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To the editor: (re: “Sorry, this is not antisemitism,” June 9) I am writing in support of Councilman Eric Dinowitz and Councilwoman Inna Vernikov’s call for a hearing to investigate antisemitism in CUNY campuses, and to object to Wayne Price’s falsehoods about boycott, divestment and sanctions, and Israel. more
Two sons. Two commencements. One week. Except these blessed parents didn’t expect to see one of the sons actually graduate from college, let alone give a speech. more
A pro-Palestinian movement similar to the 1980s campaign to end Apartheid in South Africa has reached a breaking point on CUNY campuses. more
College commencements are returning for CUNY, and as students walk down the aisle with their cap and gown, they will finally get to celebrate in person with their loved ones after two years of COVID. more
While CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez visited different CUNY schools over the past month to reconnect with campus life post-lockdown. Lehman College had a few surprises for him. more
When one has taught at a college as long as Ruth Wangerin, they might start to see things change — but not always for the better. With more than 20 years as an anthropology professor — 10 of them at Lehman College — Wangerin feels the school, along with the rest of the City University of New York, could use some serious improvement. more
Susan Burns was officially installed as the sixth president of the College of Mount Saint Vincent last weekend. more
One of the Bronx’s largest cultural institutions, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, reopened this month after a 19-month hiatus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
More than 800 different languages are spoken in New York City, home to a number of diverse ethnic and racial groups. And then there are the neighborhoods themselves in each of the boroughs — many of which find their news from more than 300 media outlets, including The Riverdale Press. more
It was only a year ago greater New York City was the American epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as we near the midpoint of 2021, restrictions are winding down and life seems to be slowly returning to normal. more
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