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CUNY Alert – Hunter College – Computer Systems Restoration
Hunter Community: We are pleased to report that the Hunter email and Wi-Fi systems are now back in service. To access these Hunter systems, you will need to reset your NetID password. Please go to the Hunter website for instructions on how to reset your password. CUNYFirst, Blackboard, student email and Zoom continue to be available and DO NOT require a password change. We continue to work diligently to bring all other affected systems back online. Again, we apologize for this interruption in service. Please continue to check the website and maintain access to CUNY Alerts for additional updates. Thank you again for your ongoing patience.
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we continue our Friday night screening series with a special presentation of The Lavender Scare, a documentary film about a little-known chapter of American history — when, during the panic of the 1950s Cold War, President Eisenhower deemed homosexuals “security risks” and vowed to rid the federal government of all employees discovered to be gay or lesbian.
Following the screening, Josh Howard, director of The Lavender Scare, and the winner 24 Emmy Awards, mostly for his work on the 60 Minutes, will be in conversation with Charles Kaiser, Associate Director of the LGBT Social Science & Public Policy Center at Roosevelt House.
As The Lavender Scare reveals, tens of thousands were fired from their jobs in a decades-long effort by the U.S. government to rid the federal workforce of homosexuals.. But the mass firings had an unintended effect: they stirred outrage in the gay community. In addition to illuminating a largely forgotten part of American history, The Lavender Scare, narrated by Glenn Close, and featuring the voices of Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight, Cynthia Nixon, and David Hyde Pierce, is a timely reminder of the value of vigilance and social action when civil liberties are under attack.
We hope you will be able to participate in this timely discussion.