Posts Tagged ‘breaking’

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Michelle Doney, above, was one of many professors and staff advocating for an immediate contract

Almost six years later, no contract for CUNY union

The last time CUNY faculty and staff worked with a contract? 2010. The last time they saw a pay raise? 2009. After another year without progress in contract negotiations, the Professional Staff Congress, the union representing ...
by Brandon Jordan

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Volleyball team looks to bounce back despite slow start

The Queens College women’s volleyball team anticipate a strong finish to the end of their season. The team lost nine out of their first 13 games, although they are confident of winning their last few matches. Junior Tori Bows...
by Michael Trindad

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Racking up wins, women’s tennis team attains 6-0 record

The women’s tennis team are starting off strong in their first season with an undefeated streak. The Knights are 6-0 and, this year, aim to reach the NCAA playoffs for a 16th time in a row. Last season, they finished with a r...
by Michael Trindad


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NYPIRG, along with other activist groups at Queens College, continue to uphold the activist spirit of the college.

Legacy of student activism lives on at Queens College

Queens College is known for their student activists’ role not only on campus, but across the U.S. as well. From anti-war rallies to mass sit-ins at buildings, students helped define and change what it means to be an activist ...
by Phil Vallone

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Emily St. John Mandel (center) stands next to Leonard Lopate (right), who interviewed her, and Joseph Cuomo, founding director of the Evening Readings series.

Queens College Evening Readings begin with Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel read from her fourth novel, “Station Eleven,” on Sept. 29 evening, for the Queens College Evening Readings series in the LeFrank Concert Hall. The audience, mostly women, seemed eager and interested to...
by Christina Cardona


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Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., (center) visited Queens College to talk about issues like the Iranian nuclear deal and Congress' dysfunction.

Congressman Joseph Crowley visits Queens College to talk politics

Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., spoke at Rosenthal Library on Sept. 21, addressing political issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, education and the Citizens United decision. Crowley, a Queens College alum, offered his gratitude f...
by Phil Vallone