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Album Review: Rihanna’s Anti

  By Leah Liceaga   Rihanna’s eighth album Anti is a departure from her previous releases. Anti, primarily a pop and R&B album, plays slower music, with steady beats and rhythm in contrast to the more dance and club genres she is known for. Instead of music that urges listeners to their feet, Anti seems to […]

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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.” […]

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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 […]

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Lack of Racial Diversity at The Oscars 2016 Causes Controversy

    By Alivia Lopez   The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards have faced immense scrutiny for their lack of racial diversity. This is not the first time that the award show has become the center of discussion for ignoring the work of people of color. Just last year The Oscars received the same […]

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Final Fantasy Explorers: A Conquest With Friends

  By Abrian De Luna   Square Enix’s Final Fantasy series has grown significantly since its debut in 1987, with fifteen main titles and a myriad of spinoffs. The newest spinoff in the form of Final Fantasy Explorers, an action role playing game developed by Racjin for the Nintendo 3DS. In Explorers, a violent cataclysm […]

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Bilingual Curriculum Reinforces Success at Bronx School

    By Grisel Mora   Right before classes end for the day, parents start crowding around the exits of the Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls, or BGLIG–pronounced “Big League.” Ramona Parra’s daughter Brielle Ciprian, a first grader and a native Spanish speaker, runs out and hugs her mother. Before attending the school, Parra […]

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Jerome Avenue Workers Project Review

    By Juan Rodriguez   In light of New York’s Department of City Planning’s decision to rezone 73 blocks of Jerome Avenue to build new, mixed-income housing units, a group of 16 Bronx-based photographers have unveiled the Jerome Avenue Workers Project. The gallery aims to celebrate Jerome Avenue’s workers and small business owners through […]

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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 […]

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The “White” African American

    By Christopher Morrow “I have never seen myself as white,” says Sakina Laksimi, 29, a first-generation immigrant from Morocco who teaches Media Studies at Marymount Manhattan College. “Moroccans don’t observe this idea of race and ethnicity, but think more in terms of nationality,” she explains. However, according to U.S. Census Bureau guidelines, Laksimi […]

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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. […]

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