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Opinion: NYC law enforcement is trying to get me kicked out of Baruch College. 

I always treat everyone at Baruch College with the utmost respect at all times. That includes staff, professors, security guards, and students. Treating people respectfully is more important than anything. 

I never participate in controversial conversations at Baruch College.

I love Baruch College, LaGuardia Community College, and The City University of New York. 

My goal is to earn a C or D average. Grades are not my priority. I’m at CUNY to learn and elevate my situation.

NYC law enforcement has been viciously harassing me this semester. When I try to study, NYC law enforcement has people sneak up on me and blow smoke or vape smoke in my face. I have been to the emergency room of the hospital so many times this semester I lost count. The number is more than ten times. 

NYC law enforcement has people harass me in the subway, in stores, in the supermarket, on campus at Baruch College, and everywhere else that I go. 

I have reported NYC law enforcement to the US Attorney Southern District, NYPD Internal Affairs, the Civilian Complaint Review Board, the Manhattan District Attorney, the New York State Office of Higher Education, and hundreds of additional government agencies. NYC law enforcement continues to harass me every day. 

One of the top executives at Baruch College told me there is nothing they could do to help with NYC law enforcement torturing me, so I only ask for help outside of school. 

I never mention a word about NYC law enforcement harassing me and trying to get me kicked out of Baruch College to any staff, professors, or students at Baruch College. I keep to myself at Baruch College. When I interact with people at Baruch College I treat everyone with the utmost respect at all times. I only talk about schoolwork, that’s it. 

NYC law enforcement has people crash into me over and over. NYC law enforcement has people shove their phones in my face, spit in my face, rob me, vandalize my property, and try to pick fights with me every day. 

There are a few scams NYC law enforcement is using to try and get me kicked out of Baruch College right now. NYC law enforcement doesn’t care how obvious it is that they are lying because they know there is nothing I can do about it. 

What can I do? I just filed a notice of claim to sue the NYPD. I’m not a lawyer. I have almost no knowledge about the law. I suspect that the lawsuit is going to take a long time and the odds are against me because I have no money and I don’t know what I’m doing. 

NYC law enforcement has girls crash into me, shove their phones in my face, follow me around, and pretend I’m following them. 

NYC law enforcement has men try and pick fights with me every day. 

One of NYC law enforcement’s favorite scams is to take audio and video out of context and use it to get people in trouble. For example, NYC law enforcement would love to have someone at Baruch College say that I was rude or has some type of outburst. Of course, NYC law enforcement can pay as many witnesses to lie as they feel is necessary. 

NYC law enforcement has billions of dollars. I have never seen any organization flush money down the toilet without getting anything in return as fast as NYC law enforcement. 

In my opinion, the oversight that NYC law enforcement has is not sufficient. 

Before I was at Baruch College I was doing web marketing. NYC law enforcement chased away the majority of my clients. Now I’m homeless and on welfare. I live on less than $15 a day. I’m not sure the exact amount. 

I’m making the best of things and I’m not giving up. The fact remains that $15 per day is a small amount of money. Just because I’m homeless doesn’t mean I don’t have bills. The $15 per day turns into even less when it’s time to buy food. I have about $10 per day or less to buy food. 

Thanks to Baruch College CUNY I’m getting a lot more money to live on. I’m about to get $1,000 grant in a few days that I can spend on living expenses that I’m only receiving because I’m a student at Baruch College CUNY. 

Before I go any further, I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I don’t party. I don’t have a criminal record. 

In February and March 2022, I’m about to receive about $7,000 to pay my bills for the year from student loans. 

I have been a college student at LaGuardia Community College and Baruch College for about two years. 

NYC law enforcement is trying to claim that with all the benefits I’m receiving from being a student at Baruch College that I’m going to throw it all away for some reason. 

I’m walking on eggshells at Baruch College. NYC law enforcement is paying students at LaGuardia Community College and Baruch College to harass me. Here are some examples.

  1. A student starts yelling and screaming at me in the middle of a class. I have no idea who the student is and I ignore the person. 
  2. A female student grabs me around the waist in the hallway right next to a security camera. I ran away. 
  3. A student walks up to me, gets about an inch away from me, and starts banging on the table, staring directly at me. 
  4. A student walks up to me and puts her hand on top of my backpack. 

I have no idea who any of the students are. I ignore them all. Sometimes I email a person in charge of the school about it, and other times I don’t do anything. 

I can not imagine how many innocent lives NYC law enforcement has ruined. I suspect it’s a lot of people. I have called every voicemail at the Manhattan District Attorney several times, and they ignore me. 

So basically, if a regular person breaks the law, they will spend a fortune prosecuting the individual.

On the flip side, if I call and say that NYC law enforcement is taking money under the table to torture me for years and try to get me kicked out of Baruch College, the Manhattan District Attorney is nowhere to be found. 

If the families of all the people that the US Attorney Southern District and Manhattan District Attorney have fried saw how those two agencies are ignoring my pleas for help with the rock-solid evidence I’ve sent them, they wouldn’t be happy about it. 

I have the majority of my schoolwork completed for this semester at Baruch College. I’m not mentioning a word about any of this to anyone at Baruch College. 

I have about three weeks left of school and then I have about a month or so off until the beginning of next semester. 

I’m going to use the break to get a head start on studying for the classes I’m taking next semester. 

I treat everyone at Baruch College respectfully. I’m making the best of the situation. NYC law enforcement is torturing me. 

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New York City Law Enforcement Opinion

Opinion: NYC law enforcement is running the controlled customers scam on me.

People I know pay NYC law enforcement to harass me every day. They chased away several of my web marketing clients, and now I’ve been homeless in NYC for about five years. 

I can’t move into a homeless shelter because that makes it easier for NYC law enforcement to harass me. Therefore I live in the street. I have a place to shower, keep clean clothes, etc. I’m on public assistance. 

Quick disclaimers: If you have an emergency, call 911. This is all my opinion. Use this information at your own risk. Verify everything yourself. 

NYC law enforcement has billions of dollars. In my opinion, they have very little oversight. When you have billions of dollars, you can run serious scams if that’s how you choose to spend the money.

One of the many scams that NYC law enforcement runs on me is the controlled customer scam. 

Before I get into it, one more thing. NYC law enforcement has people who work from them in regular clothes harass me every day. They shove their phones in my face, they tease me, they harass me, and they crash into me.  I’m used to it. I never react at all. 

I have reported NYC law enforcement to several government agencies nationwide and I’m waiting to hear back. 

I have a small storage room in Midtown Manhattan. NYC law enforcement made me homeless and now they want my clothes in the garbage, not a storage room. 

NYC law enforcement has members of their regular clothes scam team renting storage rooms at the place where I have my storage. 

Members of NYC law enforcement’s scam team have tried to pick fights with me, start conversations with me, harass me, block me from walking, etc., at the storage place. All I do is ignore them and walk away. 

Today I went to my gym to take a shower. Someone went into my backpack last night and stole the lock I use for my gym locker. I went to my storage place to pick up an extra lock. When I showed up at the storage place there were a few members of NYC law enforcement’s scam team on location. 

I say to myself, what could the scam be this time? NYC law enforcement has people pretend “he’s selling drugs,” “he’s doing drugs,” “he’s stalking girls,” “he’s a thief,” and many other scams. 

Just for the record, I don’t have a criminal record, and I don’t do anything illegal. I’m on welfare. I have a small amount of money for food and a little more for some necessities. 

Today, I suspect NYC law enforcement scam is the “he smells” scam. I shower every day. I wash my clothes at laundromats. I showered yesterday, and I’m about to shower in a few minutes. If you saw me right now, you would not think I’m homeless. If you look at my social media, you can see what I look like or the about page on this website. 

NYC law enforcement has people follow me into many stores and places I go just to make up lies and try to get me kicked out. 

I hope the whole world finds out what NYC law enforcement is up to one day, and it stops. I hope one day NYC law enforcement protects people and stops running scams. 

If there is any doubt that some percentage of NYC law enforcement runs scams, do a quick search in your favorite search engine and see what you find. 

I never mention a word of this to anyone at Baruch College-CUNY, where I go to college. 

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College Life New York City Opinion

Opinion: NYC should change the private park in Gramercy into a building run by CUNY where New Yorkers can learn computer skills.

There is a huge private park located in Gramercy, Manhattan, New York City. In my opinion, the park is a great opportunity to create a huge brand new building run by CUNY. 

I’m a student at Baruch College CUNY. That’s how I created the idea. I don’t care about credit. I want to help people.

This is the Wikipedia page for Gramercy Park: Gramercy Park – Wikipedia

The building can be a place where New Yorkers can learn computer skills. 

  1. There might be large technology companies that might donate money towards the development of the building. 
  2. The building, if run by CUNY, can be a great place for people not only to learn computer skills but also become acclimated with the outstanding offerings of CUNY. 
  3. Large technology companies might allow some of their employees to teach computer skills at the building. 
  4. Large technology companies might help with the lessons offered so they can eventually hire some of the individuals who work hard to learn new computer skills. 

This could potentially be an opportunity for thousands of individuals to lift themselves out of poverty. Everything is going digital. 

The building I envision will be close to public transportation. It’s also conveniently near many huge technology companies. 

I can envision students going to the building after school and on weekends. I can envision people who might have lost their jobs or want a higher-paying job going to the building to learn new computer skills. 

The space is so big, they might be able to build two buildings. One for adults and one for children. 

Think about how much parents would love for their children to be able to go somewhere run by CUNY and learn valuable computer skills. 

Speaking of CUNY I have to get back to my homework. 

What would have a better impact on New York City? A huge empty private park or buildings where thousands of people can learn computer skills.

We need to step up the opportunities for New Yorkers. 

Thank you for reading. 

Have a great day. 

Ever upward,

Mark Pine 

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College New York City Law Enforcement Opinion

Opinion: Email to Baruch College about my probation appeal and NYC law enforcement trying to have me removed from school. November 5, 2021.

Greetings Baruch College,

I’m at school studying for my classes. I just returned from the post office on 23 Street. I sent X the exact same PDF that I sent to you. 

As far as I’m concerned the probation appeal process is over. From now until the end of the semester I will continue to walk on eggshells like I always do. 

Today I was walking into the Baruch College verticle building at about 8 AM. My Baruch College ID wasn’t working and the security guards let me in.

For anyone that isn’t even something worth mentioning. For me, I have to watch every interaction very carefully. The reason is that NYC law enforcement has been harassing me and sabotaging me worse than ever. 

When my student ID didn’t work, I said to myself this is all I need. If one of the security guards says I was rude, I’m gone. And of course, it was a coincidence that my card wasn’t working. Of course, that would never happen here. I’m just saying that’s how my mind works. 

Even with all this, I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I don’t vape, etc. The abuse I take from NYC law enforcement is intense. I have been to the emergency room of the hospital several times this semester from NYC law enforcement harassing me. I don’t need therapy, I need an apartment, money, and law firms. 

I never mention any of this to anyone at CUNY. I don’t even like mentioning it to you but I feel like every so often its good to cover myself because NYC law enforcement is so good at running scams and sabotaging people including me. It’s a miracle they haven’t figured out a way to get me kicked out of CUNY.

I know NYC law enforcement is drooling that I’m on probation. 
They almost got rid of me last semester when they arrested me. I beat the case and got a 4.0 GPA with 12 credits. They have been harassing me every day since I had the charge dropped down to a violation. 

That’s why when I contact hundreds of government agencies nationwide to get help from NYC law enforcement harassing me I don’t blame them for turning their heads the other way and pretending I don’t exist. NYC law enforcement doesn’t play around. When they want something it’s not up for negotiation. 

Thank you again for helping me with the appeal process. 
In regards to school, I’m so far ahead of the game this semester that it feels great. I’m literally studying for Spring 2022 classes today. I’m about to buy one of the textbooks for next semester next week and I have a few sample pages of it already. Instead of wasting my time watching celebrity interviews like I usually do in my spare time, I’m going to study math and Spanish. 

I’m also going to start to document via video how I live in the subway in an effort to raise awareness and try and get help from the general public. I have a place to shower and keep clean clothes. Cold nights I live on subway platforms. I have never been more confident that I’m going to get back into an apartment one day soon thanks to HRA and CUNY. 

I’m going to make you and the whole CUNY family proud one day and I’ll make sure to always let everyone know that the only reason I was able to get back on my feet is thanks to HRA and CUNY. Two of the most amazing organizations in New York City. The staff here is as good as it gets and the opportunity is beyond words. 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Ever upward, 

Mark Pine 

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Question to a Baruch College professor about Elementary Spanish.

Greetings Professor,

I just signed up to take Elementary Spanish 1 next semester (Spring 2022). I’m going to start to study Spanish now in my spare time. 

CUNY First doesn’t say who my professor will be. I saw your name on the website so therefore I decided to contact you regarding how I can prepare for Elementary Spanish 1. 

If I’m correct we have about a month or so of free time between Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. I’m going to study 5 to 10 hours per day every day during that month for all my Spring 2022 classes before they start so I’m familiar with the material when classes begin.  

Is there any specific type of Spanish that I should be studying?

Is this the textbook? 

Please advise with any information if possible. If not it’s no big deal, I’ll do the best I can with the information listed publically on the web (Google, YouTube, etc.). 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Ever upward, 

Mark Pine 

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Question for my college math professor.

Greetings Professor,

I just signed up for a Math class of yours next semester. 

The last time I took Math was approximately 25 years ago. I passed the Accuplacer to get into CUNY and that was about it. 

I don’t know anything about Math. I’m a journalism major. The reason I’m contacting you is to see if there is anything I can do now to start getting ready for class? 

I don’t know what the rules are about asking a professor if there is anything I can do to start preparing early. I contacted a professor that teaches Spanish and the professor told me what the textbook is going to be early so I guess it’s allowed and up to the professor’s discretion. 

In addition to not having taken any math for 25 years, I also know we have about a month off between this semester and when we start next semester. I am trying to figure out ways to use that month productively. If there is anything I can do to brush up on my math or start studying please let me know. I contacted the math department to ask them too. I’ll also search Google and YouTube.  

If you can provide any guidance or feedback that would be excellent. If not it’s no big deal. I look forward to taking your class. 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Ever upward, 

Mark Pine 

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Opinion: Email to the Commissioner of NYC Social Services office about my storage room.

Greetings Commissioner Department of Social Services,

First and foremost, thank you and your stellar staff for the help you provide for me and so many others. HRA saved my life. I will never forget that. 

I will always act accordingly whenever I interact with any and all staff from HRA. Regardless of what’s going on and how anyone treats me, good or bad, I always treat everyone at HRA with the absolute utmost respect at all times. 

I’m not sure why but for some reason the check for my storage company never arrived this month. I have a little storage room that costs $50 per month. 

I live in the street homeless so that storage room is a lifesaver. The best thing about my storage room is that I have 24 hours per day access to my belongings. 

I uploaded the bill from my storage company into the HRA app on October 21, 2021, and again on October 30, 2021 just in case there was a technical error. 

I used to provide the storage bill once per year. Then HRA changed the process. Now HRA requires that I upload the bill once per month. 

I believe the cut-off for my storage company to receive the bill is November 10, 2021. If the bill isn’t paid by then I’m going to have to take my food money to pay the bill. 

I could easily survive with the amount of food money you give me per month if I was in an apartment. What makes it challenging is being street homeless. Specifically, not having anywhere to cook or store food drives up the cost for me and I’m sure others. 

Thanks to HRA and Baruch College / CUNY I’m getting an education. Hopefully, new doors and opportunities will open up if I stay focused. 

I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I don’t have a criminal record. All I do is focus on being productive. 

Please let me know if you require any additional information from me. My access HRA account says I don’t have another certification until June 2022. 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Ever upward, 

Mark Pine

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Opinion: Electrical outlets and homeless people.

Electrical outlets are precious to some homeless people. I know because I’ve been living in the Manhattan streets homeless for about five years. 

Currently, I’m a student at Baruch College in Manhattan. Luckily for me, I bought laptops with my student loans, and I have plenty of electrical outlets I use every day at school. 

Before I was a 45-year-old college student, I used to charge my laptop and phone at libraries, coffee shops, and other public places with outlets. 

If you have a place to live and work, electrical outlets probably aren’t a big deal.

I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I don’t party. I don’t have a criminal record. I’m a full-time student at Baruch College. 

In my spare time, I’m trying to figure out how to earn money legally. 

Thanks to my student loans, I have laptops and a smartphone.

The last time I received my student loans, I paid my mobile phone bill a year in advance. Being homeless with a smartphone is a lot more enjoyable than being homeless without one, in my opinion. 

Imagine you were homeless living in the street. Where would you charge your devices?