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8 hrs ago | Forward
A student group at the City University of New York postponed a vote on a boycott resolution of Israel because it would have taken place on the Jewish Sabbath. About 100 people attended the meeting of the Doctoral Students' Council on Friday evening and debated the "Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions."
9 hrs ago | SILive.com
From a 1924 two-speed Ford to a sweet 1964 Volkswagen Beetle in original dove blue and rows of gleaming Cadillacs, hundreds of classic cars are on display at the College of Staten Island for Sunday's 38th annual car show and flea market sponsored by the nonprofit Staten Island Region of the Antique Auto Club of America. Tony Mei of Prince's Bay, proud owner of this 1955 Ford Thunderbird.
15 hrs ago | RedOrbit
The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to ten years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research from the University of Bristol, the City University of New York, and Western Carolina University. The study, published September 10 in PLOS ONE , also found that movies' influence was strongest in the early twentieth century and has declined since.
16 hrs ago | The Pelham Daily Voice
A new group of six Westchester towns including Pelham Manor, have been labeled exclusionary in a new report by the federal monitor overseeing the county's affordable housing settlement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development . Although New Rochelle native Ray Rice has been released from the only professional football team he's ever played for , and was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video shows him knocking out his then-fiancee, not all residents of his hometown are prepared to give up on him.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor traveled to Buffalo for a victory celebration with running mate Kathy Hochul as his campaign pivots to the general election.
A young man navigates a magical forest populated with fantastical creatures. 7:30pm.
In the true spirit of capitalism, I've identified a niche in the academic market and plan to fill it. First, let's state the problem: the recent spate of campus firings from Yale to the University of Illinois have left schools in the messy position of having to rid themselves of controversial, undesirable prospective faculty and, God knows, sometimes even chaplains .
Car enthusiasts may want to clear their calendars on Sunday, when the Staten Island Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America hosts its 38th Annual Antique Car Show at the College of Staten Island. The show is expected to bring out over 500 antique, classic and high-performance cars, some nearly a century old, and will also feature a flea market, DJ entertainment, and refreshments.
Applying analyses designed by City College of New York biologist Mike Hickerson, a team of international researchers is challenging a commonly held view that explains how so many species of birds ended up in the Neotropics, an area rich in rain forest extending from Mexico to the southernmost tip of South America. It is home to the most bird species on Earth.
A student group at the City University of New York is set to discuss and vote on a proposed resolution calling for a boycott of Israel. The university's Doctoral Students' Council advertised the proposed resolution earlier this month ahead of a meeting scheduled for the evening of September 12. "The DSC hereby endorses the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and the divestment from Israeli companies, and calls for the end to the partnership between Baruch College and the College of Management Academic Studies," reads the text of the proposed resolution, titled "Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions."
Retired U.S. Gen. David Petraeus is expected to address national security threats - and President Obama's stepped-up approach against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria - during a Sept.
Edward Powers assistant professor of art at Queens College, and Amy Winter curator of the college's Godwin-Ternbach Museum discuss the new exhibit focused on the work of artist Andy Warhol. Visions of an electric chair drenched in psychedelic colors, giant Campbell's soup cans and a silkscreen portrait of boxing great Muhammad Ali provide a glimpse into the complex, artistic mind of Andy Warhol.
New research suggests that fashion often outweighs function when it comes to purchasing a new dog. The study, published Thursday in PLOS ONE , demonstrates how movies have a substantial effect on the popularity of certain dog breeds.
Carson Block of Muddy Waters LLC said his firm has a "modest short" position on Chinese sports- gambling company 500.com Ltd. based on "fundamental issues, red flags and potential risk of wrongdoing." "We'd be happy to see it at 30 to 50 percent of where it is now," he said in an interview at an event at Baruch College in New York today.
Like any long-term union, the one shared between the U.S. Northeast region, which comprises Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, and the Life Science Industry is a classic example of a love/hate relationship. The Northeast region has been pummeled over the past few years with scores of pharmaceutical plants closing and lucrative jobs lost.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:29 pm
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