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Essay: Helping New York City Immigrant Communities to Resist the Smog of Fear Caused by President-elect Donald Trump

By Senior Editor Tatiana Villamil Editor’s Note: The pictures in this article are used to help reflect the ethnic diversity of the Big Apple. The status of those photographed are not known. Thirteen days after election night, a CUNY J-School…

Undocumented Students Want to Know If the Chancellor Stands With Them

By Ricardo Montero-Hernandez, December 14, 2016 Reporter Ricardo Montero-Hernandez was invited to a Roosevelt House forum where the concerns of undocumented students at CUNY were to be addressed. Some students, in turn, presented a petition to the office of the…

How Hunter Millennials Stay Informed About News – Part 5

  By Contributing Writer Lesia Forde Do the comments of five students about how they view and interact with news and news sources reflect the overall temperament of that segment of the Hunter student body, 19 to 28 years old?…

OFF THE RAILS, Grand Jury Award Winner, DOC NYC Part – 2, Adam Irving Interview

  Pictures courtesy of Adam Irving Adam Irving, researching ideas several years for his first full length documentary, was reading a Wikipedia article about people obsessed with trains and came across a Wikipedia article about Darius McCollum’s. “‘Darius McCollum has…

DOC NYC Seventh Annual Festival Awards

  The Islands and the Whales, Off the Rails, Short Beside Manner won Grand Jury Prizes.  Death By a Thousand Cuts won Audience Award. Wrapping November 17, this past Thursday, the festival started November 10 at the IFC Center, SVA…

OFF THE RAILS Film Review, DOC NYC – Part 1 [Editor’s Note: November 20 Update – Winner of Grand Jury Prize]

Pictures courtesy of Adam Irving   OFF THE RAILS: Showcasing the Power of Art Where Journalism Can’t Go New Yorkers who missed the opening of Director/Cinematographer Adam Irving’s OFF THE RAILS that screened at the recent NYC DOCS festival and…

The Day After the U.S. Elections by OSM! Editor Marivir R. Montebon

The day after the U.S. elections, Wednesday, was warm but gloomy. My first bus ride was unusually subdued, unlike the previous days when people were either too bubbly or mean-spirited. This morning, people from all races: Asian, Black, Latino, White,…

Black Filmmakers at DOC NYC, America’s Largest Documentary Film Festival, November 10-17

By Gregg Morris, October 30, Press Info From DOC NYC DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, runs November 10-17 at the IFC Center, Cinepolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre. The 7th annual festival includes 111 feature-length documentaries (and 102 shorts)…

DOC NYC Festival Announces Full Lineup For Seventh Edition, November 10-17

Edited by Gregg Morris Program Includes 19 World Premieres, 19 U.S. Premieres Among Over 250 Films and Events Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, Opens Festival, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, Closes Event Special Guests Include Kenny Anderson, Neil…

Is the CUNY Experience Really a Great Bargain for Students?

By Senior Writer Anthony Falletta, October 26, 2016 Graphics Courtesy of Railyard Film Production from its movie, STARVING THE BEAST Tuition for CUNY students increased by more than 30 percent from 2011 to 2016 John Tarleton, a reporter for the…