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University For Sale

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Education, Posts

Barnard College, which we guess could be dubbed Columbia University’s little sister school, is whoring itself out to any major corporation or private sponsor with enough dough to facilitate the school’s largest expansion yet. In a shameless push to raise $20 million, the women’s college is selling the naming rights for a 70,000-square-foot, five-story building [&hellip
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In A Rush? Stay Out Of The Sky

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

We’re sure this won’t surprise you given this year’s Valentine’s Day fiasco, but the city’s three area airports set the nation’s record for flight delays this August. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty ranked 30, 31, and 32 in arrival delays out of the [&hellip
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Keepin’ Up With The Starbuckseseses

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Here’s something scary, depending on whether you’re a glass half empty or half full kinda reader: 125th St. in Harlem has been deemed one of America’s great streets for attracting “globalized” retailers, aka chains like Old Navy and Starbucks, without driving away local business. Quite a feat. From 70 competitors, including symbolic reigning champ Fifth [&hellip
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Columbia, Take A Page From Your Book

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Education, Posts

The New York Sun ran an article yesterday that put Columbia University back in the spotlight, so soon after slinking away beneath the shadow of the Iranian president’s visit last week. “A new documentary about censorship on college campuses claims that Columbia administrators demanded content review of all footage shot on its property in an [&hellip
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Taxi Technology Prompts Strike… Again

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Cabbies’ two-day strike this past September against a new regulation that requires taxis to be equipped with GPS technology and credit-card processing systems may not be the end to the resistance. As the New Year approaches and with it the January 31 deadline to install the fancy gadgets and pass inspection, the same coalition of [&hellip
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iWait No More!

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Posts

Earlier this summer we brought you coverage of the completely manufactured iPhone phenomenon that had wacky New Yorkers spending a fortnight sleeping on the streets (pictured) when all that was necessary was 15 minutes in line on your lunch break. Then there was the kind of hideously nasty backlash that only fans who’ve spent a [&hellip
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Hate Bait

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

In response to the anti-Semitic graffiti found in Brooklyn this week, several bold-faced Jewish groups are offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the perpetrators’ arrests. The American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Jewish Community Relations Council are united in outrage over what has been deemed a hate crime. According to [&hellip
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