Category: Features

First Known As Minnehanonck

By Roosevelt Island Correspondent Hope Dietsch, May 1, 2017 One of the features of Roosevelt Island is that it is five subway minutes from one of the most interesting cities in the in the world. As many New Yorkers know,…

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…