Deborah Secular

Fri, Dec 12, 2014, 11:57pm
After two discussions on recent grand jury decisions this week, students criticized the lag time between the start of the national protests and Columbia’s response to the issue.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014, 1:42am
The nearly 500-strong group was partly broken up after a convoy of cops, bearing batons and zip ties, penned protesters on Amsterdam Avenue between 112th and 114th streets. 
Wed, Nov 19, 2014, 10:18pm
A burst pipe on 125th Street and Broadway on Tuesday morning caused a geyser-like stream of water high enough to brush the bottom of the 1 train tracks.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014, 12:02am
Columbia students and neighborhood residents are calling for increased resources for the issues facing young residents of the Grant and Manhattanville Houses.
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 12:34am
Known as the School Renewal Program, the plan will transform 94 city schools into “community schools,” with increased participation from families and community partners.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 3:30am
As Barnard turns 125, administrators and educators discuss why women’s colleges are still necessary in the 21st century.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014, 2:32am
Five months after June’s massive police raids at the Grant and Manhattanville Houses, the families of those arrested stood in a crowded eleventh floor hallway on Thursday morning, waiting to be let into the courtroom where their sons and daughters would appear.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 2:06am
While many parents welcomed the potential new schools, other speakers said that Success Academy—the largest charter network in the city—has not been transparent about its policies on admissions and retaining low-performing students.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 1:59am
As the People’s Climate March, a city-wide march to call for more global action against climate change, approaches on Sunday, Upper Manhattan organizers are working to make global environmental issues feel relevant to locals.
Sun, Sep 14, 2014, 11:56pm
At a meeting meant to amplify the voices of residents of the Grant and Manhattanville houses on either side of Broadway and 125th Street, attendees said that what spoke loudest was the absence of the youth residents at the center of the ongoing violence between the developments.

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