Drawbacks of Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship

Brooklyn News Service reporter Deidra Brisco explores some of the drawbacks in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Excelsior Scholarship program, which provides free tuition at public universities to students with a household…

Poverty Overlooked in Presidential Race

What can government do to help the poor break out of poverty? According to Jeffrey Maclin, spokesman for the Community Service Society of New York, the answer is that it’s…

Challenges for Teens with Type 1 Diabetes

Ludny Jean-Alcime discusses  how she learned to live with Type 1 diabetes. (Christell Cherenfant) By CHRISTELL CHERENFANT Ludny Jean-Alcime, a freshman at York College in Queens, remembers herself as a pudgy…
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