Month: November 2018

Arts & Entertainment
Editorials

Book Review: I Am Malala Fights for an education for all

“I Am Malala” By: Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb 327 pp. Little Brown.   $26.00 Malala Yousafzai, one of the youngest recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, wrote an engrossing memoir about her unpredictable life in Pakistan. Yousafzai co-wrote it with Christian Lamb, a British journalist. Her memoir has been translated into 40 different language […]

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Arts & Entertainment

The Conners: With and without Roseanne

Who are the Conners? ABC’s new show, “The Conners” is based on the 1990s and 2018 show “Roseanne.” “Roseanne,” the ten-season-long American comedy show starring Roseanne Barr, presents the average life of an American working class family. Roseanne Barr stole hearts of many viewers back in the late 1980s to the late 1990s, as the […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Netflix strikes gold with Haunting of Hill House

Haunting of Hill House (HHoH) is a show I am all too enthused to talk about. Director Mike Flanagan really is creating some of the most visionary and mind-bending horror content whether it is for the big or small screen. From his 2014 Cult Hit Oculus to last year’s Netflix Exclusive, Gerald’s Game, the man […]

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Editorials
Op-Eds

OP-ED: Queens’ Culture Diversity: An Outsider’s Perspective

Hi! My name is Colman! Nice to meet you. I’m a student enrolled at the University of Oregon, but I’m taking classes at Queens College through a program called the National Student Exchange. I’ve met so many new people here, and many of those first encounters have developed into friendships that I’m confident will outlast […]

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CERRU Column
Op-Eds

OP-ED: Human Enough to be Vulnerable

If you’ve ever seen the Disney movie Mulan, you might recall the scene where Shang, the army captain, challenges all his trainees to reach the top of a tall wooden pole and retrieve an arrow. The catch? They must do so while weighed down by two brass disks tied to their arms. All the trainees […]

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News

QC’s Asian American Center: A community based on civic engagement

“Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.” This is the definition of civic engagement, according to the […]

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News
This Week's Paper

NYPIRG: A Community Dedicated Organization 45 Years Later

The New York Public Interest Research Group, a student organization that has had a presence on the Queens College campus since its founding in 1972, held an event on the night of Monday, Nov. 12th, celebrating its 45th anniversary. In attendance were members of NYPIRG chapters from other universities throughout the state, plus members of […]

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