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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Legionnaires’ Detected in South Bronx After Midsummer Outbreak

By Marcelo Bravo-Lopez On September 5, four buildings at the Melrose Houses, a NYCHA complex in the South Bronx, tested positive for Legionella bacteria. Since March, four residents contracted Legionnaires’ disease—one was hospitalized in early September. However, Mayor de Blasio refrained from linking the newest cases to the recent outbreak that killed 12 people and […]

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Elevator Upgrade Project Begins

By Octrisha Parker BRONX, NY – A two phase elevator upgrade project begins this week in Carman Hall. “[We] will be upgrading one elevator at a time, starting with the northwest elevator on the Goulden Avenue side of the building,” said Rene Rotolo, assistant vice president of Campus Planning and Facilities. Campus officials project that the […]

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Accounting and Auditing Grads Safe, Market Predicts

By Stephanie Ronca   The job market is looking good for students in the accounting and auditing field, thanks to economic recovery. According to the 2012 statistics provided by the US Department of Labor, the job market for those with a bachelor’s degree or higher will grow 13% from 2012 to 2022, which is just […]

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Students React to New NYC ID Cards

  By Marcelo Bravo-Lopez   Last  month, Mayor De Blasio unveiled  IDNYC—a  photo identification card newly available to more than 8 million New York City residents. The municipal ID initiative will make it easier to navigate various areas of public life. Cardholders will have access to city buildings, public libraries, and schools. Several banks and […]

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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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October 22 Police Brutality and Racism Rally

  By Colin Morgan. On October 22, 2014,CUNY students rallied in front of the Lehman College bookstore in an effort to raise awareness of police brutality and racism. The rally attracted a small crowd of students, many of whom were holding up signs relating to police brutality, the Michael Brown shooting, and immigration issues. Members […]

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