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Hunter Staff and Students Protest One Year Without a Union Contract
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Hunter Staff and Students Protest One Year Without a Union Contract

Hunter students joined staff on Feb. 29 to demonstrate outside the Hunter West Building over union contract negotiations that have dragged on for a year. Members of the Professional Staff Congress, or PSC CUNY, attended a contract bargaining session, while others led informational pickets at various CUNY campuses. The union […]

Office of Education Abroad Wants To Help Students Take Their Experience Beyond The Classroom
Culture / Student Life

Office of Education Abroad Wants To Help Students Take Their Experience Beyond The Classroom

At a public academic institution like Hunter College, experiencing a foreign exchange program isn’t as much of a given as it might be in less economically diverse, private liberal arts schools.  In the 2022-20223 academic year, 250 Hunter students studied abroad. That’s roughly 2% of the undergraduate population, at the […]

Student attendees and the BSA executive board at the club’s first open-house event.
News / Student Life

Community on Campus: Built By Students, For Students

Student-led clubs have gotten creative in fostering a sense of community on Hunter College campus, a major commuter school. As the school welcomed its largest incoming freshman class in Hunter’s history in the fall of 2023, the majority of the students were commuters, according to the Student Affairs Department. Most […]

Shakespeare & Co, Hunter's official brick and mortar bookstore.
Multimedia / News

The Rise of Digital Learning, Shadow Libraries and the Fall of Bookstores

As more students and professors opt for digital course materials over physical textbooks, students’ backpacks are lighter and their wallets are fuller. While professors continue their pandemic practices of providing students with online reading materials and coursework, bookstore Shakespeare & Co. may be feeling the burden of a lost revenue […]

Alexa Charles, captain of the Hawks women's basketball team, was named part of First Team All Star by CUNYAC. 
Athletics / News

Basketball All-Star Alexa Charles Racks Up Stats In Sophomore Season

Despite the women’s basketball team losing in the semifinals to end the season two weeks ago, Hawks captain Alexa Charles has a winning attitude. “I was very eager to get to the start of the season,” said Charles. “My mindset was to consistently train, get stronger and more skilled at what […]