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New president adjusts to a life on campus

Posted  September 20, 2014  by  Brandon Jordan

New Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez attempted to decorate his office in Queens Hall. However, he attended events throughout campus over the past few weeks since his appointment. From welcoming incoming residents in The Summit to speaking with incoming faculty members, the number of events Rodriguez appeared at is still growing in order to […]

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The Chaney-Goodman-Schwerner Clock Tower --
named after the three civil rights workers killed during Freedom Summer.
PHOTO BY AMANDA GOLDSTEIN
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Freedom Summer veteran and Queens College alumnus imparts lessons on activism

Posted  September 20, 2014  by  Stephanie Davis

Fifty years ago, QC graduate, Mark Levy was in Mississippi participating in various civil rights projects. He and his wife Betty, also a QC graduate, taught at Freedom Schools, alternative schools mostly found in the South for black students, and worked on voter registration projects. They were among thousands of activists, many of them QC […]

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The Year of South Africa flag that hands near Delaney Hall on the Quad.
PHOTO BY JORDI SEVILLA
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Queens College celebrates the Year of South Africa

Posted  September 20, 2014  by  Stephanie Chukwuma

This year, as part of The Year of Country Program, Queens College chose to celebrate the Year of South Africa. To show QC’s dedication to global education, each year QC focuses on the diverse contributions of a specific country. During the 2012-2013 academic year, QC focused on India. For the 2013-2014 academic year, QC learned […]

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The shuttle bus stands outside the Student Union Hall waiting for students to arrive.
PHOTO BY BRANDON JORDAN
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Queens College gets new shuttle buses

Posted  September 20, 2014  by  Stephanie Chukwuma

Just last semester, Student Association and Student Life worked hard to get 2,000 signatures for the shuttle bus initiative to make the life of commuter students a little easier. On the first day of school, Queens College introduced their new shuttle buses to the public. Now, instead of waiting for the MTA buses, students also […]

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Media expert Douglas Rushkoff joins the QC media studies department. 
PHOTO COURTESY OF DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF.
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Media theorist has big plans for Queens College

Posted  September 19, 2014  by  Bridget Gleason

Douglas Rushkoff, world-renowned media theorist, joined QC’s media department this semester to establish a media masters program. Rushkoff’s passion for media brings excitement to the QC community due to his notable presence in the industry. Other scholars and programs rave about Rushkoff’s groundbreaking theory of how the digital age we now live in is constantly […]

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