Day: October 10, 2012

News

Summit with a case of the bedbugs

A room on the third floor of The Summit was emptied and fumigated in October because of a bedbug problem on a bed in one of the suites. The student, who will remain anonymous for fear of being ostracized in any way, complained to the staff on the morning of Oct. 19 and had transferred […]

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Sports

Women’s Soccer Clinches ECC Playoff Position

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 Knights defeated Roberts Wesleyan 1-0 on Knights Field in Flushing. The competition was fierce and the ensuring corner-kick marker came off […]

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Op-Eds

50 Shades of Dismay

I keep a pharmacy bottle of little blue pills on my desktop. I carry another one filled with little white pills with me at all times. And no, I am not a drug addict of any sort. The pills are for my anxiety disorder. On Oct. 11, the campus hosted screenings outside of Frese Hall […]

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News

Chemistry building for struggling volleyball team

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 Lady Knights. Freshmen right side Arielle DiCoco, outside hitter Else Buchmiller, libero Xhesi Domi and middle Bianca Steele, although young, have […]

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News

Disability Awareness this October

The doors need to be at least 36 inches wide, the corridors at least 48 inches wide and the desk needs to be at least 32 inches high for a wheelchair-bound person to be able to maneuver around an office, according to Uniform Federal Accessibility Standard. Nationwide, 18 percent of individuals have a disability of […]

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News

Campus-wide fire alarm project underway

A six million dollar budget has been set aside for a campus-wide fire alarm upgrade project, to ensure Queens College meets the safety requirements outlined by the current New York City building and fire codes. Fire drills share a love-hate relationship with students and faculty; students love them because it gives them an opportunity to […]

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News

Knight News Roundtable: rising through the ranks with Pedro Pineiro

Since moving to the United States from Puerto Rico at age seven, Pedro Pineiro, director of public safety at Queens College, has served in the army, interpreted for the National Security Agency, worked as a street cop and worked his way up in 33 years to Commander of Municipal security with the NYPD. Upon retirement […]

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