Students feel the impact of higher enrollment The new west lobby cafe
A problem is “elevating” in the North Building Sharice Osei, who uses a walker to get around, has to plan her commuting schedule around the limited elevator service in Hunter North.
The “Tau” sculpture undergoes restoration The “Tau” sculpture undergoes restoration
Sports Nostalgia Night welcomes all gamers for old-school play

Nostalgia Night welcomes all gamers for old-school play

  On a recent Friday night, the usually empty classrooms at Baker Theater were littered with television sets and gaming consoles. The edges of the rooms were occupied by old school Microsoft monitors attached to a PlayStation 1s and flat screen TVs displaying vibrant game graphics. Students lay splayed across […]

News Cafeteria will open next month, and students can name it

Cafeteria will open next month, and students can name it

The cafeteria will reopen with a new vendor in late November or December, and between now and then, students have the chance to name it. The student who wins can look forward to a $100 gift card that can be used to buy anything in the new cafeteria. Ideas can […]

Culture Professor Victoria Johnson’s journey to National Book Award nominee

Professor Victoria Johnson’s journey to National Book Award nominee

Professor Victoria Johnson’s path to nominee for the 2018 National Book Award is unconventional, but a closer look reveals the threads between these vastly different chapters of her life.

Lifestyle A game of Bughouse with President Blake Burma

New neighbors: Dominoes Club joins chess in the lobby

The West lobby has recently welcomed a new group: the dominoes players, who occasionally blast bachata and vape JUULs alongside the kings, queens and pawns of the college’s chess club. 

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Police corruption exposed in new documentary
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Police corruption exposed in new documentary

  The Crime + Punishment screening began, like most school-sponsored events, with a 30-minute reception that included a small spread of refreshments. The real treat, however, came for those who stayed for a talkback with the director, Stephen Maing. The audience sat in somber silence as they watched the lives […]

Journalist shares reporting experience with media students
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Journalist shares reporting experience with media students

To celebrate International Education Week, Guttman College had journalist Danny Gold drop by the campus on Nov. 15 to talk about his experience as a reporter covering the grip of gangs on men in South America. Hunter College journalism students were invited to attend as well to learn about reporting […]

Hunter Public Safety wants students to learn their “A.B.Cs”
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Hunter Public Safety wants students to learn their “A.B.Cs”

The college has introduced “active shooter protocol” signs all over campus, urging students to “know their ABCs: avoid, barricade and confront.”

Students in News Video Reporting were treated to a make-up demonstration from Glam Squad's Nick Scalzo as well as cosmetics from Cover Girl.  Photo by Markus Martinez.
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Media students get made over by Glam Squad and Cover Girl

Hunter media and journalism students gathered in a circle, surrounded by gifts from Cover Girl in shopping bags emblazoned with the slogan, “I am what I make up.” In front of them stood their guru for the day: Nick Scalzo, a professional makeup artist for Glam Squad, who came to […]

As Shakespeare & Co. expands and reinvents, kiosk opens at Hunter College
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As Shakespeare & Co. expands and reinvents, kiosk opens at Hunter College

With its new kiosk tucked under the corner of the East building and a machine at the main store that can print a paperback in minutes, Shakespeare & Co. is trying to do what all booksellers across the country are attempting: stay alive in the era of Amazon.

CUNYTuesday is about more than the money
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CUNYTuesday is about more than the money

Sometimes giving back is the best gift of all. At least, that is what the college is hoping as they seek to break a donation record during the #CUNYTuesday fundraising campaign next month. The college will accept donations for the whole month, until the website closes on Nov. 27.

The Canvas: Students can create in “blank space”
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The Canvas: Students can create in “blank space”

The former college bookstore located on the ground floor of Hunter West has been taken over by The Canvas, a retail space and creative studio that promotes sustainable and environmentally-friendly fashion.

Demi Moore, a senior at Hunter College, places a hood around Kagan during the ceremony.
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Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan honored at Hunter College

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, a graduate of Hunter High School and Elementary School, came to Hunter College to share her story and advice for students as she was honored with an honorary degree of humane letters.

People sitting around a table.
Culture

Hunter College’s production of ‘Uncle Vanya’ Gets Top Reviews

The college’s infant Hunter Theater Project’s first production of “Uncle Vanya” has met with rave reviews, putting the Frederick Loewe Theater on the map, and making this experiment in creating accessible professional shows for students an immediate success. Student tickets for the show are just $15, well below the price […]

Edrick Leong hosting his show,
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Upgrade U: WHCS Radio gets technical to improve listener experience

Thanks to a rollover from last year’s budget, WHCS Radio will be able to make some technical upgrades that will allow it to broadcast through a mobile app and make other adjustments to improve listener experience for this fall and beyond.