In perusing the following words, sentences, and paragraphs, it is beneficial to know the stage which women stand and perform on today – a stage where women earn more than 57% of undergraduate degrees and 59% of all master’s degrees, but make up 4.8% of Fortune 500 company CEOs, according to the Center for American Progress;
How is everything holding up? I can assure you that you’re doing better than you think you are. We appreciate you taking the time out of a cold, hectic March to hang out with us. Now, since you’re reading this, I assume you would like to hear what you can expect within. I am happy to oblige.
In a time where the racial composition of Harlem was grossly underrepresented at CCNY, the 1969 protests served as a turning point for the university. Due to the activists’ tenacity and boldness in both the demonstrations and negotiations, they pushed CCNY and CUNY to open their doors to thousands of Black and Hispanic students, who earlier would not have qualified for admission.
On January 16, President Boudreau named Dee Dee Mozeleski as Executive Director of the combined foundations at CCNY, a position she has held for the past two years on an Interim basis.
As Spring Blackboard reminders flood our emails, phones, and busy calendar days, there is often a confusing feeling, at least for me. While I am at once overwhelmed with being three-weeks deep in homework after two lectures, I am enthralled to see what comes as the weather slowly, but surely, begins to bloom. Here at The Campus, we plan on walking with you during these molasses months. Until Summer break, let’s tackle this together. This issue is just the beginning.
Clothed in a light blue hijab complementing her patterned dress and eye-catching brooch, Jannatul Ferdous Brishty recalled the first time she decided to take the religious head covering. “When you first take hijab you do kinda think of things like ‘Will I take hijab? Will it stop me from doing a lot of things?’ I have had those thoughts,” she recounted.
Every year, our team dedicates one issue to our hard-working athletes. 2019’s BeaverBeat is filled to the brim with nuances pieces which dig deeper into the often overlooked CCNY athletics scene. Whether you can recite sports statistics like they’re on the final exam or your idea of a good game is a rowdy round of rock, paper, scissors, this magazine is for your awaiting curiosity.
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“It honestly happened pretty suddenly in a back stairwell of the NAC after our class. I had no clue how we got there and I still couldn’t tell you exactly where it was, but it was fun,” RD, who preferred to tell their story safely behind initials, quipped.
As the winds shift colder and the day’s hours dwindle, I hope you find yourself stuck inside, yearning for activity, and pick up this issue of The Campus. Perhaps the MTA has forgotten, once again, how to do its one job in inclimate weather and you remembered that this issue had weaseled into your backpack. Either way, welcome. We’re excited you’re here.