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The first rule of this fight club is to know what you’re fighting for. Johanna Edmondson decided to fight for herself. Amidst the pandemic and protests, Edmondson couldn’t stand staying home any longer. She and a group of friends decided to take their daily workouts to Van Cortlandt Park after their usual spot, 24 Hour Fitness, closed. more
And just like that, it was gone. It was only a few weeks ago that news broke of plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a 200-bed field hospital in Van Cortlandt Park. more
A career path in finance is one with a notable gender gap. According to Forbes, only 15 percent of financial executives are women despite the fact they account for 46 percent of all employees in the field. Career advancement for women in finance isn’t impossible, but it’s difficult. But at Ethical Culture Fieldston School, four young women are looking to change that. more
Van Cortlandt Park is one of the largest parks in New York City, a center for sports and recreation in the Bronx. But now, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the park is about to become something entirely new: A field hospital. more
Van Cortlandt Park is one of the largest parks in New York City, a center for sports and recreation in the Bronx. But now, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the park is about to become something entirely new: A field hospital. more
A federal stimulus bill designed to bring $6 billion of aid into New York to help with the coronavirus crisis may not be doing that at all. And apparently, it has everything to do with how the state is handling Medicaid. more
President Donald Trump has made his first major disaster declaration of the coronavirus epidemic, releasing federal emergency aid to New York, a state that has seven times more confirmed cases of the virus that causes COVID-19 than the next leading state. more
It’s more than just science at Bronx Science, as students there won “best large delegation” at the Columbia Model United Nations Conference and Exposition. more
Tragedy has a way of flattening people into one dimension. Survivors are often referred to by the cataclysmic events that have shaped their lives. Yet, people are more than a tragedy. Time passes, and wounds heal. With considerable effort, communities can move past their traumas. more
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