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After Charlottesville Lehman Students Want An End To Racist Violence

By Zayna Palmer on 09/22/17

Following racist violence at a white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville Va. that led to the killing of one protestor, Lehman students feel endangered by this event because they do not feel safe. Students are terrified [...]

Lehman Community Disagrees Over Puerto Rico’s Bid For Statehood

By Shaiann Frazier on 09/22/17

In June of 2017, 97 percent of Puerto Ricans voted in favor of making the commonwealth of 3.4 million America’s 51st state. While they wait to see whether Congress will pass a statute admitting the new state, many Lehman students with ties to the island remain [...]

Dreamers In Limbo: White House Rescinds DACA

By Thomas Behnke on 09/22/17

On Sept. 5, the White House issued a statement through Attorney General Jeff Sessions that it was formally rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The policy, introduced by President Obama in 2012, allowed undocumented immigrant minors [...]

Lehman Undergrads Showcase Activism Through Academia

By Jean Carlos Soto on 04/01/17

The Activism in Academia Symposium, held on April 7 at the Segal Theater of the CUNY Graduate Center, offered academics and selected students from across CUNY an opportunity to discuss and present work that challenged what Lehman English professor Olivia Moy called [...]

May Day Protest Attempts To Spark Change

By Juan Vasquez on 04/01/17

Cries of “No borders! No nations! No more deportations!” echoed through the Lehman quad as a protest organized by the International Socialist Organization and the Lehman D.R.E.A.M. Team fought for sanctuary campuses. Official sanctuary status would mean [...]