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The Lessons and Dances that Defy Historic Ostracism

By M.A. Rahman Published: May 15th, 2019 The Brooklyn College Puerto Rican and Latino Studies (PRLS) Department concluded its semester-wide multi-event cultural series “Puerto Rican Migration Then and Now Through the Lens of Contemporary Art” with an audience-driven exhibition in dedication to Bomba Dance. According to PRLS Professor Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya, …

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USG President-Elect Calzadilla-Palacio is Guilty, Election Commission Says. His Presidency is Revoked.

By Zainab Iqbal Published: May 10th, 2019 The verdict is in. It’s almost 24 hours late, but it’s in. According to the Election Commission, USG President-Elect Carlos Jesus Calzadilla-Palacio indeed did make racist comments about candidate Hamza Khilji. He will be disqualified from being president. “We spent many days investigating …

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Investigation of USG President-Elect Calzadilla-Palacio and His Alleged Racist Comment Is Unanimously Moving Forward

By Zainab Iqbal Published: May 5th, 2019 The election commissioners have met and though there’s a winner, there’s still an investigation. The Excelsior obtained a copy of the minutes from the Election Commission meeting, which show that there is evidence of new USG President-Elect Carlos Jesus Calzadilla-Palacio allegedly making racist …

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USS Candidate was Called a Bitch and her Poster was Removed. Then, WBCR Pulled her Interview Saying “Her Behavior… Didn’t Align with Their Community Values.”

By Zainab Iqbal Published: May 1st, 2019 Main delegate candidate for University Student Senate (USS) Corrinne Greene was interviewing with WBCR about her campaign. Her interview, which discussed her plans to increase advocacy, visibility, and accountability if elected for USS won’t be heard on WBCR, because WBCR is pulling her …

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