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USG & Student Affairs Host Q&A

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   Report from the recent roundtable by Kishan Singh Late last month, vice president of student affairs, Juana Reina, and the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), hosted the first ever student affairs roundtable. Among the topics discussed: clubs, space allocation, and a new professional development initiative. USG President, Kieshorne Dennie, kicked off the discussion by introducing […]

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Questions for USG’s Mohammed A. Alam

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 Samantha Wendorf talks to our student government vice president about tomorrow’s post-election discussion, Sandy recovery efforts and his own political aspirations Q: What major projects are you currently working on? A: The Government & Law Society, along with help from USG and the Roosevelt Institute, have been planning a Presidential Discussion Panel, scheduled for tomorrow. […]

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The Race Is On!

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CCNY groups are making the final push to register voters, but who will students vote for? By Kishan Singh While President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney are dueling over foreign policy and the economy, CCNY organizations are leading voter registration movements, both on and off campus. Michelle Emokpae, USG vice president of university affairs, in […]

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New Kids on the Block!

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CCNY Welcomes Class of 2016 By Kishan Singh and Angelique Williams The City College of New York officially welcomed the class of 2016, at the annual Freshman Convocation on September 13th. The event was held in the Great Hall, located in Shepard Hall. CCNY president, Dr. Lisa Staino Coico, and vice president of student affairs, Juana […]

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Same Old Cohen, Brand-new Hours

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After a fight, CCNY students get two more hours of library time by Hannington Dia. Thanks to a joint effort between Students For Educational Rights and Undergraduate Student Government, the administration agreed to add two hours to the Cohen Library’s operating schedule. The new hours are 7am to 12am (previously, 8am to 11pm). So how […]

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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 […]