The Thursday Brief - October 23, 2014

Special Half-Off Sale at

For one day only--Thursday, Oct. 23— will offer a 50 percent discount on your college sweatshirts and hoodies. Also, continue to receive 10 percent off iPad/laptop accessories now through Nov. 13. Check the site to see what's available. But remember--the half price discount is for all-day Thursday only! More »

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Milestones in U.S. History

As the U.S. Supreme Court begins a new term this month, find out more about the court's landmark decisions, as well as the 112 justices, past and present, in the LaGuardia 2014 Calendar. For the past 11 years, the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, in collaboration with CUNY Central Office and The New York Times in Education, have produced a series of calendars, on topics ranging from immigration to women's leadership, documenting the social and political history of the country. This valuable online resource is available here: More »

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Halloween Harvest Festival

Join us on Saturday, October 25, for our annual Halloween Harvest Festival, exploring Mysteries from Around the World: Mummies, Monsters, and Myths. Highlights include Hyakumonogatari, a Japanese ghost-story ritual; the première of a site-specific piece by the Streb Extreme Action Kid Company; Halloween songs performed by the Hell’s Gate Philharmonic; and a canine costume contest. Along the waterfront in Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, Queens. More »

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Sportswire — Queensborough Wins CC Soccer Championship

Queensborough Community College Tigers successfully defended their soccer title, defeating the Borough of Manhattan Community College Panthers by a final score of 3-1 at the Metropolitan Oval. The victory marked the sixth time the Tigers have won the CUNYAC Championship. More »

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