Journalism in the interest of the Queens College community.


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The first ever TEDxCUNY event was held at Macaulay College and focused on access in education.
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TEDxCUNY showcases influential CUNY students and faculty

Posted  December 7, 2014  by  Johanna Cadet

For the first time in history, CUNY held its first TEDx event.  TEDxCUNY was held this past month at Macaulay Honors College, with over a dozen speakers and hundreds of attendees. The event streamed live online and other CUNY campuses, one of which was Queens College. The event centered on CUNY’s primary theme: “Access”. This […]

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A small fire in The Summit led to some dorm rooms to be flooded.
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Summit residents displaced following fire and water damage

Posted  December 7, 2014  by  Nina Bakoyiannis

More than 35 residents at the Summit were displaced after a small fire broke out on Nov. 14 around 10 p.m. The Fire Department of New York believed someone was smoking a cigarette in the second floor garbage room and threw it out while still lit, which caused flames. They said it was not a […]

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One of the biggest issues in The Summit is the lack of quality Wi-Fi, which has irritated students living there.
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Poor Wi-Fi connections disrupt life in The Summit

Posted  December 7, 2014  by  Deborah Watman

Queens College students living in The Summit continue to struggle with weak Internet connections. Based on convenience and an avoidance of long commutes, many students choose to dorm in the Summit. The apartment-style dormitory houses 506 students and costs $5,500 to $7,000 per semester. Many students like The Summit, but they expect it to come […]

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Jordan Melidor cites the swimming team as a "strong asset" ad helpful for him to be determined in every match-up.
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QC has a Knight in wet armor—Jordan Melidor

Posted  December 7, 2014  by  Fernando Echeverri

The Queens College Knights men’s and women’s swimming teams are off to a good season with three wins and two losses. They have surpassed last season’s total of only two wins, with many more appearances to go. A strong swimmer has joined the ranks, breaking records and leaving competition in his mist— 19-year-old Jordan Melidor. […]

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Students with the Business and Liberal Arts minor can look outside the BALA office what internships are available to apply for.
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Education and internships go hand-in-hand, poll says

Posted  December 7, 2014  by  Brandon Jordan

Twenty-nine percent of graduates say they held a job or an internship where they were able to apply skills learned from classes, according to a new poll from Gallup. The survey found recent graduates more likely to find the connection with 35 percent of students who graduated from 2010 to 2014 compared to 29 percent […]

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