Friday Dec 6
Schools of the Stars: Where The Sound of Music Cast and Creators Went to College
What does it take to write, create or star in a Broadway musical? Especially one that is broadcast live on network TV? Hard work, talent, luck - all backed up by a good education.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Tri-County Jewish Federation celebrates Rabbi Dr. Murray Kohn for life of giving, dedication
VINELAND -- Rabbi Dr. Murray J. Kohn carries a message of history and hope to many as a survivor of the Holocaust and active member of the community.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
New York Daily News
The bogus brands of Brooklyn
". . . sometimes different cities follow one another on the same site and under the same name, born and dying without knowing one another, without communication among themselvesa The old postcards do not depict Maurilia as it was, but a different city which, by chance, was called Maurilia, like this one."
Washington Square News
Community uses multimedia to share stop-and-frisk stories
High school students and college students from three organizations, Make the Road New York, Urban Arts Partnership and LatinoJustice, held a multimedia pop up exhibit called "More Than a Quota: Our Experience, Our Story" at the SoHo Arthouse.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
There they go again
Institutions of higher education should foster the unfettered and free exchange of ideas for members of their own academic communities, but are under no obligation to provide support for the views of speakers from outside the campus walls.
The Brooklyn Inc
A City Council Speaker from Brooklyn? Jumaane Williams joins the race.
A first-term councilman in Brooklyn's 45th district, Jumaane Williams sets his sight on the New York City Council Speaker position.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Tell Me Something: Librarian Roslyn Rubinstein remembers "Madeline"
Roslyn Rubinstein wanted to become a librarian since volunteering in the junior high school in her native Brooklyn, N.Y. She earned her bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College, followed by a Master of Library Science from Pratt Institute.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Man in the Bathtub
He was born and raised in a little town just outside of Licata, Sicily. By the time he was 18, the young man was accepted into university in Tunisia, a far more scholastically advanced place than the Sicily of the early 1900s.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Teachable Moments: Shirley Chisholm was proudly 'unbought and unbossed'
"The liberals in the House strongly resemble liberals I have known through the last two decades in the civil rights conflict.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Northeast Lakeview College presidential finalist named
Northeast Lakeview College , the youngest of the five Alamo Colleges campuses, has likely found its next leader in Craig Follins, currently president of Olive-Harvey College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Nai-Ni Chen Dance...
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2013-14 World of Dance series on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 3pm with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company 's Lunar New Year Celebration - The Year of the Horse.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday Shopping Season
WASHINGTON, DC, November 25, 2013 - The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss various aspects of the holiday shopping season.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Democracy and filibuster follies
Corey Robin, who teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, put the Senate's changes to the filibuster rule in perspective: That is, the U.S. Senate remains a deeply undemocratic institution.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Our Time Press
Select Bus Service comes to Nostrand Avenue Corridor
MTA officials said they don't expect any major fare problems on the B44 Select Bus Service they rolled out this week on Nostrand, Rogers and Bedford Avenues from Sheepshead Bay through the Brooklyn College hub, East Flatbush, Crown Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant and into Williamsburg.
Award-winning science fiction author to speak Thursday night at GRCC library
Saladin Ahmed, an award-winning science fiction-fantasy author, will host a lecture at Grand Rapids Community College's library at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. Ahmed's discussion is titled: "Writing Muslim American Fantasy: A Reading and Talk."
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The Ignorant Advocates of the Boycott of Israel
Brooklyn, New York, was once famous for its Dodgers. Now it is infamous for the Political Science Department of Brooklyn College that has sponsored or cosponsored symposiums, in February 2013 and in November 2013, confined to speakers who support boycott, divestment, and sanctions against the State of Israel.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Your Trip to Amherst
The nearest airport is in Connecticut, so when your plane lands you still have a good long drive to get to Amherst.
New York Daily News
Nov. 17: Ray Kelly, Rudy Giuliani and Obamacare
Whitestone: Why the sour grapes interview by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly in the upcoming issue of Playboy ? Most New Yorkers consider his police career to be praiseworthy, in spite of the justifiable anger in minority communities over his stop-and-frisk policy.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Dr. Barkin was born in The Bronx, N.Y. on July 18, 1926, son of the late Morris and Sophie Barkin, Russian Jewish immigrants.
The Daily News Journal
MTSU speech addresses Arab-American struggles
A visiting lecturer who discussed the struggles of being an Arab-American in a post-9/11 world was met with student support during his talk Thursday at MTSU.