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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Hoboken and immigrants topic of museum's new exhibit

The Hoboken Historical Museum will highlight a poignant era of American history at its upcoming exhibit, "Hoboken, Ellis Island, and the Immigrant Experience, 1892-1924," which opens Sunday.


Related Topix: New York University, Baruch College

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Federation Offers Scholarships to Students Struggling to Afford to Finish College

There are many financial aid options for students who are starting college, but fewer for those who are trying to finish.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College

WOGY-AM Pittston

Peter Horne, Ph.D., author & Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice and Corbett

Peter Horne Ph.D., author & Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice and former Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program at Mercer County Community College talks to Corbett about the U.S. Justice Department lawsuit against the PA State Police claiming physical fitness tests discriminate against women.


Related Topix: Prison, Mercer County, PA, us Travel, Travel, York, PA, Queens College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Jewish News Weekly

Arab-Jewish hashtag shares people-over-politics message

When Israeli Abraham Gutman and Syrian Dania Darwish, students at Hunter College in New York City, recently posted a photo of themselves holding signs with the above hashtag on Facebook, they didn't know it would create a worldwide sensation.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hunter College

CBS Local

Straphangers Report Names No. 7 Line Best In NYC Subway System

The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign has released its annual report card on the best and worst subway lines in New York City.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Derek Jeter, Brooklyn College

Shiny shiny

Other people's brainwaves can predict what we want to watch

Scientists have known for a long time that certain areas of our brains light up when we're enjoying what we're watching.


Related Topix: City College of New York

Brainwaves of a few people predict mass audience reaction to TV programs and ads

Brain responses of just a few individuals are a remarkably strong predictor of response to future products and messages, according to a study conducted at the City College of New York and Georgia Tech .


Related Topix: City College of New York, Georgia Tech

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Earth to Oakland: Mumia Is Not MLK

"This decision today proves neither my guilt nor my innocence," Mumia Abu-Jamal told a Philadelphia courtroom 32 years ago this month.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Violent Crime

Medical Daily

Be Happy: 5 Mood-Boosting Foods That Will Help You Avoid Stress And Anxiety

Many people turn to junk food such as ice cream, cookies, and doughnuts when they're feeling down in the dumps, but could eating certain foods actually prevent the proverbial blues? Mood-boosting foods are touted as a great way to ward off bouts of stress and anxiety without the use of prescription antidepressant medication.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Depression, Health, Chemistry, Science, City College of New York, Magnesium, Supplement, Chocolate

Capital Weekly

Yau is CMCA's Distinguished Lecturer

Each year, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art presents a lecture by one of today's most distinguished and entertaining art critics.


Related Topix: York, ME, Arts, Poetry, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn College

US News & World Report

The Real Cost of Women Opting Out

When Christine Ryan Jyoti had her first child seven years ago, she decided to stay home with her daughter instead of returning to her full-time job handling communications for a nonprofit in the District of Columbia.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Family, Kids, Hunter College, Illinois

CBS News

Hillary Clinton: Malaysia Airlines shoot-down was "terrorism"

In this file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks on stage at the campus of Lehman College for the Dream Big Day at the Bronx Children's Museum on July 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Terrorism, Lehman College, Vladimir Putin

The New York Observer

Not-So-Camera Shy

Last week, Public Advocate Tish James, one of the more prominent liberal Democrats in the city, had an idea .


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, Hunter College, UC Berkeley

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Trinadad Express

Struggling for equality

Everyone believes in fighting for their rights and getting what they deserve. "Equality" is a word that ought to be in our vocabulary and Dr Asha Kambon looks forward to the day when the people of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean can view themselves as equals.


Related Topix: Travel, Trinidad and Tobago Travel, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Queens College

Wall Street Journal

The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory

Neuroscientists and other researchers who say doodling can help people focus, ease impatience, vent emotions and even generate bursts of insight or new ideas.


Related Topix: Austin, TX

The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra selects Reuben Blundell as new conductor

After a two year search, the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra has chosen its new music director, Maestro Reuben Blundell .


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Lansdowne, PA, Hunter College

Dances Patrelle to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14

Dances Patrelle presents Romeo & Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance from September 11-14, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hunter College, Arts, Ballet

ABC News

PHOTO: Victoria Bond is seen in this undated stock photo.

"They keep popping up in random places," Bond, a professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a blogger , told ABC News.


Related Topix: John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The City Wire

Crystal Bridges expands curatorial team with promotions, new hire

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art employees Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood have been promoted to curator, and Mindy Besaw has joined the museum as a curator.


Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Havre, MT, Brooklyn College, University of Georgia

New York Daily News

Bratton's bad-faith critics pile on

Suddenly, anti-policing voices are dominating the conversation in New York City, with the horrific Eric Garner chokehold video serving as Exhibit A in their case against having cops enforce small laws.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College, Opinion