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At Frank Sinatra, a Class Reacts to Bin Laden’s Death

Taisha Matthews had created a different lesson plan for her eighth period journalism students, but as they filed into the fourth-floor classroom already buzzing with curiosity, the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts teacher realized the previous night’s news, not her agenda, had become top priority. Several students clad in Class of 2011 grey hoodies  Read more »

Kingsborough Community College Students React to Osama bin Laden’s Death

Kingsborough Community College Students React to Osama bin Laden’s Death

As President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden late Sunday night, New Yorkers gathered at Ground Zero, where almost 10 years earlier, people everywhere had bin Laden’s name etched into their minds. While many only celebrated bin Laden’s demise, students at Kingsborough Community College (KBCC), roughly 11 miles away in Brooklyn, had  Read more »