Year: 2015

Arts & Entertainment

College’s orchestra performs scores from classic films

Queens College’s orchestra performed musical scores from hit films like “Jaws” and “Star Wars” at LeFrak Concert Hall on Dec. 9 and 11. Titled “Music from the Movies: Star Wars to Harry Potter,” the performance played themes for a sold-out audience on both days. Jonathan Archer, 23, a sophomore, played the violin in the orchestra […]

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Op-Eds

CUNY Service Corps: NYC Smoke Free

Over the past several months, I have had the pleasure of being an intern at NYC Smoke Free at Public Health Solutions in Queens. I got this position through the CUNY Service Corps program in Queens College. NYC Smoke Free is an organization that works to combat tobacco companies, educate the public about the dangers […]

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News

MTA Brings A New Change—Select Bus Service

The Q44 underwent a change Nov. 29 after running on the Select Bus Service, which certainly affects Queens College. First introduced in 2008, the Select Bus Service program is different than a local or Limited Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus. It includes vending machines at each stop, a new bus layout, a quicker route and more. […]

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News

MSA chapter at QC helps during Charity Week

The Muslim Student Association’s chapter at Queens College raised the most money for Charity Week, which provides funds for people in need. Charity Week is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization that functions under Islamic Relief and unites young people to raise money. In late October, more than 20 volunteers organized events like a tennis tournament and […]

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Sports

QC alum Michael Cohen reflects career in roundtable

Michael Cohen is a producer and director for major networks like ESPN, NBC and FOX. He was head of production for two FIFA World Cups, producer for nine Olympics Games, nominated 15 times for the Emmys and produced the first-ever Extreme Games or X-Games. He is also a Queens College professor. Cohen graduated from QC […]

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News

Christopher Labial reviews his first semester as president

It all started at Midnight Breakfast during spring 2013. During election week, Christopher Labial voted for Students for Change after a discussion with SFC member Jennifer Hwang. He glanced at card given by Hwang and noticed something new not offered in fall 2012—Midnight Breakfast. The event lacked a sponsor the previous semester, so Labial offered […]

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News

Living with depression as president

Student Association President Christopher Labial began his first semester with a diagnosis he never expected would happen—depression. “I never even entertained the notion of having a mood disorder in my life,” Labial said. Labial said his girlfriend, Natasha Chait, saw him have difficulties over the past year and suspected there was a problem. “She noticed […]

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