Day: October 5, 2016

News

Queens College president honored at Hispanic Heritage Month Ceremony

Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez was honored at the Champions for Change and Leadership Awards on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the President’s Lounge. The Queens Tribune, a local Queens newspaper, hosted the Hispanic Heritage awards reception. The event was created for Hispanic Heritage month and to show how these Hispanic community leaders […]

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QC hosts first business and technology expo

On Sept. 21 the Queens College Economics and Business Club and Association for Computing Machinery hosted an expo on The Quad where students could meet representatives from different business and technology companies. Abdul Rahman, a QC alumnus, entrepreneur and former president of the EBC, served as the speaker for the event. “We stress that the […]

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Op-Eds

A voice for our veterans

On Oct. 10, classes will not be scheduled across CUNY campuses in observance of Columbus Day. Yet, a month later, on Nov. 11, classes are expected to be in full swing for Veterans Day. Veterans Day, an official holiday honoring military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces, has long been seen […]

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Sports

Student Athlete profile: Andras Breuer

Over 4,300 miles away from his home in Budapest, Hungary, sophomore András Breuer is off to a great start this soccer season. Despite it being his second year at Queens College, the midfielder is still adjusting to life at QC and in New York City. “If there wasn’t Google Maps I’d be lost all the […]

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News

NYPIRG Encourages Queens College Students to Register to Vote

The New York Public Interest Research Group has spent the first month of the semester encouraging students to register to vote for this year’s presidential election. NYPIRG’s mission is to get students involved in legislative action to effect change in their communities. NYPIRG addresses issues such as higher education affordability, hunger and homelessness, clean air […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Queens College orchestra performs works of Copland, Barber and Ellington

Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music boasted the works of composers Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber and Duke Ellington on Sept. 21 and Sept. 23 at the LeFrak Concert Hall. Starting the night off was Copland’s “El Salón Mexico,” which stylistically depicts an imaginary dance hall located in Mexico City. The piece took over four […]

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CUNY prioritizing recruitment of international students to campuses

In its 2016-2020 master plan, CUNY has listed the recruitment of international students a top priority in hopes to dramatically increase low numbers of the past. CUNY’s campuses have long been known to be places of diversity and acceptance of various creeds and cultures. As the numbers check out, though, the system does not attract […]

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