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New Index Ranks GC Among Top 50 U.S. Research Universities (p. 1)

From the Editor’s Desk: Walking Away from Torture (p. 2)

GC Technology - IT Goes Shopping: New PCs Coming (p. 3)

The PSC and CUNY Resume Contract Negotiations: What Graduate Students and Adjuncts Can Expect. Carl Lindskoog (p. 4)

Dispatches from the Front: History of the World, Part 28. Mark Wilson (p. 5)

Academic Repression Update: “We Shall Rise”: The Persecution of Dr. Sami Al-Arian. Philip Fairbanks (p. 6)

Letters (p. 2)

Violent Crime at CUNY. Andrea Siegel.

There’s More to the Urban Ed Story. Patrina Huff.

Masthead (p. 3)

Book Review (p. 10)

Blaming the Victim (and the British). Review of Black Rednecks and White Liberals by Thomas Sowell (Encounter Books, 2005). Maurice Leach.

Music Review (p. 12)

Holy Punks in the Fog of War. Review of “Black Monk Time” by the Monks (Polydor, 1966; Repertoire, 1994). Anton Borst (p. 12).

Theater Review (p. 13)

“54 Characters, 23 Scenes, 4 Square Meters.” Review of The Attic by Yoji Sakate. Translated by Leon Ingulsrud and Keiko Tsuneda, directed by Ari Edelson. Frank Episale.

Film Reviews (p. 14)

Chilling Past, Nightmare Future. Reviews of “The Lives of Others,” written and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, and “Children of Men,” directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Tim Krause.

News You Can Use from the DSC (p. 15)


List-serv (Google Groups)

DSC Campus Outreach

Program Reps, Chartered Organizations, and Groups in Need of Funds!

Scholarship Development Committee

Community Building Committee

DSC Weekly Coffee Hour

Library Issues Committee

Health Issues Committee

University Student Senate Delegate

The Back Page (p. 16)

Faculty Bikini Carwash Generates Controversy, Revenue. Mat Lau.

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Can You Draw? Can You Make People Laugh? The Advocate (p. 3)

Subway Sandwiches (p. 4)

Left Forum 2007: Forging A Radical Political Culture (p. 7)

Advocate Totally Awesome Film Series (p. 8)

Katwalk NYC: All Fun, No Drama (p. 9)

Maui Tacos (p. 11)

Feeling Tortured by Writer’s Block? Dr. Rose McAloon (p. 11)

“Francis Grimke and African American Prophecy.” The American Studies Group and the Africana Studies Group (p. 15)



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