Month: November 2012

Sports

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 Mordi, who combined to average nearly 30 points per game last season, finished their Queens College athletic […]

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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 basketball team may never reach the level of play Miller did, he can […]

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Lady Knights excel in tournament, take momentum into season

Coach Bet Naumovski and the Lady Knights are seeking to shrug their basketball struggles they had over recent years, as the new faces in the team make winning games a priority. With only one returning player from last years squad, the Lady Knights will be focusing on winning games, something they were only able to […]

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Kristallnacht spreads movement against hatred

The message of peace reverberated within the Lefrak Concert Hall on Nov. 18, as the fifth annual Kristallnacht commemoration held at Queens College, gathered supporters to combat anti-Semitism and hatred in its many forms. Kristallnacht, which means “night of crystal,” refers to a series of attacks against Jews during the time of Nazi rule in […]

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Revisiting war protests

Students, alumni and Queens College faculty gathered in the Godwin-Ternbach Museum for the Nov. 15 opening reception of a Vietnam War protest poster exhibition. Posters and photos from the war-stricken period of the 1960s and 1970s covered the walls at the reception, organized by political science professor Michael Krasner, secondary education professor Jack Zevin, Townsend […]

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Pathway moratorium fails

A motion to implement a CUNY Pathways moratorium failed in a heated debate at an Academic Senate meeting on Nov. 8, as several senators and administrators sought to delay it’s implementation past Fall 2013. The meeting dealt with the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee’s report on adding classes to the short list offered by the Pathways program, […]

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Merit Pay: A look from all the angles

Within the CUNY system, professors do not always get what they give, but annually, critical decisions are made at Queens College’s college-wide Tenure and Promotion meeting, which took place between Nov. 5 and Nov. 9. Instead of receiving merit pay — compensation designed to reward professors based on their professional performance and encourage teachers to […]

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