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.
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Despite extensive outreach by event organizers on campus, a discussion on the role of religion in revolution between Union Theological Seminary professor Cornel West and Revolutionary Communist Party Chairman Bob Avakian was mainly attended by out of towners.
No Red Tape Columbia is bringing the fight against sexual assault off campus and into local bars.
U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe gave Valle one year of supervised release for illegally using federal databases during his time as a police officer. The sentencing comes after the Southern District Court of New York threw out Valle’s first conviction—conspiracy to kidnap—in June.
The Morningside Heights and West Harlem council member released the statement before the NYPD announced Monday afternoon that it will no longer make arrests for low-level marijuana possession.
Local Democratic candidates for Congress, State Senate, and State Assembly swept Tuesday’s elections, with many candidates earning more than 80 percent of the vote.
Called MoSAIC—Mathematics of Science, Art, Industry, Culture—the festival was an offshoot of the annual Bridges Organization international conference dedicated to the connections between art and mathematics.
Wednesday’s on-and-off rain and winds didn’t stop a crowd of fans, comedians, politicians, and curious passersby from gathering to witness the unveiling of a new sign declaring part of 121st Street George Carlin Way.
After arriving on the scene around 10 p.m., police arrested and removed the alleged assaulter, while paramedics carried the cart operator—whose name is Manan, according to the cart owner—into an ambulance.
On the third annual Love An Elder Day—a day of events organized by Morningside Village to celebrate Morningside Heights’ elderly population—Spectator sat down with three longtime residents to discuss how Morningside Heights has changed over the years and their favorite things about the neighborhood they call home.