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Judge Allows Lawsuit Filed By Slain Hofstra Student’s Family To Proceed

A judge has ruled the lawsuit filed by the family of a Hofstra University student killed in a 2013 police-involved shooting can go forward.

06/24/2015

Evelyn Ain walks with her 15-year-old son, Matthew. (credit: CBS2)

Hofstra Research Could Lead To New Autism Treatments

Professor Keith Shafritz of Hofstra University and a team of medical scientists found a pointed difference in the way blood flows to specific brain regions, between those with and without autism.

03/31/2015

A sign at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. (credit: Hofstra University)

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School Of Medicine Opens $36M Facility

The nearly $36 million building also brings full national accreditation with it.

03/02/2015

Long Island City Immigration Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Inclusive Immigration Policy A Hot Topic At Hofstra Summit

Inclusive immigration policy was the topic of a summit at Long Island’s Hofstra University Friday.

02/27/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes a $1.66 billion property tax credit program while speaking at at Hofstra University on Long Island on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes NY Property Tax Credit Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new plan that would bring property tax breaks to some New Yorkers.

01/14/2015

Mall shoppers. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts Offer Tips To Reduce Your Holiday Shipping Costs

Black Friday might be one of the busiest shopping days of the year, but this Monday, Dec. 15, was to be the biggest shipping day.

12/15/2014

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Sikh Hofstra Student: Army ROTC Making Me Choose Between Country I Love And My Faith

A Sikh college student claims the U.S. Army is barring him from the Reserve Officer Training Corps unless he violates his religious beliefs by removing his turban, shaving and cutting his hair.

11/14/2014

Jamel Hudson (credit: JamelHudson.com)

Multi-Talented Long Island Teen Takes Anti-Bullying Message To Kids

Nineteen-year-old Jamel Hudson, a Hofstra University student who can dance, sing and play numerous instruments, electrified fourth-graders in Brentwood on Tuesday.

09/30/2014

Miss America Kira Kazantsev attends Clinton Global Citizen Awards at Sheraton Times Square on Sept. 21, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Miss America Kira Kazantsev Admits She Was Forced Out Of Hofstra Sorority

Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Tuesday that she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denied a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students.

09/23/2014

SAT Test (credit: CBS 2)

SAT, ACT Will Be Optional For Applicants To Hofstra University In 2015

The new policy will apply to all undergraduate students entering in the fall of 2015 except international and home-schooled students.

06/27/2014

Barnard College graduation ceremony in 2012 (credit: Getty Images)

Some Positive Signs, But Most College Grads Still Battling Weak Job Market, Big Debt

College seniors will soon be donning caps and gowns, but more than half will also be shouldering staggering debt.

05/12/2014

The New York Cosmos celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2013 Soccer Bowl 1-0 against the Atlanta Silverbacks at Atlanta Silverbacks Park on November 9, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images for New York Cosmos)

Schwartz: New York Cosmos Look To Repeat After Last Year’s Reboot

The Cosmos were more than something special in the late ’70s and early ’80s. They were a phenomenon. And they’re primed to make history again.

04/11/2014

Hofstra students wait in line at a job fair April 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Job Fair Challenges Companies To Invest In New Graduates

Forty percent of college seniors and recent graduates polled by Reuters this week fear their job prospects are bleak to none.

04/03/2014

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DA: No Criminal Charges For Officer Who Killed Hofstra University Student

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued a 28-page report on the May 17, 2013 shooting Wednesday, following a review of whether police personnel acted appropriately during the deadly confrontation.

04/02/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Student Found Dead In Hofstra University Dorm Room

A Hofstra University student was found dead of unknown causes in his dorm room Friday.

03/28/2014

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