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It’s a practice increasing in popularity as the holiday season approaches and as coronavirus cases begin to spike again nationwide. Many schools — especially at the high school and college level — are limping across the in-person class finish line at Thanksgiving break, and are going fully remote until mid-January. more
Even though most, if not all, the races have been called, not all the election results in New York are in yet.  State and city election officials didn’t start counting absentee ballots until Nov. 10, meaning more than 700,000 ballots remained outstanding from initial counts — including nearly 13,000 in the 81st Assembly District, currently represented by Jeffrey Dinowitz. more
It’s one of the school’s largest academic programs, but there’s one face inside Manhattan College’s communication department office nearly every student and faculty member knows: Bob Coleman. more
Education remains a precious commodity, especially now when for many students, it’s balancing between learning inside a classroom and learning across the internet.  more
The beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder. Its symbolism and mystique can provide solace to anyone who studies it. more
Jeff Torkin was never really one for the spotlight. Even as a development group he led started spending hundreds of thousands of dollars acquiring land not far from his Fieldston home in the hopes of developing it, the plan seemed to be more to focus on his company Timber Equities than on him. more
When a young Alessandra Biaggi climbed into the oversized chair at her grandfather’s dining room table, the word “dynasty” wasn’t even in her vocabulary. For her, Mario Biaggi wasn't a congressman. He wasn’t one of the most powerful men in the Bronx at the time. He was simply grandpa. Conversations and outright debate would criss-cross that table, and Alessandra would listen to every word. She might not have understood much of what was discussed, but she knew what was happening there, it was important. more
A packed protest probably isn’t the best idea during a pandemic, which mandates physical distancing. But pandemic or not, climate change is a pressing issue, and it’ll still be one after there’s a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. And it’s for both situations Manhattan College hosted a “shoe strike” for climate change awareness Sept. 22, allowing people to show up physically — or remotely. more
The famous names who have passed through the doors of Ethical Culture Fieldston School are vast with the likes of Stephen Sondheim, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Barbara Walters. But it seems the school was very close to adding one more famous name to that list, if only he passed the test. more
There are fewer times in a teenager’s life more anxiety-inducing than junior year of high school. College planning and preparation is stressful enough, and it’s only made more so by the alphabet soup of standardized testing to get into those colleges: SAT, AP, IB, ACT and everything in between. more
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