"At the beginning of the semester," explains historian and lecturer Leleua Loupe, "students don't know history or understand the world around them."
The recent arrest of Sheldon Silver is only the latest in a series of events that has raised the volume on calls for ethics and political reform in New York.
Of the largest fast food corporations in the country, Wendy's alone is the only one that has refused to join the Fair Food Program.
Most voters know little about judicial candidates. Money influences judicial campaigns far more than it does campaigns for Congress.
"The actions of the men in the VIP suite was despicable, humiliating and devastating to these children's well-being and safety."
Scott's support for expansion is very carefully limited, however.
"He may have no blood relations in the United States, but he has thousands of brothers and sisters."
During a teleconference hosted today by the BlueGreen Alliance, leaders got together to ask the necessary tough questions regarding the president's support of Fast Track.
Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia pledged to halt the "hijacking" of the city by hedge fund operators and bankers.
The New York Working Families Party called on the state's governor and the state legislature to enact an agenda that puts "working families first."