Opinion

UC Recap – March 2 – March 7

Did you know that the United Palace was featured in NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres special recently? Built during the movie palace boom in the 1920s, the United Palace opened its doors in 1930 as an opulent movie house that transported moviegoers to a lavish, almost otherworldly, setting. Today, the venerable United Palace has become a haven and a hub for...

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The workers among us

MTA bus operators carry more than two million passengers every day over the most difficult routes in the world, constantly congested with traffic and pedestrians. The Transport Workers Union, Local 100, alone represents more than 10,000 of these operators. It would be nearly impossible to find someone living in this city for any length...

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Avoid Injuries in the Winter
Como evitar lesiones durante el invierno

El invierno significa carreteras más heladas, visión borrosa y pasos más torpes. Para evitar lesiones, la terapista física Karena...
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Strokes of unity
Pinceladas que unen

He estado de luto por la pérdida de mis colegas de París en los trágicos e indescriptibles acontecimientos del pasado miércoles 7 de enero. Ha habido un enorme flujo de imágenes de los políticos...
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Beware the False “Miracle”
Cuidado con los supuestos “milagros”

“This year, I’m going to lose some weight.” If you find yourself making this common New Year’s resolution, know this: many so-called “miracle” weight loss supplements and foods...
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Un año que viene y otro que se va

Durante los primeros 18 años de mi vida, cada año, mi familia se reunía en casa de Mamá Justa, mi abuela materna, y con cantos de “un año que viene y otro que se va”, esperábamos el nuevo año.
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Human Rights 365
Derechos humanos 365

El día de los Derechos Humanos, 10 de diciembre de cada año, conmemora la fecha en que la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas aprobó la Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos...
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UC Recap – December 1 – December 6

I am writing this newsletter still in awe of what I just witnessed, right here in Washington Heights, at the venerable United Palace. The Hip-Hop Nutcracker was quite simply fantastic. The New York City debut of the show exceeded all of my expectations. Just image Tchaikovsky's classic score augmented by some of the most imaginative and innovative hip-hop choreography you will ever see.

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“The City We Need to Be”

Eric Garner's death was a terrible tragedy that no family should have to endure. For many across our city and our nation, yesterday's grand jury ruling compounds feelings of grief with dissatisfaction and anger. As we reflect on the weeks leading up to yesterday's decision and prepare our path forward, I want to share a snapshot...

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Get tested
Hacerse la prueba

En honor del día mundial del SIDA, la Corporación de Salud y Hospitales (HHC por sus siglas en inglés) de la ciudad de Nueva York, insta a los neoyorquinos a priorizar su salud haciéndose una prueba de VIH.
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Prepare to Care for Your Loved Ones
Preparémonos para Cuidar de Nuestros Seres Queridos

El tener planes y procedimientos listos ayuda a que lo que estemos planeando se ejecute sin contratiempos. Por esto es importante planear ...
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Resources for All

We object to the October 22nd article by Gregg McQueen on Success Academy. Various questionable practices of the Success Academy Charter School network, and the Charter school movement more generally, went unreported. Here are critical points of information we feel should be highlighted

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