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Student Government Upheld


CCNY avoids a drawn-out re-election BY Christian Hernandez President Lisa Coico certified the results of May’s student government elections on June 29. Her decision means CCNY will avoid a re-election that would’ve left the college without a governing body until the coming school year. According to Ryan Carson of the Student Election Review Committee, the […]

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Lights Out for Student Life

Lights Out for Student Life

Former USG President explains what comes next. BY:Christian Hernandez Due to conflict between candidates and SERC in May’s student government elections (click here to read more), the results may get thrown out. In other words, there is a chance that City College will not have a student government until the semester kicks off in late […]

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USG Election Shenanigans


As candidates demand a recall, students worry about a “government shutdown” in the fall BY Christian Hernandez & Laura Taveras The voting ended a month ago, but drama over the student government elections continues. Several Undergraduate Student Government officials and candidates have accused the Student Elections Review Committee of violating protocols, and as a result […]

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USG Elections — It’s Not Too Late to Cast Your Ballot

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Voting ends Thursday May 5 @ 9 PM. Here’s what you need to know by Laura Taveras  All students registered for a degree can vote in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections. Voting started Monday, May 3, 2016, at 10 AM and ends Thursday, May 5 at 9 PM. Computers are available to students […]

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USG & Student Affairs Host Q&A

USG Executives

   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


 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!


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


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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