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Members of CRAASH and activist Corinne Greene rally outside a Board of Trustees meeting held at LaGuardia Community College
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CUNY’s partnership with Amazon draws ire from some students, faculty

Hunter and CUNY students and faculty across the city have banded together to protest the university’s partnership with Amazon, which plans to develop a large new campus in Queens. They have taken to the streets to protest any connection CUNY will have with the corporate giant, to which the city has offered tax incentives in exchange for bringing new jobs.

A photo taken outside the Purple Apron office, detailing their process.
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Brookdale Campus delivers a new food pantry: The Purple Apron

A new food pantry called The Purple Apron is offering free groceries to Hunter students at the Brookdale Campus through the end of the school year.

Bedbugs at Hunter College have been put to bed
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Bedbugs at Hunter College have been put to bed

Hunter College student’s bedbug complaints have finally been addressed by administration.

Notes from the Hunter Senate: Honors for all?
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Notes from the Hunter Senate: Honors for all?

New legislation proposed in the Hunter College Senate is creating a pathway for all students to take honors classes, instead of just those in honors cohorts. If it passes, anyone with a GPA above 3.5 will be allowed to to achieve honors distinction.

Scholars Elliot David, Joy Nuga, and Christopher Sperrazza, left to right.
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Three Hunter students named Schwarzman Scholars

Selected from an applicant pool of more than 2,000, these students are among the 147 scholars that will travel to Beijing next year to pursue their master’s degrees.

Protesters blocking the entrance to Baruch.
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CUNY employees rally for higher pay and lighter course loads; 17 arrested

Seventeen people were arrested at a protest for higher pay and reduced course load for CUNY employees outside Baruch College on Dec. 10.

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Hunter students get ready for winter break — not

As the fall semester comes to an end and exams wrap up, students here at Hunter seem to have one thing to look forward to during winter break: more work.

Taina Bien-Aime, Jessica Neuwirth, and Rachel Moran, from left.
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Panel of activists addressing sex trafficking draws largest crowd ever at RH

A panel discussion on sex trafficking and the conversation around it drew the largest crowd ever for Roosevelt House’s brown-bag lunch speaker series.

Got Spam? College IT department has some advice and ways to help
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Got Spam? College IT department has some advice and ways to help

The IT Department has created a website to help students spot the recent scourge of spam emails that students have been receiving in their inboxes — before they get tricked. The department is hoping to stem the rash of scams that has caused hundreds of students to get their email accounts shut down within the past month alone.

President Jennifer Raab joins the 2018 “Women Power 100”
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President Jennifer Raab joins the 2018 “Women Power 100”

President Jennifer Raab was just listed in the 2018 “Women Power 100” by City & State magazine, coming in at number 54 alongside other women who are helping to make a change from their different platforms. Some of the women on the list were ones who rose to power in politics after the recent midterm elections, some are presidents of other colleges, and some are CEOs.