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Make a Change, Go Green!

“We’re all about spreading good changes for the environment within the campus,” Billy Achnitz, the C.W. Post Recycling Program coordinator, said. The Recycling Program was brought to campus by the PEACE CORP around 2004. Even though the program’s main purpose is to recycle, it is a hands on experience as…

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Support Your Veterans!

This Monday marked the start of Veteran Appreciation Week on campus.  Veterans in the faculty, among the student body, and in the community, will be honored all week long through a number of different events around campus in their name. Monday’s festivities included a talk by Daniel Murphy in the…

Youths Lacked a Voice in Midterm Elections

The voter turnout among youths aged from 18-29 is not as substantial as it should’ve been. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports, “roughly 20 percent of Americans under the age of 30 voted in Tuesday’s midterm elections, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.” However, youth voters dominated the…

Honors Conference Gets an “A”

On Friday, November 5th, honors students gathered on campus to attend the annual honors conference co-sponsored by Apple Inc. and the C.W. Post Provost’s Office. This year’s theme being communications, the conference offered a wide range of lectures and workshops. C.W. Post alumnus, Michael Allen began the conference with a…

Homeless in Hicksville

Last Wednesday, the Newman Club held a demonstration on campus to raise the awareness of homelessness on Long Island.  Over 30 of the club members dressed in hats and gloves and posted up by Humanities Hall and the Great Lawn.  The demonstrators asked the people of the C.W. Post community…

College of Management Ranked Among the Best Business Schools in the Country

For the fourth consecutive year, the Princeton Review has named C.W. Post’s College of Management among the top 300 business schools in the country. This was based upon a student survey. Unlike other ranking systems like US News and World Report, the Princeton Review collects data directly from students in…

A Professional Tells It Straight

On Thursday October 28th, Diane Kennedy, the President of the New York News Publishers Association (NYNPA) visited C.W. Post’s campus.  She traveled all the way from upstate in Albany, NY to share her experience and knowledge of working in the industry of journalism and politics. As the President of NYNPA,…

Course Canceled Due To Low Enrollment

In early October, graduating journalism majors received a jolt of fear as they found out a required class would be canceled for their final semester. Journalism 56, and Broadcasting 54 normally ran on Wednesdays in the spring semester. The Producing the TV Newscast course took up two class periods and…

LIU Sells Radio Station

Long Island University’s radio station WCWP, may have something to celebrate come December. Announced late Tuesday, their once affiliated station, WLIU-88.3 may be no more, due to an $850,000 purchase of the license and broadcasting equipment. Long Island University has owned the license to, and operated, a radio station out…