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4 hrs ago | 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.

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

4 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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 .

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

10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn College, Opinion

WFAA-TV Dallas

Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids

JULY 25: 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: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Lehman College

Insurance Journal West

Berkshire Specialty Enters Fiduciary Liability Segment, Hires Prussack as VP

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has entered the fiduciary liability market and named Rhonda Prussack as vice president, Fiduciary Liability, to lead the effort.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Brooklyn College, New York

Boston Herald

Liz Smith: Remembering Jackie Kennedy on her 85th birthday

"Some may believe that there is such a thing as 'The Kennedy Curse.' ... There is no doubt, however, that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis could rightfully be called 'the Kennedy Blessing,' states author Tina Santi Flaherty in her recent book, "What Jackie Taught Us."

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Related Topix: Hunter College

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Scoop

NZ to Attend 2nd Edinburgh International Culture Summit

Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage Lewis Holden, will lead a delegation from the New Zealand government attending the Edinburgh International Culture Summit from 10 to 12 August 2014, held at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies

BroadwayWorld.com

Application Deadline for the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative...

Are you interested in becoming a music or dance teacher for the NYC Department of Education? The Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program is providing up to 20 music and dance professionals with the opportunity of a lifetime! Lincoln Center Education has launched an alternative certification program for arts teachers.

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Related Topix: Hunter College

Toledo Blade

Morton Bobowick; 1942-2014: Toledo lawyer helped resolve estate disputes

Morton Bobowick, a lawyer long affiliated with the venerable Toledo firm of Eastman & Smith who melded technical expertise and empathy in his specialty of estate planning, died Friday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg Township.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, University of Toledo, Brooklyn College, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Arab Times

A heroine for teachers, students worldwide

Kaufman, the Berlin-born granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and a vital link to Yiddish culture, died at her Manhattan home after a brief illness, said her daughter, Thea Goldstine.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Up the Down Staircase, Family, Kids, Teenagers, New York, Hunter College, Columbia University

Observer

Fredonia to host Teaching and Learning Conference in August

Current and future challenges and opportunities in higher education will be explored at the annual Teaching and Learning Conference to be held at the State University of New York at Fredonia on Aug. 18. Now in its eighth year, the conference enables faculty from throughout western New York to connect with one another while exploring new, creative ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

National New Play Network Presents Mfa Playwrights' Workshop, Now thru 8/3

The National New Play Network , the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host nearly fifty playwrights, directors and dramaturgs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The National, Theater, Arts, Stanford University, New York University, Hunter College, UC San Diego

KHOU-TV Houston

Custody death to mar NYC mayor's return from Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Hunter College, Columbia University

KNUS-AM Aurora

At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

Simply confirm your registered email address below and click "Reset Password." We will immediately email you a link back to the site where you can enter a new password for this account.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Dominican University, Ohio Dominican University, Oxford, OH, Harlem (New York, NY), John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Russia Taday

Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies: Social media campaign goes viral

As the Israeli operation Protective Edge has so far claimed nearly 900 dead, users have been flooding the web with dozens of photos of Jews and Arabs together showcasing peace and love, under the hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies.

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

Examiner.com

Middlesex County College president wins Phi Theta Kappa award

The spring semester ended on a high note for Middlesex County College president, Joann La Perla-Morales when she was awarded the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction by Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two year colleges.

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Related Topix: New York, York College, Columbia University, New York City College of Technology, Bloomfield College, Montclair State University

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