Category: Features

U.N. Commemorates 10th Annual International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The transatlantic slave trade was the largest forced migration in history, and undeniably one of the most inhumane. The extensive exodus of Africans spread to many areas of the world over a 400-year period and was unprecedented in the annals…

And the Semester Begins … Without the Flu!

By Caitlin Munson Classes began January 30, and Matthew Cavanagh, 21, said he had no idea what to expect for the upcoming months. “My first few days have been good, no complaints,” said Cavanagh, dressed in a blue shirt, khaki…

Spring Semester Begins

By Carlos Diaz, March 23, 2017 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 the The Semester Began on a [Fill in the Blank] Note

By Matt Cavanagh, March 12, 2017 January 30th marked the first day of the spring, 2017 semester, and Vilma Espinoza, 23, a transfer student from the Borough of Manhattan Community College, expressed optimism. She was one of several students interviewed…

Fall Semester Reflection

By Carmen Rios-Nuñez Class discussions, writing assignments tantamount to unannounced quizzes, several out-of-class interviewing exercises, critiquing other student journalists’ works and a special project following up a flawed local CBS story about a Hunter student groped on a subway train…

“This School Is Not Too Bad”

By Carmen Rios-Nuñez   Students interviewed for this article say Hunter provides them a decent affordable education. “This school is not too bad,” said Malik Young, 20, a junior majoring in film, who said his mother wanted him to enroll…

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…

Getting That Degree

By Senior Writer Dayna Haffenden, December 29, 2016 About 14 percent of students are able to find jobs after they graduate, according to a May, 2015 dailycaller.com study but that LOW percentage would NOT stifle the hopes of Colleen Ashwood,…

Hunter Hero Comics

By Koi Germany, Jr In a corner of Thomas Hunter Hall’s first floor, not from the security desk, lies a faded, burnt orange door. A slightly torn sign taped upon it reads, Media Board. Faint giggles and murmuring can be…