QC Professor Richard Vetere's new novel is titled "The Writer's Afterlife." 
Photo courtesy of Three Rooms Press

Professor’s new novel reaches “the Afterlife”

Scarlet-infused light bulbs illuminated the depths of the West Village’s Le Poisson Rouge lounge as an intimate audience awaited the arrival of veteran writer and Queens College professor, Richard Vetere. Flashes of camera ph...
by Jaime Zahl
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Photo of Lago Agrio in Ecuador in 2007, a place still affected by oil contamination by Texaco, later merged into Chevron. The site was one of the issues in the trial, although overlooked as a result of corruption by the defendants.
Photo courtesy of Julien Gomba.

District judge rules Chevron will not pay for environmental damage

A district court judge has ruled Chevron does not need to pay a $9.5 billion settlement determined by an Ecuadorian court in 2011. Due to the judgment being “obtained through illegal means,” Chevron would not have to pay th...
by Brandon Jordan
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Stephanie Sucasaca, a member with Socialist Alternative, discusses the importance of International Women's Day at the event.
Photo by Brandon Jordan

Socialist Alternative holds event for Int’l Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Queens College’s Socialist Alternative held a discussion about the state of women for economic justice and equality. Stephanie Sucasaca, member of Socialist Alternative and r...
by Tamar Weinstein
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Dr. Herbert THomas (far left) and Director Ruth Thomas-Suh (left) discussing the film before answering the audience's questions with Chris Rafinski (right).
Photo by Brandon Jordan

Documentary discusses consequences of social rejection and acceptance

Images of recent school shootings were displayed on screen for “REJECT,” a documentary by Ruth Thomas-Suh. From Columbine to Newtown, violence in schools was one of the major topics presented in the film. The event, sponsor...
by Brandon Jordan
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A fiscal battle between the states and students

Share of state funding of total revenue for Queens College has fallen 28.1 percent in the past 25 years. The state is paying less and QC students are paying more, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. CUNY tuition has...
by Fernando Echeverri
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New shuttle bus petition deadline extended

Queens College extended the goal of 2,000 signatures from students for the implementation of shuttle buses from March 17 to April 6. Already receiving more than 1,000 signatures, the shuttle bus will make stops at the Main Stre...
by Stephanie Chukwuma
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