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Aspiring Rapper Shot Dead Night Before Show

The night before rapper Mike Beck was scheduled to perform a Halloween show in Boston, he was shot to death on the corner of Logan Street and Belmont Avenue in East New York. Details of the Friday night shooting are still unclear.


The Cafeteria

By Leah Finnegan The phalanx of Tupperware-clad students crowded around the microwave in Brooklyn College’s cafeteria either doesn’t notice or tries to ignore what’s scrawled on the wall above the machine, with an arrow pointing downward: “It’s very nasty.” The cafeteria is technically titled the Metropolitan Food Café, and is decorated in shades of the...