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Can Bliss Be Found in Properly Contorted Bodies?

By Keith Estiler on Jun 13, 2011 Casey Constantine, 20, a sophomore double majoring in psychology and English, said that her yoga class” gets more difficult as the class progresses.” “The poses learned in this style of yoga take a…

Sexual Harassment: The Mean Streets of Cairo – Part 1

By Hadear Kandil on Jun 02, 2011 February 6, 2010. 7:36 p.m. I’m walking home in the Nasr City district on Abbas el Akkad Street, notorious for its rush hour, every hour. It is not often that I walk in…

Sexual Assault: The Mean Streets of Cairo – Part III, End of Series

By Hadear Kandil on Jun 08, 2011 In Egypt We Trust :: Since the resignation of Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian Military is the authority over the nation. Egyptians are compelled to trust the Army and believe that its intention is…

Federal Deportation Program in New York Suspended

By NYCLU/WORD Staff on Jun 02, 2011 June 1, 2011 — The New York Civil Liberties Union today applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo for suspending in New York State the federal Secure Communities (S-Comm) deportation program that tears apart families, threatens…

Commencement Day for a Lost Generation

By Bill Blum of truthdig.com on Jun 22, 2011 More than 1.7 million graduating college students are entering “a sorry excuse for a job market.” :: According to a study conducted by Northeastern University labor economist Andrew Sum, a mere…

Perennial CUNYAC Tennis Champ Prevails

By Elijah Stewart on Jun 07, 2011 The Hawks Men’s Tennis Team demolished Lehman College April 30, in the quarterfinals of the CUNYAC playoffs at the United States Tennis Association National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens. Hunter advanced to the…

Hawks Sports Wrap Up – Indoor Track

By Sanya-Kay Johnson on Jun 16, 2011 Powerful Women Hawks Burning Up the Track and the Classroom :: The Hawks Women Indoor Track Team headed to the 168 Street armory in upper Manhattan one Monday in early February to compete…

The WORD’s Classified Ads

The WORD is excited to offer online classified ads to Hunter College and New York City. From student housing to roommates to textbooks to jobs and internships, there is something for everyone here. loading classifieds…

Same Sex Marriage in New York State – It’s About Time

By Gregg Morris, Editor on Jun 25, 2011 A Historic Hoo-Uh :: Gov Cuomo Signs Marriage Equality Act: We Can Marry Starting July 24 — Outcome NEW YORK SAYS “I DO” — The Advocate BULLETIN: New York state legalizes same-sex…

BULLETIN – Supporting the DREAM Act

By U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications & Outreach, Press Office on Jun 27, 2011 Today, June 27, the day before the first-ever Senate hearing on the DREAM Act, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel,…