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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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Album Review: General Admission Takes Listeners Into the Heart of Machine Gun Kelly

 By Alivia Lopez Machine Gun Kelly released his new album General Admission (Bad Boy/Interscope records) on October 16, 2015 after three years of anticipation. This is the Cleveland rapper’s second studio album, allowing listeners to peer into some of the most vulnerable parts of his life through his music. Touching upon his journey Machine Gun […]

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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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The Lehman College Chamber Players

By Alivia Lopez The Lehman Chambers players performed the first concert of the The Music Department’s  2015-2016  series, on September 13. The group  consists of two faculty members, Diana Mittler-Battipaglia on piano and Alan Hollander on oboe as well as  several other accomplished musicians including Anton Miller on violin, Rita Porfiris on viola, and Hamilton […]

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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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Emilio Sanchez at Lehman College Art Gallery

By Alivia Lopez Artist Emilio Sanchez’s perception of the Bronx shows a city filled with a captivating sense of energy. The newest exhibition at Lehman’s Art Gallery features 13  works from the modernist artist. Simply titled Emilio Sanchez, the exhibition is based on photographs he shot in 1988 of industrial and commercial buildings in various […]

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Review: Dr. Dre’s Compton

By Alivia Lopez Dr. Dre’s newest record has received substantial attention, however unless you subscribe to Apple’s streaming service, or purchase music from iTunes, then chances are you have yet to hear the record in its entirety. Released exclusively through Apple Music and iTunes store on August 7, 2015, Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre […]

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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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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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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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