Day: November 14, 2013

Sports

MidKnight Madness kicks off Homecoming weekend

On Friday Oct.18, Queens College hosted its third annual MidKnight Madness in the Fitzgerald Gymnasium to celebrate the various athletic teams. A major part of the event was introducing and honoring the women and men’s basketball teams, as well as providing the audience entertainment throughout the night with a variety of performances. An introductory video […]

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Queens College celebrates Homecoming Weekend

Queens College hosted its annual homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 20, welcoming returning alumnus, Hollywood producer Alan Siegel and performances by students as well as a concert held by singer, pop icon and reality star Cyndi Lauper. “I’m so happy to be back to a community that I cherish so much, without QC, I wouldn’t be […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Fall season starts with a ‘Kiss’

On Oct. 16, the Queens College theatre department debuted their fall theatre season to a sold out audience with Craig Lucas’ “Prelude to a Kiss”. Under direction of theatre professor Claudia Feldstein, the production starred both QC students and professors. Perhaps best known for the 1992 film adaption of the same name, starring Alec Baldwin […]

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Superstorm prompts new service program

At a Board of Trustees meeting earlier this year, former Chancellor Matthew Goldstein proposed a collaboration between the University network and organizations around New York in light of Hurricane Sandy and its devastating impact on the city. The result: CUNY Service Corps. With 800 spots available and fifteen hundred applicants, the program began selecting students […]

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Queens College professor examines findings in latest book

The women’s studies department held an event on Oct. 21 in Rosenthal Library to showcase Barbara Simerka’s book, which applies cognitive theories to gender, class and identity in early modern Spanish literature. Simerka is a Spanish professor, who has published over twenty essays focusing on interdisciplinary and feminist approaches. She is also a founding executive […]

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Marching against Domestic Violence and for hope

The entire month of October is designated for Domestic Violence Awareness Month and as such, events are occurring at Queens College relating to the issue of domestic violence. Women & Work, which refer to themselves as a “free job-skills and life-management training program for women,” at QC, led a march on The Quad on Oct. […]

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Cuomo is a no show at fracking protest

Elaborate costumes, catchy signs and an environmental cause joined hundreds of protestors together at Hudson River Park to give Gov. Andrew Cuomo a clear message: “Ban Fracking Now!” Unfortunately, Cuomo wasn’t around to hear it. He skipped out on his evening at the New York City Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19 where […]

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