Today’s the first day back to school from summer break for hundreds of thousands of CUNY students. The City University of New York system includes 24 schools and is the third biggest higher-ed system in the nation after SUNY and the UC system. Maybe the next Jonas Salk or Jerry Seinfeld is starting today—all CUNY grads.
New York's a gay-friendly city, routinely topping the lists. It earned its reputation from the Stonewall Riots and keeps it alive today with thriving neighborhoods like Chelsea and a wild Pride Parade each summer. Things are from from perfect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender New Yorkers, but the city's name still holds.
Many conversations about America's history reiterates the idea that the progressive north led the opposition to slavery against the racist South.
Fordham University's cafeteria is teeming with life. Rising above the clinking silverware and quiet *blop* of chicken tenders being dipped into ketchup is the conversation of hundreds of college freshmen, newly arrived to the Bronx campus. Classes start Wednesday, and today is the final day of orientation.
A visibly anxious 20-year-old man walked into a Washington, DC Area emergency room one day last week, complaining of severe chest pain. Upon further examination, his heart rate was confirmed to be abnormally high. He said prior to coming to the hospital, he had consumed “a series of energy drinks, and a cup of coffee,” Dr. Cathleen Clancy, associate medical director of the National Capital Poison Center, recalled.
It was three in the morning, and the symptoms were all-too-familiar.
Author Donna Freitas discusses her book "Sex and the Soul: juggling sexuality, spirituality, romance and religion on America’s college campuses.
The beginning of the fall season marks the time when many people go back to school. For veterans who have served overseas the experience of going back to school can be exciting, but can also come with its fair share of culture shock.
The Associated Press has learned the bill signing will be in New Brunswick, but the governor also plans stops in Newark and Camden - the three cities most affected by the measure.