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  • The Film Strip: Black Films You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

    Feb 27, 15 by Marie Moore Leave a comment

    *As part of Black History Month, The African Diaspora International Film Festival has a series of films being shown at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York through  March 1. The ADIFF points out that the series has an international spin that puts the notion of Black History month in the perspective of a quest to […]

  • Wu-Tang’s GZA Using Rap to Teach Science in NYC Schools

    Nov 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Columbia University Professor Christopher Emdin has adopted the age-old idea of meeting students where they are. Just as “Sesame Street” and “Barney” use sing-alongs to help kids learn, the professor is applying the same logic to high schools, helping teens to remember science terms with the help of music which connects with their age and […]

  • Obama Supplants NYT Editor as Barnard Commencement Speaker

    Mar 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *President Barack Obama has supplanted New York Times editor Jill Abramson as Barnard College’s commencement speaker this year, the school announced on its website. “This is an extraordinary honor for Barnard and we are thrilled to welcome President Obama for this important moment in the lives of our graduates and their families,” Barnard President Deborah […]

  • Ivy League Drug Ring Busted!

    Dec 9, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *One of the largest drug busts in New York didn’t happen in the Bronx, nor Harlem or up in Brooklyn this week, it happened on a college campus.  But not any campus, the Ivy Leagues. The students at Columbia University are in a state of confusion after finding out that several of their classmates were running […]

  • Professor Hill Suing Philadelphia Police Department

    Oct 15, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 5 Comments

    *Renowned Columbia University professor Marc Lamont Hill is currently suing the Philadelphia Police Department for harassment. He said an officer (Richard DeCoatsworth) harassed him on June 12. Recapping the events of the evening, the lawsuit claims Hill was dropping off a friend around 12:30 a.m. on June 12 when the officer and his partner pulled […]