Articles written by: Nora Wesson

Nora Wesson is a journalism and public health graduate of Hunter College. She is a Staff Reporter at local newspaper, and a freelance journalist. When she's not writing, she enjoys knitting, baking, and finding the best iced mocha in NYC.

‘You Just Gotta Respect Me’: Trans Students on The Present, The Future, and What Hunter Can Do to Help
Culture / Student Life

‘You Just Gotta Respect Me’: Trans Students on The Present, The Future, and What Hunter Can Do to Help

As states around the country enact laws targeting trans people’s health care, athletic participation, and even freedom, trans Hunter students are feeling the pressure. While some students are shocked by the blatant transphobia shown by lawmakers, others are not surprised. Regardless, many are scared. Pamela Rozon, a junior who is […]

The Hunter Hillel welcomes all students, regardless of religion
News / Student Life

Hunter Hillel Tackles Rising Antisemitism

Karina feels safe at the Hunter Hillel because she knows “the only thing that’s not accepted here is intolerance.” As TV pundits and politicians spout antisemitic rhetoric, and hate crimes against Jews like her increase around the country, Karina feels comfortable in this accepting organization. The junior, who declined to […]

Hunter Journalism students enjoyed pizza as they listened to documentary filmmakers Dominic Smith and Andrew Robinson discuss their work Tuesday afternoon
News / Student Life

Documentary Filmmakers Praise Power of Storytelling

Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmakers Dominic Smith and Andrew Robinson addressed nine Hunter journalism students on Tuesday afternoon, stressing the importance of passion and strong storytelling in an intimate career advice discussion. “Passion — that’s so integral to journalism,” Robinson told the group as students enjoyed a pizza lunch in HN433. […]

In the year since CUNY lifted its mask mandate, some students feel comfortable not wearing masks, while others still use the face coverings. Even in crowded spaces like the escalators in the North Building, more and more students are not masking.
News / Student Life

One Year After CUNY Ends Mask Mandate, Students Remain Uncertain

One year after CUNY lifted its mask mandate, interviews with students show an ongoing debate about the importance of face coverings, even as the COVID-19 pandemic eases. “I feel like everyone should be able to do whatever they please,” said Arham, a Hunter student who declined to give his last […]

Assemblyman Alex Bores receives a standing ovation at his inauguration

“Son of The Upper East Side” Celebrates Inauguration at Hunter

In an emotional homecoming, State Assemblyman Alex Bores celebrated his inauguration with 350 friends, neighbors, and politicians earlier this month in Hunter North’s Assembly Hall. Born and raised in Yorkville, the Hunter College High School alum was sworn in to represent District 73, comprising parts of Midtown East and the […]