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Just over two years removed from being on the precipice of reaching their ultimate goal, the St. Francis Brooklyn men’s basketball program has taken a precipitous fall of late. … Full Article

St. Francis men's basketball hopes recruits can help turn tide

Just over two years removed from being on the precipice of reaching their ultimate goal, the St. Francis Brooklyn men’s basketball program has taken a precipitous fall of late. … Full Article

Muslim activist critical of Israel is cheered at graduation

A Muslim-American activist whose role as a commencement speaker had come under protest from critics opposing her stance on Israel was given a standing ovation by graduating students Thursday after she told them they must commit to demanding change. … Full Article

Midwood Holocaust survivor shares her story with Staten Island students

Sally Frishberg is a true survivor, having escaped from Germany during WWII, and lived to tell her inspiring story to generations of students at a recent lecture at the College of Staten Island. … Full Article

Immigrant, advocate groups rally at Borough Hall to protest proposed education cuts

“Education is a right, budget cuts are wrong,” was shouted from the steps of Borough Hall on Wednesday morning, as students from all across the borough joined elected officials to protest a feared $12 million budget cut in education programs. … Full Article

John Sexton, NYU President Emeritus, returns to St. Francis

The rain washed out a night of New York Mets baseball April 25, but there was no stopping John Sexton from delivering his talk “Baseball as a Road to God” at a special St. Francis College presentation at Citi Field, hosted by Mets Owner Fred Wilpon. … Full Article

St. Francis College to host screening and discussion on ‘Rikers: An American Jail’

Thousands of people are now held behind bars at Rikers Island, a jail with a history of violence and abuse, but most of them have not been to trial yet. Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants to shut it down. … Full Article

New York lawmakers approve free middle class college tuition

ALBANY— New York is set to make tuition at public colleges and universities free for middle-class students. The tuition initiative is part of a new state budget approved Sunday by the state Senate, a day after the Assembly approved it. … Full Article

NYU Tandon professor wins H&M Global Change Award

Currently, many types of fabrics, including nylon, are made in an energy-intensive, unsustainable process that uses fossil fuel. … Full Article

What can Brown do for LIU-Brooklyn?

The one thing you should know about Brooklyn native Larry Brown before reading this is that he is always a candidate for a head coaching vacancy. Even if — and sometimes especially when — he already has a job. … Full Article

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