Year: 2013

News

Hang ups cause students to stay in school longer

Students are choosing to stay an extra semester, year or even two years at Queens College; longer than the expected four years it usually takes to obtain a degree. Part of the reason for the extended stay is that students are part of the last group to choose classes during registration and then have to […]

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Queens Hall gate locked; shortcut not so short

For Queens College students, the trek to Queens Hall just got a little longer as a campus wide decision was made to restrict access to a frequently used shortcut leading to Queens Hall. The usual route for students headed from the main campus to Queens Hall is to walk past the Science Building or Rosenthal […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Musical addresses a taboo topic

Queens College students, guest artists and a 30-piece orchestra brought Goldstein Theatre to life on Nov. 7 with a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.” The musical was presented by the QC theatre department and directed by theatre professor Charles Repole. The story is based on James Michener’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 book “Tales of […]

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Federal Reserve President Visits Queens College

William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, delivered a talk on macroeconomics on Nov. 18 at the Campbell Dome. Dudley, who also serves as vice chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, began by noting the intentions behind his discussion. “The agenda for these visits is always very packed, as you […]

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New a cappella group comes to Queens College

The iTones, a new a cappella group established as an official club within Queens College, have been gaining significant momentum as a creative entity both on and off campus. “A group of people, four voice parts: bass, tenor, alto, soprano, guys and girls — because we’re co-ed — coming together and making music without instrumentation […]

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Attack near Queens College prompts questions about campus safety

On her way home from a Halloween party, a 24-year-old QC student was attacked and sexually assaulted near 152nd St. and Melbourne Ave. According to a memo from the Office of Public Safety, the student had just exited the bus on Jewel Avenue and was walking to her apartment near campus when she was approached […]

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NSSLHA holds walk to benefit American Cancer Society

The Queens College chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association pulled together to host their first major event on campus, bringing more than 79 members of the campus community together for a fundraiser that benefited the American Cancer Society on Nov. 15. Named “Glow for the Cure,” attendees entered the race track behind […]

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