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Team USA’s Ionescu, Stewart Leading New York Liberty to 7-Game Win Streak

By Tate Hutchinson On Saturday morning, the Team USA Women’s Basketball roster was announced for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics, with New York Liberty forward Breanna Stewart and guard Sabrina Ionescu chosen to lead the American team to their eighth straight gold medal. This marks the first Olympic experience for Ionescu, while Stewart looks to […]

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Discover the Hidden Gems of Harlem: A Journey Through Hamilton Heights and Sugar Hill

New York, NY – Fordham University Press is thrilled to announce the upcoming book tour for Hamilton Heights and Sugar Hill: Alexander Hamilton’s Old Harlem Neighborhood Through the Centuries by acclaimed Los Angeles-based author Davida Siwisa James. This fascinating book explores the storied past of Hamilton Heights and Sugar Hill in Harlem, New York City. 

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WNBA’s Star-Studded Liberty off to Hot Start

By Tate Hutchinson Fresh off of a WNBA Finals appearance, the New York Liberty have continued their success so far in the 2024 season, remaining one of the league’s best teams. With the second-best record in the league (9-2) and on a five-game winning streak, the Liberty appear fit for playoff success yet again. Point

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East Harlem Hoops

by Sebastian Castro East Harlem Hoops gives Harlem a safe space for community members to play basketball and seek resources and guidance. The program was founded in 2009 by Stephen Mayes and Canraba Rogers-Wright and is run by the Salvation Army. Rogers-Wright, alongside Trevor Stanley, volunteer to organize schedules, meet with coaches, and keep track

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Dr. Helene Gayle: How Spelman College’s President Serves as a Leader in the HBCU Community

by Sebastian Castro Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were created after the Civil War to provide a space for African Americans to receive higher education. At that point in time, the majority of institutions were still segregated and denied African Americans the right to attend. Today, there are 101 institutions in the United States

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Visions of the Future: Valedictorian Speeches from the Nation’s Top HBCUs

Spelman Alum Chandler Nutall: HBCUs from a Student’s Perspective by Sebastian Castro Chandler Nutall was one of four valedictorians in the Spelman College Class of 2023. She graduated summa cum laude and is currently a member of the Coro Fellows program in New York City. She was president of the Spelman Student Government Association and

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Op-Ed: The Concept of “Timshel” in Turkish Politics

Emine Ece Orkun, American Uni. LLM  “The word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it is also true that ‘Thou mayest not.” says John Steinbeck in his book

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Knicks Suffer Tough Elimination Amidst Injuries

By Tate Hutchinson After taking a 3-2 series lead, the injury-battered Knicks dropped the last two games of the series to end their season and playoff run with another disappointing second-round exit. After an electric first-round victory against Joel Embiid’s Philadelphia 76ers, the Knicks looked poised to build on last year’s success with a deep

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