Archive | News RSS feed for this section
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 […]

Comments Off on Swimming Pool Leak Causes Alarm in Apex Continue Reading →

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.” […]

Comments Off on Speed and Poor Decisions on Goulden Avenue Continue Reading →

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 […]

Comments Off on CUNY Faculty Protests Funding Cuts Continue Reading →

Taking Action on Health and Safety in Carman Hall

    By Juan B. Garcia   Construction projects affected the health of some faculty and staff in Carman Hall since September, 2015. Faculty and staff complained and filed a petition asking the administration to provide a healthy environment. Workers have been removing on the exterior windows existing caulk, which contains Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) and […]

Comments Off on Taking Action on Health and Safety in Carman Hall Continue Reading →

Mayor Delivers State Of the City Address at Lehman

    By Christopher Morrow   On February 4th Mayor Bill Deblasio visited Lehman to give his third State of the City address. Deblasio presented a framework for improving the living standards for New Yorkers. The needs of working families such as housing and health care were major themes that were woven throughout the evening. […]

Comments Off on Mayor Delivers State Of the City Address at Lehman Continue Reading →

Lehman Sophomore Radya Shaid Wins CUNY Essay Contest

  By Leah Liceaga Radya Shaid, a sophomore attending Lehman College, took first place in the CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest. Shaid is a member of the Survey Corps and majoring in therapeutic recreation. Shaid’s essay “Ponder and Reflection,” details how contemplating issues can help a person achieve the insight and wisdom needed to […]

Comments Off on Lehman Sophomore Radya Shaid Wins CUNY Essay Contest Continue Reading →

Movie Review: ‘The Hand That Feeds’ and the Battle of Undocumented Immigrant Workers for Fair Salaries

                By Juan B. Garcia “They say we are criminals. But they are the real criminals because they are stealing our wages” says Margarito López, a Mexican middle-aged dishwasher at a Manhattan Hot & Crusty deli on second avenue and 63rd street where he makes minimum wage. He […]

Comments Off on Movie Review: ‘The Hand That Feeds’ and the Battle of Undocumented Immigrant Workers for Fair Salaries Continue Reading →

A Puerto Rican in the Empire Professor Teresita Levy and her book about Puerto Rican tobacco growers

Professor Teresita Levy discusses her book about Puerto Rican tobacco growers By Juan B. Garcia “My students at Lehman College have been a source of inspiration and intellectual renewal for the last seven years, and I thank them for joining me in the classroom,” says Teresita Levy, a Latin American History professor at Lehman College. She […]

Comments Off on A Puerto Rican in the Empire Professor Teresita Levy and her book about Puerto Rican tobacco growers Continue Reading →

Miguel Perez Inducted Into NAHJ Hall of Fame

By Gabriel Lorenzo Professor Miguel Perez, former chair of the Journalism, Communications, and Theatre Department was inducted to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Hall of Fame on September 19. “Frankly it’s a great honor to be recognized with a lifetime achievement award, because this is what they give to old folks when they […]

Comments Off on Miguel Perez Inducted Into NAHJ Hall of Fame Continue Reading →

Lehman Student Stabbed on Reservoir Avenue

By Juan B. Garcia   Lehman senior Edgar Tejada was stabbed on June 9 on Reservoir Avenue after leaving campus at around 9:30 p.m. Tejada exited Lehman by Gate 1, walked on Goulden and Reservoir Avenues and was ambushed before passing PS 86 Kingsbridge Heights School, under a construction site. Four individuals attacked Tejada and […]

Comments Off on Lehman Student Stabbed on Reservoir Avenue Continue Reading →