Day: April 29, 2019

News

Clinton and Bloomberg say ‘No’ to 2020 run

In a race where new candidates seem to be emerging daily, a couple of political stars have opted not to join in the 2020 presidential race: Hillary Clinton and Michael Bloomberg. Each have long political histories and are especially familiar to New Yorkers, but decided last month that 2020 will not be their time to […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Stars caught in college admissions scandal

“[This is the] largest admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice …,” said Boston’s United States attorney Andrew Lelling. According to the Washington Post, 50 people nationwide have been caught illegally getting their children into college one way or another. College officials involved helped forge plans and deviations to get the students admitted […]

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Aftermath of Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting: One year later

Just past the one-year anniversary of the historical Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting, the trauma has taken its toll on two more people, who struggled to live in the aftermath and resorted to taking their own lives. The victims were former students left in the wake of the disaster that claimed the lives of their […]

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World News

Doctors hopeful after discovering possible cure for HIV in second case

A second case of H.I.V. was recently cured in a man only known publicly as the “London Patient.” H.I.V. is the condition that leads to AIDS, a retrovirus that claimed the lives of over 940,000 people in 2017. There were approximately 36.9 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS in 2017, according to the United Nations […]

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CDS Mission: Nothing is Impossible

COn April 8, the Committee for Disabled Students (CDS) held a momentous event called “Nothing is Impossible.” The exhibition was held in the gallery on the sixth floor of the Benjamin Rosenthal Library, displaying many different pictures of those with residual limbs persevering and doing what they love in spite of having a disability. CDS […]

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Club Spotlight: Caribbean Student Association

Amongst the variety of cultures present in the Student Union clubrooms, the Queens College (QC) Caribbean Student Association (CSA) club is an exciting experience that welcomes all who are interested. “I was a transfer student who joined CSA and now I’m an executive board member, which involves oversight of club ongoings. I didn’t expect this […]

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Arts & Entertainment

QC opera: If only everyone had a magic flute!

On March 24, the Queens College Opera presented Mozart’s “Magic Flute” at the LeFrak Concert Hall. The Sunday matinee was conducted by Elizabeth Hastings. The tickets are $20, with students only having to pay $5 with valid ID at the box office window. The songs were sung in German with English dialogues and supertitles. According […]

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