Day: March 1, 2017

News

LinkedIn executive talks jobs and social media

On Wednesday, Feb 15 Lindsey Pollak, career expert and global spokesperson for LinkedIn and the author of “Getting from College to Career” and “Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders,” spoke to a group of students and staff at Queens College. The event, titled “How to Stand Out from The Crowd: […]

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Career Column

Career Corner: Interview tips with Coach Diane

Editor’s note: The Knight News introduces a new column with professional development advice for students. For each is- sue “Coach Diane” provides students with strategies and detailed tips that give students an opportunity to prepare for internships, entry level positions and beyond. Steps to landing an interview: Resume – Make sure you have an updated […]

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QC students share experience from MLK march

From Jan. 15 to Jan. 19, under the supervision and guidance of educators who worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of Queens College students went on a five-day journey through the historic landscape of the civil rights movement. The students traveled from Atlanta, Georgia to Birmingham, Alabama with stops in Selma and […]

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News

QC ranks top one percent in economic mobilization study

The “New York Times” recently published a study by the Equality of Opportunity Project, which used federal Internal Revenue Service data of 2,200 United States colleges and universities. The study compared the parental income of roughly 30 million students born between 1980-1991 to the children’s income as college-educated adults. The analysis ranked Queens College in […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Dissecting poetry: Inside the mind of “Paterson”

“Paterson” is a new film by Jim Jarmusch about an artist who has a stable but low income job, a steady relationship, and a disciplined drinking habit. The title character, however, is exactly the opposite of the stereotypical tortured soul that is so commonly associated with the “true” artist. Rather than revelling in self-destruction, Paterson […]

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Arts & Entertainment

“Get Out” makes viewers laugh, scream and think

From the very first scene I knew Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” was going to be something special. As a long time consumer of horror films, I consider myself very difficult to scare and can recognize most of the tricks at this point. So believe me when I tell you “Get Out” elicited some of the […]

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Olympian Muhammad discusses fencing career as a minority

On Wednesday, Feb 15 the Office of Student Development and Leadership at Queens College welcomed Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad to talk to a packed ballroom about her fencing career as a minority. Muhammad, who graduated from Duke University in 2007 with dual majors in International Affairs and African Studies with a minor in Arabic answered […]

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