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4 hrs ago | Fox News

Hate crime arrest in NY attack on Sikh professor

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" attacked him, has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said Saturday.


Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Hate Crime Charge in NYC Attack on Sikh Professor

A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.


Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

4 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Man accused of pulling beard of Sikh professor during NYC attack is charged with ...

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor in an attack where young men called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police in New York City said Saturday.


Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

17 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Burges High School journalism students bring silver and gold to the table

Part of Burges High School 2013 award winning newspaper and yearbook staff poses for a photo on Thursday at Burges High School.


Related Topix: Journalism, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, Kansas State University

21 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault

The Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences presents Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault In this week's lead story, Suze Myers explores the pros and cons of studying visual arts at a school like Columbia or Barnard, and what an art degree from one This week in history in 1979, University ... (more)


Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Huffington Post

Why Being Rejected By Your Dream School Isn't The End Of The World

Everyone's had nightmares about that classic thin envelope. It's something you dread from the time college is a mere blip on your radar, to the moment you wait with your own children to hear from the school of their dreams.


Related Topix: New York University, Princeton University


Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Patients may get the best care when treated in hospital units staffed by highly experienced nurses, a new study shows.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Medical Daily

Is Parkinson's An Autoimmune Disease? Neurons May Die From Body's Faulty Immune System

Parkinson's may be a combination of neurological and autoimmune diseases, but the ultimate question of why remains a mystery.


Cellist Jay Campbell to Perform at Columbia University's Italian Academy, 5/7

Columbia University's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies presents the adventurous young cellist Jay Campbell, First Prize Winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Spring 2014 concert series Wednesday evening, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Teatro of the Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY.


The Bulletin

Awful Allergies

The season of spring is here again. It's a bittersweet time of year with colorful blossoms and the annoying allergies we are all too familiar with.


Related Topix: Opinion

SF Weekly

Rebel Music Author Hisham Aidi on the Relationship Between Hip-Hop and Islam

A decade or so ago, when Columbia University lecturer Hisham Aidi worked as a journalist covering youth culture in New York's Harlem and the Bronx, he discovered that Muslim kids from around the world were making pilgrimages to what Aidi calls "the Mecca of hip-hop": the Bronx, where the genre was arguably born.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam, DJ Kool, Hip-Hop, African-American, UC Berkeley

The Macon Telegraph

Explore architecture of Neel Reid during annual ramble hosted by Federated Garden Club of Macon

The Neel House, which now houses the Federated Garden Clubs of Macon, was architect Neel Reid’s first job after graduation from Columbia University just after the turn of the 20th Century.


Related Topix: Macon, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

A Look At Russian President Putin's Strategy In Ukraine

Steve Scher talks with Columbia University Professor Stephen Sestanovich about today's meeting between U.S., Ukrainian, EU and Russian officials in Geneva.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Post and Courier

Air Force leader to give 2014 commencement speech at the Citadel

The Citadel has tapped the Secretary of the U.S. Air Force to give the commencement address for the class of 2014.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, The Citadel, Duke University

U.S. government climate control investments: Farce or no farce?

Did dinosaur gas launch global warming on our planet? Some British researchers believe it's possible, in a Current Biology report as noted by the Boston Herald.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Free Republic

College: The Sixty-Five Thousand Dollar Misunderstanding

Back in 1962, Robert Gover published a novel called the One Hundred Dollar Misunderstanding [2] whose premise Amazon describes this way: "A college sophomore spends a weekend with a pretty 14-year-old black prostitute under the manly misapprehension that she has invited him because she finds him irresistible."


The Daily Beast

Dude, Weed Won't Rot Your BrainBy Maia Szalavitz

Can casual marijuana use damage the brains of young adults? A new study says yes-but its participants suggest otherwise.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Government Executive

The Confidence Gap

For years, we women have kept our heads down and played by the rules. We've been certain that with enough hard work, our natural talents would be recognized and rewarded.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

States keep eye on Tenn. free community college plan

Higher education experts and states around the nation will have their eyes on Tennessee as the Volunteer State embarks on an ambitious plan to provide free community college to all high school graduates.


Related Topix: Representative Steve Cohen, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Gallatin, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Lottery

2014 Columbia University Film Festival to Run 5/2-8

Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will co-present the 27thAnnual Columbia University Film Festival , a weeklong program of screenings, dramatic readings and special events in New York.


Related Topix: The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, Please Give, The Kids Are All Right