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Thank you to all who supported TC during #GivingTuesday to make a difference on #TCWay! If you’re among those who missed making your gift on Giving Tuesday, please join us in strengthening the TC Fund: tc.edu/givingtuesday

Manhattan School of Music Student Council

Calling all MSM students! 📣

Tickets for the Winter Formal hosted by Manhattan School of Music Student Council are available for purchase in the student lounge from 11am-4pm this week. “Like” the MSM Student Council page for more information!

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Fear and Freedom

By Mohammad Mia
 
“We will test you with fear and hunger, loss of wealth, life, and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient. Those who when disaster strikes, say, ‘Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Them we will return.’” – Surah Al Baqarah, 2:155/156
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I was welcomed to the United States in 2002 by american flags draped across pickup trucks, George Bush’s declaration of a “global war on terrorism”, and a giant 3rd grader named Andrés who bullied me daily. One afternoon Andrés called me a sand nigger before knocking me to the ground. He towered over me, demanding I return to my country. Perhaps that was where I received my first lesson on what Audre Lorde called survival in the mouth of this dragon called america – that silence would protect me if I kept my head down, didn’t cause any trouble, worked hard, took my hits, and made dua. These lessons were echoed during Friday prayers, where imams delivered khutbahs divorced from the reality of being Muslim in america. After prayer I remember men engaging in heated debates over biryani, not with the hushed tones of fear but anger. My dad would launch into impromptu lectures on the CIA’s history in Afghanistan, analyzing the economic reach of the Saudi government while decrying the moral hypocrisy of america. Over the years I noticed these men stopped coming to the mosque, as my dad slowly shifted to talking sports. Only later did I learn our mosque had been under

https://utsnyc.edu/fear-and-freedom/

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Teach Without Limits — the TC Way

Now is the time — teach without limits the TC Way. Teach for big dreams with big results in education, health & psychology. With your support today, we can pave the #TCWay together: tc.edu/givingtuesday #GivingTuesday

Jahari Stampley Live Performance | Gesellschaftshaus Music Hall 2019

Jazz student Jahari Stampley spent his Thanksgiving break performing at Gesellschaftshaus Magdeburg 🎹 Click the link preview below to watch the live performance video!

Jahari’s performance is one of a series of five concerts by MSM students at the Gesellschaftshaus Magdeburg during their 2019/20 season, sponsored by the US Consulate General in Leipzig, Germany.

Read more Success Stories about our students, alumni, and faculty by visiting msmnyc.edu/success-stories. Jahari Stampley live at Gesellschaftshaus in Magdeburg. https://www.jaharistampley.com/ Follow Jahari Stampley here: INSTAGRAM — https://www.instagram.com/j…

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TOMORROW! DEC 4 | Many exciting events are taking place at Manhattan School of Music throughout the…

TOMORROW! DEC 4 | Many exciting events are taking place at Manhattan School of Music throughout the day; we hope you can join us for them!
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9:30 AM | Viola master class with Máté Szücs | Elman Distance Learning Studio | FREE | Good for concert attendance
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3:00 PM | Clarinet master class with Mark Dover | Miller Recital Hall | FREE
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6:30–9:30 PM | Jazz Combo Fest | Ades Performance Space | FREE | Details: https://bit.ly/2qVnyhb
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7:00 PM | ‘Tis the Season: A Holiday Cabaret | Miller Recital Hall | $10 adults, FREE for students | Tickets + Info: https://bit.ly/2RcOQKE
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7:30 PM | Collaborative Piano: An Evening of Duos | Greenfield Hall | FREE | Good for concert attendance

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TODAY — Early registration opens for continuing TC students for the Spring 2020 semester. Kick-start the next step on your #TCWay and learn more here: https://bit.ly/2r0ORGy

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First snow thrills. ☃️ ❄️ Stay warm, TC! #TCWay

DEC 4 | 7:00 PM | Alpha Psi Omega presents "'Tis the Season: A Holiday Cabaret" in Miller Recital…

DEC 4 | 7:00 PM | Alpha Psi Omega presents “‘Tis the Season: A Holiday Cabaret” in Miller Recital Hall. Featuring the holiday music of Kwanza, Hanukkah, and Christmas; student compositions; and wintry classics ranging from Barbra Streisand’s “Jingle Bells” to Dean Martin’s “Let it Snow” to Joni Mitchell’s “River.”

This event is a collaboration between the Musical Theatre, Jazz, and Classical departments 🎶

$10 general admission | FREE for students
Tickets + Info: https://bit.ly/2P7WUtk

Pictured: MSM students enjoying the snow in Winter 2017! #throwback

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December At the Riverside Café

Check out the calendar to see what’s featured at the Riverside Café for the month of December.

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Ohio High School Plans to Drug-Test All Students at Least Once a Year

Does mandatory drug testing in schools reduce substance use among students? TC’s Cindy Huang, an expert on youth mental health, weighs in — via The New York Times.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/16/us/badin-high-school-drug-testing.html?module=inline Research has shown that more than 37 percent of school districts have adopted drug-testing policies, but whether they lead to reduced rates of substance abuse is unclear, one expert said.

Celebrating Harold Noah

Tuesday — Please join us for a tribute & celebration of the life & work of Harold J. Noah, Professor Emeritus and former Dean of Teachers College, on Tuesday, 12/3 at 10:30 am in Milbank Chapel. https://bit.ly/35JlkQP TC will hold a tribute to the late comparativist and education economist on December 3rd

Sounding a Call of “Excellence for All”

Miss the news? 🚨 Strengthening support for faculty, students & staff, President Thomas Bailey details new plans for TC in his first State of the College address: “We all benefit when everyone swims, and swims well.”

https://bit.ly/34siCP5 In his first State of the College address, Thomas Bailey details plans to more strongly support faculty, students and staff

Jan Erik Kongshaug, Maestro of Recorded Sound, Dies at 75

“The techniques he developed with Manfred Eicher, the founder of the ECM label, had a major influence on the recordings of Pat Metheny, Keith Jarrett and many others.” The techniques he developed with Manfred Eicher, the founder of the ECM label, had a major influence on the recordings of Pat Metheny, Keith Jarrett and many others.

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DEC 2 | 7:30 & 9:30 PM | The Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra returns to Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center to continue their tribute to legendary Hugh Masekela! This time around, James Saltzman leads the band, and Jon Faddis will be featured on trumpet.

Enjoy these photos from last week’s Masekela tribute in Neidorff-Karpati Hall, and join us at Dizzy’s on Monday! (PC: Anna Yatskevich)

First set $40, Second set $35, Students $25
Tickets + Info: https://bit.ly/34oeyj2

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Thankful for New York autumn walks, friends, family, the TC community and so much more. 🍁 Happy Thanksgiving from Teachers College!