JOHN JAY COLLEGE–Keyboard keys clattered in a hurry. A hushed conversation about the latest political news and upcoming assignments floated across the room. The printer shuddered as it loudly pushed out paper.
The lounge of the Honors Program was full of activity, as it usually was, especially during Community Hour. The main Honors’ lounge has three rows of computers, in various states of disrepair, and 3 tables in the back, where students gather to eat lunch and converse over open laptops.