• News

    Jordan Mendoza is newly elected chairperson of the Congress of Clubs

    Jordan Mendoza was elected chairperson of the Congress of Club Presidents on Monday, September 11th, at the organization’s first meeting for the Fall 2017 semester. Mendoza, a junior psychology and neuroscience major, came to Queens College with a goal of making the institution his second home. “I never saw a point in going to school if I didn’t want to be there, and the easiest way to accomplish that is to settle in and find a niche,” Mendoza said. With a history that dates back to his first semester on campus, Mendoza’s club involvement began with GLASA, formerly known as PRISM. Currently, Mendoza is president of the Gender, Love and…

  • News

    Club Spotlight: Roots Honorary Community Service

    Do not be intimidated by its rather long name—Roots Honorary Community Service is a small club with so much heart. Just under a year ago, Ramandeep Kaur, a fourth-year biology student, founded RHCSC with the hope of giving Queens College students an opportunity to give back to the community through volunteer work. Specifically, the club specializes in local community outreach by hosting fundraisers, participating in walkathons, and taking part in local after school programs. While RHCSC strives to increase social responsibility, members gain more than just community service hours. “The club itself has [enabled] members to feel valued and part of a team. It [provides them with] an outlet for…

  • Career Column

    Career Corner with Coach Diane: What to do this Fall?

    Welcome Back! Although the semester has just begun, it’s never too early to visit the Career Center in Frese Hall. There are many counselors available to speak with you about your career aspirations and goals for the future. Here are 5 things you should do to prepare for your visit: Make an appointment and come prepared with all your questions. Write these questions down on a piece of paper or in a notebook. It doesn’t hurt to get started on your resume now, even if you will be making many changes down the road. Begin the process of writing a resume before you visit the Career Center so you have…

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Diversity on display at Eckhaus Latta spring 2018 show

    New York Fashion Week was the perfect venue to showcase the vast amount of diversity in the fashion industry. The brand that made diversity its label was Eckhaus Latta. The Eckhaus Latta spring 2018 show took place on Sept. 9, 2017  in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Once again, designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta showcased an extravagant collection. I would describe the entire collection as formal, polished wear but with a touch of casual street wear. A good chunk of the collection consisted of neutral wide shoulder baggy suits, blazers and pencil skirts perfect for office wear. The show eventually progressed into a range of vibrant colors and lavish patterns. The crisp…

  • Arts & Entertainment,  News

    Art, Design Faculty

    The Godwin-Ternbach museum held an opening reception for the Design Faculty exhibition on September 13th. The exhibition showcased the work of over 20 Queens College faculty members, and the diverse artwork on display included sculptures, interactive displays, flipbooks, envelopes, film posters and more.   Matthew Thurber is an adjunct professor in the design department and teaches classes on graphic novels and traditional animation. His contribution to the collection was several flipbooks, which visitors to the museum can pick up and engage with themselves.   “I could have made this an animation on a screen, but I thought it was more interesting to make it anti the spectacle of the screen,”…