CUNY and SUNY students are not customers

Earlier this month, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, proposed withholding 10 percent of funding for CUNY and SUNY should they fail to provide “performance improvement plans.” Essentially, CUNY and SUNY colleges m...
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A victory for one is a victory for all

The Knight News would like to congratulate the Women’s Basketball team for its ECC Championship. It is their first championship since 2009. The game came down to the wire with the team defeating the NYIT Bears 65-63. Things w...
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Journalism losing its own credibility

Brian Williams, famous for anchoring “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams”, was suspended earlier this month for lying about his experience in the 2003 invasion of Iraq after admitting he was not in a helicopter that was f...
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Tackling the issue of rape culture

This year we mourned the tragic deaths of many great entertainers. “It’s a weird year for comedy. We lost Robin, we lost Joan, and we kind of lost Cosby,” said comedian Chris Rock in a recent interview with Vulture. R...
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On Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Every October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and with domestic violence scandals becoming increasingly public, this month is even more important. Initially when news came out about former Baltimore Ravens’ running b...
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The modern-day Freedom Summer

This past summer was the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, where activists went to Mississippi to register blacks to vote. Amid the turmoil that resulted when such efforts started, major victories were achieved with one examp...
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