Subject:

AmeriCorps

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    New York's Comedy Community Remembers Jiwon Lee

    Monday's local headlines announced that the body of 29-year-old Columbia dental student Jiwon Lee was found Saturday in the Hudson River. Most outlets reported that she was last seen at her apartment the evening of April 1, served as president of the university's American Student Dental Association, ... More >>

  • News

    October 31, 2012

    Enduring in Red Hook

    Stairs, barbecues, and disaster tourists

  • News

    July 28, 2009

    How AmeriCorps Led to Obama's First Scandal

    How a cash voucher for city teaching students hurt the President

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    ​School's Out! But the Voice Educational Supplement is in session. When cops made a bogus bust on 32 teens from Bushwick Community High, the kids kept their cool -- and won their case against the NYPD. Why? Because they'd been trained how to respond to police overreach and entrapment by their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Congress Probing Obama's Firing of AmeriCorps Watchdog

    There's more today on President Obama's firing of Gerald Walpin, the inspector general for AmeriCorps who put out negative audits of City University's Teaching Fellows program and of former NBA star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's Hope Academy. The American Spectator writes that House Republic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    More On That Fired Inspector General From the Folks at CUNY

    We heard today from Jay Hershenson, a senior official with City University, with more of that institution's views about Gerald Walpin, the Americorps inspector general who was fired last week by President Obama. Walpin was fired for being "confused" and "disoriented" and acting strangely in a board ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Obama's Inspector General Problem

    Hmmm, does the Obama administration have a problem with the watchdogs assigned to keep an eye on federal agencies? We ask because the Chicago Tribune is reporting that Obama's Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner [pictured] is embroiled in a dispute with an inspector general overseeing the government fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Quick Hits

    Minnesota GOP Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann says Obama's expansion of the AmeriCorps volunteer program establishes "re-education camps." ObamaHitler y'all! Defacements of Wikipedia pages are usually just crudely funny, but the altered Wiki page on Welsh village Gilfach Goch is a work of comic art ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2007

    A Murder Invisible

    A young woman dies at the hands of her boyfriend—no, not the one you heard about

  • News

    July 20, 2004

    Walking the Planks

    Dems' creaky platform leans to right, has a warped colonial veneer

  • Specials

    May 11, 2004
  • News

    December 9, 2003

    The Bodies Come Home

    The president is grieved by U.S. casualties. He also worries they'll cost him votes.

  • News

    November 18, 2003

    Howard Dean's Class Action

    Inside the Bitter Wars of Higher Education

  • News

    October 21, 2003

    Wesley Clinton

    Will the Former General Give Bush a Boost?

  • News

    September 23, 2003

    Queer Eye for the Black Guy

    Fear of Gay Marriage Gives the GOP Another Chance at Minority Voters

  • News

    September 16, 2003

    Bush's New Federal Math Leaves Kids Far Behind

    A Texas Hoax May Be the President's Waterloo

  • NYC Life

    April 9, 2002
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