Assemblyman David Weprin (credit: Flickr/David Weprin)

Assemblyman Weprin Leads Rally Against Bias Attacks Targeting Sikhs

In the wake of a suspected bias attack on a Columbia University professor earlier this month, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) joined members of the Sikh Cultural Society Sunday in a rally against hate crimes.


Quantum Mechanics Demonstration

Students Baffled By Professor’s Performance In Columbia Science Class

A Columbia University science professor left students baffled, and found himself the talk of the campus, after stripping down and changing clothes in a performance widely described as bizarre.


Robert Emmett Bowen III, a highly regarded bass player from Astoria who also was a well-respected music professor at Hofstra University, died Monday after being struck by a truck in a hit-and-run accident on Second Avenue in Manhattan while riding his bicycle. Bowen, a loving father of two school-age children, was 45. (Photo: Newsday)

Truck Strikes, Kills Popular Hofstra U. Professor

A professor, struck and killed while riding his bike in Manhattan, was being remembered fondly Tuesday.