Day: February 21, 2019

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OP-ED: The Voice of BDS on Campus

Camera On Campus In a recent vote at New York University, the Student Government Assembly passed a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) type resolution to divest from companies that do business with the Israel Defence Forces, effectively taking an offensive position against Israel. The passing of the resolution means that the NYU SGA supports ending […]

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Follow Up with In The Footsteps of Dr. King 2019 participants

“Seeing Dr.King and what he went through makes me feel a little more confident about the outcome of society. Even though we have our lows, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, and I think that’s what Dr. King stood for more than anything,” remarked Margarita Zias, a junior and computer science major. […]

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ASIA Hosts Lunar New Year Festival

Two dragons were dancing around the ballroom, both wearing vividly colored patterns, while the audience watched in awe. Although this might sound as if it is a scene out of a film, this happened at the Lunar New Year festival, hosted by ASIA on Feb. 4th at the Student Union. For those who don’t know, […]

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QC STEM Academy grants opportunities for NYC high schoolers

Working in a collegiate research lab while still in high school may seem a bit out of the ordinary, but the Queens College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Research Academy provides an opportunity for those who’d like to pursue those interests, regardless of age. The Academy states, “[The program] recruits high schools that lack […]

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Holocaust Remembrance Day: Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi remembers

This past January, the World Jewish Congress announced to the world their newest project: the #WeRemember campaign. The campaign is designed to pay homage to the Holocaust; the genocide that claimed the lives of six million Jewish men, women and children. As per their values, proudly partnering with them was the Jewish sorority at QC, […]

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After Government Shutdown, Cuomo Delays Payments for CUNY/SUNY Students

On Dec. 22, 2018, the United States federal government entered a shutdown period that lasted until Jan. 25, 2019, running slightly longer than a month. During that time, all “non-essential” government personnel were forced to work without pay, if they chose to work during this time at all. For some college students, this state of […]

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QC STEM Academy grants opportunities for NYC high schoolers

Working in a collegiate research lab while still in high school may seem a bit out of the ordinary, but the Queens College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Research Academy provides an opportunity for those who’d like to pursue those interests, regardless of age. The Academy states, “[The program] recruits high schools that lack […]

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