Year: 2016

News

CUNY reactions to the election

On Nov. 8, Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. The election results however, have left different communities across the country, including the LGBTQ+ community, Muslim Americans and undocumented immigrants, concerned and even fearful. These feelings are reflected in some student organizations around Queens College. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: A Magical Exploration of New York in the 20s

Set in New York in 1926, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an enchanting display of “Harry Potter” author J.K Rowling’s knack for world-building. Rowling does an excellent job of intertwining the reality of this time and place with fascinating magical undercurrents, humor, and wit. Aided by a new set of characters but […]

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Sports

Season Update: Women’s Basketball

After finishing with a 77-67 loss to Bentley in the second round of the playoffs, the Lady Knights look to use the end of last season as a stepping stone to grow as a team and make it further into the playoffs this time around. The Knights have come out of the gate strong in […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Visions of Cuba Seen Through Interviews

“Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death” is the debut film from actor turned documentarian Olatz Lopez Garmendia. The documentary is an overtly political film but does not make heavy-handed statements regarding policy or ideology. Rather, it makes poignant statements by sharing intimate interviews with Cuban citizens. Garmendia has traveled to Cuba for the past 20 […]

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Arts & Entertainment

QC Theatre Guild presents late Edward Albee play

The Queens College Theatre Guild put on their production of Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf” on Nov. 18 at The Little Theatre in King Hall. “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” is a two hour and 45 minute play originally performed on Broadway in 1962. Victoria Gomez, the president of the QC Theatre Guild […]

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News

Community gets active shooter training as part of QC Safety Month

Members of the New York City Police Department’s counterterrorism division recently visited Queens College to provide information and guidance to students, faculty and staff members on how to react in the event of an active shooter situation. The event, held in the Student Union Ballroom on Nov. 16, was part of a multi-part series based […]

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News

PSC Members push for Timely Pay

After years of contract negotiations, members of the Professional Staff Congress, the union that represents CUNY faculty members, are now pushing for timely pay. Though the new contract was ratified in Aug. 2016 by a 94 percent vote, according to their website, members of the PSC learned that the pay increase included in the new […]

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