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Local Church Hosts “Vagina Monologues” Benefit

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The Fourth Universalist Society church performs the play to stop violence against women and girls By Angela Barbuti Continuing an annual tradition on the Upper West Side, forty women will unite onstage at the Fourth Universalist Society on Thursday, March 22nd and Friday, March 23rd, to perform a benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues. This [&hellip
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Senators Endorse Squadron for Public Advocate

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On Monday, a broad coalition of state Senators endorsed Democrat Daniel Squadron for Public Advocate in 2013, including Senators Joseph Addabbo (Queens), Martin Malave Dilan (Brooklyn), Michael Gianaris (Queens), Brad Hoylman (Manhattan), Gustavo Rivera (Bronx), and Jose M. Serrano (Manhattan/Bronx). The Senators highlighted Squadron’s record as a reformer and his vision for the role of [&hellip
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Computer Thief

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An unknown man came into a computer store on Broadway on March 4th in the afternoon. He spoke with a tech employee, a 26-year-old man, about a phone issue. When the employee walked away, the perpetrator stole a laptop computer worth $1,087, and left the store. Police are on the lookout for a bald Hispanic [&hellip
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Lady Smarts: Instagram, Uncropped and Unfiltered

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lady smarts A serious malady is striking smartphone users around the city Are you between the ages of 18 and 35? Female? Male? If you answered yes to one of these questions, then chances are you’ve tried Instagram. Whether you’ve merely dabbled in the occasional filter here and there or are already a full-blown Instagrammaddict, I’d like [&hellip
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Down to ZERO: Students, Activists Renew Rally Cries

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0425-college-loan-debt_full_600 May sees Renewed Activism with “May Day” and “Occupy Student Debt” May has seen a renewed vigor for certain activist movements, namely “Occupy Student Debt” and, on May 1, “May Day.” For it’s part, the Occupy Student Debt movement renewed its protest efforts as collective student debts broke the $1 Trillion threshold, with rallies planned [&hellip
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Léman Manhattan Prep. Welcomes Newbery Winner

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Leman-Manhattan_2-300x225 Author Jack Gantos to Appear at Léman Manhattan Prep. School Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, located at 1 Morris St. in the Financial District and headed by school master Drew Alexander, will be opening its doors to Newbery medal winning author Jack Gantos on May 9. Leman Manhattan Prep., which is a K-12 school, has both a Middle [&hellip
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