In a letter posted on Cooper Union’s website, the board said it voted last week to only offer a 50 percent scholarship for undergraduate students beginning with the class entering in the fall of 2014. The school currently offers all students a full scholarship.
Some angry neighbors have plastered new Citi Bike stations in Brooklyn with messages saying they amount to intrusive examples of “advertising” and “commercial activity.”
Funeral services were held Saturday for Kimani Gray, the Brooklyn teenager who was shot and killed by police earlier this month in an incident that has sparked heated protests.
Two police officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy on a street in East Flatbush Brooklyn have a history of being sued for civil rights violations, according to a published report.
Protesters clashed with police during a candlelight vigil Wednesday night for 16-year-old Kimani “Kiki” Gray, who was shot and killed by police Saturday night after they said he pulled a .38 caliber gun on officers.
Staten Island residents on Saturday protested against the toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which has now reached $15.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff’s station, but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early on Saturday.
Dozens of residents rallied against the proposed trash terminal on Saturday, wearing T-shirts that read, “Don’t treat New Yorkers like trash!” and chanting, “Dump the dump!”
Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.
Activists are planning “a wave of civil disobedience” to protest the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., the Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday.
Thousands attended an anti-war rally at Union Square on Saturday.
The ongoing disaster in Japan has renewed efforts by activists to shut down the Indian Point Nuclear Complex. Activists will gather at Union Square on Saturday to call for the plant to be shut down.
More than 100 protesters chanting opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to cut program funding for the poor while giving tax breaks to the rich blocked central stairs and hallways in the Capitol for an hour Wednesday afternoon.
The State Department believes there are about 600 U.S. citizens along with several thousand dual U.S.-Libyan nationals currently in Libya.
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