Category: News

Campus Kicking into Higher Gear for Start of Academic Year

By Olivier Dumont
The last traces of summer weather, writes the WORD’s Olivier Dumont, are diminishing, and with the school year kicking into third gear, six students interviewed for this story for their experiences and opinions about the early weeks of the semester said they were immersing themselves in their studies and campus life.

Student Chess Club an Emerging Campus Presence

Article written by Vladimir Zark
Club members meet in the roaming expanse of the third floor of Hunter West, the main lobby area by the escalators. Club President Vladimir Zarkmake usually arrives there by 12 p.m. every day during the week.

What Student Leaders and Students Say About Trump’s Executive Order Revoking Transgender Students Rights to Use the Bathrooms of Their Choice

Article by Carlos Diaz
On February 22, 2017, a Wednesday night, Donald Trump revoked the Obama executive order that allowed transgender students at public schools to use the bathroom based on their preferred gender identityUndergraduate Student Government President Matthew LoCastro was contacted about this hostile action. The interview was conducted by email and in Q&A style.

Fall Semester Reflection

Article by Carmen Rios-Nuñez
Class discussions, writing assignments tantamount to unannounced quizzes, several out-of-class interviewing exercises, as well as assignments following up a poor CBS New York article about a Hunter student groped on a subway, helped me to become a better reporter.