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Transplanted Photographer Fashions Unique Rogues’ Gallery

For many years, Tom LeGoff was based in New York City and making a large part of his living with celebrity portrait work. However, now that he’s an MFA student at the University of Louisville, he has pointed the camera at some famous...Show More Summary

Shirley Clarke: Made In America

Over the fall, I had the honor of teaching a section of the “Language of Film” course at New York University, to a group of very bright freshman. The main lecturer was in charge of the syllabus, and the textbook was David Bordwell and...Show More Summary

‘Palestine is an anxiety’ for Americans– Salaita in New York

Steven Salaita says that he was double trouble for a neoliberal corporation, the University of Illinois, because he studies not just Palestine but American native dispossession. He gave two speeches to overflow crowds in New York schools

Time for Yankees Universe to Give Up on Troy Tulowitzki Replacing Jeter

In many ways, for many reasons, the New York Yankees trading for Troy Tulowitzki makes sense. After all, they're the major-market, deep-pocketed, All-Star-obtaining Yankees, and in 2015, they'll be embarking on their first season sans...Show More Summary

New York Times wrong to associate FSU shooting with football program

In the early hours of Thursday morning, a gunman struck the Florida State University campus.  Three students were shot and the gunman was killed by police.  Reporting on the story was widespread. The New York Times went where few would go in reporting on the news story though. Show More Summary

Snowstorm stalls delivery of Buffalo student newspaper

A snowstorm affecting the Buffalo, New York, area has prevented many students at the University at Buffalo from getting the holiday preview edition of their newspaper. Credit: The Spectrum The newspaper is usually delivered from TheShow More Summary

Morning Report for November 19, 2014

University of Delaware’s student paper drops “Lady Hens.” (The women’s sports teams will now be call Blue Hens.) ( New York Times runs its first print native ad. (Shell bought the eight-page wraparound.) ( Bob Schieffer would love to interview the pope. ( Jamie Horowitz was bounced after pushing too hard … Read More

Ed Summer’s Comics and Movies

by Mike Gold and Martha Thomases Ed Summer, the man who opened one of America’s first comic book stores and went on to a varied and significant media career, died Thursday from cancer. A graduate of the New York University School of the Arts (his classmates included Oliver Stone, Jonathan Kaplan and Alan Arkush), Summer […]

Snowstorm traps women's basketball team in bus for more than 24 hours

The Niagara University women's basketball team has been trapped for more than 24 hours on a highway as a heavy snowstorm pummels New York state The team isn't alone. More than 100 vehicles have been stranded along a 132-mile stretchShow More Summary

Development Watch: Columbia's New Medical Tower is Looking Kinda Awkward

Photo by Field Condition via Design Boom Judging by these new construction photos, the crazy tower New York starchitects Diller Scofidio + Renfro has designed for the Columbia University Medical Center is definitely going through its awkward teen phase. If...

Constructive Feedback University: "New York City Education - The Forgotten Fourth" - As Predominately Black Schools Fail To Teach Our Children NO Black Racial Services Machine Member Has Challenged Ben Jealous And "The Center For American Progress" To CO


Semantic Web Jobs: Columbia University

Columbia University is looking for an Associate Research Scientist in New York, NY. According to the post, “The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist to conduct...Show More Summary

A New Study Shows NYC Has Fewer Rats Than We Thought, And Colbert Is NOT Happy

Wednesday's "Colbert" calls attention to a new study authored by a Columbia University statistician that claims the New York City rat population is far lower than people commonly believe. The population was thought to be around eight...Show More Summary

On Tuesday’s Radio Show…

• New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra leads us on the path to understanding God and our own place in the universe. • Should the south secede from the rest of the U.S.? Writer Douglas MacKinnon outlines a unique alternative to our current government  – secession from the United States of America.

Behind the Bars: Guantánamo Bay: Why Are Prisoners Who Have Been Cleared for Release Still in ?Guantánamo?

Ramzi Kassem is an associate professor of law at the City University of New York. He directs the Immigrant and Non-Citizen Rights Clinic, which represents prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Bagram, and elsewhere. One of his clients is Shaker Aamer, who has contributed writing to the Behind the Bars series. Show More Summary

Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey List

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF HUMAN RIGHTS Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey Links By David L. Phillips Introduction Is Turkey collaborating with the Islamic State (ISIS)? Allegations range from military...Show More Summary

Fordham's Jon Severe Suspended from Team for One Week

Fordham University's Jon Severe has been suspended for one week due to a violation of team rules, the school announced on Saturday. Severe will miss Friday's opener against the New York Institute of Technology and will rejoin the team next Saturday. The sophomore guard averaged 17.3 points per game as a freshman. Show More Summary

The Everyman Cometh & Beats Out Beefcakes For Parts: Miles Teller Q&A

Photograph by Mark Mann. With four film releases this year-Divergent, That Awkward Moment, Two Night Stand and Whiplash--it would be an understatement to say that Miles Teller has arrived. A New York University Tisch alum, who hit pay...Show More Summary

"Prodigies have an intense drive to draw. They want to draw the minute they get up and the minute they get home from school."

"Said [Dr. Jennifer E. Drake, an assistant professor of psychology at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.] 'They don’t care about showing their art.' One seven-year-old drew 'complicated transformers' in a highly realistic manner on a white board, and then simply erased it and started all over again, propelled by some internal drive. Show More Summary

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