Day: February 28, 2017

News

Through My Eyes: The Inauguration of Donald J. Trump

It all started with a simple text I sent to my best friend asking, “Do you want to go to the inauguration with me?” Two months later I found myself sitting in the passenger seat of my car at 2:30 a.m. driving under the Delaware night sky. I had just landed in Newark, returning from […]

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Women’s basketball remain focused as playoffs approach

The Queens College women’s basketball team has maintained a 13-game winning streak, boosting the team’s season record from 8-3 to 21-3. Coach Beth Naumovski believes a key factor in their continued success is improved communication from earlier in the season, leading to better team chemistry on and off the court. “I think team chemistry is […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Interview With Patrick Ness: Author and Screenwriter of “A Monster Calls”

Patrick Ness is the author and screenwriter of the recently adapted novel “A Monster Calls”, a work inspired by Siobhan Dowd who died of cancer before the book’s publication. “A Monster Calls” tells the story of 12-year-old, Conner O’Malley, who struggles to cope with his mother’s terminal cancer. Everywhere Conner turns he is met with […]

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Ongoing discussion of diversity and the Oscars

#OscarsSoWhite dominated the discussion around the ceremony last year, speaking volumes not only about the state of the Academy Awards, but the sad state of diversity in Hollywood. While the nominations that do end up at the Oscars deserve their spot, it became clear the films and actors being snubbed for specific award positions had […]

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QC Counseling Center Offers New Counseling & Support Groups for Spring Semester

The Counseling, Health & Wellness Center at Queen College provides students with counseling services and addresses numerous issues from academic stress and depression to financial aid and academic appeals. Beginning this semester the center will be offering new support groups for students, including men and women of color, immigrant students, and LGBTQIA. Dr. Barbara Moore, […]

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A Podium and A Legacy: Professor Lisa Bernard

In the narrow halls of King Hall on Tuesday evenings, a Queens College professor not only passes on her speech eloquence to students, but also a stronger passion to take on the professional world and all it has to offer. Lisa Bernard has been a public speaking professor in the QC Media Studies department since […]

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Vapor stores in Queens prepare for new FDA rules

On August 8 2016, the US Food and Drug administration passed a regulation for vaporizers and other forms of electronic cigarettes that will ban 99.9% of all vapor products, according to the president of the American Vaping Association, Gregory Conley. The regulation will go into effect the summer of 2018 and it has the potential […]

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