Month: March 2014

Arts & Entertainment

Dialogues of the Carmelites comes to Queens College

Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music and the department of drama, theatre and dance came together to put on a performance of Francis Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” from March 13 to 16 in the Goldstein Theatre. The opera spanned three acts during a chaotic time in France. The story follows Blanche, a young […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Professor’s new novel reaches “the Afterlife”

Scarlet-infused light bulbs illuminated the depths of the West Village’s Le Poisson Rouge lounge as an intimate audience awaited the arrival of veteran writer and Queens College professor, Richard Vetere. Flashes of camera phones erupted as Vetere walked on stage. Vetere is not shy on stage. His experience as a character actor showed as he […]

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News

Free printing is back on campus

This is not an April Fools’ joke. Starting April 1, there will be free printing in the Rosenthal Library. “The plan is that students are going to be able to print at the library on all six floors, for free and that would be the only place on campus that kids could print for free,” […]

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News

A fiscal battle between the states and students

Share of state funding of total revenue for Queens College has fallen 28.1 percent in the past 25 years. The state is paying less and QC students are paying more, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. CUNY tuition has been increasing $300 per year until the 2015-2016 academic year to make up for lost […]

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CUNY faculty disagree with CUNY Pathways

Judge Anil C. Singh of the New York State Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit in which faculty members at the City University of New York sought to stop the general-education curriculum, CUNY Pathways. “Pathways was initiated by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and the CUNY board of trustees in response to concerns about ease of transfer between […]

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News

New shuttle bus petition deadline extended

Queens College extended the goal of 2,000 signatures from students for the implementation of shuttle buses from March 17 to April 6. Already receiving more than 1,000 signatures, the shuttle bus will make stops at the Main Street and Jamaica stations, as well as Queens Hall. “While offering shuttle bus service has been under discussion […]

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Sports

Lady Knights fall in ECC semifinals, still have season success

Despite losing to the University of the District of Columbia in the semifinals on March 6, the Queens College women’s basketball team has had plenty of success under their belt this season. One of head coach Bet Naumovski’s goals for this season was to make it further in the playoffs than in 2012-2013. Last season […]

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