The crowd – including Hillary – stands for Bronx student at graduation The crowd – including Hillary – stands for Bronx student at graduation
Fashion Report: What’s old is new again
Presenting our own humans: Humans of Hunter Presenting our own humans: Humans of Hunter
Hillary Clinton to speak at graduation at MSG Hillary Clinton (Photo by Gage Skidmore at commons.wikimedia.org)
Sports Hunter sophomore smashes CUNY volleyball conference

Hunter sophomore smashes CUNY volleyball conference

Cyrus De Guzman won both CUNY AC player of the week and was named a CUNY AC First-Team All-Star.

Sports Ashley Arias high-fiving her teammates coming onto the court for her final home game

Five seniors honored at last home game of women’s basketball

The final game of the Hunter Hawks regular season on Feb. 11 was also senior night for five players who are graduating, and they were honored with flowers and a framed jersey.

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Women Hawks capture CUNYAC Championship

The women’s basketball team captured the CUNYAC Championship over Brooklyn College in their home turf at the Hunter Sportsplex – giving the Hawks their first conference title since 2004.

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Recruitment process link to men’s basketball success

In the three years since the new head coach took over, things have started to turn around for Hawks men’s basketball. The team will be aiming for the CUNYAC championship this year.

Sports Moments before the Hunter Hawks faced number two-ranked Johnson & Wales University. Photo by Alonso Espinoza.

“Spirit” brings women’s volleyball success on the court

A pre-game routine called Spirit, initiated by the coach but led players, is intended to unify, motivate and mentally prepare players as they head on the court.

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CUNY School of Medicine tops nation in diversity

By taking students straight out of high school, the school’s student body is 53 percent minority, five times the national average.

News The sign plastered all over school for the event.

Cancelled Plans: So long to sex at Hunter

The 2019 Sex Fair was canceled just weeks before it was set to happen on campus.

News Hunter gym hosts top-secret Met Gala after-party

Hunter gym hosts top-secret Met Gala after-party

The annual event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art attracts every A-list celebrity you can think of, and they partied right here in the gym.

News Journalism student to cover dementia crisis

Journalism student to cover dementia crisis

Audrey Henson won a Pulitzer Center grant to report on a topic important in Japan — and personal for her.

News Library update: Fifth floor has no date of completion

Library update: Fifth floor has no date of completion

While the fifth floor is closed to students since the beginning of this year, the Board of Trustees has yet to vote on the design plans.

News Queens College president is first Latino chancellor

Queens College president is first Latino chancellor

Felix V. Matos Rodriguez is CUNY’s eighth chancellor. He took over the role on May 1.

Culture The Olivetree Review celebrates its 65th edition, ’80s style

The Olivetree Review celebrates its 65th edition, ’80s style

The student-run literary journal has been a tradition at Hunter College since 1983 and receives between 300 and 600 submissions each semester and chooses about 10 percent to publish.

Culture Justin Vega: Writing thesis statements that rhyme

Justin Vega: Writing thesis statements that rhyme

Taking classes during the day and performing alongside his music collective at night, “Apollo” Vega juggles the life of a college student and rising SoundCloud rapper all at once.

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MFA Report: Life is more fun in heels

MFA student Tim Foley will show his work, along with 11 other fine arts graduate students, in an exhibit called Mayday at Hunter’s gallery at 205 Hudson.

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Christian Fellowship Club spills the LGBTea

A forum last week to provided perspective on what it’s like to be homosexual and religious, putting the audience in the shoes of people who identify as gay and hold a intimate relationship with God.

Culture Acclaimed violinist performs Hunter students’ compositions

Acclaimed violinist performs Hunter students’ compositions

The compositions of Hunter music students were performed by a critically acclaimed violinist in Lang Recital Hall last week, giving them a chance to hear their work as it was meant to be played.

Lifestyle South Asian Cultural Club sells out annual dance party

South Asian Cultural Club sells out annual dance party

Students of all nationalities, races and ethnicities gathered on May 3 at the club’s formal held at the Brookdale Rotunda, united by the beat of the drums.

Lifestyle Studying amongst peers

Twas the days before finals and students were, well, cooked

Finals are in full effect at Hunter College and students are making the necessary adjustments from staying campus for 24hours to keeping a Netflix tab of “Friends” on their laptop.

Lifestyle The Athenian Q&A: Sustainability specialist Kelli Stephens

The Athenian Q&A: Sustainability specialist Kelli Stephens

To better understand the college’s recycling policies, and how students can better practice good recycling habits, The Athenian talked to the college’s sustainability and energy specialist.

Lifestyle With nursing school delayed, science students are frustrated

With nursing school delayed, science students are frustrated

A big, gaping hole in the ground on 74th Street is all that is left of the college’s new facility for its nursing school.

Lifestyle Hunter housing expands in both amenities and price

Hunter housing expands in both amenities and price

In the past 10 years, the college has expanded its dorm options by 75 percent, adding new facilities in three locations. But those new options come with a cost.

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Dance company channels hip-hop, Latin and classical music

More than 20 dancers, seven choreographers and nine dances were part of the Hunter Dance Company’s spring concert, held on May 4 at the Kaye Playhouse.

Baruch student takes on the MTA with #BeFare
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Baruch student takes on the MTA with #BeFare

Brandon Santiago has started a campaign to get CUNY students get a fare discount from the MTA, especially as fares continue to rise.

Isabella Rossellini brings Link Link Circus to life
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Isabella Rossellini brings Link Link Circus to life

“Can animals feel or think?” asks Rossellini, who wrote and was the only performer in a the most recent production of the Hunter Theater Project.

“Wear Red for Ed” has lackluster showing at Hunter
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“Wear Red for Ed” has lackluster showing at Hunter

In the spirit of May Day, professors were asked to wear red to support worker unity, but it was hard to spot many faculty members showing up in the uniform.

Hunter alum wins Luce fellowship
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Hunter alum wins Luce fellowship

Kiryl Puchyk will live and work in South Korea for a year, studying artificial intelligence, thanks to a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.

ASU struts its fashion stuff yet another year
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ASU struts its fashion stuff yet another year

The annual African Student Union’s La Nuit D’Afrique Fashion Show featured womenswear, menswear and swimwear, and brought out hundreds of Hunter students and guests.

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The Queer Student Union brings prom to college!

Hunter’s Queer Student Union sponsored a revival of the club’s Queer Prom as a way to demonstrate pride and just show its members a good time.

The view of Manhattan from Bloomberg's 29th floor.
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Hunter journalism students featured on Bloomberg’s Tic/Toc

While waiting to begin a scheduled tour of Bloomberg’s Midtown headquarters for their News Video class, three students ended up in a story for Bloomberg’s Twitter news network.

Finals Fever lowers everyone’s temperature
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Finals Fever lowers everyone’s temperature

The carnival is hosted every year to allow students the opportunity to be on campus, but away from their books for a couple of hours. 

Hunter Dreamers seek to recruit more students for scholarships
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Hunter Dreamers seek to recruit more students for scholarships

A group of Dreamers who have been awarded the DREAM.US scholarship toward their college degree are organizing to help get the word out about the funding available to students with the same status.