Month: April 2014

Sports

Knights looking to go .500 for the first time in 15 years

Queens College baseball season is underway and the team is looking to bounce back from a 15-27 record last season. Led by a new coach, but a familiar face, QC alumnus Chris Reardon takes on the head coach position with new pitching coach Al Sontag. “This is my first year as head coach. Over the last 15 […]

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Arts & Entertainment

All’s Well that Ends Well

The Queens College Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance concluded their 2013-2014 season with a revamped production of William Shakespeare’s “All’s Well that Ends Well,” the week of April 2. The play follows the story of lovelorn orphan Helena, played by Rina Dutta, whose heart belongs to the Count Bertram, played by Christopher Guevara. However, […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Club calls attention to women’s issues

A new theatre-based club presented their premiere production, “The Vagina Monologues,” on April 12, a play centered on different aspects of feminine experience. Jaime Zahl and Summer Medina, both Queens College juniors, founded the club, New Perspectives Theatre Company, which aims to produce theatrical productions that address social issues, while raising and donating money to […]

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News

Lost transfer credits brings difficulty in achieving a bachelor’s degree

It is less likely for someone who went to a community college to continue and attain a bachelor’s degree, according to a study by the American Education Research Association. Students from Queensborough Community College transfer to Queens College to continue their education and education programs at QCC allow for an easy transition, according to the […]

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News

Women and Work discusses sexual violence on college campuses

Last month, twenty-three Columbia University and Barnard College students filed a federal complaint that alleges violations of Title IX, Title II and the Clery Act by the college. For months now, students had been advocating for changes in the way administration handles sexual assault cases. These universities are not alone in facing criticism. Elite schools […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Justice and Liberty Symposium come to Queens College

On March 27th, the Philosophy Club and Students for Liberty co-hosted “The Symposium: On Justice & Liberty” at the Agora Café.   The symposium served as a means for discussing the broad topics surrounding the theme of justice and liberty. Participants were put into discussion groups in order to facilitate the process.   “It was […]

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News

English Professor named QC’s 14th distinguished professor

Richard McCoy would recite speeches from Shakespeare’s “King Lear” throughout the halls of his high school in San Francisco Bay, California, knowing that one day he would teach. Now a prominent English professor specializing in the Elizabethan and Tudor eras, McCoy has been named Queens College’s 14th distinguished professor by the City University of New […]

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