Tag: Hunter College

“So, How Were Your First Few Weeks at Hunter?”

Jamie Davis, a British student in her third semester of the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program, popularly known as the CUNY BA program, said her first week of classes “was a bit hectic” due to a class registration problem. She was one of several people interviewed about their early weeks of the semester as part of a series of WORD stories about the campus starting its new academic year.

“If you learn and you focus and study many hours, you can achieve.”

Three students – Farhan Chowdery, 22, a senior and psychology major, Ummay Zahan Amina, 18, a freshman and fulltime biology major and Klodiana Shehu, 42, a junior majoring in Italian – were interviewed for their opinions and observations about the first few weeks of classes at Hunter, one of several WORD articles about the beginning of the semester.

Welcome Week 2017

From August 25 to September 6, the campus celebrated its longstanding Welcome Week tradition to usher in the start of a new academic school year. Coordinated by the Undergraduate Student Government, the week-long event offered students a chance to ease into a new semester.

Campus Kicking into Higher Gear for Start of Academic Year

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.

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…


By Kara Paternoster, May 31,2016 Three students interviewed May 10 and May 11 before  final exams began May 22 weighed in about the stress they were facing. Ally DaCunha, 22, of Brooklyn, said she stuck with her organizational strategy. “I make lists of…

Commuting: The Good, the Bad, the Ugh

By Kara Paternostro, May 30, 2016 Time management should be an essential tool for students juggling classwork, studies, extracurricular activities, relationships, jobs, internships and family responsibilities, especially if they must commute long distances. “You really have to plan your time,” said…