Journalism in the interest of the Queens College community.


Gayane supporting her child during recreation time and Allana supporting her child during skills instruction.
Photo courtesy of Aisha Hassan/Queens College
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Learning to Serve the Autism Community

Posted  May 16, 2014  by  Guest Contributor

By: Gayane Jamgotchian and Alanna Bethon In today’s age, where everything is in a constant state of movement and change, one thing that  remains timeless is the idea of encouraging students to make this world a better place.  Here at Queens College, the very foundational principle of our school is to help and serve the people […]

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NYPIRG Project Coordinator Tiffany Brown starting dialogue after "Big City Life," the Russian Today documentary on homelessness and food insecurity in New York. Photo by Brandon Jordan
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NYPIRG examines homelessness and hunger in NYC

Posted  May 16, 2014  by  Brandon Jordan

The New York Public Interest Research Group emphasized homelessness and hunger in an event on March 26, featuring a short documentary and discussion in Powdermaker Hall. The group elaborated on the significance of the two issues in New York while students discussed their own view on homelessness and food insecurity, after the documentary. The documentary, […]

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Christopher Lo stands besides his piece, "Flow," that he said was inspired by his background.
Photo by Brandon Jordan
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Student art on exhibit at Flushing Town Hall

Posted  May 16, 2014  by  Jorge Velez

An exhibit showcasing senior projects from Queens College’s Studio Art Senior Projects began on April 24 at Flushing Town Hall. The collection includes a variety of projects ranging from drawings, paintings, photographs, ceramics and sculpture. The artists spent much time perfecting their pieces and were ecstatic for them to be on display for the public […]

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Carmella Marrone and an NYPD representative discuss sexual assault for Sexual Assault and Awareness month.
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Women and Work discusses sexual violence on college campuses

Posted  May 16, 2014  by  Amna Shams

Last month, twenty-three Columbia University and Barnard College students filed a federal complaint that alleges violations of Title IX, Title II and the Clery Act by the college. For months now, students had been advocating for changes in the way administration handles sexual assault cases. These universities are not alone in facing criticism. Elite schools […]

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English Professor Richard McCoy received distinguished professor title by the CUNY board of trustees. He is just the 14th QC professor to do this.
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English Professor named QC’s 14th distinguished professor

Posted  May 16, 2014  by  Tamar Weinstein

Richard McCoy would recite speeches from Shakespeare’s “King Lear”throughout the halls of his high school in San Francisco Bay, California, knowing that one day he would teach. Now a prominent English professor specializing in the Elizabethan and Tudor eras, McCoy has been named Queens College’s 14th distinguished professor by the City University of New York […]

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