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Remembering Anthony Ureña

By Juan B. Garcia Lehman student Anthony Ureña was found dead in Hudson River at the age of twenty-three on December 25, 2015. He was the third child in a family of four and studying at Lehman College to become a Certified Public Accountant. According to his mother, Judith Lopez, before Anthony came to this […]

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Is It Just a Dorm?

  By Jigme Choerab   Just a few minutes away from campus there is a building of fairly modern design, located at 247 Bedford Park Boulevard and Briggs Avenue. What most students don’t realize is that this structure is in fact a Lehman College residence hall. The hall is a 7-10 minute walk from campus, with […]

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Lehman’s Literary Magazine Launches Their 7th Volume

By Alivia Lopez On May 4th Lehman College’s literary magazine, Obscura, held a launch party in honor of the publication of its 7th volume. On display at the event was an array of art, short stories, and poetry, and a Foreword from novelist and Lehman professor Jane K. Cleland; several of the 25 contributors to […]

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Can You Hear Us Now?

By Elissa Fanzo A passing trucker honks his horn in solidarity, and the Verizon picketers’ fists rise in a fight-the-power gesture as they cheer and whoop in response. This group of eight is pounding the pavement at the entrance to the Bay Plaza Shopping Center in Co-Op City, which houses a Verizon Wireless store. They […]

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Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 55 Lehman Students Into Its Honor Society

By Juan Rodriguez Lehman faculty and family gathered on May 4th to induct 55 new members into the Lehman College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious Honors society in the United States. Phi Beta Kappa currently maintains 284 active chapters, which hold over 500,000 of the country’s most academically gifted liberal […]

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Ricardo Fernández Retires

By Abrian De Luna Ricardo Fernández is retiring as the president of Lehman College after serving for 26 years. He is Lehman’s second president, and will be succeeded by Dr. José L. Cruz in August. During his tenure, President Fernández oversaw the development of Lehman’s Science Hall and hosted President Barack Obama’s visit on campus […]

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At the APEX, the swimming pool from where people evacuated after hearing that a broken sewage pipe might have contaminated it.

Swimming Pool Leak Causes Alarm in Apex

  By Juan B. Garcia     A sewage pipe broke in the pump room of the APEX building around 11:00 a.m. on March 5. Engineers who were making rounds at the time noticed the problem in an adjacent room , and quickly shut down the pumps and made all the necessary notifications. A call was made […]

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Ratchet & Clank (2016): A Reunion & A Restart

    By Abrian De Luna On April 12, Insomniac Games’ lombax and the robot duo returned in a remake titled Ratchet & Clank for the PS4. It follows the story of the original game with “defective” warbot Clank escaping from the factory where he was made, in order to warn intergalactic hero Quark (who also serves as narrator of the […]

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Increased Student Activity Fee Passes Vote

    By Abrian De Luna   Late March, the Student Success Initiative proposed a petition for a $25 increase in the student activity fee, an increase in $12 for part-time students, and a $5 increase for summer students. The fee gives more support to student-focused programs. The proposal needed at least 1,200 student signatures […]

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Christ the King Church in Yonkers, NY

Peace Be With You: A Muslim Student Attends Catholic Mass

    By Sumeya Yafaie My cream colored hijab was like a giant arrow sign above my head, reading: “I do not belong here. I am not like you.” I sat in the parking lot for a few minutes before shutting off my thoughts, turning off the engine, and walking up to the front door […]

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