Day: November 2, 2016

Arts & Entertainment

From Chains to Chains: “13th” tells the story of mass incarceration

The film “13th” is a must see for anyone who wants to understand America’s ongoing struggle with race relations. This riveting documentary takes you step-by-step through the historical events that resulted in America containing 25% of the world’s prison population. With an excellent cast of interviewees and shocking archival footage, “13th” explores the underpinning economics, […]

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Revature partners with CUNY to build new talent

Revature, a technology solutions firm based in Virginia, will be partnering with CUNY to bring a free, 12-week programming boot camp and RevaturePro, a custom online training course, to interested alumni. The boot camp will launch at Queens College on November 14 by the School of Professional Studies. The general CUNY start date will be […]

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PSC and Local organizations fight for Free Tuition at CUNY

Members of CUNY’s union, the Professional Staff Congress and local officials are attempting to make CUNY tuition-free again. When CUNY was established in 1847, tuition did not exist. Matriculated students were able to attend the university for free and non-matriculated students paid a small fee to attend night classes. This changed in 1976 after a […]

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Obama’s next job: working for CUNY?

Last year, City University of New York chancellor James Milliken penned a letter to President Barak Obama asking him to consider his first post-presidency job: teaching at CUNY. There was a possibility that the Obama family would be moving to New York, so Milliken took this opportunity as a chance to continue Obama’s legacy in […]

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QC SEEK currently the ranked the #1 opportunity program in CUNY

The Percy E. Sutton SEEK program is celebrating its 50th year since establishment in 1966. It began in gratitude to early social activists, as well as other venerable individuals, who envisioned higher education for underprivileged students. “The mission of SEEK is to provide equality of access to quality public higher education to students who otherwise […]

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Participatory budgeting enters its second year at QC

In its second full semester on campus, the Queens College Participatory Budgeting Steering Committee is focusing on longevity and stability. The Student Organization for Democratic Alternatives works with both the Student Association and the Queens College Association to ensure that a portion of student’s tuition funds are being allocated for the change they want to […]

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60 Years at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum welcomes members of the Queens College community to come celebrate its 60th anniversary with artworks until Dec. 17. Selections from the best works in the collection will be on display to celebrate the anniversary by exploring the museum founders, revisiting the origins of the collection and examining art today. Tours and discussions […]

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