Month: September 2020

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#FreeBritney Movement: A Look at Britney Spears’ Legal Dilemma

Twitter has begun the “#FreeBritney” hashtag that alludes to pop sensation Britney Spears after a post on a fan-created website “Breath Heavy”. The hashtag, coined days after the announcement of her conservatorship in 2008, claims that the legal agreement is a detriment to Spears’ overall health and well-being. Angsty fans have been theorizing that Spears […]

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The Scholar Strike: American Academics at the Vanguard of Activism

In the wake of multiple incidents of police brutality against black citizens, many have felt the urge to demonstrate for racial justice. These demonstrations have taken many forms, including the protests led by members of the Black Lives Matter organization, athletes of all stripes and sports making various displays of support before and after games, […]

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How College Football is Making Its Way Back into Our Lives

Colleges around the country are already in full swing, but things look a little bit different than previous years. While it varies by institution, the general consensus is that fall sports are not being played. However, things are starting to look up for college football fanatics. The Power Five conferences — Atlantic Coast Conference, Big […]

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Editorials

Letter to the Editor: Breakdown of Student Activity fees

The Queens College Office of Communications and Marketing responded to an OP-ED published in September, entitled “Are Student Activity and Technology Fees Necessary for an Online Semester?” The letter below is a explanation of how Student Activity fees are being allocated and utilized. Any inquiries regarding this letter to the editor can be emailed to […]

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Bridging the divide: Student Advisory Boards

With the gradual disappearance of the Student Association on the Queens College (QC) campus, it’s imperative that now, more than ever, students remain connected to the administration. After all, if students are going to proceed through semesters of rigorous coursework, it’s only fair that there be an open line of communication between students, the faculty […]

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How AMC theaters are re-opening their door

American Multi-Cinema theaters have been closed for over six months ever since the coronavirus impacted every aspect of our daily lives. During those months, several employees, including myself, have been in the dark of the future of the company and whether we would ever be able to go back. There have been very few emails […]

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How college football is pushing forward amid COVID-19

All industries and occupations have been hit hard as a result of COVID-19. While some industries have started to open up according to the New York state and city guidelines, others are still in conflict about how to move forward, one of them being college football. College football is a massive financial industry in the […]

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