Month: October 2020

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#NoDenyingIt: The Claims Conference’s Fight Against Facebook

Facebook’s Community Standards Policy aims to remove abusive or harmful behavior found on the site, but does that apply to all types of behavior? The Claims Conference, a Holocaust survivor resource organization, recently started a campaign entitled #NoDenyingIt to call out Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, for not declaring that Holocaust denial is a […]

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The unfortunate reality of an online college education

Whether it be from dining room tables turned work desks or the comfort of one’s own bed, students in Anthropology 238 made sure to log into their twice-a-week Zoom session at 1:40 PM. It was another hour and 15 minutes spent trying to avoid the temptation other avenues of the internet bring, all whilst zeroing […]

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Sheriff Deputy is Fired After a Video is Released of Him Beating a Man Goes Viral

On September 13th, a video was released of Sheriff Victor Hill from the Clayton County Police Department beating a black man named Roderick Walker. The video went viral and gained a lot of media coverage, resulting in the firing of the Sheriff deputy. The deputies involved in the case are being investigated and are facing […]

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BRITAIN CONTENDS WITH BREXIT AND COVID

A war on two fronts: the United Kingdom’s protracted divorce from the European Union has been made all the more complicated by the ever-intrusive pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has spared no nation in the world, especially the United Kingdom (UK). According to UK government records, as of September 25, just under 42,000 people have succumbed […]

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Whistleblower Exposes ICE For Performing Mass Hysterectomies

CW: The following article details invasive forms of medical abuse  On September 14th, a whistleblower named Dawn Wooten claimed that The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center facility, where she was a nurse, had been performing mass hysterectomies on female detainees. This is not the first time that this type of gender […]

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A Conversation with Queens College Provost Diversity Fellows Weeks & Genao

The Knight News recently sat down with Professors Edisa Weeks and Soribel Genao, the newly selected Provost Diversity Fellows at Queens College (QC). Genao is an associate professor of Educational Leadership in the Department of Educational and Community Programs and Weeks is an associate professor of Dance in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance. […]

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Getting “Locked out” of Graduation

Many students enrolled in the City University of New York (CUNY) have had the relatable experience of seeing the dreaded blue square next to a course title on CUNYFirst, the student class portal, just minutes before their registration slot, indicating that a class that they wished to sign up for has already been filled. As […]

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