Month: February 2015

Sports

Lady Knights fencing team eyes place at upcoming regionals

Queens College’s Lady Knights fencing team defeated Yeshiva University to begin their season on Nov. 16 at The Matt Lampell Invitational. According to the NCAA rules, there are only nine dates competitions can be scheduled on. Each month only includes one or two “duel meets”. There could be up to three to six meets in […]

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Reasons to love Madison Rowland, the sophomore sensation

The 1000th point club is composed of the most remarkably talented and hard-working athletes in their respectable sport. This season Queens College women’s basketball team added one athlete who continues to turn heads in her career as a Lady Knight—Madison Rowland. On Feb. 18, Rowland scored her 1000th point as a sophomore. It is a […]

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News

Students remember those lost at Chapel Hill

Queens College students honored the lives lost at Chapel Hill, North Carolina in a candlelight vigil on Feb. 18 with a wide attendance of students and faculty members. Groups such as the Muslim Student Association, Project Sunshine and Amnesty International helped organize the event. Guest speakers included Afaf Nasher and Ibrahim Mossallem, both members of the Council on […]

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Students struggle with CUNY snow day policy

Many students looked out the window and called it a day, but Catherine Kim was determined to stay. After her first class ended at 10:15 a.m., the senior hiked through the puddles of snow to the music library to get work done before her 5 p.m. class. Snow, sleet and hail continued pour. She proceeded to check […]

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Club Spotlight on QC Environmental Club

Queens College’s Environmental Club is a student-run organization focusing on making the campus more eco-friendly and introducing the benefits of sustainability both on and off campus. It was founded in 1998, said the QC website, and their main initiative is to spread awareness and make the world more livable, both for today and for future […]

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Report finds first 10 years of working determines lifetime earnings

Growth in lifetime earnings are determined in the first ten years of a worker’s life, said a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released in early February. The report focused on the growth in average income earned over a lifetime for workers in the U.S. with a median worker earning a […]

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Sexism runs rampant on Ratemyprofessors.com

Using an interactive tool with data derived from ratemyprofessors.com, the reviews describing male and female professors showed gender bias depending on the word searched. Benjamin Schmidt, assistant professor of history at Northeastern University, aggregated 14 million reviews from ratemyprofessors.com and created a search engine to see how words compared between professors depending on field and gender, concluding that […]

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