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Nobel Prize Winner Brings Message of Activism

Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Prize Peace winner and founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, spoke frankly about her idea that getting involved requires the simple act of putting your mind to it.

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‘Nigger,’ ‘Nigga’ or Neither?

As whites and hispanics increasingly adopt it, blacks remain divided on the use of the term “nigger.

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Reyes Named CUNY Conference of the Week

Bronx, NY- Lehman College freshman shortstop Miguelina Reyes has been named the CUNY conference Rookie of the Week. The freshman is off to a sizzling career start as the shortsop batted .700 (14-for-20) with 11 RBI’s, six runs scored, and four extra-base hits last week.

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Lehman’s Sekani Francis Named D3 Hoops Third Team All-American

Sterling, VA – D3hoops.com has announced the fifth annual D3hoops.com All-American team for Division III basketball, and Lehman College senior center Sekani Francis was selected as a third team All-American. Francis, the two time CUNY conference Most Valuable Player, led the CUNY conference with 19.

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Ruston Named NCAA Athlete Of The Year

Bronx, NY – The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has named its regional award winners for the 2006 indoor season. Coaches voted in the respective Division I, Division II and Division III categories and selected Lehman College’s Amy Ruston as the Division III Indoor Track Athlete of the Year.

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Lehman’s Sally Nnamani Named D3 Hoops Atlantic Region Third Team

Sterling, VA – D3hoops.com has announced the fifth annual D3hoops.com All-Region team for Division III basketball and Lehman College freshman star Sally Nnamani has been selected as a member of the third team. Nnamani, a 5’11″ forward from Warwick, New York led the Lightning with a 15.

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Lehman’s Orduz Selected Second Team Volleyball All-Star

Bronx, NY- Lehman College sophomore Gustavo Orduz was selected as a second team CUNYAC volleyball all-star. Orduz led the Lightning with 2.3 kills per game, while totaling a team high 1.6 digs per contest. Lehman finished the season with a 5-16 overall record, and a sixth place finish in the CUNY conference.

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Lehman Holds Off Late NJCU Rally, 14-13, In Offensive Slugfest

Jersey City, NJ- Lehman College took an early 8-1 lead, rebounded in the sixth inning to move in front again, and finally held off a rally in the bottom of the ninth, as the Lightning survived New Jersey City University, 14-13, in a wild and bitterly cold, non-conference baseball game at the Thomas M.

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Student Health Center: BITES

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month Did you know? ? 1 in 4 college women have been victims of rape or attempted rape ? 90% of victims know their assailants ? 85% or more of sexual assaults involve alcohol ? Binge drinkers are 3 times more likely to be sexually assaulted than non-drinkers of alcohol.

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Lehman College: Home Sweet Home

Like a favorite pair of comfortable jeans, Japanese Language Professor Asako Tochika easily slips right into her tenth year of teaching at Lehman College. Tochika is a Lecturer in the Department of Language and Literatures, and she embraces her role as a teacher here now as much as she did the first day on the job.

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