only rational choice to raise money: hike tuition 30 percent over the next five years. Though unemployment is […]

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Tuition Hike Approved Amid Massive Protest

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Occupy CUNY couldn’t stop the Board of Trustees from raising tuition by $300. Even as hundreds of CUNY students and faculty marched outside of Baruch College in midtown Manhattan on Monday, inside the building the board of trustees approved a controversial hike in tuition. The vote was 15 to 1, with only the student representative […]

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Chancellor to CCNY–Drop Dead

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Students Slam CUNY’s Matthew Goldstein Over Tuition Hike By Amaani Bhamla Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, the head of CUNY’s 23 colleges, confronted many furious students and faculty on Wednesday February 2 at CCNY’s town hall meeting held in the Great Hall.  No one—professors or students—agreed with Goldstein as he spoke with enthusiasm about the 5 percent […]

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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

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

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 […]