The special reporting trip aims to give them a deeper understanding of the historical and political forces behind the conflicts in the region.
The FPA dispenses grants to international journalists with a record of excellence. A reporter since 2002, Capocelli is a native of Italy.
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KCC Student Kate Maziarz is the 4th student to be awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship over 3 years.
Allan H. Dobrin, the executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer of The City University of New York, will retire this summer after more than 15 years at CUNY and an outstanding career of public service that spans more than three decades, Chancellor James B. Milliken has announced.
SHANIK VASQUEZ’S interest in things Japanese began at 12 with “Naruto,” a Japanese anime (animated) television series about an adolescent ninja; next came manga comic books and Japanese pop music. Krystal Garcia’s own pen and ink drawing, well, drew her in, as anime and manga became influences.
MIGRAINE headaches throb painfully, sometimes triggering nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to sound and light. They can be incapacitating.
ALL POLITICS may be local, as former House Speaker Tip O’Neill famously said, but sometimes the route toward becoming effective in Staten Island means a detour through Germany. At least that’s the way Sebastian Franco (Baruch College, ’16) sees it.
SINCE EL SISTEMA, Venezuela’s acclaimed national system of free classical music education, began in 1975, it has come to represent an avenue for social change, national unity, a path out of poverty and what creator José Antonio Abreu calls the expression of “sublime feelings.”
LGBT Americans today benefit from more than 45 years of a vigorous civil and human rights movement. While rear-guard attacks continue over anti- discrimination laws in areas like housing, employment and even bathroom access, the LGBT community has achieved what just a few years ago was unimaginable, most prominently with marriage equality.
DARNELL REED (Bronx Community College, ’16), now at City College, intends to become an attorney. He was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the national community college honor society, and is among 50 students nationwide to win a 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholarship worth $1,250.
IF YOU COULD control stress, would you learn more effectively?