Author: Meir Zimmerman

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Robbery scares students on campus

The office of public safety made significant increases in its campus security after a student was robbed at knifepoint, officials said. The robbery occurred on Feb. 26 as a female student was walking to Queens Hall, the former CUNY Law School building. “Public safety has posted an officer along the pathway and increased patrols and random ID […]

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The Value of Advanced Placement Courses

The value of College Board’s Advanced Placement courses has come into question as Dartmouth College has decided to no longer accept any A.P. credits. Over the years, many Ivy League schools have made restrictions involving the amount and types of A.P. credits that are accepted by their college institutions. After almost a decade of deliberation, the faculty at […]

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Offensive graffiti increases on campus

Many students are upset over a slew of anti-Semitic graffiti incidents that have recently occurred on the college’s campus. Several students have come forward with pictures of pro-Nazi swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti that were drawn on classroom desks and bathroom and hallway walls. “I walk into the bathroom and I see a swastika etched on the wall. […]

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Death totals have some students spurning energy drinks

While many students are relying heavily on the consumption of 5-hour ENERGY shots and other highly caffeinated drinks to pull all-nighters, the beverages have possible involvement in 18 deaths, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Just weeks after the FDA found that Monster Energy was possibly associated to five deaths, 5-hour ENERGY has come […]

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Pathway moratorium fails

A motion to implement a CUNY Pathways moratorium failed in a heated debate at an Academic Senate meeting on Nov. 8, as several senators and administrators sought to delay it’s implementation past Fall 2013. The meeting dealt with the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee’s report on adding classes to the short list offered by the Pathways program, […]

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New school brings different methods

Across the street from midtown Manhattan’s Bryant Park, a small office building is the home to the newest addition to CUNY schools: the New Community College, which opened its doors this fall to 300 students. The college is the first CUNY has opened in almost 40 years. The venture cost $9 million and was funded […]

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