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SFC candidate hopes to give back to QC community

Posted  March 26, 2015  by  Brandon Jordan

Christopher Labial describes his youthful self as a “military brat.” Growing up in a military family, he went to international school and first studied in the U.S. in 2008 at Benjamin Cardozo High School. Now he is the President of F.L.I.G.H.T., which stands for Filipinos Living to Instill Growth, Honor and Tradition, and is also […]

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IA candidate challenges incumbent party over policies and transparency

Posted  March 26, 2015  by  Brandon Jordan

Junior Mohammed Hassan is the presidential nominee of Independent Alliance, which was formed last April by students and former members and officials of Students for Change and United People, to create major changes on campus. “We want students to feel comfortable to be involved with student government,” Hassan said. Hassan will be running against Students […]

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On March 22, the MTA increased the fare from Metrocards from $2.50 to $2.75
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MTA increases fare despite public outcry

Posted  March 26, 2015  by  Yarah Shabana

The MTA increased subway and bus fares by a quarter on March 22, making the per-ride cost rise to $2.75. The Queens College campus, located in one of the most diverse boroughs of New York, is a well-known commuter school where thousands of students rely on the MTA for transportation. Students, in general, were unhappy […]

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The mock trial team at Queens College is both a competitive, yet fun activity to do, according to the team members.
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Mock trial team sets the bar high in court competitions

Posted  March 26, 2015  by  Philipp Regala

The Queens College Mock Trial, formed in 2013, enables students to learn how to argue cases, examine and cross-examine witnesses and be comfortable in the courtroom setting. Although the trial is simulated, the knowledge gained from these exercises is invaluable. “We are given a fictitious case by the American Mock Trial Association and the goal […]

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The Lady Knights concluded their season with a 22-8 record and won the ECC Championship
Sports

Nothing but net for the women’s basketball team

Posted  March 26, 2015  by  Philipp Regala

The Queens College women’s basketball team clinched a post-season victory on March 8 by winning the East Coast Conference Championship, beating out NYIT 65-63 in the last minutes of the game. This is the Lady Knights first ECC Championship since 2009. The momentum from this win, however, could not be carried over to Stone Hill […]

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