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Tiger Paper, May 1974

This issue of the Tiger Paper leads with a blistering rebuke of a New York Times investigation into mismanagement at BMCC, one which Tiger Paper editors claim paints a falsely damning picture of students at the college. Additional topics covered include a newly implemented 6-semester limit for obtaining a degree, student government election irregularities, and other news events around the U.S. and the globe.

The Tiger Paper, which billed itself as "Manhattan Community College's only underground newspaper," was published between 1971 and 1974 by a group of radical faculty members at BMCC. The paper, whose name was a play on the quip of Mao Tse-tung that "U.S. imperialism is a paper tiger," addressed struggles both internal and external to the college while emphasizing the connections between them.



Source | Friedheim, Bill
Creator | Tiger Paper Collective
Date Created | May 1974
Rights | Copyright Tiger Paper Collective Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | Tiger Paper Collective, “Tiger Paper, May 1974,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed August 19, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/1911.

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