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Former CIA Director to Teach at Macaulay Honors College

Chief Esposito Retires from Top NYPD Position

March for Labor Solidarity Draws Thousands

Media Department Honors Investigative Journalists

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Amid Perpetual Tuition Increase, Chancellor Goldstein Enjoys Perpetual Pay Raise

Chancellor’s pay of $664,004 is equal to 245 full-time semester tuitions John Bolger Deputy News Editor Despite budget cuts to CUNY and the university’s $300 a year five-year tuition hike policy, the Chancellor Matthew Goldstein continues to receive generous pay increases each year. Since 2008, Chancellor Goldstein’s pay has risen an average of $9,489 each year, […]

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Former CIA Director to Teach at Macaulay Honors College

Four star U.S. Army General has one year contract Kristina Chan Associate News Editor David Petraeus, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, has accepted a one-year faculty position at CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College starting on Aug. 1, 2013. As a visiting professor of Public Policy, Petraeus will teach weekly seminars to the students in […]

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Chief Esposito Retires from Top NYPD Position

12-year chief of department reaches NYPD age limit John Bolger Deputy News Editor Chief of Department Joseph Esposito retired at the end of March after a 44-year career in which Esposito climbed to the highest uniformed rank in the NYPD, a position second only to the commissioner. Esposito’s tenure as chief of department saw the […]

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March for Labor Solidarity Draws Thousands

Sparse Occupy Wall Street activity leads to handful of arrests Kimberly Devi Milner News Editor On May 1, as rivers of people took to the streets in Havana, Istanbul, Athens and other pockets of the world to celebrate labor, Broadway was shut down for thousands of demonstrators who swarmed south from Union Square to City […]

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Media Department Honors Investigative Journalists

The 24th Annual James Aronson awards Sophie Simon Contributing Writer Hunter College’s Lang Recital Hall was filled with students, professors, and distinguished journalists to celebrate the 24th annual James Aronson Awards for Social Justice and Cartooning with a Conscience. Sponsored by Hunter’s Department of Film and Media Studies on April 30, the awards ceremony was […]

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Brooklyn College Eliminates Foreign Language Requirement

Decision made without faculty approval Melissa Nezhnik Staff Writer Christina McEachern Contributing Writer On May 7, Brooklyn College’s Faculty Council passed two resolutions condemning the elimination of foreign language, speech, and ESL requirements from the college’s  new general education framework under Pathways. With every CUNY institution transitioning to Pathways–CUNY’s university-wide GER framework–by the fall, the […]

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Library Ends First Phase of Renovations

The first in a $45 million campaign Kristina Chan Associate News Editor The revitalizing new shades of purple that wraps the walls of the library staircase marks the beginning of the end of phase one in a $45 million campaign to modernize the Wexler Library. The Wexler Library, which has not had a facelift since […]

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Psychology Adjuncts Fight for Office Space

Anticipated meeting with department chair Luthfun J. Nahar Staff Writer Psychology adjunct professors continue to hold office hours in the Hunter West lobby to protest teaching conditions they claim are inadequate. On May 7, Adjuncts for Liberation, a group consisting almost entirely of female adjunct professors, met to discuss the next steps in their ongoing […]

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NYPD Spying on Muslims Has Chilling Effect, Report Finds

Study finds NYPD spying on Muslims has altered Muslim behavior Kristina Chan Associate News Editor NYPD surveillance on American Muslim daily life has never led to a criminal lead or investigation, but continues to generate fear and suspicion among Muslim communities while imposing on constitutionally protected rights, according to a report released on March 11 […]

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Battle Over Pathways Hits the New York Times

The PSC and CUNY Central begin to run competing ads in the NY Times Kimberly Devi Milner News Editor The war between CUNY faculty and CUNY administrators over Pathways entered a new phase of publicity earlier this week, when both the PSC and CUNY administrators placed competing ads in The New York Times’ international and […]

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Medgar Evers In Need of an Interim President

After resignation of William Pollard, college accreditation is at risk Kristina Chan Associate News Editor The search for a successor to President William Pollard at Medgar Evers College continues as students and faculty demand an interim president to address immediate issues regarding reaccreditation. Medgar Evers, a predominantly African- American college located in Brooklyn, once prided […]

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The Internship

Making the right decision based on your goals Jenady Garshofsky Copy Editor Your advisor will tell you that internships allow college students to learn about their passion or career interest outside of the classroom, gain hands-on experience, and advance your resume. The truth is that an internship is not right for every student and it […]

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