Day: March 11, 2015

Sports

QC baseball team hopes to strike out 16-year playoff drought

After spending months in the weight room, the Queens College men’s baseball team was anxious to get out and start playing ball. The season was scheduled to begin on Feb. 28. However, due to inclement weather, the away game in Virginia was canceled. In fact, many games across the country were cancelled, especially in the […]

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Womens Lacrosse: Starting Fresh and Ready to Win

Last year, the Queens College Women’s Lacrosse team entered the 2014 season with only six girls on its roster, mostly containing players from other various sports. In his first season, head coach Todd Kaiser was faced with the obstacle of finding girls to fill the team, or he would’ve been forced to cancel the season. […]

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QC graduates honored with Fulbright honors and awards

Queens College Macaulay Honors graduates were among the 2014-2015 recipients for the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering grant opportunities for students and young professionals. Once inducted, students participate in international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. “It’s a […]

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New app offers emotional support for anonymous users

Cups of Tea is a free emotional support app seeking to put counseling services in the hands of individuals nationwide. Launched last July by psychologist Glen Moriarty, the app connects users with nonjudgmental listeners trained in discussing issues such as anxiety, depression and eating disorders. So far, it’s used in 150 countries, features 130 languages […]

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Students share relationship insight at college dating panel

The Queens College Women’s Center held an event called “Real Talk: College Dating” in which a diverse panel of college students talked about what dating and relationships mean to them on Feb. 25. The event started off with introductions from Isioma Ononye, the secretary of the Women’s Center and a senior English major, sitting in […]

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NYPIRG rallies in Albany on Higher Education Day

After traveling for hours, more than 300 students throughout New York gathered in Albany on Higher Education Day, Feb. 26, to meet with representatives to discuss college investment. The trip, organized by New York Public Interest Research Group and supported by state public colleges, enabled students to meet with elected officials and representatives of their […]

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CUNY professors and staff remain without contract after 5 years

All employees of CUNY, from professors to staff members, are still working without a contract as negotiations continue to stall. The last contract was conceived in 2006 and lasted until 2010. CUNY officials pledged to make a deal last semester, but nothing came of it. Francis Clark, communications director of the Professional Staff Congress, said […]

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