• News

    Event highlights wonders of participatory budgeting and worker cooperatives

    Worker cooperatives and participatory budgeting were major topics in the discussion hosted by Students on Democratic Alternatives on April 29 at the political science department. Queens College Professor Ron Hayduk, of the political science department, and Christopher Michael, general counsel of the ICA Group, spoke about the importance of the topics and the sense of democracy each represents for citizens. The ICA Group, founded in 1977, is an organization that promotes worker cooperatives and democracy in the workplace through business development and evaluating for firms. Alexander Kolokotronis, student coordinator for New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives, spoke about SODA along with the importance of an event highlighting the values…

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cesar Millan visits Queens College’s Colden Auditorium

    The renowned ‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Millan enlightened QC with his knowledge of canines and how to create happier and healthier human and dog relationships at his show “Cesar Millan LIVE!” Held on April 19, 2015 at Colden Auditorium, the event was a full house that contained people of all ages gathered together to see the Dog Whisperer in action with actual dog demonstrations. A woman in the audience was wearing a t-shirt that said “Proud Animal Rescuer” and a man was wearing a t-shirt that said “I Heart Pit bulls.” On the stage there was a black couch and a table with a potted plant on it. There was a…

  • News

    QC softball team wins EEC Championship after a decade

    Queens College women’s softball team continued their strong season by bringing home the 2015 East Coast Conference championship on May 2. The Lady Knights defeated LIU Post 2-0. This championship is the teams first since 2001. The Lady Knights pushed their overall record to an impressive 35-14. They came into the championship matchup against a tough LIU Post team with winning on their minds. Senior first baseman Monique Roberge set the tone by hitting a solo homerun in the bottom of the 4th, giving the team a 1-0 advantage. The Lady Knights went on to score again in the bottom of the 6th when Senior Samantha Mattsson doubled to left…

  • Sports

    QC Men’s tennis serves up successful season despite loss

    The Queens College Men’s Tennis team fell to NYIT 5-0 in the East Conference championship game on Apr 25. The loss concluded the season for the Knights, who ended their season with an overall record of 13-6, including defending home court advantage with a 9-3 home record. This season saw a change of leadership as Coach Somadi Druker took over for former coach Patrick Letson. During her first season as coach, Druker lead the team to an impressive eight back-to-back victories before their loss to NYIT. Her peers named her the ECC Coach of the Year. “We were lacking a little depth in singles but despite that the team played…

  • Sports

    That’s a wrap: A quick recap of QC Sports

    Women’s Basketball On Jan 8, The Lady Knights defeated Immaculata 76-60 in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden. The game celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first women’s game played at MSG between both teams.  The team captured their second East Coast Conference championship by coming from behind and defeating NYIT 65-63. With the victory, they received an invitation to the NCAA East Regional; however, they fell to fourth-ranked seed Stonehill, 80-66. Sophomore guard Madison Rowland scored her 1,000 career point on Feb. 18 against NYIT. Madison led the conference with 125 steals and 244 field goals made. She ranked second in the league in scoring and fourth…