Month: October 2012

News

CUNY has class despite no gas, limited mass transit service after Sandy

The phrase “the calm after the storm,” didn’t apply to many CUNY students who returned to classes on Friday, Nov. 2. After canceling all classes from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1, CUNY decided to open the doors of its campuses Friday despite the nearly impossible commuting conditions that were still felt days after Hurricane Sandy’s […]

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NYPD informant, a CUNY student

A 19-year-old John Jay College student, who worked for the NYPD’s intelligence unit under orders to bait Muslims into saying inflammatory things, denounced his work as a paid informant to The Associated Press on Oct. 23. American Shaimur Rahman, who is of Bangladeshi descent, was paid as much as $1,000 a month and was asked […]

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QC rankings rise in annual best colleges report

Named a top ten public regional university in the northern area, Queens College also rose 18 points and ranked 42nd in a list of best regional universities-north in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report: Best Colleges, released on Nov. 2. The ranking is a guideline for students and parents looking for the […]

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Department offices utilize Queens Hall

A construction project in Kiely Hall has led many departments to relocate to Queens Hall — formerly known as the CUNY Law School. Unlike Kiely’s location at Queens College, Queens Hall is not on campus and is located on 65-21 Main Street. The renovation in Kiely will install new walls, replace old unit ventilators, heating […]

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Op-Eds

My right to a safe space

Every student deserves to feel safe and respected in the classroom and in their workplace. On Oct. 22 the Gay Lesbian And Straight Alliance (GLASA), a student club, held their first ever ‘Safe-Space’ training for members of the Queens College faculty. The meeting was designed to educate attendees on how to make classrooms safe spaces […]

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GLASA conducts ‘safe-space’ training for faculty and staff

In an effort to ensure students feel safe in classrooms and on campus, the Gay Lesbian and Straight Alliance held their first ever safe space training session for Queens College faculty members on Oct. 22. The training was designed to educate faculty on issues lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students face on campus and […]

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News

College Students in The Military

Since the 2007 recession, military active services and reserves have met or exceeded their Fiscal Year recruitment goals and college students’ interest has also increased, according to Marine Corps Capt. Elan Greenberg. “We have seen an increase in currently enrolled college students inquiring about the benefits service to our nation as a commissioned Marine Corps […]

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