Posts Tagged ‘Queens College’
 

 
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New president adjusts to a life on campus

New Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez attempted to decorate his office in Queens Hall. However, he attended events throughout campus over the past few weeks since his appointment. From welcoming incoming residents ...
by Brandon Jordan
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The Chaney-Goodman-Schwerner Clock Tower --
named after the three civil rights workers killed during Freedom Summer.
PHOTO BY AMANDA GOLDSTEIN

Freedom Summer veteran and Queens College alumnus imparts lessons on activism

Fifty years ago, QC graduate, Mark Levy was in Mississippi participating in various civil rights projects. He and his wife Betty, also a QC graduate, taught at Freedom Schools, alternative schools mostly found in the South for ...
by Stephanie Davis
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The Year of South Africa flag that hands near Delaney Hall on the Quad.
PHOTO BY JORDI SEVILLA

Queens College celebrates the Year of South Africa

This year, as part of The Year of Country Program, Queens College chose to celebrate the Year of South Africa. To show QC’s dedication to global education, each year QC focuses on the diverse contributions of a specific count...
by Stephanie Chukwuma
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The shuttle bus stands outside the Student Union Hall waiting for students to arrive.
PHOTO BY BRANDON JORDAN

Queens College gets new shuttle buses

Just last semester, Student Association and Student Life worked hard to get 2,000 signatures for the shuttle bus initiative to make the life of commuter students a little easier. On the first day of school, Queens College intro...
by Stephanie Chukwuma
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Media expert Douglas Rushkoff joins the QC media studies department. 
PHOTO COURTESY OF DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF.

Media theorist has big plans for Queens College

Douglas Rushkoff, world-renowned media theorist, joined QC’s media department this semester to establish a media masters program. Rushkoff’s passion for media brings excitement to the QC community due to his notable presenc...
by Bridget Gleason
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With a $2 million check in hand, state Senator Tony Avella poses with former interim President Evangelos Gizis in a lab of Remsen Hall.
PHOTO COURTESY OF AISHA HASSAN

A $2 million renovation for the laboratories in Remsen Hall

On July 18, State Senator Tony Avella presented Interim President Evangelos Gizis with a $2 million grant to enable renovations of chemistry labs in Remsen Hall. On his tour around Remsen, Avella immediately realized that work ...
by Deborah Watman
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