The Thursday Brief - October 1, 2014

Your College Brand at the CUNY Store

From Brooklyn College baseball caps to City College coffee mugs, 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. Get 10% off iPad/laptop accessories now through Nov. 13.

http://www.thecunystore.com/

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“¡Viva Brooklyn!”

The Brooklyn Museum’s First Saturdays programs start each month with an evening of free activities and entertainment. The next one is a celebration of the borough’s Latino communities. Highlights include live music by Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and the Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats Youth Orchestra, and interactive performances by the artist Miguel Luciano, who’s mobile art project commemorates Latino street venders.

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/visit/first_saturdays.php

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Sportswire — Weekly Award Highlights

For the second consecutive time, Hunter senior Christian Rojas was named the CUNYAC/US Army Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week, while College of Staten Island freshman Liam McMunn was CUNYAC/US Army Men's Cross Country pick for Rookie of the Week. Get the full story here.

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

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An Artist’s Journey
Oct. 2 | New York City College of Technology

The City Tech Alumni Association is hosting a presentation by City Tech alumnus Samuel E Vazquez who will share his journey from New York City graffiti artist to an abstract expressionist painter.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=54013

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Book Reading
Oct. 2 | Queens College

Joanna Clapps Herman reads from, "No Longer and Not Yet," stories that take place on Manhattan's Upper West Side, in the shops, hallways, and parks that reveal this well-known neighborhood as the tiny, even backwater, village it often resembles.

http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/calandra/node/861

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Documentary Forum
Oct. 2 | City College

Film Clips and discussion of the film, "Dreams are Colder Than Death," by Arthur Jafa, followed by a discussion about the march on Washington during the struggle for civil rights.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=54247

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Film Screening
Oct. 2 | College of Staten Island

Screening of "Pueblos Hermanos"/"Brother Towns," about two towns linked by immigration, family, and work, one in Guatemala and Florida.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=54553

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Lecture on Puerto Rican Farm Labor
Oct. 2 | Graduate Center

ARC Seminar presents: Ismael García Colón, Ismael García Colón, associate professor of anthropology at the College of Staten Island, and a political anthropologist discussing his latest research on the Puerto Rican migrant farm labor force in the U.S.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=26825

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Middle East Discussion Series
Oct. 2 | Queens College

Middle East Discussion Series presents: The Third Gaza/Israel War: Ethics, Evidence, Efficacy & Consequences, with with Moshe Halbertal and Khalil Shikaki, and moderated by Queens College History Professor Mark Rosenblum.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=54337

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Music in Midtown
Oct. 2 | Graduate Center

Tenor Robert White, sings Songs of Love in Times of War, great ballads and songs of the 19th and 20th centuries, with Norman Carey on piano.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=26672

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Italian Identity: The Next Generation
Oct. 3 | Queens College

October 3, 2014 | Queens College 10:00 am - 07:30 pm The Calandra Institute present, "Italian Identity: The Next Generation," hosted by Prof. Anthony J. Tamburri and Dr. Anthony Miele, featuring Prof. Pino Aprile, Prof. Massimo Vedovelli, among others.

http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/calandra/node/871

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Opera Ebony
Oct. 4 | City College

Opera Ebony presents this Mozart classic of love and seduction. Cosi Fan Tutte tells the story of Ferrando and Guglielmo, two young officers who discuss the true faithfulness of their fiancées, Fiordilgo and Dorabella.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=54126

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