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7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Yonkers man denied internship despite having work permit issued by Obama

A Northwestern Mutual representative asked Ruben Juarez whether he had a green card or was a U.S. citizen, and when the Lehman College grad explained his status, the company told him to get lost, telling him he didn't meet its immigration status requirements, according to a discrimination suit.


Related Topix: Lehman College, Illegal Immigration, US News, Personal Finance, Social Security

8 hrs ago |

La Casa Azul Bookstore Launches Book Drive for Unaccompanied Latin American Minors in NYC Area Today

La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project is launching a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are currently in deportation proceedings in the New York City area.


Related Topix: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Family, Teenagers

12 hrs ago | Newsday

Son of ATF agent shot in pharmacy holdup an NYPD recruit

Slain ATF agent John Capano, far left, is shown in this family photo from his son's graduation from Chaminade High School.


Related Topix: US News, ATF, Massapequa, NY, Seaford, NY, Queens College

17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Biggest influence on a child's education may be the mother's education

It's long been known that a mother's education status has a sizable influence on her children's academic lives.


Related Topix: Hunter College, Long-Island-City, NY

20 hrs ago |

Teens charged in Teaneck High School 'prank' appear in court

Four teenagers charged in the high school senior prank appeared before a municipal court judge on Wednesday and some of them asked to have their cases put on hold pending a review of the evidence.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Bergen County, NJ, Queens College, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood, NJ

Yesterday | Town Topics

Author Jhumpa Lahiri Is Among 17 New Princeton Faculty Appointments

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri will join Princeton's creative writing faculty in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Prince-ton University, but not until September of 2015.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Barnard College, Arts, Literature, Boston University, Baruch College, The New School

Yesterday |

Alan Gilbert Conducts 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park, Now thru 7/15

The 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park s, presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 49th season with five free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert , in Prospect Park, Brooklyn ; Cunningham Park, Queens ; the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan ; and Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx .


Related Topix: 9, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY, Manhattan, NY, Staten-Island, NY, College of Staten Island

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Speaker outlines solution to violent crime

"But not if you're a young black man," he told a standing-room-only crowd at the Savannah Downtown Business Association's monthly luncheon at the Charles Morris Center.


Related Topix: Prison, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Siti Company Announces Michelle Preston as Executive Director

SITI Company 's Board of Directors along with Co-Artistic Directors Anne Bogart , Ellen Lauren and Leon Ingulsrud have named Michelle Preston as its new Executive Director .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Brooklyn College, Northern Illinois University, Illinois

The New York Observer

Pols Celebrate Restoration of Old Peter Vallone Scholarship

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and a slew of elected officials announced today the restoration of the CUNY Merit-Based Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Peter Vallone scholarship.


Related Topix: Baruch College

The Brattleboro Reformer

Groom like a baboon

At the Bronx Zoo a couple years ago I left friends flitting around in the butterfly enclosure and zoomed down to see the baboons.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Opinion

Courthouse News Service

ASA College Called a Snare & Delusion

ASA College targets minorities and immigrants for their federal tuition dollars, then fails to deliver on promises to help them find work once they graduate, a class action claims in Federal Court.


Related Topix: New York

All-American Drive-In on Staten Island: Hurry, advance discount tickets on sale now

Don't go near the water Aug. 11-16! Get landlocked instead with "Jaws" - and fellow classic cinema lovers - via the All-American Drive-In at Historic Richmond Town.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Celebrities, Steven Spielberg, College of Staten Island, Entertainment

The Diploma is the Message: Doug Rushkoff Invents a Master's Program That Matters

As you sit back in your Aeron chair, drinking stale office coffee and letting your eyes swim out of focus in the artificial glow of your MacBook, take a moment to consider where you went wrong.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Queens College

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lincoln Center Launches New Initiative to Train and Certify Future Arts Educators

Lincoln Center, in partnership with CUNY's Hunter College School of Education, the New York City Department of Education, and the United Federation of Teachers, today announced the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program, an innovative new initiative to educate, certify and fast-track over a three-year period the placement of ... (more)


Related Topix: Hunter College, The Federation, Alternative, Theater, Arts

TG Daily

Experts optimistic yet cautious about dangers to future of the Web

According to a new Pew Research report, the majority of experts are hopeful about the future of the Web but 35% saw potential problems looming.


Related Topix: Elon University, UC Los Angeles

The Gleaner

Free SAT classes for US college hopefuls

Dr Neva Alexander, founder of the New York-based National Educational Venture Alliance, will be hosting a free SAT information session on Wednesday, July 9 at 10 a.m. High-school students, parents and teachers interested in learning more about the SAT and how to apply for scholarships to attend colleges and universities in the United States are ... (more)


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Prison, Education Etc., New York University, Long Island University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

ABC News

Charges Imminent in College Hazing Death, Attorney Says

Thirty Baruch College students could face a slew of criminal charges this week - ranging from hazing to homicide - related to the death of a fraternity pledge, a lawyer representing the victim's family says.


Related Topix: Baruch College

Sun Jul 06, 2014

In-depth Africa

Border Security and the Immigration Colander

Michael W. Cutler graduated from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1971 with a B.A. in Communications Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College, Drug Enforcement Administration, Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Wall Street Journal

Merry Pranks and Magic Potions

Get your picnic baskets ready. The Philharmonic's popular parks concerts begin this week with free outdoor performances in Prospect Park, Central Park and Cunningham Park in Queens, and indoors, at the College of Staten Island.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, Staten-Island, NY, Arts, Opera