Day: October 11, 2017

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Las Vegas, a West Coast Tragedy

TKN would like apologize for the publication error. The last three lines were not included in the printed edition of Issue 2.  Americans woke up to horrific news last Monday October 2nd. Radio stations and News channels tried updating the morning audience on the ongoing story of the horrific tragedy that took place the night before – […]

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President Matos and QC student speak out about DACA decision

President Felix Matos has never wavered in his support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the federal program usually referred to as DACA.  In 2016 he signed a statement sponsored by Pomona College in California, along with more than 700 other college and university presidents, supporting the program. He also offered to meet with national […]

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Former SA chair member speaks out against organizations president

Post the publication of The Knight News’ features on the Student Association’s newly instated vice president, Akila Wazeed, and her forced-out predecessor, Marco Sin, allegations of “fake news” and more resignations by SA chairs have ensued. To recap, when initially questioned about the process of becoming VP, Wazeed affirmed that a vote had been administered […]

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TKN obtains potentially fabricated SA Student Senate meeting minutes

Student Senate Meeting Minutes from June 13, 2017 can be accessed by clicking the Hyper-Link Below Following the release of the first issue of the year, The Knight News obtained student senate meeting minutes, which claimed a meeting had taken place on June 13th, 2017. The minutes included nominations for the vice presidential candidacy, Student Association […]

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Learning More Than One Story

Every topic becomes a hot topic as the issues become more personal, especially when human lives are threatened. When I read the news, all I see is destruction and blood. Hurricanes matched with poor infrastructure destroy homes, while displacing and killing residents. Mass shootings with increasingly unheard numbers of casualties and hundreds of injured persons. […]

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“Media Studies 3rd Colloquium: Discussion with Andrew Fisher”

Queens College, Media Studies Department, hosted their 3rd Colloquium on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Andrew Fisher gave a presentation about the relation between anti-hunger groups and corporations, and showed multiple commercials highlighting the collaboration. One commercial showed a group of volunteers helping give people food; once the commercial ended, the audience discussed advertisement placement and […]

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Sarah Salem on Queen College’s Horse Boy Club

When walking into the Queens College Horse Boy clubroom, one can smell the peppermint in the air, and two small lamps provide light to the room. There is a rocking chair with a blanket in the corner, an exercise ball, a couch, two bungee chairs, and several plants. The atmosphere is relaxing as Sarah Salem, […]

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