Day: November 10, 2019

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OP-ED: Heroin’s line of addiction

I grew up in a suburban part of northern Queens, NY. It’s a pretty picturesque place for the most part with a mixture of family homes, small businesses, local churches, and lots of greenery. But there’s a dark side to this place that a lot of people don’t discuss, or maybe don’t even know about. […]

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QC Jewish Population Demands Recognition

Here at Queens College, there are a variety of eating options to choose from. The 16,000 students on campus get to choose from The Knight Diner, the Columbian restaurant, Au Bon Pain, various Shah Halal carts, and Starbucks cafes in a few buildings. It seems like Queens College has got it all figured out–except for […]

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Queens College Introduces Two New Minors and a Major

Interested in photography, LGBTQ studies or urban planning? Lucky for you, Queens College has introduced a new major and two new minors for the 2019-2020 academic year. A Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Imaging, a minor in LGBTQ Studies, and a minor in Urban Planning have been added to the QC roster. The […]

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Why isn’t the underground space in the Student Union being used?

The Student Union Building feels like home to many students across campus. The building hosts offices for student clubs and organizations, including student government, and it also functions as a venue for events. The most common spaces used are the fishbowl, located on the first floor in the SA diner, and the ballroom on the […]

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Queens College commemorates 1960s dissent movement with Rosenthal Library exhibit

Taped on the back wall adjacent to the Tanenbaum Room is a question: “What still needs to be changed? At QC? In the world?” Answers scribbled on colorful sticky notes range from the logical, like better wifi and a 24-hour library, to the morally questionable, such as the forced retirement of all professors age 80 […]

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Enrollment Rate Increases as Queens College Paves the Way for Public Education

Queens College, currently in its 82nd year since inception, is proud to announce its record-breaking rise in undergraduate enrollment. Since last year, there has been a 17% increase in enrollment and a 33% increase over the last decade. This suggests that incoming freshmen are finding QC to be a more desirable school to attend. QC […]

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CREAR Futuros: A Community of Care

“It just makes sense ‘creating futures,’ it’s what students in college want. They come to college to make a future and to want to better their lives. CREAR Futuros provides that,” details Irving Uribe,  Campus Liaison for CREAR Futuros. CREAR Futuros is a Hispanic term meaning “creating futures.” The program’s mission is to keep students […]

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