Category: News

Bad Weather, Threats of a Faculty Strike and Threats of Terrorist Attacks Give Students Pause to Think

By Emily Chiriboga, May 21, 2016 After a brutal winter with temperatures as low as 1 degree on some days, students interviewed for this article expressed mixed feelings about the spring, mixed feelings about a possible strike by the union…

Students Weigh in on Faculty Strike Authorization Vote

“They have to do what they have to do” By Isabella Hamilton, May 13, 2016 Six students interviewed for this story support the Professional Staff Congress in its contract fight with CUNY and said they would also support a strike…

ASPIRING WRITERS MENTORING PROGRAM II OPENS

New York City – The Aspiring Writers Mentoring Program is now open for application for its second phase. On May 7, 2016, program director Marivir Montebon and former New York Times senior editor Terry Schwadron will provide an initial orientation…

#OscarsSoWhite

By Julia Beach April 5, 2016 The #OscarsSoWhite controversy was in full force in the weeks leading up to this year’s Academy Awards ceremony hosted by Chris Rock in late February. Race was the social issue that loomed as a…