Posts Tagged ‘Queens College’
 

 

Students struggle with CUNY snow day policy

Many students looked out the window and called it a day, but Catherine Kim was determined to stay. After her first class ended at 10:15 a.m., the senior hiked through the puddles of snow to the music library to get work done be...
by Yongmin Cho
 

 
 
Photo courtesy of Raj Maheshwari
Queens College students and staff rallied together over Martin Luther King Junior weekend in Atlanta with marches visits to historical landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement and participating in efforts serving the community.

Queens College community retraces the footsteps of Dr. King

Queens College went down to Atlanta, Georgia to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr’s “Legacy of Courage” in 14 different events, from marching with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to helping feed the needy. Ei...
by Fernando Echeverri
 

 
 
Photo by Albert Roman
The Lady Knights won in the Maggie Dixon Classic against Immaculata College.

Lady Knights take “The Garden” by storm 

Queens College’s Lady Knights emerged victorious in the Maggie Dixon Classic at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden, on Jan. 4. They faced Immaculata’s Mighty Macs to honor the first women’s basketball ...
by Albert Roman
 

 

 
Photo courtesy of John Rice
Hoyt Jacobs, an alum of Queens College, was tragically killed in an accident in Long Island City, a Fund was raised in his honor for students in the MFA program.

Queens College honors killed alum Hoyt Jacobs with poetry prize

A GoFundMe campaign was started to honor QC alum Hoyt Jacobs who was tragically hit and killed while bicycling in Long Island City on Jan. 17. A 2011 recipient of an MFA in Poetry from QC, Hoyt had taught Creative Writing and ...
by Candice Samuels
 

 
 
 

U.S. re-establishes diplomatic ties with Cuba after 53 years

President Barack Obama struck a deal with Cuban Prime Minister Raul Castro to restore diplomacy once again between the United States and Cuba on Dec. 17 after 53 years of hostility. After a year of secret talks in Canada and th...
by Fernando Echeverri
 

 

 
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CUNY adjunct professor charged after protest

Eric Linsker, a CUNY adjunct professor who taught at Queens College, was arrested on Dec. 14 after a protest and faces a number of charges including assault in the second degree, resisting arrest, rioting in the first degree an...
by Brandon Jordan