Month: January 2018

News

CUNY Board of Trustees announces new final grades deadline

The City University of New York’s board of trustees has created a new university-wide policy that grants professors two business days after finals week to submit their final grades. Queens College faculty previously had a period of two weeks after the Fall semester to submit grades. The new policy, which applies to both Fall and […]

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The movement of #MeToo

Recently, we’ve seen an outpour of positivity through social media platforms supporting women’s rights and equality, whether it be socially, financially, and sexually. More and more often, we see celebrities using their influence by speaking out on different movements, or even creating their own. Last month, Alyssa Milano tweeted out a message that would be […]

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Op-Eds

OP-ED what would you do?

You’re on the subway – earbuds in, favorite music playing – and this morning, you’ve been lucky enough to get a seat. Your eyes take in the ads, subway maps, and blank, tired faces of the other passengers. This morning, though, will not be like other mornings. You notice one of the passengers’ faces come […]

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News

OP-ED: A cased based on discrimination vs. love

In today’s society, people are constantly victims of discrimination, whether it be because of their race or gender. However, one case in particular has garnered attention on how people in the LGBTQ community are being unfairly treated. The case is known as “Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission,” which will play out in the […]

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Op-Eds

OP-ED 10 reasons why political complacency is not an option – Part 2, 5-10

The following is Part 2 of a two-part series. Both articles highlight the cause and effect of each listed reason as to why political complacency is not an option. 6- If you find yourself caring about any of the following:  The environment, equality, medical care, a healthy economy, discrimination, or other such sociopolitical concerns/matters that […]

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Arts & Entertainment

5 must-see places to visit in New York during the winter months

New York is extremely beautiful. “The city that never sleeps” has many tourist attractions during the winter. Even if you live in New York, there are 5 places that every New Yorker should visit this winter. The start of winter hints that it is almost time for Christmas. Many of us don’t enjoy winter because […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Kupferberg Center for the Arts Brings in major R&B groups for holiday bash

On November 24 from 8:00 pm to 10:30 p.m, many rhythm and blues artists performed in the Kupferberg Center for the Arts, bringing in a large audience of 1750 guests to the Queens College theatre. The event started off with DJ Richard Ricardo remixing songs from artists JLO, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Usher and P-Diddy. […]

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