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The Fight for Planned Parenthood

The threat of loosing federal funding looms greater than ever over Planned Parenthood. President Donald Trump’s administration has taken aim at the nonprofit health organization and he himself has called on them to stop performing abortions. However, Planned Parenthood and the people who benefit from their services are not going down without a fight. Advertisements

Hofstra University sees rise in car larceny

Since January, Hofstra University’s Department of Public Safety has received over a dozen reports of larceny, theft of property or attempted larceny from drivers who parked on campus. Of 15 reported incidents, one showed signs of forced entry. Kimberly Gazdek, a senior radio, television and film business major, used to be comfortable leaving her car unlocked. That changed […]

Hofstra to host third consecutive presidential debate

Hofstra University has been named the host of the first presidential debate, to be held on Sept. 26, after Wright State University announced that it had pulled out Tuesday. The announcement from the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), means that Hofstra will become the first university to hold three consecutive presidential debates after previously hosting […]

TKE suspended through spring 2017 semester

Mere hours after being cleared of hazing charges, the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) found out they were suspended again. TKE has been suspended through the 2017 spring semester for violating the terms of the temporary suspension that were in place as the University investigated the organization for the hazing allegations. According to Andrew Garcia, […]

Kasich visits Hofstra as students consider candidates

Presidential candidates are gearing their campaigns toward New York as the state primary, set for April 19, rapidly approaches. Ohio Governor John Kasich, a candidate for the Republican nomination, came to Hofstra for a town hall on April 4, where he was met with open arms from some local community members, and tough questions from […]

Lifters power their way to the top

The Hofstra Powerlifting Club is proving it is a force to be reckoned with after two lifters broke a total of three world records at a Revolution Powerlifting Syndicate (RPS) competition on March 19. Louis Ban set the world record for squat and deadlift in his division and Miguel Ayala did the same for the […]

Sen. Schumer launches #InTheRed Campaign

With 40 million people owing over $1 trillion in student loan debt, N.Y. Sen. Chuck Schumer and other Senate Democrats launched the #InTheRed campaign in conjunction with the Reducing Education Debt (RED) Act, which aims to make college debt free. The Chronicle participated in a conference call with Sen. Schumer on Feb. 11 to find […]

Music Fest faces downsizing due to smaller budget

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of Hofstra’s student-run concert, Music Fest. However despite being allocated about one-fourth of the Student Government Association’s (SGA) budget, Hofstra Concerts and Entertainment Unlimited are struggling financially to make this year’s concert even better than the rest. Creating the largest student-run event at Hofstra costs a fortune. Hofstra […]

Student petition earns 800 supporters and seeks change

This week the Hofstra Pride has been roaring, calling for action on an issue weighing heavily on some students’ bank accounts. With 799 signatures as of Monday night, an online petition has created dialogue in the community about a policy idea that would pay for students’ transportation costs when commuting to New York City for […]

Hofstra holds dialogue regarding racial tension on college campuses

In the wake of recent racial tension on college campuses across the nation, Hofstra held the #Mizzou Let’s Talk About It dialogue on Nov. 17. The three-hour event, lead by Dean of Students Sofia Pertuz and the Intercultural Engagement and Inclusion (IEI) office allowed students to voice any concerns they had about these issues. The […]