Broken ceilings at Brooklyn College. (Photo via the cuny_brokelyn_college Instagram page, which highlights broken facilities on the CUNY campuses in an effort to bring more awareness.)BROOKLYN – Sixty City Council candidates have signed a petition promising to support a free and fully-funded CUNY, an institution relied on by
Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the groundbreaking on the 681-seat school building for the Medgar Evers College Preparatory School in partnership with the Department of Education (DOE), the School Construction Authority (SCA), and CUNY. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.CROWN HEIGHTS – A new 681 seat, five-story building is coming
Medgar Evers College via Medgar Evers College FBCROWN HEIGHTS – Medgar Evers College, a senior CUNY institution, is officially searching for a new president to lead the half-a-century old institution. The current president of the college, Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Crew, will be retiring at the end of the 2020-2021 school year,
Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerFLATBUSH – In the age of the coronavirus, pantries are working overtime [/coronavirus-in-brooklyn-what-you-can-do-to-help/] to provide for people depend on them for survival, and the Brooklyn College pantry is no different. The pantry, [https://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/about/offices/studentaffairs/student-support-services/food-pantry.php] located on the Brooklyn
Brooklyn College Campus. Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerMIDWOOD – Several universities in New York have shut-down their in-person classes, moving them online because of fears of COVID-19, or coronavirus. Yet, the largest urban university system in the country, City University of New York (CUNY), has decided to keep its in-person classes going.
Kingsborough Community College Library. Photo courtesy of Jessica Sheridan via Flickr.MANHATTAN BEACH — A student was sexually assaulted inside the Kingsborough Community College [https://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/] library bathroom yesterday. The suspect is on the loose. On Monday, November 25, a student entered the library bathroom at Kingsborough Community
Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerFLATBUSH – After putting staff members through hazardous conditions, 54 years after it opened, Brooklyn College’s beloved Television Center was forced to “temporarily” shut down at the end of this summer for what looks like 7 years of renovations. “We helped the students by teaching them and
Espinal and Rodríguez. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)FLATBUSH – Candidates for the February 26 Public Advocate special election have been spending their days in debates [https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2019/02/06/nyc-public-advocate-debate-] , one-on-one series, and just yesterday, a forum by City University of New York (CUNY) students.
Jumaane Williams and Cynthia Nixon. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)FLATBUSH – Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon and Council Member Jumaane Williams, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, spoke about their platforms and answered a few questions at Brooklyn College this afternoon. Nixon and Williams announced their endorsement of each other at the end of
Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerFLATBUSH – When Corrinne Greene was in kindergarten, she asked her principal to add “This Land Is Your Land” to the school’s patriotic selections list, which the principal did. Nearly two decades later, Greene has organized and participated in many protests. She has chanted outside Governor Andrew
Brooklyn College Library. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BKLYNER)FLATBUSH – Tuition is going up, the faculty is fearing more cuts, and facilities not in direct public view are crumbling. Students are demanding full, proper funding. Students of the City University of New York (CUNY), the largest urban university system in the US
BKLYNER received four awards at the 15th Annual Ippies Journalism Awards at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism last night. We were awarded first place for investigative and in-depth reporting, first place and third place for social issues reporting and 2nd place for overall site design. Carly Miller and awards.
Security Officer and recent college graduate Hubert Evans (Photo via Medgar Evers News [http://www.mec.cuny.edu])While spending his days watching Brooklyn College students earn their degrees, Campus Safety Officer Hubert Evans spent his off-hours chasing his own. And now, after only 2 years and 9 months, Evans
Leonid Rozenberg, president of the American Association of Invalids and Veterans of World War II, speaking a Sunday’s Rally. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Responding to reports of a string of anti-Semitic incidents in New York City, hundreds gathered for a rally at Holocaust Memorial Park Sunday to call
Courtesy of Brooklyn College/FacebookWith its sprawling ocean views, the green hills of Staten Island in the distance — the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in its future — the shores of Gravesend Bay would once have made an excellent home for a City University of New York [http://www2.cuny.edu/] (CUNY) campus.
Image courtesy of CUNY / Structures of Coastal Resilience [http://www.structuresofcoastalresilience.org].After a year of research [http://www.structuresofcoastalresilience.org/], a team led by City University of New York (CUNY) associate professor of landscape architecture Catherine Seavitt Nordenson has completed a proposal [http://www.structuresofcoastalresilience.org/locations/jamaica-bay-ny/] for
State Senator Marty Golden. Photo by Erica ShermanState Senator Marty Golden said he won’t support the New York Dream Act, legislation that would allow undocumented residents in New York to have access to tuition assistance for higher education. Up until recently, Golden wouldn’t have even needed to address
KCC (2001 Oriental Boulevard)Like many institutions in Southern Brooklyn, Kingsborough Community College (2001 Oriental Boulevard), was wrecked by Superstorm Sandy last year. NY1 is reporting [http://www.ny1.com/content/news/190602/community-college-by-the-bays-still-shoring-up-a-year-after-sandy] how the school has generally fared since the storm, tracking its recovery and progress in the
Source: 10000birds.comFederal and city officials announced the formation of an ambitious new research group that will focus its studies on the area in and around Jamaica Bay. According to a press release, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the forming of the Jamaica Bay
The mayoral candidates at last Friday’s debate. Photo by Allan RosenTHE COMMUTE [/tag/the-commute/]: In Part 1 [/mayoral-candidates-square-off-on-the-future-of-transportation-part-1-of-3/] of this series, I reported on the candidates’ positions regarding major transit issues. In Part 2 [/mayoral-candidates-square-off-on-the-future-of-transportation-part-2-of-3/], I addressed financial issues. Now we will discuss safety, and sum up. The first