Education

Season for Reason
Temporada de sentido común

We gathered before dawn. I and fellow members of the scientific research community at Columbia University Medical Center...
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‎A Spree for Threes
Tremendo a los tres

Es hora de los de tres. La ciudad ha anunciado la expansión de su programa Pre-K Universal para incluir a los niños de tres años. El alcalde...
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A stake in STEM
Silaba de STEM

It’ll be Aquaponics on Audubon. The High School for Health Careers and Sciences in Washington Heights recently received an educational...
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Car Free Day returns

  Car Free Day returns   Story and photos by Gregg McQueen     No wheels for Washington Heights. This coming Saturday, a nine-block stretch of busy St. Nicholas Avenue will be packed with pedestrians, cyclists and leisure activities instead ...

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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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UC Recap – April 10 – April 15

It is 2½ minutes to ‘midnight.’ The Doomsday Clock is ticking ever so louder ever since you know who usurped our democracy. Welcome...

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Community News – 04.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.19.17

Get to know the city’s wildlife up close and personal on Sat., May 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers...
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Ratifying the Raise
Aprobado el aumento

Cambiaron la página sobre la edad. Defensores y legisladores en una misión para convertir el plan "Aumentar la edad" en una ley del estado...
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Community News – 04.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.12.17

Head to Fort Tryon Park on Thurs., Apr. 13th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. where “Dr. A” will identify different trees and insects. Participants will...
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UC Recap – April 3 – April 8

Tupac Shakur is now a Hall of Famer. Most people tend to forget that the firebrand emcee was born in Harlem. The child of two Black Panthers...

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State passes 2018 budget
La estatal aprueba presupuesto 2018

It took nine extra days of debating, but the state legislature finally passed its 2018 budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 9...
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Tech on the Track
Tecnología en la pista

Se están acelerando en la ciencia. Había cerca de 2.000 estudiantes de bachillerato llenaron La Armería en Washington Heights el 29...
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Community News – 04-05-17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04-05-17

Ever dreamed of making your own tiny floating vessel like the one in Stuart Little? Become a shipwright at the Museum of the City of...
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Scholar Support
Apoyo Académico

Pasó de una vivienda pública a Harvard. Carey Gabay era un estudiante talentoso que se levantó de medios modestos para servir en...
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A Look at Lenfest
Una Mirada a Lenfest

Es un nuevo destino en el Alto para el arte. El creciente nuevo campus de Manhattanville de la Universidad Columbia continúa tomando...
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‎Will of Win
La voluntad de Win

It's a Promise kept. A former neighborhood theater named "Promise" will be transformed into a supportive housing facility...
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Community News – 03.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.22.17

Converse over coffee with Councilmember Mark Levine on Sun., Mar. 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Community residents are invited...
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Summit Studies
Cumbre de estudios

Poverty is hitting the city’s public school students hard. New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Betty Rosa argued recently...
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20 for 125
20 para la 125

It’ll be more bang for the books. The historic 125th Street branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) is slated for a major overhaul...
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The Case for CORE
La cuestión de CORE

"Es difícil darse cuenta de que tal vez nunca pueda salir de la deuda", dijo Walter "Halcón" Newsome. "Es una dura realidad". Newsome...
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Community News – 03.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.15.17

Traiga a sus niños al Museo Infantil de Arte y Narración Sugar Hill para una tarde de aventura el jueves, 16 de marzo de 10:00 a.m...
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Grief-stricken, and scribbling
Deshaciendo el dolor

Ella puede ser una autora y una poetisa de las mejor vendidas, cuyas publicaciones han servido como punto de referencia crítico y...
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Coming up short
Insuficiente

Denles espacio. La administración del alcalde de Blasio ha negado el 79 por ciento de las solicitudes de escuelas...
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Community News – 03.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.08.17

Learn about becoming a U.S. citizen at the Inwood Library on Mon., Mar. 13th at 4:30 p.m. Citizenship attorneys will lead the...
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“Best black archive in the world”
“El mejor archivo negro en el mundo”

Hay secretos por todas partes, incluso debajo de las tarimas. Con el recientemente alcanzado estatus hito nacional, recientes renovaciones...
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Fourth takes First
De primer lugar

A fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has won first place in a poster competition...
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UC Recap – February 20th – February 25th

Last week, 52 years ago, the great Malcolm X was assassinated right here in Washington Heights. While the man made his transition...

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Native Best
Moda original

As Fashion Week comes to an end, so, coincidentally, does the tour of “Native Fashion Now,” the country’s first large-scale traveling...
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Community News – 02.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.22.17

Take part in the guest artist dance workshops at the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center on Sat., Feb. 25th from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Master
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Restart with Renewal
Renovación trae resultados

Renewal is showing results. The city’s Renewal Schools program is boosting attendance and test scores at previously struggling...
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EARLY APPLICATION PROCESS FOR SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
EL PROGRAMA DE EMPLEO JUVENIL DE VERANO

Applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) now through Friday, March 17, 2017. The application...
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Heard and unblurred
Deshaciendo el silencio

“It’s taking away our humanity.” That’s what Jessica Greer Morris says is happening in light of the prevalence of sexual assault in the...
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Community News – 02.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.15.17

The Apollo will present ‎"Apollo Uptown Hall –Trial By Jury: The Case of the N-Word" on Sun., Feb. 26th at 3:00 p.m. The interactive...
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United Uptown
Agenda del Alto

Rompieron el pan y fijaron la agenda. Una coalición de base amplia, dirigida por organizaciones comunitarias, grupos de defensa e...
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“This is the time to learn about everything”

“Este es el momento de aprender sobre todas las cosas”

Before she was called “Your Honor,” some called her “Honey.” U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that gender...
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Community News – 02.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.08.17

Learn about the flowers, trees, the birds and the bees at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Feb. 18th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join naturalist...
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Mentor Merits‎
Méritos a los Mentores‎

Josely recientemente ha estado sobresaliendo en la escuela. “He estado recibiendo solo A’s y estoy en el cuadro de honor”, dijo...
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Community News – 02.01.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.01.17

Swing by the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center for a night of culture and entertainment on Sat., Feb 25th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Harlem...
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Call for Multi-Year Investment in SUNY/CUNY
Llamado a inversión multianual en SUNY/CUNY

Time to pony up for higher ed. Though some educators believe New York State is on the right track, they say it needs to invest more in...
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2017 Scholarship for Immigrant Students
Beca 2017 para estudiantes inmigrantes

Ascend Educational Fund (AEF) proporcionará becas universitarias de dos años o cuatro años a estudiantes inmigrantes prometedores...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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UC Recap – January 16th – January 21st

Well ladies and gentlemen, the moment we have feared is upon us. Barack Obama has been replaced by you-know-who...

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Priming the pipeline
Abriendo acceso

It's the "best" program the department's ever had. Denise Williams, principal at Pelham Gardens Middle School, thinks that highly of the College Access for All initiative...
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Here to Protect You
Aquí para protegerlos

NYC ha sido y siempre será una ciudad que dé la bienvenida a todos. Como neoyorquinos, nos enorgullecemos de nuestra diversidad y nuestra amabilidad...
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The Pressure Pair
El par de la presión

When people aren't well, sometimes they don't want to discuss why. Especially in a room filled with strangers. Joelle Ludwig and Katy Hogan understand that...
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The Scholar’s Spot
El Sitio de Schomburg

Ahora es un caso federal. El Centro Schomburg para la Investigación en la Cultura Negra, una institución de Harlem desde 1925, ha sido designado Monumento Histórico Nacional....
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Community News – 01.18.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.18.17

Get closer to nature with your fellow Inwoodites on Sat., Jan. 21st from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The workshop will offer guests the opportunity to illustrate the landscapes...
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‎No pie need apply
‎Perfección de pastel

Any way you sliced it, it was a sweet story – and a dentist's dream. To mark a series of landmark anniversaries on its campus this year...
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UC Recap – January 9th – January 14th

What happens to a Dream Act deferred? The election of you-know-who has left many immigrants deeply concerned...

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Curled up with Celia
Enrollarse con Celia

¿Que fue un icono cubano lo que lo llevó a la atención de las autoridades federales? ¿Que la figura desbordada muestra una...
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