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ICIT Begins Testing Safer OneCard

Women and men’s locker rooms still open to both sexes  John Bolger  Deputy News Editor Right now, OneCards do not use encryption and are vulnerable to illicit copying and identity theft. ICIT began testing a new OneCard technology which they hope will fix the security weaknesses. Every OneCard and every OneCard reader will need to […]

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Hurricane Sandy Causes Damage to Brookdale Complex

Severe Water Damage Closes Dorm and Nursing School Kimberly Devi Milner News Editor While CUNY schools have reopened in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Hunter College’s Brookdale Health Science Campus, which received severe water damage, remains closed – leaving roughly 660 residents, and more than 160 sections of science courses displaced. Hunter College administrators hope […]

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Electronic Waste Collection To Occur in December

Hurricane Sandy postpones waste collection dates in November  Kristina Chan Staff Writer In late December, facilities staff will pick up universal and electronic waste, such as monitors, computers, cameras, audio eqipment, lamps and batteries, left in the hallway. The disposal period, originally slated for Nov. 14 and 15, was delayed due to Hurricane Sandy because additional staff […]

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Hunter Graduate Student Creates Volunteer Map

Google software engineers incorporate student’s volunteer map  Jenady Garshofsky Editor-In-Chief Days after Hurricane Sandy swept through the Northeast coast, leaving behind a devastating trail, Graduate Urban Affairs and Planning Associations (GUAPA) Community Coordinator Alyssa Pichardo, mapped out volunteer and donation opportunities throughout New York City, Long Island and New Jersey. Her map was so efficient, […]

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Students Protest Against College President at Medgar Evers College

Protesters allege that President William Pollard has negatively impacted education at MEC  Kristina Chan Staff Writer Frustrated students from Medgar Evers College took to the sidewalks last month to protest against rising tuition at CUNY and the alleged mismanagement by college President William Pollard. Protesters, which included students and faculty, said that Pollard’s poor job performance […]

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Hunter College Senate Backs QCC in Rejecting Pathways

Pathways continues to draw controversy     Carla Sinclair Staff Writer Hunter College’s Faculty Senate has re- voiced its criticism of Pathways — a CUNY Central mandate aimed at overhauling the general education requirements at every college in the CUNY system. On Nov. 14 the Hunter Senate passed its resolution expressing solidarity with the Queensborough Community […]

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Election Night Soirée

Roosevelt House celebrates American politics     Kristina Chan Staff Writer Shortly before Obama was reelected to serve America for four more years, over 200 members of the Hunter community flooded the grand halls of the Roosevelt House to celebrate Election day on Nov. 6th. Crowds gathered around large television sets streaming major news outlets […]

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The 14th Dalai Lama Visits Hunter College

President Raab awarded His Holiness with an honorary degree     Michele Tram Contributing Writer Alexandra Heidler Associate Arts Editor Sporting a Hunter baseball cap, His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso the 14th Dalai Lama sat on stage in the Hunter North Assembly Hall and humbly bowed before a packed audience full of faculty members, students and […]

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Bea Klier

Alumni profile   Scott Tierney Christine Kitson Contributing Writers Bea Klier was born in 1916 to a 16-year- old mother. She enrolled in Hunter in 1933 eager to absorb as much information as possible, and get a quality, affordable education. Now, nearly 80 years later, she stood before a room of Hunter College alumni, faculty, and […]

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The Future of Iran

CUNY BA hosts conference to discuss Iran     Michelle Balon Contributing Writer On Oct. 17th, the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program brought together a range of unique voices to discuss the political, social and economic future of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Moderated by Leili Kashani from the Center for Constitutional […]

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True Delta Screening and Live Concert

Macaulay presents a Mississippi blues documentary     Bruce Le Staff Writer On Oct. 19, the City University Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College presented the New York City premiere of True Delta, a Mississippi Blues documentary. The premiere screened in conjunction with the Mountainfilm series at Lincoln Center, and was followed by a performance […]

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Friendship Lingers After Death

A Talk with Sidney Offit about Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Ariana L. Guzman Contributing Writer When renowned teacher and editor Sidney Offit opened the discussion in the faculty dining room on Oct. 22 to discuss his late friend, iconic author Kurt Vonnegut Jr., his face glowed. Offit spoke excitedly of Vonnegut, almost as if he was sitting […]

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