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Journalism Professor. Writer. Activist.

“This Year’s Election Is a Circus”

Editor’s Note: Final edit for this article was completed after the election. By Carmen Rios-Nuñez Students interviewed for this article for their opinions about one of the most bizarre and controversial presidential election in American history said they would be…

Electoral Joke

[Editor apologizes for the extended delay in publishing this article] By Chasity Pierna “I’m not going to vote.” A passionate opening statement by 20-year-old Jabari Johnson, when he described himself as an “educated young black man in America.” He said…

Many Student Clubs Reflect the Big Apple’s Ethnic Diversity

By Chasity Fernandes New York City is the world’s melting pot where all kinds of ethnic cultures can be found. And Hunter, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, reflects that reality because of the rich variety of student clubs. Whether…

Bland But Righteous Statement From Chancellor James B. Milliken About President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban

Via CUNY Newswire [cunynewswire@mail.cuny.edu] Monday, January 30, 2017 11:41 AM [Edited for comment by Gregg Morris] CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken: On Friday afternoon, the President issued an Executive Order that suspended entry of all refugees for 120 days, barred…

CUNY Students Impacted by Trump Ban

The following was posted on Hunter-L [HUNTER-L@HUNTER.LISTSERV.CUNY.EDU], A Hunter College listserv, by Political Science Professor Kenneth Paul Erickson. Edited for style. Re: Petition against Trump’s Travel Ban Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:13 PM To:    Hunter-l Dear Colleagues, I am…

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE as a Cautionary Tale for Students

By Contributing Writer Kashima Grant, January 17, 2017 This past semester, I was introduced to THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE. It was a great learning experience to see what can happen when the ethics and moral compasses of the New York…

VINCE GIORDANO – THERE’S A FUTURE IN THE PAST

By Gregg Morris Directed by award winning filmmakers Dave Davidson and Amber Edwards, and starring vintage jazz big band leader Vince Giordano, this filmic beaut swings, hitting gorgeous high notes for all of its 90 minutes. It opens this Friday,…

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE: A Commentary

By Contributing Writer Julia Suarez, January 5, 2017 If you don’t feel livid about what I am about to describe below and can’t or refuse to see it as indicative of systemic racism in our city, then you are part…