UC Recap – June 22nd – June 27th

Things are getting weird. As I write this, the coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 10,379,200 people worldwide and at least 507,300 people have died globally because of COVID-19. We are only 4% of the world’s population in the United States, yet we have a quarter of the cases and a quarter of the deaths.

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Shooting Sparks
Disparando chispas

He can’t sleep either. Rest assured, visual artist, photographer and bibliophile Emmanuel Abreu has been kept up by the same loud bangs and bursts that light up summer evenings.
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Comfort, recreated
Comodidad, recreada

Aunque su restaurante ha sido un lugar de moda en Harlem durante 15 años, Melba Wilson se siente como una novata en estos días….
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Pandemic Primary
Primarias en la pandemia

New York’s pandemic primary day is at a close, yet several races are far from decided....
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Seats in the Streets
Mesas abiertas

William Shunn casualmente tomó una cerveza mientras estaba sentado en una mesa en su restaurante favorito de la zona alta, tal como lo había hecho muchas veces antes de la pandemia.
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Time’s Up
Se acabó el tiempo

It’s back to the benches. As housing courts begin hearing eviction cases again in New York City, Catholic Charities of New York (CCNY) is racing...
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The Piper’s New Playhouse
La nueva casa de juegos de Piper

A veces, los niños aprenden tanto de la instrucción individual como de observarse unos a otros. Este verano, el Teatro Infantil Pied Piper ofrece un taller virtual de...
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“Like a war zone”
“Como zona de guerra”

Migdalia Quiñones is on edge. The Inwood resident said she has had enough of illegal fireworks displays that have been...
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UC Recap – June 15th – June 20th

The Reopening. Sound likes the title of a horror film. In fact, it feels like one as well. Don’t get me wrong, I experienced sheer ecstatic joy this week when I had my first meal at a restaurant in over 3 months. It felt almost transcendent to sit outside and enjoy a meal Uptown but I could not help but feel a tinge of fear and foreboding.

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New Habits of the New Normal
Nuevos hábitos de la nueva normalidad

Mientras más familias locales retoman la vida después de la cuarentena y los nuevos datos muestran un aumento en los casos de COVID a medida que se abren más negocios, los profesionales médicos ahora instan a las familias a salir con seguridad...
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Readying for reopening
Preparando la reapertura

Las cenas al aire libre, las barberías y los parques infantiles pronto serán accesibles nuevamente, pues la ciudad está preparada para ingresar a la Fase 2 de su plan de reapertura el lunes 22 de junio....
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Decision on DACA
Decisión sobre DACA

The United States Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration’s move to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has protected more than 800,000...
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