Month: November 2010

Two Hunter seniors win Murray Kempton Awards

Two Hunter College seniors have won Murray Kempton Awards for Journalism honoring the contributions of outstanding undergraduate student journalists at CUNY.

Fausto Giovanny Pinto won the award for best feature story for his portrayal of a Pentecostal pastor’s efforts to feed the hungry in his South Bronx neighborhood. The story appeared in The Hunts Point Express, the community newspaper staffed by students in Neighborhood News, an advanced journalism class.

Jesse Lent won the award for best news story for his article in The Envoy on a student referendum to decide whether to fund a new environmental organization, the Green Initiative…[read more]

Latest issue of The Hunts Point Express

The latest issue of The Hunts Point Express, the community newspaper staffed by
Hunter students covering the poorest neighborhood in the poorest Congressional
District in the United States, is out.

It includes stories on a parade to celebrate the “heroes” who helped rebuild the
neighborhood; a controversy over a homeless shelter; the rise of prostitution;
an ambitious effort to clean up the East and Bronx rivers; a hidden park; a city
programs to bring fresh food to the underserved neighborhood, and more. Find
them at

Visiting Artist: Jenny Sundén

Visiting scholar, Jenny Sundén, will be giving a brown bag
lunch talk for us titled:

“Affective Gaming: Close Playing as Sensuous Criticality”

The talk will take place on November 17th at 1:10pm (Dean’s
hours) in the Film and Media department conference room (HN
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