TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Puerto Rico School Teachers Go on Strike, Demand Higher Wages, Smaller Classes, Better Facilities (p. 1)
NP on the Way? Student Affairs Says New Nurse Practitioner Could Be on Campus by Mid-April (p. 1)
From the Editor’s Desk: What Nader’s Bid Really Means (p. 2)
Guest Editorial: CUNY Grad Students Deserve the Same Health Insurance as SUNY Grad Students. Ellen Zitani (p. 3)
Adjuncting: Now is the Time for Graduate Student Health Insurance at CUNY! Carl Lindskoog (p. 4)
Dispatches from the Front: Catching More Flies with… Butter? Tracy E. Robey (p. 5)
Grad Life: Repetitive Motion Injuries of the Mind. Nichole Stanford (p. 6)
Letter re “Day Out Against Hate.” Christine C. Quinn, Speaker of New York City Council (p. 7)
The Adjunct Trend: Rethinking Composition Curriculums. Natalie Dorfeld (p. 8)
Harlem’s High-Tech Homeless: Poet Communicates Through Rhyming Couplets and Email. Roisin O’Connor-McGinn (p. 11)
Masthead (p. 2)
Graduate Center Technology (p. 3)
Windows Live Email Update
Pilot Flat Screen Television Program
Tech Fee Committee
A/V for Student use
Linux Pilot Program
Toward a New Urban Decadence. Review of Sex & Isolation: And Other Essays by Bruce Benderson (U. of Wisconsin Press, 2007). Lavelle Porter (p. 13)
The Hunger Question. Review of Hunger: A Modern History by James Vernon (Harvard UP, 2007). Kate Mazza (p. 14)
Music Review (p. 16)
Still a Thriller, 25 Years Later. Review of “Thriller 25” (Sony/Epic Records). Patrick Rivers.
Theater Review (p. 17)
Dropped Calls. Review of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Anne Bogart; and “Betrayed” by George Packer, directed by Pippin Parker. Frank Episale.
Film Review (p. 18)
Lost Love Among the New Ruins. Review of “Still Life,” directed by Jia Zhangke. Tim Krause.
News from the Doctoral Students’ Council (p. 19)
Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes? Movies, Movies, Movies
To-Do List: Nominations, Check. Elections, Upcoming!
DSC Spring Party
Other Committees of the DSC
Help Wanted: Adjunct Project Coordinator
The Back Page (p. 20)
Alfred Hitchcock, Professor Peter Hitchcock Not Related.
Ask Harriet. Harriet Zanzibar.
Announcements / Advertisements
Asian American / Asian Research Institute. 2008 CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship; 2008 CUNY Conference on Asian American Women; 2008 CUNY Asian American Film Festival; AAARI Remembers Dr. Thomas Tam; Asian Language Corner; Friday Evening Lectures Series (p. 4)
The Nation (p. 8)
Left Forum 2008 (p. 9)
Mé Bar. La Quinta Inn (p. 10)
O’Reilly’s Restaurant and Tavern (p. 12)
Swift Copy Printing (p. 12)
Zizek Opens the 2008 Left Forum: Resist, Attack, Undermine: Where Are We 40 Years After ’68? (p. 14)
Troubled by Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Loneliness, Insomnia, Life Crises? Core Energetics. Tom Smith, Certified CE Practitioner (p. 19)
Feeling Tortured by Writer’s Block? Rose McAloon, Ph.D. (p. 19)
Nominations and Elections, 2008-2009. Doctoral Students’ Council (p. 19)