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Committee on Fiscal Affairs

April 7, 2014 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, April 7, 2014.

Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration

April 7, 2014 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, April 7, 2014.

Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management

April 7, 2014 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings, Facilities Planning, Construction and Management

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management, April 7, 2014.

Walking Every Block of New York

April 1, 2014 | Book Beat

When City College sociologist William Helmreich found that no one had ever thoroughly explored all five of New York City’s boroughs, he decided to walk the entire city, block by block. By the end of his four-year adventure, he had walked more than 6,000 miles, worn out nine pairs of shoes and chronicled his project in the wildly popular book, The New York Nobody Knows.

Shirley Chisholm–Remembering a Hero

March 24, 2014 | Book Beat

Shirley Chisholm was the first African-American woman elected to Congress and one of Brooklyn College’s most famous alumni. Yet many people under 40 know little of her, says Brooklyn College professor Barbara Winslow. Hoping to raise awareness of the political trailblazer, Winslow penned the new biography, Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change.

The Art and History of Women’s Tattoos

March 24, 2014 | Book Beat

Examined here are not the scary images we feared as children, but some of the most intricate, beautiful, poignant and thought-provoking tattoos that cover women’s bodies, dating back to Victorian society. In her third edition of Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoos, Margot Mifflin, associate professor of English at Lehman College, explores the economic independence of female tattoo artists, the power in creating unique art on a different canvas, and the change in some medical insurance practices that now allow payment for women who have had mastectomies and who use tattooing as a sign of courage and healing.

John Lindsay’s New York

March 24, 2014 | Book Beat

New York City’s 103rd mayor, John Lindsay, had a two-term administration of highs and lows during a period of racial unrest, antiwar protests, fiscal problems and municipal strikes — one of which greeted him on his first day in office. Editor and essayist, Joseph Viteritti, professor of public policy at Hunter College, and other writers use Summer in the City: John Lindsay, New York, and the American Dream, to provide an in-depth analysis of a mayoralty that, while filled with such challenges, also showed New Yorkers’ pride in their city and in Lindsay, who, at times, was not above picking up litter in the streets.

2013-14 CUNYAC/US Army Indoor Track and Field Championships

March 19, 2014 | CUNY Sports

In the 2013-14 CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Track and Field Championship at the New Balance Track and Field Center, CCNY earned their fourth straight crown and sixth overall. CCNY led the field followed by York, Hunter, Lehman, and Medgar Evers. Kingsborough took home the community college crown followed by Queensborough and Bronx. In the 2013-14 CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Track and Field Championship at the New Balance Track and Field Center, Hunter was able to come out on top for the first time since 2005. Hunter led the field followed by CCNY, York, Medgar Evers, and Lehman. Queensborough took home the community college crown followed by Kingsborough.

2013-14 CUNYAC Cheerleading Championship

March 17, 2014 | CUNY Sports

The Brooklyn Bulldogs took home their second consecutive championship with a victory in the 2014 CUNYAC Cheerleading Championship. Their eight championship in nine years was capped in front of over 1,000 fans. The Bulldogs won with 264.5 points which beat CSI at 227 points, John Jay with 207, York compiling 189.5, Kingsborough racking up 149.5, and BMCC rounding out the field 141.

February 2014 CUNYAC/HSS Scholar-Athlete of the Month

March 14, 2014 | CUNY Sports

For the month of February, Baruch College’s men’s volleyball senior Steven Coniglio has been named the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Scholar-Athlete of the Month. This is the third time the senior will be named the CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete of the Month.