• Arts & Entertainment

    Clint Eastwood delivers with “Sully”

    A basic screenwriting tip is to start your screenplay on a special day. Clint Eastwood’s latest film “Sully” certainly does that. “Sully” begins on January 15, 2009, the day a US Airways Flight 1549 was forced to make an emergency water landing on the Hudson River. The film is set during the subsequent inquiry held by the National Transportation Safety Board into the forced landing. Flashbacks are used heavily to depict important contextual events relevant to these hearings. The forced water landing along with important events in Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger’s flying career are primarily depicted through flashbacks and dream sequences. “Sully” begins with the miraculous water landing that took place…

  • News

    TAMID chapter brings business opportunities to students

    The TAMID chapter at Queens College is in its second year and continues to provide real-world business experience to students. The club is open to all applicants and, if accepted, students are given the opportunity to interface with Israeli-based start-ups seeking entry into the United States consumer market. Members of TAMID gain access to a worldwide network of students, companies and business leaders. “TAMID is looking to give its 20 to 25 members the opportunity to consult with real world companies. There are companies doing really cool things in Israel and they want to do business here in the U.S, we are in a unique position to help them do…

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    QC professors talk money and power in politics

    Queens College students and faculty gathered in Powdermaker Hall 118 on Sept. 13 to hear two professors speak about the presidential election, the importance of political participation and the effects of money in politics. The event was organized by the Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding and was co-sponsored by the Political Science Club, New York Public Interest Group and the Michael Harrington Center.Professors Michael Krasner and Keena Lipsitz, both political science professors at Professors Michael Krasner and Keena Lipsitz, both political science professors at QC, served as speakers for the event. Lipsitz spoke about how the presidential election reached its current state and what to expect in the…

  • Sports

    Men’s soccer kicks into gear

    The QC Knights men’s soccer team opened their season on Sept. 3 with a tie against Philadelphia University. Since then, they have managed to gather a bit of momentum, improving to a record of 3-1-2. Their loss came on Saturday, Sept. 17 against LIU Post in their first East Coast Conference game of the season. Prior to Saturday’s loss, head coach Carl Christian reflected on the team’s new players and the success the team has enjoyed so far. “We’re a young team, with thirteen or fourteen new players this year and honestly had you said to me that we could be three wins and two ties into the season with…

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    Fifteen years later: Queens College commemorates 9/11

    On Friday, Sept. 9, the Office of Student Development and Leadership held a commemoration to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Dozens of QC students and faculty members came out to share in the experience. The commemoration, held just before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks was a morning to honor the lives lost and the brave men and women who sacrificed and risked their own lives to come to the rescue of others. Judy Krinitz, the associate director of OSDL at Queens College, served as the master of ceremonies for the event. Krinitz introduced Assembly member Nily Rozic and Councilmember Rory Lancman along with QC President Felix…