Day: September 18, 2019

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Popularity of Plant-Based Meat Affects The Farming Industry & US Economy

Whether it’s burgers, steak, chicken or a host of different options, meat has long been a staple food item found in households across the United States. The average american consumes an average of roughly 222 pounds of meat and poultry in 2018 according to the US Department of Agriculture. With the ever-growing market of plant-based […]

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OP-ED: A lifetime of history in one summer

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to study in three countries as part of QC Study Abroad. The program was entitled, “History of Art: A Thousand Years of European Highlights.” From July 7 to Aug. 16, 2019, I was able to travel to Florence, Italy, Utrectht, the Netherlands and Germany to learn about different […]

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CUNY: Tuition hikes affects students lives

City University of New York prides itself on earning high placements in college social mobility rankings published by sites such as The Chronicle of Higher Education. However, with CUNY constantly raising their tuition, CUNY is putting in danger their affordability and continued enrollment of lower income students, which is the very thing that put them so […]

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PSC’s long haul fight for higher adjunct pay

The Professional Staff Congress (PSC) started negotiating collective bargaining agreements for CUNY staff in 2000, but the most recent fight for higher adjunct professor salaries has been an uphill battle since 2017.  The PSC is a local labor union that represents 30,000 CUNY staff members. The union fights for the protection and livelihood of its […]

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Friends, food, and fun: QC club day

Dozens of tables lined the Quad, decorated with posters, flyers, business cards and candy. This was the scene last Wednesday at the annual Queens College Club Day. The weather was perfect, and the event was buzzing with excitement from all who attended. Club Day is held once per school year, usually during the first few […]

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The MTA budget crisis: What does it mean for riders?

For the past several months, the MTA of New York City has been under serious financial strain, as a result of a continued decline in ridership. Now in severe debt, the MTA is in the midst of talks of potential service cuts, hoping to dig itself out of a hole that seems far too deep. […]

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Katz defeats Cabán in competitive primary

On June 25, Democratic voters in Queens County voted in the Democratic primary for a nominee to represent their party in the Queens District Attorney (DA) race. The death of Richard Brown, 86, the former Queens DA, had left an empty seat for the taking. There were five candidates competing for the Democratic nomination: the […]

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