Category: Campus News

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…

Bland But Righteous Statement From Chancellor James B. Milliken About President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban

Via CUNY Newswire [cunynewswire@mail.cuny.edu] Monday, January 30, 2017 11:41 AM [Edited for comment by Gregg Morris] CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken: On Friday afternoon, the President issued an Executive Order that suspended entry of all refugees for 120 days, barred…

CUNY Students Impacted by Trump Ban

The following was posted on Hunter-L [HUNTER-L@HUNTER.LISTSERV.CUNY.EDU], A Hunter College listserv, by Political Science Professor Kenneth Paul Erickson. Edited for style. Re: Petition against Trump’s Travel Ban Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:13 PM To:    Hunter-l Dear Colleagues, I am…

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…

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?…

CUNY J-School’s Post-Election Panel on Legal Protections and Rights of Undocumented Immigrants

  By Gregg Morris The following passage is edited for context, accuracy and clarification for comments by Jojo Annobil, Executive Director, Immigrant Justice Corps, at the CUNY J-School forum, November 21. One-point-nine million of the undocumented population have lived in…