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Journalism Professor. Writer. Activist.

Spring Semester Begins

By Carlos Diaz, March 23, 2017 On a cold winter morning, January 30, 2017, the entrances of Hunter swelled with students entering the campus for the start of the spring semester. Several were interviewed about their first week of experiences…

THE DEVIL’S CANDY Film Review

Go See This Movie – Great Lines – Superb acting from top to bottom – Cinematography not to be missed – Right-on heavy metal music with a laconic, minimalistic but awesome non-melodic thump, thump, thump that exacerbates the dread and…

Tribeca Film Festival Media Credential Notification for WORD Senior Editors Kadia Goba, James Kelly

Edited for style by Gregg Morris To: Senior Editor Kadia Goba, Senior Editor James Kelly Dear Kadia, James, Thank you for your interest in covering and participating in the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. We are pleased to…

CUNYAlert – CUNY Colleges and Central Office Closed on Tuesday March 14, 2017

Edited by Gregg Morris CUNY Alert [CUNYALERT@nyalert.gov] ……….This is an ACTUAL NOTIFICATION………. Issued By:  CUNY – University Offices Issued To:  CUNY-CUNY School of Law, CUNY-Graduate Center, CUNY-Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY-Guttman Community College, CUNY-Hostos Community College, CUNY-Hunter Campus School, CUNY-Hunter…

And the The Semester Began on a [Fill in the Blank] Note

By Matt Cavanagh, March 12, 2017 January 30th marked the first day of the spring, 2017 semester, and Vilma Espinoza, 23, a transfer student from the Borough of Manhattan Community College, expressed optimism. She was one of several students interviewed…

The President Tweets and the World Shudders: What Say Hunter Students?

BY ANDREW HENRY, March 12, 2017 The President of the United States is tweeting himself into the history books. News stories report the major concern about something no other President in history has done. Headlines have read: Trump’s Sweden tweets…

BURNING SANDS Movie Review

Directed by Gerard McMurray (known for his 2013 standout, FRUITVALE STATION) Written by Christine Berg & Gerard McMurray Starring: Trevor Jackson, Alfre Woodard, Trevante Rhodes, Steve Harris, Octavious J. Johnson, Nafessa Williams, DeRon Horton, Malik Bazille, Tosin Cole Runtime: 105…

2016 Tribeca Film Festival’S NATIONAL BIRD Raises Ethical, Moral Issues on U.S. Drone Program

By Anthony Advincula, March 5, 2016 [Editor’s Note: This story was re-published at the request of the reporter because of copyediting errors that should have been addressed when the story was first published.] Forget about the quintessential image of an American…

After Screening at the Tribeca Film Festival last year, BETTING ON ZERO Still Sparks More Questions on Herbalife

By Anthony Advincula, Published February 28,2017 By the time the documentary BETTING ON ZERO, a documentary about Herbalife Ltd., premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last spring, and hit U.S. theaters March 10, millions of dollars had already been mailed…