Author: The WORD

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.

Fall Semester Reflection

Article by Carmen Rios-Nuñez
Class discussions, writing assignments tantamount to unannounced quizzes, several out-of-class interviewing exercises, as well as assignments following up a poor CBS New York article about a Hunter student groped on a subway, helped me to become a better reporter.

Electoral Joke

Article by Chasity Pierna
Interviewed students planning to express their contempt about the 2016 election by not voting.

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE as a Cautionary Tale for Students

Kashima Grant
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 City criminal justice system and the mainstream corporate New York City journalism community are thrown out the window.

What Does It Take To Become a Food Writer?

Article by Katherine Hernandez
Interest in food writing increased in recent years because of millennials who used blogs and Instagram about food at the restaurants where they were being served. These early pioneers were more interested in informing their friends and followers than planning on careers but so many were doing it that it became a trend that inspired imaginations.