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Ellen Fisch Posts New Photographs of Brooklyn College
Prior to guiding a recent photo tour of Brooklyn College, Photographer Ellen Fisch traversed the campus in search of iconic examples of architecture to point out to the participants of the upcoming tour.
Mon May 20, 2013
At War Blog: ROTC Returns to CUNY More Than Four Decades After Removal
Commune and Yippy forces at the City College of New York gathered to watch military trainees crawling on the ground during R.O.T.C training in 1968.
NYPD messages to Muslim informant: 'Get pictures'
The New York Police Department is defending itself in a federal civil rights lawsuit over its surveillance of Muslims.
Split-second choice ended with NY student dead
The Long Island college student was being held in a headlock by a masked intruder with a loaded gun to her head, police said.
Rutgers graduates largest class in its history; Degrees conferred on 14,000 in the rain
PISCATAWAY - With the graduates cloaked in plastic ponchos and the spectators hunched under a sea of umbrellas, Rutgers University officially conferred 14,302 degrees today to the largest class in the school's 247-year history.
Sun May 19, 2013
Obie Awards Ceremony Set for Tonight at Webster Hall
The Village Voice, the nation's first and largest alternative weekly newspaper, welcomes esteemed critic and longtime judge of the awards Michael Feingold as Obie chairman for the 58th Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards, replacing former Chairman Brian Parks who has moved on from The Village Voice.
Red Bluff Daily News
Chicago commuter headache as 'L' train line closed for five months
Near the boeing Building, center, a Chicago Transit Authority elevated train moves on the Lake Street double-decked, double-leaf trunnion bascule bridge over the Chicago River April 3, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.
Sat May 18, 2013
Brooklyn Center Hosts Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music Today
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music today, May 19, 2013 at 1pm.
The Miami Herald
Photos sought of Guantánamo man hit in clash
A lawyer for a Guantánamo Bay prisoner is calling on the U.S. Justice Department to release photos of wounds the man suffered when struck with non-lethal rounds at a recent clash with guards at the prison.
The acerbic Bertrand Russell wanted people to think
"All movements go too far." Few writers are more quotable than Bertrand Russell, in or out of context, and few have a more colorful background.
Fri May 17, 2013
New York Daily News
Most diverse FDNY class ever
THE CITY'S newest class of firefighters is also its most diverse in history - comprising 40% minorities plus the son of a 9/11 hero.
New formula invented for microscope viewing, substitutes for federally controlled drug
Researchers at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and City University of New York have invented a proprietary new formulation called VisikolTM that effectively clears organisms to be viewed under microscopes.
New York Daily News
Man arrested in Brooklyn rape
Cops busted a sicko who raped a woman in an alleyway near Brooklyn College, police sources said Thursday night.
Brett Arends's ROI: Dear Class of '13: You've been scammed
You sit here today, $30,000 or $40,000 in debt, as the latest victims of what may well be the biggest conspiracy in U.S. history.
Ukiah Daily Journal
Bead Fever celebrates 26 years
Susan Billy moved from Berkeley into her grandmother's house, the one her grandfather built at the turn of the century on the Hopland Rancheria in 1973.
Thu May 16, 2013
Hofstadter's Butterfly Effect Confirmed
Hofstadter's Butterfly, a complex pattern of the energy states of electrons that resembles a butterfly, has appeared in physics textbooks as a theoretical concept of quantum mechanics for nearly 40 years but had never been directly observed - until now.
Staten Island's Richmond Choral to shed 'Divine Light' on Caesar Franck this weekend
Tenor Benjamin Robinson is among the guest soloists joining Richmond Choral Society for "Divine Light." "DIVINE LIGHT" Richmond Choral Society under the baton of Marina Alexandar STATEN ISLAND, NY - People shopping for transcendence and spiritual refreshment can look to churches and temples, 12-step sessions and yoga classes.
Fossils Indicate Common Ancestor for Old World Monkeys and Apes
A discovery of the oldest known fossils from two major primate groups fills in a 10-million-year gap in the record and reveals new information about evolution Two new Oligocene primates found in Tanzania, Rukwapithecus fleaglei and Nsungwepithecus gunnelli , are shown here in an artist's reconstruction.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Dr. Bebop leads stellar quintet to VJC
Dr. Bebop says his new theme song these days is "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," but the truth is he's doing fine.
Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims jump to six-week high
The number of people who applied last week for new unemployment benefits surged to the highest level in a month and a half, indicating the U.S. labor market is still not healing fast enough to rapidly bring down the nation's jobless rate.