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Free Black Women’s Library at the Studio Museum of Harlem (Photo Essay)

By Margarete Rodriguez            

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Professor Jennifer MacKenzie Discusses Her Book at Leonard Lief Library

  By Jean Soto   These days, you can find the author of the poem collection My Not-My Soldier, lecturer Jennifer MacKenzie, inside her English Department office patiently helping one of her literature, composition, or journalism students manage the reading and writing intensive courses; four years ago, you would have found her near the end […]

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Meeting Ernesto Quinonez

  By Ronal Cedeno   “I am CUNY,” said Ernesto Quinonez, as he spoke Allison Amend’s novel class, after reading from his 2000 novel Bodega Dreams . Quinonez earned his B.A and M.A degrees at The City College of New York and fitted right in among the Lehman students who anxiously awaited their opportunity to […]

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The Power of Our Story

  By Robert Drayton   Stories continually assist us in discovering ourselves and finding our place in the world. Recently actress Jada Pinkett Smith and director Spike Lee boycotted the 88th Academy Awards as a reaction to an event where not one person of color was nominated for acting. The underlying belief was that the […]

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"Library" by Lori Nix

Architectural Intersections: Exhibition Review

    By Kaitlin Chevres   Architectural Intersections, on display at Lehman’s art gallery, explores architecture through the lens of art. The exhibition features 12 artists who capture the beauty of architecture through the relationship between mother nature and man-made structures. Lori Nix, a Kansas native, works with dioramas and photography. After moving to New […]

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Album Review: Rihanna’s Anti

  By Leah Liceaga   Rihanna’s eighth album Anti is a departure from her previous releases. Anti, primarily a pop and R&B album, plays slower music, with steady beats and rhythm in contrast to the more dance and club genres she is known for. Instead of music that urges listeners to their feet, Anti seems to […]

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Speed and Poor Decisions on Goulden Avenue

    By Juan B. Garcia   A car tried to pass a sanitation truck snow plow causing an accident on January 25 between the hours of 1:00pm and 3:00pm on Goulden Avenue. “The accident was non-Lehman affiliated,” said Public Safety Director Fausto Ramirez. “The vehicle involved misjudged and clicked the plow causing the accident.” […]

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CUNY Faculty Protests Funding Cuts

    By Abrian De Luna   On March 10, a rally led by the CUNY Rising Alliance took place outside Governor Cuomo’s office in downtown Manhattan. The protest was a response to the governor’s plans to cut state funding to CUNY by $485 million in spite of a budget surplus. The atmosphere in the […]

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Lack of Racial Diversity at The Oscars 2016 Causes Controversy

    By Alivia Lopez   The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards have faced immense scrutiny for their lack of racial diversity. This is not the first time that the award show has become the center of discussion for ignoring the work of people of color. Just last year The Oscars received the same […]

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Final Fantasy Explorers: A Conquest With Friends

  By Abrian De Luna   Square Enix’s Final Fantasy series has grown significantly since its debut in 1987, with fifteen main titles and a myriad of spinoffs. The newest spinoff in the form of Final Fantasy Explorers, an action role playing game developed by Racjin for the Nintendo 3DS. In Explorers, a violent cataclysm […]

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