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1 hr ago | MacLeans

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.

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

8 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Brown University, Baruch College

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NY1

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.

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Related Topix: College of Staten Island

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Brooklyn College

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn College

RuggaWorld

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.

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Related Topix: Queens College

KSL-TV

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska

Examiner.com

Urban doomsday preppers not your stereotypical paranoid white survivalists

If you were to picture a doomsday prepper living in New York City , how would you describe them? If you're thinking bunker-building isolationists with conservative or anti-government sentiments, a religious end-times outlook, a secret arsenal of weaponry, and a massive cache of food -- well, you would be incorrect.

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Related Topix: Queens College, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

William Greaves, award-winning co-host of 'Black Journal'...

William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black middle class, has died at age 87. A minister's son born in New York City, Greaves had a diverse background that included drawing, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, City College of New York

Business Journal

President James McCarthy is abruptly departing from Suffolk University

Starting Monday, Norman Smith will be the new interim president of Suffolk University, replacing James McCarthy whose departure was announced abruptly late Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Suffolk University, Dowling College, Baruch College, Wagner College

New York Daily News

Labor Day parade to feature non-union workers for first time

For the first time in its 132-year history, the Sept. 6 parade will feature non-union workers marching alongside their union counterparts .

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Related Topix: Corona, NY, Queens College

KOLD-TV Tucson

PCC honors outstanding staff, faculty

Pima Community College recently honored outstanding staff and faculty for contributions during the 2013-14 academic year, at the All College Day event.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, City College of New York

SILive.com

Staten Island's new performing arts season: Melissa West gets 'bad' in the Greenbelt, the Tibetan Museum's new buddha more

Fall, just a weekend or two away, isn't fooling around this year: Even the first few weeks are busy and crowded with arts and entertainment possibilities.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Theater, College of Staten Island, Entertainment

The American Prospect

Expert: U.S. Police Training in Use of Deadly Force Woefully Inadequate

A veteran of the Israel Defense Forces who also served in the Israel National Police, she has conducted research on police forces in multiple countries, and has also written many books on terrorism and policing, including Critical Issues in Police Training .

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Related Topix: Prison, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Israel, World News, Middle East, Ferguson, MO

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

BroadwayWorld.com

FringeNYC Encore Series to Run 9/4-10/5 in Two 'Mini Festivals'; Lineup Announced

In 17 days, even the most intrepid theatergoer can only sample a fraction of the over 200 offerings at the New York International Fringe Festival.

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Related Topix: 9, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Baruch College

Daily Kos

A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard

In a refurbished synagogue in Keyport, New Jersey, Grace Graupe-Pillard works virtually non-stop creating art.

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Related Topix: Keyport, NJ, City College of New York

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, Brooklyn College, Jamaica, NY

WNYC-AM New York

Beware the Light Box Effect - and Other Secrets of NYC's Microclimates

Brian Vant-Hull, a research scientist at City College, in East Harlem, which he says is one of Manhattan's warmest neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, City College of New York, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

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