City officials push for free MetroCard for CUNY students

Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, an alum of CUNY City College, knows first-hand about the challenges a student can face when financing the commute to and from college. Rodriguez is the chair of the transportation committee of ci...
by Eshelle Garnett
 

 
 
Photo by Brandon Jordan
Deep within Queens College lies a history full of activism and initiatives.

Reviewing Queens College Through the Ages

Queens College, nearly 80 years old, and continues to educate more and more students, both undergraduates and graduation, every year. The college was most recently ranked by Washington Monthly as second in the nation for the &#...
by Victor Hillegren
 

 
 
Photo by Brandon Jordan
Christopher Michael (right) explained to the students how a worker cooperative functions and its differences with a traditional firm.

Event highlights wonders of participatory budgeting and worker cooperatives

Worker cooperatives and participatory budgeting were major topics in the discussion hosted by Students on Democratic Alternatives on April 29 at the political science department. Queens College Professor Ron Hayduk, of the poli...
by Brandon Jordan
 

 

 
 

Comedian comes to Queens College to talk comedy and celebral palsy

Comedian Maysoon Zayid came to Queens College on April 22 to perform her one-woman comedy act, “I got 99 Problems… And Palsy is Just One.” The comedy show was in Rosenthal Library and held by the Committee for Disabled St...
by Nina Bakoyiannis
 

 
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Discussion raises questions surrounding President Obama’s executive order on immigration

The Economics and Business Club at Queens College hosted an event to discuss President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration on April 29. Professors Francesc Ortega and John Devereux, from the economics department, ...
by Alex Almanzar
 

 

 
 

Club Spotlight: Israel Business Club

The Queens College Israel Business Club is a unique club seeking to engage students with the Israeli start-up economy. It was founded in January, by Max Fruchter and Leeora Margelovitch, freshman and sophomore, respectively. Th...
by Ariel Bagley
 

 

 
 


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