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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 of […]

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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 ask […]

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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 stories […]

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It’s Been a Long Time

By Margarete Rodriguez Students returning to college after a few years—or decades—off bring a special perspective with them At age 20, Leo Henriquez was a freshman at Lehman College. Then, as he put it, “Life happened.” He was a single parent with custody of his daughter. “I was living on my own,” he recalls, “[and] […]

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Lehman Hosts First Student Government and Campus Life Alumni Reunion

By Krystyna Samuels On September 18, Lehman held its first reunion for student government and campus life alumni who graduated in the last ten years. The 80 plus attendees mingled with faculty in the multi-purpose room in the Student Life Building (SLB), and listened to speeches from leaders of Student Life, including Suzette Ramsundar and […]

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A Mighty Success Story

An Inspirational Story of a Lehman College Alumna By Krystyna Samuels When Lehman alumna Debra Mighty graduated in 2007 with a degree in communications, she had surmounted challenges many older students face. The mother of two had waited many years to attend college after graduating from high school. She could not relate to or connect […]

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Yes Means Yes, But Yes to What?

By Ebba Zajmi Gjergji. A November panel on campus sexual violence explored ways on how to understand sexual violence. The panel discussion, which took place at Hunter College on November 5, 2014, was a on the legislature and the consensus was that the law is a step in the right direction, but the nation needs […]

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Tips for Freshmen

 By Xhulia Gjokaj. College is a formative stage for everyone; freshman year in particular is the most crucial year of your undergraduate career. This is an exciting time to discover your strengths. For those who have not chosen a major, there is room to explore. The Freshman Year Initiative (FYI), a program dedicated to offering […]

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The Underground Lounge Caters to You

By Rosa Maria Rojas. The great diversity of Lehman students requires a mixture of food, taste, and diets and the man connecting them all is Hector Morales, the executive chef at Lehman’s Underground Lounge.

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