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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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Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Rally and Win At Board of Trustees Meeting

By: Radhamely De Leon and Brahmjot Kaur On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 the CUNY Board of Trustees met in the […]

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

Students Spread Cheer Before Finals

The Committee Behind Lavender Fever Week by Anthony Viola Plenty of work happens all year long leading up to May’s […]

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Join Peer Health Exchange at City College!

Submission by Meena Natarajan “There’s two holes down there?” This type of question is not uncommon during a Peer Health […]

A Public College with Personal Trainers

A Public College with Personal Trainers

By Roberto Hart Many colleges in the CUNY system offer certificate courses to become a personal trainer. But how often […]

On-Campus Child Center Anticipated for Fall 2018

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Renovation for Project Already Underway by Anthony Viola Plans to develop a child care center on campus are well underway. […]

Students React to Facebook Data Breach

Students React to Facebook Data Breach

By Ibtasam Elmaliki City College student Andy Lopez can hardly contain the rage he feels at Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and […]