| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
The trustees of the City University of New York, or CUNY, have voted to raise the tuition for students by $300 per year over five years, including the current academic year. Hundreds of students and activists protested on Monday outside of the Baruch...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:32 AM
Mike Gilliam joined PIX 11 News in September of 2011. Prior to working on the PIX Morning News he served as a Reporter/Anchor for Fox Television stations from 1997 through 2010, first at WNYW- Fox 5 and then at WWOR- My9 News. He has covered every high...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Richard Ruperto walked into a record store in Harlem with a friend to buy CDs. As the two teens spoke, a man intruded on their conversation.
“Put some base into your voice, you fag,” he said.
Afraid, the boys bolted out of the store, leaving...
| Jun 14, 2011
1st Libertarian presidential candidate
John Hospers, 93, a USC philosophy professor who became the Libertarian Party's first presidential nominee and received one electoral vote in the 1972 election won by Richard Nixon in a landslide, died...
| Jul 2, 2011
Boozy, boorish and self-besotted, the world-famous writer in Woody Allen's current hit film, "Midnight in Paris," is kind of a clown. And, as played by actor Corey Stoll, he's an instantly recognizable replica of the author of "The Sun Also Rises" and...
| Nov 9, 2011
Harry Pachon, a scholar-activist who helped focus national attention on the needs and traits of a growing Latino population, particularly in politics and education, has died. He was 66.
Pachon, the longtime president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute,...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:37 PM
With three nights of record ratings, NBC’s coverage of the London Summer Olympics is winning on the prime-time TV front.
But it looks to be losing in major ways in the world of social media, as a rising tide of complaints about the network’...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:39 PM
A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance.
Alexander G. Song 2nd...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Elsa Núñez has dedicated her life to education.
Núñez, who has been president of Eastern Connecticut State University for seven years, has led a strategic planning project that has expanded the university buildings and created more support services for...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The outcome of November's presidential election will affect the entire world. Yet until the attack on our consulate in Libya, issues of foreign policy and globalization were nearly absent from the political discourse.
There was talk at both parties'...
| Oct 1, 2012
Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness.
"I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live."
Decades later she was a...