Posts Tagged ‘CUNY’


Students struggle with CUNY snow day policy

Many students looked out the window and called it a day, but Catherine Kim was determined to stay. After her first class ended at 10:15 a.m., the senior hiked through the puddles of snow to the music library to get work done be...
by Yongmin Cho


CUNY adjunct professor charged after protest

Eric Linsker, a CUNY adjunct professor who taught at Queens College, was arrested on Dec. 14 after a protest and faces a number of charges including assault in the second degree, resisting arrest, rioting in the first degree an...
by Brandon Jordan

Photo by Jordi Sevilla
The first ever TEDxCUNY event was held at Macaulay College and focused on access in education.

TEDxCUNY showcases influential CUNY students and faculty

For the first time in history, CUNY held its first TEDx event.  TEDxCUNY was held this past month at Macaulay Honors College, with over a dozen speakers and hundreds of attendees. The event streamed live online and other CUNY ...
by Johanna Cadet



Virtual reality headset debuts at TEDxCUNY

Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset letting players step inside their favorite games and virtual worlds. At TEDxCUNY, two game developers, Christopher Hart and Micahel Hazani, showed off their games using the device. Chris...
by Jordi Sevilla


Op-Ed: CUNY Board of Trustees Set to Eliminate Your Right

The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York, despite continuous opposition from elected student leaders, is set to strip students of a fundamental right: the right to remain silent without the assumption of guilt d...
by Lucas Almonte



Queens College joins CUNY 2020 program’s investment plans

An economy bouncing back is ripe for investments; the CUNY 2020 program incentivizes the colleges to create economically stimulating ideas and compete with other CUNY schools. CUNY 2020 is a “Challenge Grant Program” that p...
by Fernando Echeverri