Author: The WORD

What Student Leaders and Students Say About Trump’s Executive Order Revoking Transgender Students Rights to Use the Bathrooms of Their Choice

Article by Carlos Diaz
On February 22, 2017, a Wednesday night, Donald Trump revoked the Obama executive order that allowed transgender students at public schools to use the bathroom based on their preferred gender identityUndergraduate Student Government President Matthew LoCastro was contacted about this hostile action. The interview was conducted by email and in Q&A style.

First Known As Minnehanonck

Article by Hope Dietsch, who writes that ne of the features about Roosevelt Island is that it is five subway minutes from one of the most interesting cities in the in the world.

These “United” States of America

Our country is beset with many problems, so, whom should we blame? The President? Congress? How do we make that united in the United States of America really have significance during these polarizing times?

Spring Semester Begins

Article by Carlos Diaz
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 and expectations.

BURNING SANDS Movie Review

Film review by Avid Maldonado
BURNING SANDS depicts the horrors that take place in Greek college life, regardless of race and ethnicity, and even reflects on problems at multi-ethnic, multicultural City University of New York commuter colleges.