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From left to right: School Certifying Official for Veteran Student Services Lorraine Rosenfeld, retired Colonel Gregory Gadson, Veterans Outreach Specialist Dennis Torres and Executive Director of Student Life John Andrejack

Retired Army officer speaks to students about overcoming obstacles

Posted  November 18, 2015  by  Phil Vallone

The New York Giants faced the Washington Redskins, their rivals, in the third week of the 2007-2008 season. Before the game, retired Army colonel Gregory Gadson, invited by a former West Point classmate, spoke to them about his time as football player at West Point, his team’s commitment to success and his service in Iraq. “I told them […]

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Caption: The Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding hosted an event on responses by different religions to climate change. From left to right: Librarian and Greening Coordinator at Central Queens Y Peggy Kurtz, Executive Director of American Society for Muslim Advancement Daisy Khan, Director of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation for Sisters of Charity of New York Sister Carol DeAngelo and Co-Founder of the GreenFaith Fellowship Program Rabbi Lawrence Troster.

Faith groups provide local solutions to climate change

Posted  November 18, 2015  by  Brandon Jordan

Religious and secular groups joined together on Nov. 11 at the Blackbox Theater in Rathaus Hall to talk about climate change and solutions to it. The Center for Ethnic, Racial & Religious Understanding, along with other city-wide groups, created the event to unite groups of different faiths—Christianity, Islam and Judaism—as well as non-religious groups, like the New York […]

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The Feminist Press was founded in 1970 and became a part of CUNY in 1985. They publish works related to feminism.

Feminist Press still relevant after 45 years

Posted  November 18, 2015  by  Yongmin Cho

At the CUNY Graduate Center is a small, educational non-profit organization that fought and still fighting for big social changes. The Feminist Press, located at 365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5406, publishes feminist classics, offers new international pieces, elevates silenced voices and promotes social justice. “FP is not just a business. You have a business with values,” Lauren […]

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Humans of Queens College created to highlight student stories

Posted  November 18, 2015  by  Mahnoor Mirza

Humans of Queens College is a thing. An adaption from Humans of New York, the popular blog which highlights the lives of New Yorkers, HOQC seeks to exemplify the concept for QC students. Shiran Cohen, junior, Solomon Shapiro, freshmen, Sophie Sassouni and Sam Abaev, sophomores, are behind the new page. “I like the idea of a whole […]

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Joyce Carol Oates holds up a copy of her latest memoir, which she spoke about at LeFrak Concert Hall on Nov. 10
Arts and Entertainment

Author Joyce Carol Oates discusses memoir at Evening Readings

Posted  November 18, 2015  by  Christina Cardona

Joyce Carol Oates read from her latest memoir, “The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age,” on Nov. 10 at LeFrak Concert Hall for the Evening Readings Series. “The Lost Landscape” is a memoir about her childhood and adolescence, exploring the world through the eyes of her younger self. It is her second memoir after the best-selling book […]

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