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    Titi Aynaw: The first Ethiopian Miss Israel visits Queens College

    Titi Aynaw, the first Ethiopian Miss Israel visited Queens College on Monday, October 20th. On the first stop of the Jewish National Fund’s national tour, Aynaw spoke to students about her childhood experiences growing up in Ethiopia and Israel, and her great surprise once she heard she was the winner of the Miss Israel contest. Aynaw opened with how grateful she was to be on this tour, and how happy she was to spread the truth about Israel. She grew up in the small village of Chahawit in Ethiopia, and shared a one bedroom with many of her relatives. She spoke about walking around outside barefoot, and how there were…

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    CERRU informs QC students about the immigration experience

    On Monday, October 30th, CERRU held their “Stating the Facts on Immigration & Immigration Writing Workshop,” which were two events put together in an effort to provide clarity on important issues relating to immigration that students might be in the dark about. While some of the issues were centered around what an executive order was, who they affected, and how they affected certain groups of people, there was also information on what DACA was, what it did when it was still in place, and what the subsequent termination of the program meant for millions of people. I never felt as if the information I was given was being shoved down…

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    Going live with Forward Nation Radio

    Forward Nation Radio featuring Business and Liberal Arts Program Professor David Leventhal showed off its re-designed broadcast in a new studio in Room 300, Razran Hall on Oct. 25. Equipped with cameras, lighting, audio equipment, a green screen, and production and media teams, Forward Nation Radio 2.0’s restructured program invites humorous political chatting that motivates public awareness. Initially launched on March 1 of this year, the live taping opened with an introduction to the show’s changes–video imaging enhancements, audience interaction, and an interview-friendly setting.   Its wisecracking host, David Leventhal, teaches business courses that emphasize critical thinking, law and ethics, and his Superman-like character takes a moral education approach to…

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    Surviving PTSD with the Wounded Warriors Project’s help

    Life after the war was rough for Dan Miller, a Marine Corps Veteran. Had it not been for the Wounded Warriors project, Miller would’ve died with a broken heart and a bullet through his head. Miller, a 29 year veteran, credited the Wounded Warriors Project for saving his life, in his speech made at Queens College on Nov. 1. In a room filled with veterans, Miller spoke of the WWP pamphlet that he saw lying around in his car as he was about to pull the trigger and end all of his misery. His curiosity to learn more about WWP was aroused by a pamphlet that featured the cover photo…

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    Student Empowerment Project vows to work for betterment of QC community

    As if rising out of thin air, The Student Empowerment Party gave Queens College students something that’s been absent in previous yearly elections: a choice. During last semester’s student government election, the current Student Association ultimately triumphed against SEP. But that did not deter SEP, now known as the Student Empowerment Project, from continuing its efforts to improve the QC community. According to the club’s vice president Liam Philip, a sophomore majoring in history and economics, the six-month active club “works as an auxiliary organizational body for other clubs on campus.” This includes, but is not limited to, helping with club advertisements, promoting co-sponsored events between clubs, and keeping students…