Isabelle Nastasia is 21 years old. She is an undergraduate student in the CUNY Baccalaureate Program studying critical pedagogy and intersectionality. She is an organizer with New York Students Rising (NYSR) and the Brooklyn College Student Union. Her writings on youth empowerment, anti-racism and student organizing have been published in AlterNet, The Indypendent and the Journal of Urban Affairs.
Millennial icon Lena Dunham’s relationship to unpaid labour is explored, contextualized and reframed by youth activists and media workers.
On Sunday, October 20, NYPD officers and CUNY security marched into the main academic center at CUNY City College unannounced, put the campus on lockdown and seized files, documents, and personal property.
Founder Peter Cooper's insistence that the institution should be as “free as air and water” is being challenged by an administration intent on starting to charge undergraduates tuition for the first time.
A report from the front-lines of the climate change movement.