Day: December 5, 2012

News

Emergence of swastikas on campus

Swastikas were seen on walls inside Powdermaker Hall during the week of Kristallnacht, an annual event that calls awareness to Nov. 9, 1938, when the Nazis coordinated an attack on Jews and their property in Germany. “The discovery of swastikas on campus particularly during the week commemorating Kristallnacht and the start of the Holocaust is […]

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News

Blackboard expands through CUNY

CUNY agreed to a 10 year contract with Blackboard Inc., a company that several of the University’s schools are already familiar with, on Nov. 27 to establish an online teaching and learning platform for all of its campuses. This will feature Blackboard under a new leader as Michael Chasen, Blackboard’s co-founder and chief executive officer, […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Art professor’s sculptures reflects natural issues

Walking around Queens College lately, students may have noticed contemporary works of art decorating the campus, like the worm outside of Klapper Hall or the black drapings outside Campbell Dome. These pieces of art are accredited to Thea Lanzisero, a professor in the Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing and literary translation at […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Late start to the Evening Readings

Joyce Carol Oates was 40-minutes late to her appearance at this season’s second Evening Readings series, held on Nov. 20 at the LeFrak Concert Hall. As soon as she came on stage — still slightly disheveled from running on stage — the audience gave her a round of applause. “I just spent four hours in […]

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Sports

Injuries hit men’s basketball team hard

A combination of inexperience playing with one another and untimely serious injuries to key players led to an underwhelming start for the men’s basketball team before they captured their first win Saturday. With eight new additions to the roster, the Knights (1-5, 1-0) struggled to string together a win before they defeated Mercy College last […]

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Sports

Lady Knights open conference with a win

After failing to win a single conference game last season, the Lady Knights crushed Mercy College, 82-43, Saturday in their first league-game of the year and have set their sights on high goals. Head coach Bet Naumovski and guard Bria Jackson shared their aspirations of finishing on top of their conference. “We want to go […]

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Sports

Bria Jackson leading conference in scoring, leading team to wins

The women’s basketball team’s season is well underway and they appear to have a bona fide court general and top scorer in the conference leading the charge on a hopeful road to success. Bria Jackson, a former two-time first team member and two-time tournament team player at Rush-Henrietta High School, has brought her talent and […]

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