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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Filmmaker William Greaves focused on the black image

William Greaves decided to forgo a promising acting career and became involved in production.


Related Topix: African-American, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Harlem (New York, NY), City College of New York, Theater, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Work & Family

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

13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Fantasy Football Gambling Industry Facing Increased Legal Scrutiny

It is all fun and games for daily fantasy sports companies in Florida -- for now.


Related Topix: Baruch College

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Meet Me Monday: Dr. Antonowich was a sensation playing trumpet in New York

Many locals may know Dr. Fred Antonowich as a retired general surgeon, but they might not know him as Dr. Jazz.


Related Topix: Europe, Belarus, World News, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Symphony, Arts, Brooklyn College, Kinston, NC


Full-day pre-K enrollment in New York City more than doubles over 2013

Giovanna Petrizzo of Huntington in her living room on Thursday Aug 28, 2014 with some of the supplies she purchased for her students.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn College, Springfield-Gardens, NY

New York Daily News

Immigrants hope President Obama will end deportations

A town hall dubbed 'New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform" called on Obama to stop the 'inhumanity' of deportating undocumented immigrants at a rate of 1,100 a day Protesters angry with President Obama's immigration policy marched to the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, Ariz.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, US News, Illegal Immigration, Baruch College

Iom Online

Crookall represents island at culture summit in Edinburgh

Education Minister Tim Crookall MHK represented the Isle of Man at the second Edinburgh International Culture Summit at the Scottish Parliament last week.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Isle of Man, Mandela, Drama Movies

New York Daily News

Trading work for workouts is a smart move

You can pay your way in to a number of New York studios by joining their cleanup crew.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Union Square (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, York, NE, United Kingdom, Baruch College, Yoga, Fitness

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Riverdale Press

Students struggle with ongoing segregation

Kwesi Green, 17, left, and Clive McCormack, 18, right, told a reporter they've managed to step out of their clique and befriend students like Dalbi Hernandez, a 20-year-old Clinton graduate, center, who was a Dominican immigrant.


Related Topix: Lehman College

Fri Aug 29, 2014


New York metro area top draw for foreign students, report says

The New York area is the most popular destination for international students, with Columbia University, New York University, Rutgers, Stony Brook University and the City University of New York drawing the largest numbers of students who come to the region, according to an analysis released Friday.


Related Topix: New York, Columbia University, Rutgers University, New York University, Stony Brook, NY


CCNY team defines new biodiversity metric

To understand how the repeated climatic shifts over the last 120,000 years may have influenced today's patterns of genetic diversity, a team of researchers led by City College of New York biologist Dr. Ana Carnaval developed a new biodiversity metric called "phylogeographic endemism."


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, City College of New York

Greenwich Library Appoints New Deputy Director

Greenwich Library has announced the appointment of Joseph Williams as its new Deputy Director.


Related Topix: Libraries, SUNY College at Geneseo, Queens College


A post-modern spin on the Habsburg empire

The Habsburg dynasty is famous for many things, from the family jaw to longevity-a 700-year run in the top ranks of European power politics-to the way it proved that even in realpolitik it's better to be a lover than a fighter: the secret to Habsburg success was always marriage alliances.


Related Topix: Wedding, Brooklyn College, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

The Telegraph

Student apps show colleges the tech way

Aug. 28: Vaibhav Verma was frustrated that he could not get into the most popular courses at Rutgers University, so he decided to try a new approach.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Brown University, Baruch College

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Elected Officials Propose SI 'Land Catalog' for Large Parcels

Staten Island officials would like to use a so-called "land catalog" to help keep track of some of the borough's largest parcels of land.


Related Topix: College of Staten Island

Edna Shostak of North Woodmere to Celebrate 100th Birthday

Friends and family will gather from 12 noon until 2:30 PM on Friday, August 29th at the Bristal Assisted Living Community of North Woodmere located at 477 Hungry Harbor Road in Valley Stream to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Edna Shostak.


Related Topix: Woodmere, NY, Valley Stream, NY, Baldwin, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn College

Washington Examiner

5 problems with California's 'affirmative consent' bill

In the rush to advance legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses, California lawmakers have cast aside the due process rights of the accused.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Brooklyn College

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, CUNY Dance Initiative Announce Brooklyn College Residencies

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents two residencies as part of CUNY Dance Initiative.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College


Blue Bulls side to face WP

Flyhalf Joshua Stander could earn a first senior start for the Vodacom Blue Bulls in the 2014 Absa Currie Cup when the home team face DHL Western Province at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.


Related Topix: Queens College


Heineman shouldn't run NU system, Chambers says

State Sen. Ernie Chambers has told Gov. Dave Heineman in a letter that the governor would be incapable of running the University of Nebraska system.


Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska