Month: November 2016

Arts & Entertainment

“Dr. Strange”: A Superhero Movie for Everyone

While “Doctor Strange” is a tightly paced special effects spectacle with many refreshing elements and exciting and inventive visual effects –it’s real achievement is that it is enjoyable for both those familiar with the Marvel universe as well as those who have yet to see a comic book movie. Doctor Strange’s origin differs from most […]

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Spotlight Article: Professor Jason Tougaw

The English Honors Seminar for the 2016-17 year at Queens College focuses on literary works that tell stories about relationships between the brain, mind, body and self. Professor Jason Tougaw facilitates the course and has engineered the title “Reading Minds, Touching Brains” to represent the connection between neuroscience and literature. Tougaw is an associate professor […]

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“Manchester By the Sea”: Living With Defeat

“Manchester by the Sea” is a masterwork of realism in contemporary American film. When we come into the theater, we often expect to see characters embark on a journey and overcome their obstacles. This movie is firmly rooted in opposition to this idea. This film refuses to let the audience indulge in the safety of […]

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Play leaves audience members on Cloud 9

The Queens College Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance debuted their production of Caryl Churchill’s “Cloud 9” on Oct. 27 at the Performance Space, M11, in Rathaus Hall. The play was directed by Ana Margineanu and is broken into two very different acts. Act I takes place in Victorian times in a British colony in […]

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Veterans honored at Veterans Day luncheon at QC

On Nov. 9 Queens College hosted a Veterans Day luncheon in which five veterans were honored for their service to their country. The event opened with the QC student veterans in attendance leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Presenting the awards were numerous city and state officials including Council Member Rory I. Lancman, state Senator Toby […]

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Dairy Stop Closes, Reopens, and Faces New Challenges

The Dairy Stop at QC faced an indecisive week recently as they attempted to stay within the regulations of kosher authorities in New York. On Nov. 3, Queens College announced the popular Dairy Stop restaurant located in Midway Court of the dining hall would be closed until further notice. This decision, however, was reversed on […]

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ATLAS [INDEX] ARCHIVE brings Contemporary Art to Queens College

Overlooking the Queens College campus, sitting atop the Rosenthal Library on the sixth floor, is the Atlas [Index] Archive. On display from Oct. 19 to Dec. 9, the Archive’s objective is to reflect on the ways contemporary artists use dialogue with archival practices including cataloguing and organizing of visual and theoretical materials. The works presented […]

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