And so: STAND TALL, FIERCE COMPETITION, MAKE THE CALL, RELATIONSHIP REWIND, HIGH AS THE SKY, FANTASY MEETS REALITY, MEET THE CUTE ON THE MTA, MAKING FRIENDS, PUTTING IN THE WORK, MOMENT OF CALM, BACK TO BASICS, DIVE IN, FOR BETTER OR WORSE, NOT YOUR AVERAGE FAIRY TALE … and many, many more … – By Gregg W. Morris
The 19th edition, 2020 Festival Includes: 115 films from 124 filmmakers from across 33 different countries; 95 world premieres, 2 international premieres, 4 North American premieres, 4 U.S. premieres, and 9 New York premieres and one sneak preview.
The first floor of Thomas Hunter Hall bristles with kinetic energy as theater students on deadline hustle about their tasks to prepare for the newest Hunter Theater Department main stage show, “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” The play by Stephen Adley Guirgus tells the story how Judas Iscariot’s fate for betraying Jesus Christ is determined before he dies. A cast of characters are pulled from the Bible and history books … such as Mother Teresa, Caiaphas, Saint Monica, Sigmund Freud and Satan.
By Laura Chavarry
Despite these times of “fake news,” slimy, lying journalists, the severe mistrust of news media by the American public, according to a recent Columbia Journalism Review article, and the treats of violence against reporters trying to do their jobs, there are Hunter students impassioned about the profession nonetheless
Hunter Hawks Tennis Player Elaine Zhang, 22, and Davin Smith, a media studies major with a concentration in journalism who hosts a sports radio show, found the camaradarie and student activities they needed to avoid those commuter campus blues.
WORD Reporters Areber Rexha and Malik Young interviewed Queens College student leaders about their experiences and opinions of their former college president, Felix V. Matos Rodriguez for a series of articles. This last article is based on interviews with a few Hunter students. The reporting for the series of articles, based on the Queens interviews, was recognized with a reward by the CUNY University Student Senate.