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QC Women's Lacrosse graduates seven seniors who were only freshman when the program started at Queens College.
Photo by Carla Pennolino

Lady Knights bid farewell to seniors who helped start program

Four years ago, seven women’s lacrosse freshmen first stepped on to the campus of Queens College, they did not know what to expect. Just as these athletes were apprehensive about classes, meeting new friends, and adjusting to...
by Carla Pennolino

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CUNY Pathways adoption postponed (VIDEO)

The adoption of CUNY Pathways at Queens College was postponed in the Academic Senate meeting held in February. President Muyskens shares his views about the Academic Senates decision and his opinion of the curriculum standardiz...
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Talks about new residence hall underway (VIDEO)

While the blueprint for Queens College’s new residence hall is still on the drawing board, President Muyskens discusses plans for the new residence hall. Watch the video to find out where the new residence hall is going ...
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College president on retirement (VIDEO)

President Muyskens says his grandchildren will weigh into his plans for retirement. Watch the video to find out if he will retire this year.  
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Outstanding Freshman recipient, Abe Akanmu, ready for Year Two

Reggie Miller enjoyed a Hall of Fame basketball career with the Indiana Pacers after altering his shot at a young age because his older sister — also a Hall of Famer — used to block it. Though Abe Akanmu of the men’s bask...
by Carla Pennolino



New players look to nix former ways of team

After only winning four games while losing 22 last season, the men’s basketball team said this year they will be an improved group —despite being without their two top scorers from a year ago. Khalil McDonald and Jeremiah M...
by Carla Pennolino

Goalkeeper and captain Allison Breakey has been a key force in the QC net. Photo by Carla Pennolino.

Women’s Soccer Clinches ECC Playoff Position

BY CARLA PENNOLINO With their last two consecutive shutout victories at home, the Queens College women’s soccer team advanced to a 9-3-3 record and clinched a berth in the ECC playoffs. On Friday October 12th, the Lady Knight...
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Andrea Samson. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Women’s tennis’ Andrea Samson Makes History

By Carla Pennolino   To win an East Coast Conference award once is an honor, to win it twice is impressive, but to win ECC recognition for five consecutive weeks is unheard of. Until now. Queens College women’s tennis fr...
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Photo by Carla Pennolino of freshman forward Nicolette Scrozzo

Lady Knights Seek Playoff Contention

BY CARLA PENNOLINO The Queens College women’s soccer team has high hopes for the rest of the 2012 season. With a 7-2-2 record, the force of 21 is currently in a good position to make the conference playoffs and hopefully plac...
by Carla Pennolino

Daniela Celi, a senior from Florida, is one of many players over the years that has been recruited for the women's tennis team from outside the NYC area. Photo courtesy Jeanne DeMasters.

Success for women’s tennis starts with recruiting

By Carla Pennolino   Different from other Queens College teams, the women’s tennis squad is off to what has become a typical start for them: they’re ranked No. 1 in Division II East, 26th in the nation and have a 7-0 c...
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Senior Sarah Boucher received an East Coast Conference award earlier this month. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Curse of the East Coast Conference Award?

By: Carla Pennolino   In 2011, Madden NFL 11 cover athlete Drew Brees threw 22 interceptions, his quarterback rating dropped 20 points and his New Orleans Saints lost in the first round of the playoffs to a team with a los...
by Meher Mohsin

The 2012 volleyball team. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Chemistry building for struggling volleyball team

By Carla Pennolino   The Queens College women’s volleyball team has had a rough start to their season — they’re winless after 12 games — but with four starting freshmen, the long-term future may be bright for the L...
by Meher Mohsin


One of a handful of key additions to the 2012 men's soccer roster is England-native Eric Clermont. Photo by Carla Pennolino

New faces, big goals

By Carla Pennolino After making it to the East Coast Conference semi-finals last season, the Queens College men’s soccer team — armed with 14 new players — has their eyes on the 2012 championship title. With eight players...
by Meher Mohsin

Volleyball head coach Leanna Taylor and her team will have to find ways to win without last year's team MVP Jovana Pavolovic, who graduated. Photo by Carla Pennolino

Volleyball sets sights on playoffs despite All-American graduating

By CARLA PENNOLINO   After spiking the last point over the net and beating conference powerhouse Bridgeport University on senior night, Queens College volleyball senior Jovana Pavlovic dropped to her knees in disbelief; t...
by Meher Mohsin


Bianca Steele, whose parents met at Queens College, is ready to make an impact as a freshman starter for the women's volleyball team. Photos by Carla Pennolino.

Royal family: Volleyball’s Steele ‘born into’ Knight culture

By Carla Pennolino Although choosing “the right” college can be a stressful task for some high school students, freshman volleyball starter Bianca Steele was born a Queens College Lady Knight. The 5-foot-7-inch middle hitt...
by Meher Mohsin