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Making Some News of Their Own: PSC Members Create Newspapers, Blogs and More

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PSC members have responded to the drumbeat of attacks on unions and public education by making their own media. "As we get pummeled by the narratives of the corporate media, it's important for us to develop our own narratives," said one, who helped start an eight-page alternative paper on his campus.

Viewpoint: Reclaiming Public Institutions, Our Best Hope for a Vibrant Democracy

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In her May 27 commencement address at the Graduate Center, Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine urged graduates to commit themselves to supporting and defending public education and other vital public institutions. "Remember your roots, and go public - everywhere you can," Fine said.

Gen Ed Debate Sharpens, UFS Says Its Views Dismissed

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CUNY central administration’s plan to overhaul general education requirements has sparked months of debate, and this spring 80th Street promised that a revised proposal would reflect concerns raised in faculty discussion. But when CUNY released a revised version of the General Education initiative in mid-May, faculty governance leaders expressed bitter disappointment.


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