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New Slate Elected for Student Government

The slate Students Serving Students (S3) won the 2014 student elections. The unofficial ballot count is 489 ballots cast. S3 was the only running slate. The following are the names of the officers who will be serving in the executive board, and the unofficial count of the amount of “yes” votes they obtained. Cyrille Njikeng, President – 431 yes votes […]

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The Voices of the Silenced

By Amy Alvarez, Ruben Zorillo, Rosa Rodriguez, Melissa Duran and Claudia Oviedo from the Social Work Department. Because of the punitive tactics of the immigration policies in the US policy, undocumented Latinas are at disadvantage when facing domestic violence. The NYPD responds to 250,000 domestic incidents annually or around 600 calls per day. There are […]

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Film Review: Need for Speed

By Kayla Ross. The family friendly film Need for Speed is an action drama film packed with pleasure.  Need for Speed is based on a video game known for its luxury cars, reckless driving and stunts. Directed by former stunt-performer turned director Scott Waugh (Act of Valor), Disney’s film captures this eagerness through a tale […]

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Baseball Lightning Strikes Out

By Gabriel Lorenzo. The Lehman Lightning Baseball team has struggled lately, having lost nine consecutive games. The team is particularly weak on offense and the mound. On their current losing streak, The Lehman Lightning’s opponents have averaged 10.2 runs and 9.1 hits a game.

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Men’s Volleyball Flunk Midterm Week Games

By Gabriel Lorenzo. On Tuesday, March 25, the Men’s Volleyball team suffered a very demoralizing loss for  as they coughed up a close game at home to NYU-Poly. The Lightning looked to have the momentum on their side entering the final set of the game as they started off on an 8-3 run. NYU scored […]

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Prelude Urban Dance Competition Moves Lehman

By Isamaris Rivera. At the 2014 Prelude Urban Dance Competition took place in the Lovinger Theatre where dance crews competed for a $1,000 cash prize and a chance to represent the United States in the International Dance Competition on August 10 in Las Vegas. Hundreds of people from all over the city came to watch […]

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Soweto Gospel Choir. Media Credit: sowetogospelchoir.com

Soweto Gospel Enchants Lehman

By Albert Dankwa. Perhaps people arriving to witness the Soweto Gospel Choir in action were misinformed. What the audience was subjected to on that chilly February night was anything but a gospel choir. What was delivered instead was a show that rocked the stage of the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Literally. The night […]

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Art Gallery Explores America Through Cuban Eyes

By Kristopher Charles. “Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind” at the Lehman Art Gallery looks at the United States through the lenses of those of Cuban descent. Various artworks encompassing a variety of media, genres and styles are on display at the exhibition. Some of the works are sculptures. There are also portraits that […]

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The Underground Lounge Caters to You

By Rosa Maria Rojas. The great diversity of Lehman students requires a mixture of food, taste, and diets and the man connecting them all is Hector Morales, the executive chef at Lehman’s Underground Lounge.

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Graduate Student Makes Socially Conscious Hip-Hop

By Tatianna Gonzalez. Robert Torres is a graduate student in the Recreation Education M.S.Ed. at Lehman by day and a hip-hop performer known as Sabor Latino by night. While using his background in social work and his personal experiences as inspiration for his music Torres completed his first album, Observaciones de mi Vida (Observations of […]

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