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“Meet the Greeks” Raises Larger Question

By Gabrela C. Harewood      On March 12, the Greek Life Club hosted “Meet the Greeks,” a showcase and information session about Greek-lettered organizations (GLO’s) on campus. Flyers for the event listed a 6pm start time, but at 6:10pm GLO members were still filing into the Faculty Dining Room, greeting each other and setting […]

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Far From Extinction: A Look at Moonspell’s Extinct

By Alivia Lopez Portuguese gothic metal band Moonspell proves on their eleventh album, that they are not defined by their genre of music and are able to venture out and explore other styles of heavy metal. Moonspell’s newest release, Extinct (Napalm Records), incorporates elements of symphonic metal and melodic death metal, while keeping with the […]

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Macbeth Makes a Murderous Appearance in the Lovinger Theater

By Kalima McKenzie-Simms      Macbeth seized the Lovinger theater in the theater department’s Spring production. Macbeth is a dark, bloody story of power thirsty noblemen who will stop at nothing, even murder, to obtain the crown. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are given a prophecy from three witches who tell them that they will become royalty. […]

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Celebrating Hip Hop History with Turn up the Volume

By Abrian De Luna Artists Jane Dickson and Joe Lewis capture the growth of the Bronx’s hip-hop music and culture in Turn up the Volume, a new exhibit at the BronxArtSpace. Dickson is known for her projects at Fashion Moda in the South Bronx in 1979. She often used industrial materials to capture the conventions […]

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National Police Brutality Conversation Arrives at Lehman’s Doorstep

By Marcelo Bravo-Lopez   On March 4, Lehman hosted a panel discussion titled The Deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, the Department of Philosophy, and the Department of Anthropology. In addition, the symposium commemorated the 50th anniversary of the march that Martin Luther King […]

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Expressive Histories: The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

By Nora Moncada      Feminist quilt-maker Radka Donnell once described quilting as an effort “to secure a social space which is inviolable, fecund and hospitable to a sense of self and of the human community.” This is nowhere more relevant than in “The Gee’s Bend Tradition” exhibit at the Lehman College Art Gallery. The […]

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PPM Works to Empower Students

By Ariana DiLorenzo The Lehman College branch of People Power Movement (PPM), a citywide organization dedicated to educating and protecting the community, is hosting an open-panel discussion in the Student Life Building on March 18 to address the growing student concerns about campus policies regarding sexism, sexual harassment, and sexual assault at Lehman. The People […]

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English Professor Discusses Successful New Novel

By Bidget Kelly   Professor Jane K. Cleland is enjoying critical acclaim for the ninth installment of her Cozies mystery series, Blood Rubies (Minotaur Books). The book made Publisher Alley’s bestseller list. According to Examiner.com, “Jane Cleland is at the height of her storytelling prowess here; consequently, Blood Rubies ranks among the best in the […]

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Lightning Ranks Third in CUNYAC Swimming, Diving

By Rickey Corporan  During the first weekend of February, Lehman Lightning men’s and women’s teams came in third place during the CUNYAC Swimming and Diving event in the Apex gym. On the first day of the competition, freshman Francis Turbi received CUNYAC Rookie of the Week honors and freshman Joshua Teves was named Conference Diver […]

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Law and Order: SVU Films Episode in Multimedia Center

By Ariana DiLorenzo   BRONX, NY –  On Wednesday, February 25th, Carman Hall became the site of the latest investigation of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU). The hit crime drama took over the Multimedia Center, filming scenes for an upcoming episode while allowing students to see how the veteran hit comes together. Even […]

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