Day: December 2, 2015

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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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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Writing at Queens offers opportunities for students

What do Revisions and QC Voices have in common? Both are offered by Writing at Queens. Writing at Queens, part of the English department, provides the two resources for students and faculty to submit their work. Revisions first began in spring 2004 and publishes annually. Each issue deals with a set topic like general change. […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Event focuses on racism and reflection in poetry

Sharon Olds and Robin Coste Lewis, both poets, were guests at the “Literary Legacies” event Nov. 16 at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Kimiko Hahn, a distinguished professor at QC, welcomed the audience by introducing both poets. Lewis praised both Olds and Hahn as she was familiar with them. “Hahn was my teacher. I have learned so […]

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News

Students wish for a 24/7 Rosenthal Library

Finals are coming up, and the need for easy, reliable access for the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library for students is important. Some students would like the library to stay open 24 hours every day. In fact, a petition on Change.org was created for this reason. As of Dec. 1, 358 people signed it. Isioma Ononye […]

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Arts & Entertainment

“Brooklyn” depicts lovable fairytale about immigration

“Brooklyn,” directed by John Crowley, shows hardships and homesickness Eilis, a young Irish woman, experiences as she leaves Ireland for a better life in Brooklyn. “Brooklyn,” though occasionally stepping into the realm of melodrama and sanitizing the immigrant issue, is a touching portrayal of leaving home and the task of conquering the unknown. Eilis, played […]

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