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May Day: Immigrant Rights Protest-Live Blog

Posted on 01. May, 2010 by .

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Reporter: Amy Yensi Today, May 1, 2010, there is a protest against the new Arizona law sb1070, starting at 12 p.m. There are protests in several other cities around the country. The New York City rallies will happen at Union Square, 14th St and Foley Square at Thomas Paine Park. The protesters feel the legislation […]

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Coney Island Under Construction

Posted on 26. Apr, 2010 by .

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Coney Island‘s amusement park is a tradition that dates back to the Civil War.

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Live coverage of the 2010 Census press conference

Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by .

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City officials and community advocates launched their 2010 Census campaign on Friday to urge New Yorkers to be counted.  New York City Comptroller John Lui and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, along with community organizers discussed their efforts to remind all new Yorkers, even those without status to participate. “For every person legal or illegal who chooses […]

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My Photo Project

Posted on 05. Jan, 2010 by .

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(click on slideshow to see info) The Union Square Holiday Market opens every year from November-December for the Holiday Season. For more info on the holiday market as well as other markets in New York City, click here.

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Lessons From a First Semester Grad Student

Posted on 30. Dec, 2009 by .

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As my first semester of grad school is over..I have learned so much. Some good, some bad, some funny, some so sad it’s funny. I can say, graduate school through me for a shock. I didn’t expect that my days of grasping everything at my undergraduate, Syracuse University, wouldn’t prepare me for grad school, but […]

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Is it libel?

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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FOX News personality Bill O’Reilly believes Law & Order was out of order last week when a recent script for the show grouped him with Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck in an unflattering way. A character on the Dec. 9 episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit called the three popular commentators “a cancer […]

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New news?

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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In just mere months the hype over a possible online news publishing plan from Apple has grown exponentially. This became truly evident when I watched a short video put together at the Sports Illustrated interactive department. What they’ve shown is possible makes my mind explode with the scenarios. They are endless. Yes, the future is […]

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Ten Feet Deep

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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With the 00’s coming to an end on December 31, we can look back at this decade as the one that changed it all. From the 9/11 attacks to the crumbling economy, the 00’s turned our world upside down and shook to the core age old institutions, leaving most of them to scramble and try […]

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More Americans believe that economy and environment are linked, AP poll finds

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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An interesting new AP poll was released on Tuesday. The results indicate that more Americans believe that a cleaner environment leads to a healthier economy. This new trend appears antithetical to the traditional view that the environment needs to suffer for a strong economy. It also is good news for the democrats who are poised […]

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30 Seconds of Prospect Park at Night

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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It is quite amazing what a good camera, a simple tripod and a 30-second shutter allows one to see. These pictures where taken in Prospect Park, Brooklyn about thirty minutes after the sun set. The unaided eye was unable to make out much in the darkness. Note the jet-trails and the bats.

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