The Monday Brief - October 21, 2014

Special Discount at the CUNY Store

In a one-day sale, Monday, October 20,  a 50% discount on all men's and women's sweatshirts and hoodies will be offered at the CUNY Store. The new online CUNY Store is stocked with all the clothing, gear and supplies needed to go to class in style or just show off your college colors. Currently, 17 of the University’s schools and colleges are participating, so check the site to see what's available.

http://www.thecunystore.com/

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Book Beat — Food to Feed a Burgeoning City

In Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York, Cindy Lobel, an assistant history professor at Lehman College, serves up a richly detailed account of the origins of the food industry in a century that brought enormous changes to the city’s cultural, social and political life.

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/podcasts/2014/09/24/food-to-feed-a-burgeoning-19th-century-new-york/

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Sportswire — Weekend Wrap-Up

It was a busy weekend for women's sports. See who advanced to the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Women's Tennis Semifinals, as well as other winners in women's soccer and volleyball.

http://cuny.edu/about/sportswire.html

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Rebuilding After Sandy

Nearly two years have passed since Hurricane Sandy but work still needs to be done. The Rebuilding After Sandy program helps low-income New Yorkers recover from the destruction of the storm. Volunteers are needed to repair homes and community centers damaged, in various locations, on an ongoing basis.

http://www.nycservice.org/opportunities/8644?utm_source=Volunteers&utm_campaign=26a1d133e5-September+2014+Newsletter+Volunteer&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_025b68bffc-26a1d133e5-380654757

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