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Tuesday Apr 15 | Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: A mandate for a Garifuna nation

By Wellington C. Ramos On the 11th, 12th and 13th of April 2014, Garifuna people from the countries of "Yurumein", now known as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize and the United States, came in large numbers for the first Garifuna Nation Summit.

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Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, City University of New York, Long Island University

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Our Time Press

State Budget Now Allows College Attendance to Count toward Work Requirements

Public assistance recipients now have the opportunity to apply 4 years of college toward their work experience requirements.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, NY, City University of New York

Muskego

Dancers Travel To NYC To Participate In The Sharing The Legacy Conference

The UWM Peck School of the Arts Dance Department sent 12 students, including Muskego native Steven Zarzecki, and two faculty to Hunter College for the Sharing the Legacy conference, April 13-16, 2011.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, City University of New York, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Krasnoff levels with students about struggles

Mayor Alan Krasnoff told Western Branch High School students Thursday that he was neglected as a child, started hitting bars in high school, and didn't attend his graduation because he didn't think he deserved to be there.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Queens College, City University of New York, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Chesapeake, VA

Fayetteville Free Weekly

Bottle Rocket Gallery Hosts Participatory Painting

In April, Bottle Rocket Gallery will sponsor two art events in Fayetteville. On April 18, a performance/installation by Quintin Rivera Toro will be presented at the gallery in Fayetteville, starting at 7 p.m. The second event is a participatory painting directed by Teresa Albor, and will take place at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dixon St. in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Fayetteville, AR, City University of New York, University of Arkansas

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Washington Square News

Students, professors delve into Syrian crisis

With the Syrian crisis in its fourth year, students and professors gathered at the Kimmel Center for University Life on April 8 to discuss the implications of the conflict.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Tue Apr 08, 2014

My Mother Lode

De Blasio has victories, missteps in 1st 100 days

Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, has been in office nearly 100 days, a time marked by political hardball over pre-kindergarten, second-guessing over snowplows and an unfortunate attempt to eat pizza with a knife and fork.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, City University of New York

ABC News

De Blasio Has Victories, Missteps in 1st 100 Days

Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, has been in office nearly 100 days, a time marked by political hardball over pre-kindergarten, second-guessing over snowplows and an unfortunate attempt to eat pizza with a knife and fork.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, City University of New York

Huntington Beach Independent

Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

Suzanne Joyce Savary, 67, a Newport Beach resident of 15 years, said Tuesday that she plans to run in the June primary race for the 48th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Newport Beach, CA, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Costa Mesa, CA, City University of New York, New York University

Mon Apr 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Minnesota Dance Theatre Welcomes New Board of Directors

Minnesota Dance Theatre has announced the new Board of Directors, director of Development and Communications along with exciting news on the 2014/15 season and the 50th anniversary of Nutcracker Fantasy.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, City University of New York, University of Minnesota

Sat Apr 05, 2014

KSL-TV

NYC faces huge task to ramp up pre-K by this fall

Now that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has secured the funding for full-day pre-kindergarten, his administration faces the daunting task of hiring teachers and finding enough classrooms to be ready for 53,000 children by this fall and 20,000 more next year.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, City University of New York, Boston, MA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Inside Animal Minds

The Nova special " Inside Animal Minds " looks at the science of animal cognition and what it's revealing about how animals understand the world around them, uncovering their remarkable problem-solving abilities and exploring their communication and even their emotions.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

The Jersey Journal

Sunday guitar series held April 13 at Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights

The Sunday Guitar Series concert at the Wharton Music Center will be held on April 13 at 3 p.m. at 60 Locust Ave. in Berkeley Heights.

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Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ, City University of New York, The New School

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Playbill

Brian Stokes Mitchell Brings Simply Broadway to Hunter College April 4

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell presents a solo concert to benefit Hunter College Elementary School April 4 at 7:30 PM.

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Related Topix: Trapper John, M.D., Entertainment, Television, Brian Stokes Mitchell, City University of New York

WNYC-AM New York

Puerto Rico's Problems

There's been a major wave of migration from Puerto Rico since 2006, and the island is dealing with high levels of crime and unemployment.

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Wed Apr 02, 2014

EurekAlert!

Why were young males behind recent attacks on schools and public gatherings?

Violence and Gender is the only peer-reviewed journal focusing on the understanding, prediction, and prevention of acts of violence.

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Related Topix: National University, City University of New York, UC San Diego

National Public Radio

Changing The Face Of Astronomy Research

Dennis Robbins, an associate professor of science education at CUNY's Hunter College, teaches Betsy Hernandez , Jaquelin Erazo, Ariel Diaz and Mario Martin.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, City University of New York, Lower East Side (New York, NY), North Carolina, Physics

Tue Apr 01, 2014

NYPress.com

Injecting Spirituality

The Chabad of the Upper East Side has created an amazing community center on East 77th street where Jewish people of all ages can find support and spiritual guidance.

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Related Topix: East Side, PA, Family, Teenagers, City University of New York

WTOP-FM Washington

Don't worry: Smartphone app reduces anxiety

Anxiety can be debilitating -- the inner turmoil, rumination, stress and dread over something unlikely to happen will affect millions of people, yet research shows it can be reduced by playing a smartphone game for 25 minutes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anxiety, Health, Psychology, Science, City University of New York

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Milford Mirror

Remembering Dr. Helen Langner

This photo of the late Dr. Helen Langner graces the front of Barbara Milton's collection of interviews, titled "Speaking of Dr. LangnerA Life and a Legend."

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Milford, CT

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