The Rise of Fascism in Europe

The ever-widening gap between the elites and masses continues to cause problems for us all. Where oil barons profit from burning fossil fuels that lead to rising coastlines and then safely retreat to their in-land luxury penthouses once regions become uninhabitable, the poor struggle to recover life earnings from tropical storms. While the vast majority […]

Entertainment Watch: What to watch, read, listen, and see this fall

Leaves are falling, rain is pouring and the list of upcoming entertainment is growing. Here is what to watch, read, listen and see during Fall 2022.  Television  ABBOTT ELEMENTARY, SEASON TWO – This fall, students are returning, not just to CUNY schools, but also to Philadelphia’s Willard Abbott Elementary School. Abbott Elementary is in its […]

Affordable Healthcare for CUNY Students; Will it Drive Enrollment?

A few weeks ago I met with Luna Liu, Associate Director for AAPI Marketing and Community Relations Manager at MetroPlusHealth, to discuss a healthcare plan that is available to both Macaulay Honors College students and CUNY students at large.  Liu excitedly described Mayor Eric Adams’ campaign to re-enroll 10,000 students who dropped out of college, […]

The Next Theranos? An Alzheimer’s Drug and a CUNY Professor Face Questions Over Research Validity

Cassava Sciences touted the drug simuphilam as a cure to Alzheimer’s Disease. Now, the core science behind the drug that was partially pioneered by a CUNY professor is being questioned by scientists and regulators alike. The scientific journal PLoS One retracted five studies co-authored by Dr. Hoau-Yan Wang, an associate medical professor at the CUNY […]

Why Asian Hate Crimes Happen

On Feb. 13, Christina Yuna Lee is murdered in her apartment after having been stabbed over 40 times. Nearly a month prior, Michelle Go is shoved in front of a subway and killed in a seemingly random attack. And on the second day of last March, seven Asian women are physically assaulted in a string […]

Ukrainian New Yorkers Protest Against War in Ukraine in Times Square, Greenwich Village

As I stepped off the A train at Port Authority Bus Terminal, I saw crowds of people adorn their jacket sleeves with blue-and-yellow bandanas. Exiting the station, people carried posters and sunflowers as they trekked towards 42nd Street, where Razom for Ukraine, a non-profit dedicated to “supporting the people of Ukraine in their continued quest […]