Day: October 23, 2013

News

Curry Kitchen opens at QC Dining Hall

On Sept. 9, students were able to access new selections of food on the Midway Court side of the cafeteria. On the kosher side of the café, next to the Dairy Stop provides a new station called The Curry Kitchen, which sells Indian food and halal meat.  Another new selection, The Wicked Spoon/ Starbucks, holds […]

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Arts & Entertainment

New exhibit explores artist’s life and career

Biala: Vision and Memory, is the latest exhibit on display at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. The exhibit features 50 paintings, collages and drawings from Janice Biala (1903-2000), showcasing seven decades of her work from 1930 to 1994. Many of her creations were drawn from her own life experiences. “In canvas after canvas, she displays remarkable visual […]

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News

Students Voice out Opinion on Professors

Queens College students have mixed feelings about lectures given by untenured and tenured faculty members. “I’ve enjoyed the classes I’ve had taught by graduate students because the structure of their syllabus seems more relevant and they are more relatable. They are not intimidating to approach,” Jessica Powell, a senior, said. Powell’s statement supports a recent […]

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Queens College DREAM Team advocates the DREAM Act

The Queens College DREAM Team hosted an event along with the New York Public Interest Research Group and the New York State Youth Leadership Council on Sept.17 to “reach out to the undocumented students on campus and start a dialogue in QC about undocumented students.” The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act is […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Audra McDonald performs at Kupferberg Center for the Arts

Tony-award winning actress Audra McDonald entertained an audience with a night of musical theatre, jazz standards and intriguing anecdotes on Oct. 5 in Colden Auditorium as part of her nation-wide concert tour. McDonald is best known for her Broadway career in acclaimed musicals such as “Ragtime,” “A Raisin in the Sun” and the 2012 revival […]

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Broken machines are a concern at the 2013 primary elections

Voters from all over New York showed their concern for broken voter machines on Sept. 10, during the 2013 primary elections. Residents of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens called in to New York Public Interest Research Group’s voter helpline, run with Common Cause/NY — a non-profit organization that encourages citizen participation in democracy […]

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Students tackle Syria conflict

On Oct. 2, the Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding hosted a student dialogue event regarding the conflict in Syria in the Q-side lounge during Free Hour. Created in 2009, CERRU is an organization that provides a safe venue for students to share their opinions on controversial topics. “We do not expect people to […]

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