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The Athenian Kicks off its Third Year with almost 40,000 Page Views

Since The Athenian launched in the fall of 2019, it has served as a go-to site for news about the Hunter community. 

Produced by students in Neighborhood News (MEDPL377) and Prof. Katina Paron, The Athenian provides a newsroom-like experience and byline-earning opportunities. 

The Athenian has published more than 250 articles and multimedia pieces that have garnered about 40,000 page views.

The most widely read stories from the past year cover school policies and financial aid issues:

When TAP Goes Missing, Students Head to Financial Aid Office,”

by Kaitlyn Yates (March 2020)

CUNY Proposes New Grading Policy,”

by Seon Pollard (March 2020)

Confusion Surrounds Hunter’s Attendance,”

policy by Alexandra Ali and Angela Lauria (December 2018)

You can keep up with The Athenian on Instagram,

Twitter and Facebook.

And if you have a story idea or news tip, just DM us!

Our Journalism Concentration & Minor

The Hunter College journalism program is offered as a concentration or a minor within the Department of Film & Media Studies. Its curriculum is built around production courses in journalism and analytical courses in media studies. Learn more about our course requirements.

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