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  • Albany: Paterson signs public safety bills

     
    Gov. Paterson announces signing of a passel of public safety bills -- on orders of protection, violent video games, teachers convicted of sex crimes, etc. The release: "Governor David A. Paterson signed a package of bills, many of which are......
  • Sotomayor due to speak at Hostos graudation

     
    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......
  • How many people use those ubiquitous hand sanitizers when told to?

     
    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......
  • African American writers gather, East and West

     
    The National Black Writers Conference begins Thursday in New York, where its panels, readings and events will continue through Sunday. Organized by the Center for Black Literature at the City University of New York's Medgar Evers College, the conference...
  • Put print news on death watch?

    Put print news on death watch?
    Today's topic: Are newspapers dying, or is it just a class of newspapers that isn't sustainable? Today through Friday, Alan D. Mutter and Jeff Jarvis discuss the state of the American newspaper industry. Innovate quickly, or even the healthiest papers...
  • How will future consumers get their news?

    How will future consumers get their news?
    Today's topic: A decade from now, how and where will the average consumer get his or her news? Find a way to save traditional media companies Point: Alan D. Mutter The news ecosystem in the future will be more ubiquitous, open, global, mobile and...
  • Report: Many CUNY Freshmen Can't Do Basic Algebra

    Report: Many CUNY Freshmen Can't Do Basic Algebra
    Although more city kids are graduating from high school, a majority of them are not prepared to do college math, a CUNY report revealed Thursday. A group of City University of New York freshman were reportedly not capable of completing basic algebra...
  • Sonia Sotomayor Returns To Her Old Bronx School

    Sonia Sotomayor Returns To Her Old Bronx School
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came home to the Bronx on Friday, visiting her old elementary school before heading to a commencement at the community college where her mother studied in the 1970s while raising her. Blessed Sacrament...
  • H&M Promises to Stop Shredding Unused Garments

    H&M Promises to Stop Shredding Unused Garments
    H&M promised on Wednesday to stop shredding new, unworn clothing it can't sell at its store in Herald Square and instead donate the apparel to charities. The retailer made the decision after a report surfaced in the New York Times on Wednesday, in...
  • Drastic Cuts May Force SUNY To Eliminate Programs

    Drastic Cuts May Force SUNY To Eliminate Programs
    Drastic changes may be coming to the State University of New York system. SUNY colleges may be forced to eliminate programs, boost class sizes and reduce course offerings. These changes comes on the heels of an order from Gov. David A. Paterson this week...
  • Street Parade Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Street Parade Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary
    From his office at the old Blandin Funeral Home, Sylvester Francis is redefining the word museum. He is the founder, the curator, the docent, the archivist and the visionary behind what has become the premier venue devoted to celebrating, documentating...
  • Chapter One: The Plantation Next Door

    Chapter One: The Plantation Next Door
    The most disturbing evidence of Connecticut's long and profitable complicity in slavery lies hidden in plain sight in the town of Salem, in the fields and woods around an ice cream bar near Routes 11 and 82. There, archaeologists from Central Connecticut...