Category: News

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…

Every Right to Be Proud

By Carmen Rios-Nuñez “Oh my God, it’s literally the best feeling ever,” said Ana Maria Rico, 31, a senior planning to graduate this January. “From all the stuff that I’ve done in my life, getting a higher education degree is…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Colin Kaepernick Can Be a Hot Topic on This Campus

By Senior Editor Megan Ley, November 21, 2016 The crowd of Buffalo Bills fans at New Era Field erupted into a chant of “USA!” and boos as San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick took the field in Orchard Park, New…

Hunter’s Muslim American Community Very Focused on This Presidential Campaign

By Nida Ali, November 7 And the reasons should be obvious. The unconstitutional and illegal surveillance of the Muslim community by law enforcement and the anti-Islamic vitriol in this national election cycle has been motivating Muslim students to take a…

News Follow-Up About the Groping and Stalking of a Hunter Student

A Campus Security Lapse Exposed the Student as well as the Hunter Community to Potential Harm and It Cost a Public Safety Officer His Job By Ricardo Montero-Hernandez, October 26, 2016 Suspect Still at Large A man grabbed a 19-year-old…