Archives - June 2011


Culture shock

June 16, 2011
By Leonard F. Schoenberger

Football faces the concussion issue.  One of many stories featured on Columbia Sports


Worlds apart

June 16, 2011
By Stephanie Apstein

Fernando Perez is trying to make it as a bseball player and as a poet.


The journey back home

For many immigrants, retirement back home is increasingly more appealing than staying in the U.S.

Personal essay: A return home

June 01, 2011
By Ignacio Torres
A reporter writes about his parents return to their country of birth and his own mixed feelings about where home is.

International Pillow Fight Day comes to Washington Square Park

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    New Yorkers are urged to dress up like superheroes and villains and channel their inner child on Saturday. 

An ATM for cupcake withdrawal

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    One New York City bakery is allowing customers to get sweet treats from the street. 

An officer and a martial arts master working for his community

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    Yeison De los Santos teaches Taekwondo to children who remind him of how far he has come in life.

Reprieve for "bottomless brunches"

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    To the relief of many, the boozy, all-you-can-drink brunch is not illegal after all.

Facing uncertainty, a New York artist stands strong

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    Finding herself at a crossroads in a career change, New York City artist Judith Modrak took her anxiety, fear and anger as inspiration for the series "Standing." 

Comedy dance group delivers pirouettes with punch lines

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    Enter the world of the Cocoon Central Dance Team.