Year: 2017

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Participatory budgeting gets students involved with how their tuition money is spent

The Participatory Budgeting Organization on campus held its second assembly of the semester on Nov. 9, where students brainstormed about how to spend the pot of money that’s been allocated to them for student-supported projects. Sal Asaro, a senior biology major, explained the process to newcomers.  A steering committee plans and facilitates the collection of […]

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10 Reasons Why Political Complacency is Not an Option –Part 1, 1-5

The following is Part 1of a two-part series. Both articles highlight the cause and effect of each listed reason as to why political complacency is not an option. 1- Reality and facts are being manipulated so frequently that they are on the verge of becoming eradicated. Not good. Setting this precedence and perpetuating the practice […]

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VP Adam Rockman speaks out about fabricated SA minutes: SA spending budget without approval

After the release of issue two, The Knight News reached out to the office of Student Development and Leadership, along with the dean and vice president of student affairs to inquire as to what was being done about the potentially fabricated Student Association senate meeting minutes.   The office of communications responded on behalf of […]

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Student Association: Just the Beginning

Student Association’s contributions to the fall 2017 semester started with Welcome Day, where PnB Rock came out to kick off the new school year with fun and music. Every year during Welcome Day, SA makes sure to start off the semester with an artist coming to campus, where past artists have been Omarion, Jay Sean, […]

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Business breakfast forum discusses possible ACA repeal

Sheryl McCarthy, lecturer of journalism at Queens College, moderated a panel discussing the Affordable Care Act during an early morning breakfast forum at the Student Union ballroom on Friday, Nov. 17. The panel consisted of three professionals in the healthcare industry, along with a state senator. Among them was Lisa David, the President and CEO […]

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The Knight News has a big hit with their first-ever sponsored panel, “Journalism at Queens College.”

“If you want to be in journalism, you have to get your hands dirty;” Melanie Bencosme, Queens College alumna and video journalist for NBC News Digital, told QC students during a panel sponsored by The Knight News on November 15, entitled, “Journalism at Queens College.” The event brought together four QC graduates currently pursuing careers […]

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Opening a discussion about autism: Rupert Isaacson visits QC

In a speech enlivened by an attack on a plastic water bottle and a game audience members were required to take part in, author and autism activist Rupert Isaacson dramatized the kinds of frustrations that are experienced by autistic children and their parents. Isaacson, who is the father of an autistic son, Rowan, told his […]

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