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Music students used for everything except music
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Music students used for everything except music

In an attempt to reclaim the college’s practice rooms for the right purpose, the Music Department added a special access swipe for music majors on the outside of every room. But the locks don’t work as expected, and students say the rooms are continually occupied by non-music majors, making them […]

With the nursing school delayed, science students show their frustration
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With the nursing school delayed, science students show their frustration

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. Half of the street is blocked off and the ground is covered in construction debris and expired working permits, and the funding to complete the school […]

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.

students preparing for their finals
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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.