Author Archives: Postmaster

UC Recap – June 8th – June 13th

The moment I stepped out of the 1 train station at 191stSstreet on St. Nick, I could feel the electricity in the air, it was palpable. This was not unusual in the Washington Heights of that era, but this was different. It seemed to be pulsating.

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Uptown Uprising
El Alto se levanta

From the hill to the riverbank, they marched. Local residents gathered this past Sun., Jun. 7th at Marble Hill Houses and strode through the streets down into Riverbank State Park...
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Pa’lante Parade
Desfile Pa’lante

A la pantalla, no a las calles. Por primera vez, el Desfile del Día Nacional de Puerto Rico (NPRDP, por sus siglas en inglés) no se llevará a cabo en la Quinta Avenida...
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“Right in front of us”
“Justo en frente de nosotros”

“You always wonder, as a young black man, if that could be you.” Ramarley Graham was 18 years old when the unarmed high school student was shot and killed by NYPD Officer Richard Haste in February 2012.
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Dual Drives
Directivas duales

Es un alivio en pareja. La Universidad Columbia ha anunciado el Fondo de Préstamos de Emergencia de Columbia para Pequeños Negocios, un programa de ayuda diseñado para ayudar a los negocios locales que luchan debido a la pandemia de COVID-19...
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Exploring Renewable Energy Online
Explorando la energía renovable en línea

With schools closing for summer and many camps cancelled due to COVID-19, parents and camp coordinators are looking for new and innovative ways to engage young learners.
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Why Now?
¿Por qué ahora?

George Floyd fue asesinado el 25 de mayo de 2020. Su muerte ha provocado protestas en todo el país, de hecho, en todo el mundo. Pero el racismo y el abuso de poder no son nuevos.
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Running Free
Correr libre

The key is injury prevention. Whether you run to win races, to train for another sport, to lose weight, or for the joy of it, running can be tough on your body. You can wind up with stress fractures...
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Census as “civil rights” issue
El Censo como asunto de “derechos civiles”

La pandemia de COVID-19 y las protestas nacionales con respecto a la brutalidad policial subrayan la importancia de completar el Censo de este año, dijo la directora del Censo de la ciudad.
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UC Recap – June 1st – June 6th

I woke up on Wednesday, June 3rd to find #Dominicans trending on Twitter. I was aghast, to say the least. The reason that Dominicans were trending was because a supposed racial incident that took place on Dyckman the prior night.

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Alert: Inwood rezoning oral arguments today
Alerta: Inwood rezonificando argumentos orales hoy

Today 2 p.m., the Appellate Division of the NY State Supreme Court is scheduled to hear virtual arguments in the Inwood rezoning lawsuit: Northern Manhattan Is Not For Sale vs. City of N.Y. Listen to the oral arguments here.
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Pssst…there’s a primary coming
Pssst…vienen las primarias

City officials want to make sure New Yorkers don’t forget there is a primary election coming up on June 23‎ -- and that they can vote via absentee ballot.
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