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    QC’s 2019 career fair

    Brought to you by the Center of Career Engagement and Internships and HireQC, the Career and Internship Fair here at Queens College on March 13th proved to be a crowded and popular event. Promoted across campus since the beginning of the spring semester, the fair intrigued students and visitors as an opportunity to seek early employment and/or experience. With employers opening their doors for hire for the summer and beyond during March and April, students arrived to take advantage of their presence on campus during this “season of hiring.” In the Student Union building on the 4th floor ballroom, hundreds of people in suits and professional business-wear flooded the room…

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    Princeton Review designates QC as “Best Value College”

    This past January, the Princeton Review has designated Queens College as a “Best Value College” in its 2019 guide. The Princeton Review is a college admission services company that sells SAT and ACT study guides, access to tutoring resources and a series of guides outlining the most accomplished schools for a particular year in several hundred categories. They have been established since 1992, and are widely considered to be the “go-to” guide regarding college admissions information. Queens was named a “Best Value College” by them, among over two-hundred other institutions of higher education, including some more expensive options such as Harvard College and Stanford University. The “Best Value College” list…

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    QC Hillel names Jenna Citron as executive director

    Q Jenna Citron has finally been named as Executive Director of QC Hillel after years of becoming close to the Jewish community of Queens College. “Queens College is a phenomenal institution of higher education. I am inspired every day by the dedication and passion of its students, staff, faculty and administration,” said Citron. “I am honored that I get the opportunity to continue to work on this campus, and lead QC Hillel to new heights.” Jenna joined QC Hillel in 2012, with prior experience at the Hillel of Florida State University. In the seven years she has been here, she has held the positions of Director of Student Life and…

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    Language barrier within QC language classes

    “[Queens] is the capital of language density of the world,” stated Daniel Kaufman, an adjunct professor of linguistics at the Graduate Center of CUNY.  However, the language density is not represented within the CUNY schools in Queens nor in our public schools in New York City. New York City is home to as many as 800 languages. Most of the languages spoken reside in Queens: approximately 138 languages are residents of Queens, which is listed as the most diverse borough, according to a 2000 Census. Queens College offers a lot of language classes, but not enough to reflect the actual borough itself. Those lacking representation in Queens College might find…

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    Millennials and Politics

    On Feb 25th, 2019, the Queens College Student Association hosted a panel called “Millennials and Politics” during Free Hour. Held in honor of Black History Month, the panel focused on the up-and-coming generation of leadership and activism within the African-American community. The event was moderated by Aboubaker Hamida of the Student Association. To start off the event, Hamida opened up with an icebreaker, asking attendees what black history meant to them. Hamida asked the guest speakers questions submitted by students through a Google document. The guest speakers at the event were Natasha Williams, James Johnson and Edward B. Cooper Owens. Natasha Williams is a political consultant for the Women’s March…