| Jul 2, 2011
Boozy, boorish and self-besotted, the world-famous writer in Woody Allen's current hit film, "Midnight in Paris," is kind of a clown. And, as played by actor Corey Stoll, he's an instantly recognizable replica of the author of "The Sun Also Rises" and...
| Oct 28, 2011
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration own about 250,000 foreclosed properties awaiting resale. Hundreds of thousands of additional units will likely be taken over by the government and become available in the next few years. At...
| Nov 9, 2011
Harry Pachon, a scholar-activist who helped focus national attention on the needs and traits of a growing Latino population, particularly in politics and education, has died. He was 66.
Pachon, the longtime president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute,...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
The trustees of the City University of New York, or CUNY, have voted to raise the tuition for students by $300 per year over five years, including the current academic year. Hundreds of students and activists protested on Monday outside of the Baruch...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:32 AM
Mike Gilliam joined PIX 11 News in September of 2011. Prior to working on the PIX Morning News he served as a Reporter/Anchor for Fox Television stations from 1997 through 2010, first at WNYW- Fox 5 and then at WWOR- My9 News. He has covered every high...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Richard Ruperto walked into a record store in Harlem with a friend to buy CDs. As the two teens spoke, a man intruded on their conversation.
“Put some base into your voice, you fag,” he said.
Afraid, the boys bolted out of the store, leaving...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that he is proposing to increase state tuition annually over the next five years.
His bill plans to increase the annual tuition by 5 percent for State University of New York (SUNY) schools and 8 percent for four...
| Jun 14, 2011
1st Libertarian presidential candidate
John Hospers, 93, a USC philosophy professor who became the Libertarian Party's first presidential nominee and received one electoral vote in the 1972 election won by Richard Nixon in a landslide, died...
| May 14, 2007
RIP IT UP and throw it away. That's the advice I'm giving my fellow college and university presidents this month as the "reputation survey" from U.S. News & World Report lands on our desks. I am one of 12 presidents who wrote a letter urging colleagues to...
| Sep 17, 2008
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed 55 years ago, on June 19, 1953. But last week, they were back in the headlines when Morton Sobell, the co-defendant in their famous espionage trial, finally admitted that he and his friend, Julius, had both been...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Hand sanitizer stations (and bottles) are everywhere these days. How many people actually use them? John Trinkaus, a professor at Baruch College of the City University of New York, decided to take a look. In the summer of 2009, he......
| Jun 2, 2009
| 4:30 PM
While the grill heats up in Washington for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, she returns to her old stomping grounds on Thursday. The federal appeals judge is due to speak at the Hostos Community College commencement, on the Grand......