Thinking About Macaulay

I think I got it figured out. (Still grappling with narcissism and paternalism…so please pardon me, especially during this difficult finals period.) First, it’s a happy accident that I’m here. It’s a happy accident that we’re all here, more or less. As accomplished as we are, in the back of our minds, we should know […]

Sex, Power and Speaking Truth: Anita Hill 20 Years Later

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the sexual harassment allegations Anita Hill made against current Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during his confirmation hearing. Distinguished speakers, including Hill, who The New York Times credits as “personally responsible for revitalizing feminism,” came to talk to the over 1,000 people in attendance at Hunter’s all-day conference […]

The CUNY Swimming Dynasty

Michael Phelps’ eight gold medals. Natalie Coughlin’s evolution into an international superstar. Record-breaking performances and thrilling finishes. The 2008 Beijing Olympics brought swimming to the American sporting culture forefront and finally, one of CUNY’s most anticipated seasons is upon us. As we prepare for the 2012 London Olympics, the CUNYAC women’s swimming and diving season […]

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Visits Roosevelt House

Shaun Donovan, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, visited the Roosevelt House for a Youth Roundtable before heading back to D.C. As the youngest member of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, Donovan has been actively involved in changing the face of housing and urban development in New York City, in particular affordable housing for low-income […]

CUNY with the Spike!

With the 2011 CUNY Men’s volleyball season reaching its home stretch, it is fair to say that this season was a special one. After going 34-14 in the regular season, including a dominating conference record of 14-0, The Baruch College Bearcats were selected to represent the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association in the Molten Final […]