Month: October 2017

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Opinions collide over participatory budgeting during the latest academic senate meeting

Dissatisfaction with the scheduling of academic senate meetings and the apparent split between the current student association and those who favor participatory budgeting were evident at the most recent meeting of the academic senate. Only about 30 people were present in the 200-person lecture hall. The academic senate, which is comprised of 60 senators–40 of […]

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Does Kim + Donald = Boom?

If you are like most of us, in that you only follow the news in the periphery of your consciousness by either clicking links on Facebook or watching the latest Last Week Tonight, you may have a small, nagging suspicion that at any moment the world will careen into a nuclear Armageddon due to escalating […]

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Justice Sotomayor speaks to students about engagement

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told a Queens College audience she believes colleges and universities are doing a lousy job of inspiring civic engagement and civic values in their students. The remark, which elicited uproarious laughter from the audience,  came in response to a question from  President Felix V. Matos during a Q & A […]

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Media, Immigration and Being a Latino in the Age of Trump

Ana Navarro, a Latina, a CNN political commentator and a Republican, told an audience of Queens College students and faculty that what’s going on in the Republican Party “is called cannibalism. We are eating our own, and hopefully somebody chokes.” Navarro said  it is “very rare to have someone that is completely unplugged, unfiltered and […]

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Congress for Clubs Presidents meeting brings awareness to club issues

Getting more money for club activities from the Student Association, co-sponsoring events with fellow clubs and creating a club directory to facilitate communication between the student groups were among the issues discussed by the members of the Congress for Club Presidents at their recent meeting. The CCP is comprised of all the presidents of Queens […]

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QC’s Redress movement discusses Korea’s World War II past

Getting the aging Korean women who were forced into prostitution slavery by Japanese soldiers during World War II to tell their stories is a crucial part of the Redress movement, according scholars from around the world at the eighth international conference of QC’s Research Center for Korean Community. The center is a research institution dedicated […]

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Innovation Exchange Series on Immigration

The Center for Ethnic Racial and Religious Understanding (CERRU) is hosting a four-event series for our Innovation Exchange sponsored by Susheel Kirplani.  This year we are focusing on Immigration. The main event, Trump’s First Year: Impressions from Across the Political Landscape is on Wednesday, November 15th from 4:30-9pm. We will be exploring immigration related narratives and legislation from […]

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