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(WATCH) Secrets Of The Presidential Debates: Host-School Profs Provide Post-Debate Analysis

Posted 10.29.2012 | College

There's no doubt that this month's presidential debates had a major impact on the race for the Oval Office in 2012. President Barack Obama's lethargic...

Why Colleges Do (And Don't) Want To Host A Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.22.2012 | College

Hosting a presidential debate isn't cheap. The cost of playing host for Lynn University, the Boca Raton, Fla. site of Monday's third and final pre...

Dear Undecideds: If You Don't Know Me By Now...

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

This is between you and all your confused, reluctant, fence-sitting voters who still can't figure out which of you to vote for. Whoever they are. Those people who make very... slow... decisions. What more do you need to know?

Obama's Style - Now Aggressive, Always Colored by a Hero

David Tereshchuk | Posted 12.17.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

That determination to operate across divides will be needed it if Obama is to govern another four years, especially as they begin with our grimly-expected "fiscal cliff" at the turn of the year, and need for serious new agreed measures to come out of Capitol Hill.

The Top Ten Lines From the Second Presidential Debate

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

It's true, you really should watch the entire debate (or at least read the transcript), but for those of you who don't have the time, or want to re-live last night, here are the top ten lines from the 2012 Hofstra Presidential Debate.

Why the Location of Tonight's Debate Matters

Dr. Paula M. Rooney | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Dr. Paula M. Rooney

By hosting this last debate on a college campus, the campaigners were dramatically reminded that the nation's future is currently attending class.

Your Photos Of New York State: The Outdoors

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

The second presidential debate is happening tonight in Hempstead, N.Y. To mark the occasion -- and because we got so many amazing photos for our Kentu...

(WATCH) Why Are Debates On College Campuses? Hofstra Historian Explains

Posted 10.15.2012 | College

Hofstra University will host the second debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney -- and the third debate between the Democratic and ...

New Day, New Debate: Show Us Your Photos Of New York State

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Last week, in preparation for the vice-presidential debate in Danville, we asked HuffPost readers to send in their photos of Kentucky -- to show off t...

Biden vs. Ryan

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

Representative Paul Ryan has bragged about his ability to catch fish barehanded. However, in the debate he could not catch the vice president, whose lengthy experience with foreign policy and domestic issues worked in his favor.

Questions for Mitt and Barack at the Hofstra Presidential Debate

Alan Singer | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Alan Singer

Even though I do not support either of the major party candidates, I do not think I will be invited to ask my questions. In case any of the "undecided citizens" chosen by Gallup are reading this, these are the questions I hope you get a chance to ask.

Convention Notebook: Who Cares About Suburban Public Schools?

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 11.06.2012 | Education
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

In a rousing speech to the cheering New York Democratic delegation here Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called New York the "progressive capital of the nation."

Hofstra University Prepares for Political Sizzle in October

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Barbara Probst Solomon

Will students engage in the upcoming presidential elections in the definitive way they did for Obama in '08? The general perception in the media is that they might not.

Open Up Presidential Debates to Third-Party Candidates

Alan Singer | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Alan Singer

Maybe some of you are interested in other candidates. Why are the Democrats and Republicans afraid to debate them? Why is the media complicit in keeping them off of the air?

Kicking Underdogs When They're Down

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

At a time of dwindling union membership, at a time when labor union participation is so small as to be nearly negligible, state legislatures across the country are taking up right-to-work (for less) laws that will further decimate union ranks.

Hempstead Freedom Walkers Challenge Long Island Segregation

Alan Singer | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Eighth-grade students in Hempstead, New York organized a Freedom Walk to honor the 1961 Freedom Riders and to make a statement that racial integration and equality should still be valued by our society today.

If I Could Ask Andrew Cuomo a Question

Alan Singer | Posted 08.07.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

In 1984, Mario Cuomo rejected tax cuts for the wealthy and programs that make the rich richer. My question is: when did you reject your father's philosophy and become a Tea Party Republican?

Don't Know Much About -- History, Geography, or Civics

Alan Singer | Posted 07.18.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

In recent weeks, ignorance of United States history and the functioning of the U.S. government made the front pages again.

Times Joins Bloomberg's Battle Against Teachers

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Mayor Bloomberg is threatening to lay off over 4,6000 teachers because of state budget cuts. Lay-offs will devastate the schools, no matter which teachers get let go.

Green Party vs. Tea Party at Hofstra Gubernatorial Debate

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

While Hawkins and the Greens have argued for a Green New Deal to end the economic crisis, Paladino and Cuomo are shouting about who is the real "Italian-American."

Hofstra University's 75th Anniversary Celebration and 30 years of Brotherhood

Pascal Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Pascal Robert

This past weekend Hofstra University held its 75th anniversary Diamond Jubilee Celebration on its Long Island Campus celebrating 30 years of service and leadership.

Astoria Characters: The Dogs' Best Friend

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

At the top of the stairs, Dexter the pit bull is waiting exactly where Wendy DeSarno told him to sit when she went to answer the door.

Harwell's Legacy Joins a Bright Past and Exciting Future for Fordham's Radio Station

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

This past week, another New York institution advanced another step in its evolution, as WFUV, Fordham University's 50,000 watt Bronx-based public radi...

Robert Davi's Busy Summer

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Robert Davi is a great actor and one of the classiest guys I know in Hollywood. If you don't remember him from Die Hard or The Goonies you'll definite...

Senator Wall Street's Nightmare

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

In 1905, Mark Twain published the pamphlet King Leopold's Soliloquy, an imaginary defense of imperialism in the Congo in which the King of Belgium adm...