Post Tagged with: "Baruch College"

Angelo Cabrera in Mott Haven (Photo by Natalie Fertig for Mott Haven Herald)

Editor Urges Help for Cabrera

Bronx, Education, Immigration, Mexican, New York, Opinion January 21, 2015 at 5:12 pm

The founder of MASA has been denied legal immigration status to the U.S., and Mott Haven Herald’s Bernard L. Stein urges action to help him.

(Photo courtesy of K Style at Baruch College)

Korean Instruction at Baruch?

East Asian, Education, Manhattan September 16, 2014 at 4:37 pm

Students in the Korean club at Baruch College are urging the introduction of Korean instruction at the school, Korea Daily reports.

Citi Bike is making inroads into West Brooklyn but will the program someday expand to less affluent areas of the city? (Photo by Several seconds, Creative Commons license)

Citi Bike Succeeds in Numbers, Not Diversity

Demographics, In the News, Transportation September 23, 2013 at 5:32 pm

City Limits reports that Citi Bike membership numbers have outpaced expectations, but with riders being mostly white, male and earning six-figures, the program will have to commit to reaching out to less affluent communities for the next expansion.

A still from Christine Streich's video on Daniela Alulema, a DREAM act advocate.

Video: Immigration Policy Change May ‘Open Doors’

Education, Featured Posts, Immigration, Video June 15, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Activists from the growing student movement for the DREAM Act cautiously applauded today’s news that President Barack Obama will implement many of its provisions — including 25-year-old Daniela Alulema, an Ecuadorian who has been unable to work legally since she graduated college. Christine Streich shot this video portrait for Voices of NY.

Three of the four panelists at Baruch's discussion of portrayals of Muslims in the media were journalists.(Photo by Jaina Teeluck)

Journalists Debate Media ‘Demonization’ of Muslims

Featured Posts, Media, Middle Eastern March 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

While one panelist at Thursday’s Baruch College discussion of Muslims in the media called the portrayal of Muslims a “demonization,” others argued that the problem goes both ways — that the Muslim community’s suspicion of the media and “bunker mentality” has led it to a demonize journalists, and to avoid them rather than engage with them.