Category: Campus News

NYC Commission on Human Rights Reports 60 Percent Increase in Discrimination Inquiries in 2016 and an Increase in Damages for Aggrieved New Yorkers

Edited for style by Gregg Morris The commission February 5 reported a significant increase in reports of alleged discrimination in 2016, receiving 8,330 reports in 2016 compared to 5,296 in 2015, a nearly 60 percent increase. The commission increased total…

“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…

Oh My God, What Just Happened

By Nida Ali, December 29, 2016 On the night of the presidential election, Mariama Badjie –  black, American, and Muslim – was in the East lounge of the Hunter Brookdale Dorms in lower Manhattan, as she watched Donald Trump’s acceptance…

CUNY Tuition Increases Don’t Burden These Students But …

By Katherine Hernandez Four students interviewed on the Hunter campus said they weren’t concerned about tuition increases at City University of New York, but were troubled with the way things work at the University. “Tuition is not a burden for…

Many May Be Decking the Halls This Season, Millions May Also Be Crawling Them

By Carmen Rios-Nuñez, December 16, 2016 Help The number of college students seeking mental health support has increased exponentially since 2009, according to a 2014 article by the American Psychological Association. Hunter students who believe they may be struggling with…

Olivia Singh, Matthew Ruppert, Amina Talat Had Their Hopes

Editor’s Note: This article was undergoing editing before Donald Trump became the President-elect. By Kay-Lee Ebanks, November 11 Olivia Singh, 21, did not know whom she supported as President when she registered to vote. “I’ve thought a lot about it,”…

A Historic Campaign

Editor’s Note: This article was undergoing editing as millions of Americans were going to the polls November 8. By Ricardo Montero-Hernandez, November 10, 2016 Lesser of Two Evils This Presidential campaign has been the most brutal in American history. The…

Hunter’s Muslim American Community Very Focused on This Presidential Campaign

By Nida Ali, November 7 And the reasons should be obvious. The unconstitutional and illegal surveillance of the Muslim community by law enforcement and the anti-Islamic vitriol in this national election cycle has been motivating Muslim students to take a…