Politics/Government

UC Recap – August 21 – August 26

Dr. James Marion Sims is considered the father of modern gynecology. His statue stands solemnly on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. The thing is...

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“We’re going to challenge immoral”
“Vamos a desafiar lo inmoral”

She sought sanctuary — and has earned a stay. A Washington Heights church is providing refuge to a Guatemalan immigrant mother facing...
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Where’s the work?
¿Dónde está el trabajo?

They rained boos down on this Broadway production. Elected officials and community members staged a protest outside of the George Washington...
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“Tasteless Tribute”
“Tributo de mal gusto”

Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey. They had names. More than a dozen enslaved black women were purchased in the 1800’s by Dr. James Marion Sims, a white Southern...
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The Pied-à-terre Plan
El plan “pied-à-terre”

It’s his version of a millionaire’s tax. Democratic mayoral candidate Sal Albanese wants to address the city's homelessness crisis by taxing overseas investors...
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College Access for All
El acceso universitario para todos

Como muchos neoyorquinos, fui la primera de mi familia en ir la universidad. Nunca había pensado en esa posibilidad hasta que a mediados de...
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Snipping SNAP
Reporte: recortes propuestos golpearían duro a los neoyorquinos

Un nuevo análisis del presupuesto propuesto por el presidente Donald Trump muestra que despojaría a miles de millones de neoyorquinos...
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UC Recap – August 14 – August 19

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Colors of Pride
Los colores del orgullo

“She deserves it.” Genesis Villella lauded her mother, fallen New York Police Officer Miosotis Familia, as she accepted the recognition granted...
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“More than just a job”
“Más que un simple trabajo”

Brittney Taveras has been spending a lot of time at the Isabella Geriatric Center. While the facility might not be the obvious go-to place for...
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“If not now, when?”
“Si no ahora, ¿cuándo?”

No se van a ir. Un gran contingente de miembros de la comunidad se reunió en el Parque Bennett en Washington Heights el lunes por la noche, 14 de...
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Bounty of the Bags
Bolsas de bondad

El desfile estaba empacando. Cientos de residentes del norte de Manhattan se formaron frente a la despensa de alimentos de Caridades...
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