Day: March 14, 2020

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Are CUNY Students Going to See the Effects of the Health and Wellness Fee?

The CUNY Board of Trustees has voted to increase the tuition once again, this time by $120, putting the extra money towards health and wellness resources. The resources will be put towards facilities such as mental health counseling, women’s healthcare products, and more. Having more resources on campus, a place that’s supposed to be a […]

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Committee for Disabled Students fights for campus renovations

Picture this; as you’re grabbing a shopping cart from the parking lot, the cart rattles and shakes as you wheel it over to the store. While the feeling is unpleasant momentarily, you find relief as you enter the store, which has even floors. Whereas a physically able person only experiences that brief moment of feeling […]

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CUNY Service Corps: Helping students grow through paid internships

Figuring out what one wants to pursue career-wise is a difficult decision. The CUNY Service Corps is the perfect opportunity for students to get an idea of their futures. CUNY Service Corps is a two-semester internship and pre-development program that includes working 10-12 hours a week at $15 per hour for a total of 24 […]

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Coronavirus: the disease affecting the economy and the world

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause disease in animals. The new disease called Covid-19 has appeared in humans, causing flu-symptoms. According to the Telegraph UK, 83,000 people are known to be infected and more than 2,800 deaths have been recorded. In New York, at the time this issue is published there are two […]

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Rikers Island Inmates Accumulate Over $1.2 Million in Fines

On Feb 3, Reuven Blau of The City published an article exposing the accumulation of $1.2 million fines by Rikers Island inmates. These fines, which date back to 2015, act as punishments for failing to listen to direct orders against assaulting other inmates. Those fines are withdrawn from the inmate’s commissary funds which are used […]

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Caption: Customers line up to be served at popular fast-casual-food chain, Chipotle. Photo Creds: Creator: Patrick T. Fallon Credit: Bloomberg Copyright: © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP
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Chipotle Charged $1.3 Million in Child Labor Violations

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s official website, part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is “to protect the educational opportunities of minors and prohibit their employment in jobs and under conditions detrimental to their health or well-being.” However, Chipotle’s chain of Mexican grills in the state of Massachusetts failed to comply with […]

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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse during jury deliberations in his rape trial on Feb. 24.John Minchillo / AP file / NBC News
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From Riches to Prison: How Harvey Weinstein Will End Up Behind Bars

“An old dinosaur learning new ways” is one way to describe Harvey Weinstein, according to his ex-consulting lawyer, Lisa Bloom. Weinstein, 67, a once successful but now disgraced American film producer and one of the original co-founders of well known production and distribution company, Miramax, is currently facing a series of sexual assault charges dating […]

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