Category: Features

“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,…

What Does It Take To Become a Food Writer?

By Katherine Hernandez Interest in food writing increased in recent years because of millennials who used blogs and Instagram about food at the restaurants where they were being served. These early pioneers were more interested in informing their friends and…

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…

“The Girl That Meets All the Celebrities”

By Lillian Gissen, December 27, 2016 Has over 800 pictures with celebrities such as the Kardashians, Zac Efron, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, One Direction, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, and Rihanna, Has 75,000 followers on Instagram and 18,300 on Twitter. E!…

Si Se Puede, Yes We Can

By Marjorie Fajardo, December 21, 2016 Growing up as an undocumented teenager in a country that portrays me as a criminal has been a challenging experience. Aside from feeling like I’m not wanted in the country, I’ve had to learn…

Transfer Students Interviewed for This Article Say Hunter Policies Bushwhack Their Dreams

By Anthony Falletta     Anticipating an Oasis, Dealing with Disappointment Valentino Sammarone, 21, a biology major and prospective medical student who wants to be a dentist, transferred to Hunter last fall from the State University at Albany for financial…

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…