Letter from the Editor — Onward

I am terrible at saying goodbye. Yet, the time has come. Congratulations and a big thank you to four of my section editors who have graduated with me today: Jemi Jacob (Hunter ’13), Simmi Kaur (Hunter ’13), Ayelet Parness (Hunter ’13), and Stefanie Tozzi (Staten Island ’13). I would like to introduce the Messenger’s newest […]

Spotlight: Amy Gijsbers van Wijk

William Shakespeare…Tennessee Williams…Amy Gijsbers van Wijk? While her name may not be as simple to pronounce, Gijsbers van Wijk (Brooklyn ’14) is a rising playwright. She was recently awarded the Rosen Fellowship at Brooklyn College, which funds “out-of-classroom experiences,” ranging from study abroad and internships to scientific research and artistic expression. She will be using […]

Remembering Raphael

As many of you may know, the Macaulay community is mourning a beloved student, classmate, and friend, Raphael Blanco (Baruch ’15). He has been described as genuine, selfless, caring, and intelligent. He was a member of MSC, loved Spanish culture, and planned to attend law school after graduation. While he has passed far too soon, […]

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo Discusses NY Rising Initiative at CSI

After delivering his State of the State address to a joint session in Albany last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo visited the College of Staten Island to present his “NY Rising” initiative to students and faculty. NY Rising details Governor Cuomo and the State legislator’s plan to promote growth in New York State. Citing Albany’s successes […]