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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Flamenco Vivo, 11/14

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8pm with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana .

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SFGate

Rating colleges on a what theya re doing for the countrya

Tired of seeing the usual suspects - Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc - head the college rankings? Here's a new list based "on what they are doing for the country - on whether they're improving social mobility, producing research, and promoting public service."

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, UC Riverside, UC Berkeley, City University of New York, Queens College

Ditmas Park Corner

Free Screening Of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' On...

CaribBEING , a local nonprofit organization that puts on the annual Flatbush Film Festival and is run by neighbor Shelley Worrell , is teaming up with Councilman Jumaane Williams to co-host a free screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" tomorrow night at the West Quad Center of Brooklyn College.

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Related Topix: Long Walk to Freedom, Mandela, Drama Movies, Books, City University of New York, Jamaica, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Bobby McFerrin, 11/1

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will open its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

N.Y.C. crime is low: But at what cost?

A police officer guarded the site of a shooting in Manhattan in July. The killing by police of a suspect in Staten Island that same month raised tensions.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, City University of New York

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

SMOKE Begins Performances Tonight at The Flea

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, City University of New York, Ithaca, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Mayor Rallies the Pre-K Troops

If there was ever a receptive audience for Mayor Bill de Blasio's pre-kindergarten expansion, it was in a Brooklyn College auditorium Tuesday, where roughly 1,000 pre-kindergarten teachers cheered as he rallied them like troops ready for battle - albeit with four-year-olds.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Kids, Family, Bank Street College of Education

Philly.com

Renee Levine, social worker

Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., City University of New York, University of Pennsylvania, Bucks County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Radio World

"I Cannot Live Without Books"

How would you go about explaining to a non-engineer the technical concepts that might arise when working at a radio station, TV station or other digital media facility? "A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers" is most helpful.

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Related Topix: Journalism, City University of New York

DNAInfo.com

Girls Outscore Boys on State Math Tests

Girls in New York City outperformed boys on the state's standardized math tests this year, widening the gap between the genders when it comes to math, new statistics show.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Michael Largo's 'Big, Bad Book of Botany' explains it all to you

"People said I was crazy," the Miami writer explains, "but I talked to them just like George Washington Carver did.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL, City University of New York, Florida International University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

City Journal

Inversion

As a young graduate student in the early 1970s, I had the pleasure of listening to E. P. Thompson, the British labor historian whose book, The Making of the English Working Class , rippled like an electric current through liberal academia.

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Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, York, PA, City University of New York, Israel, World News, Middle East

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Ditmas Park Corner

Slamming Hiring Practices As Unfair, Leaders Call For Reform

Slamming current hiring practices as unjust, area leaders are pushing for new city laws that would prevent employers from immediately asking about an applicant's arrest history, as well as ban employment credit checks.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, City University of New York

Sun Aug 10, 2014

New York Post

Brooklyn DA exposes hidden Orthodox sex cases

David Seff, a math professor at Brooklyn College, asked a female student to meet him in a classroom one late afternoon in August 2011 to help with a "listening experiment."

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Related Topix: City University of New York, The Bronx, NY, New York, NY

Wed Aug 06, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

SMOKE Begins Performances 8/22 at The Flea

The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, City University of New York, Ithaca, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Herald Gazette

Aug. 10 event cancellation

"We regret to inform you that we have postponed the 2014 Distinguished Lecture event scheduled for this Sunday, August 10, due to a medical emergency.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Arts, Poetry, Pratt Institute, City University of New York

Washington Examiner

How should college campuses handle sexual assault claims?

But as I've written before, none of these bills provide any sort of protections for those accused of sexual assault, and instead codify into law a "guilty until proven innocent" mentality.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, City University of New York

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

Crystal Bridges names new curators

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art last week announced the promotion of two employees and the hiring of a third staff member to the curatorial team.

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Related Topix: Cody, WY, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, City University of New York

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NY1

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.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Derek Jeter, City University of New York

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