UC Recap – August 17th – August 22nd

Who would have thought it would have come to this? The fate of the entire world lays in the hands of Joe Biden. Like I have said many times before, I was, and still am, of the belief that Bernie is what this particular moment calls for, but in the words of Tyrant Trump, “It is what it is.”

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Kinder in COVID times
Kínder en tiempos de COVID 

Hay una nueva clase en Cooper. Mientras las escuelas de la ciudad de Nueva York se preparan para un posible regreso al salón...
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Tube Transport
Tubos de transporte 

Fast track forward. Levitating subway cars, portable wheelchair ramps and app-based vans for hire — all could be used to help New Yorkers get around in the future...
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“If not now, when?”
“Si no es ahora, ¿cuándo?” 

Tráiganla de vuelta. Enfermeras y funcionarios electos se manifestaron bajo la lluvia el miércoles, afuera del Hospital Allen, en Inwood, pidiendo...
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Trashy Town
Ciudad Basura 

New York has become “rat city.” So charged elected officials and community members who assembled in Harlem on Tuesday to skewer the de Blasio administration for allowing...
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UC Recap – August 10th – August 15th

Before there was even a thought of such a thing as the United States, there was a Post Office. In fact, founding father, Benjamin Franklin was the joint postmaster general for the British colonies until 1774 when he was dismissed from his post because of his pro-independence proclivities.

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Couture, commerce and community
Alta costura, comercio y comunidad 

El orgullo perdura, incluso en una pandemia. El African American Day Parade, Inc. (AADP, siglas en inglés de Día del Desfile Afroamericano), uno de los desfiles más grandes y antiguos que celebran la cultura negra...
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The Rabbit Effect
El Efecto Conejo

What do rabbits have to do with mental health? In her recent book, The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness, Columbia psychiatrist Dr. Kelli Harding...
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Back on Broadway
De vuelta en Broadway 

Yeral Martínez trabajó por última vez en octubre 2019. Regresó a su trabajo diez meses después y recibió grandes ovaciones. El pasado lunes 10 de agosto...
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Decibel Duty
Deber de decibelios 

It’s loud uptown. Vexed community members have formed a task force to help solve noise problems they say have surged in recent months. The “Task Force on Noise Pollution”...
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Census in the Streets
El Censo en las calles

Encuéntrelos en el campo.  Los censistas están tomando las calles para dar seguimiento en persona directamente a todos los hogares estadounidenses que aún no han respondido...
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“Our families are confused”
“Nuestras familias están confundidas” 

These doctors are disquieted. Pediatricians are sounding the alarm about the city’s plan to reopen public school buildings. At a virtual town hall on August 11...
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