Day: December 18, 2020

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QC Student Life exerts control over Student Activity Fees

On Sept. 10, The Queens College (QC) Office of Student Development and Leadership (OSDL) dealt a strikedown of freedom, towards club leaders on campus, when it announced that clubs would no longer have individual budgets. The Office offered a new operating system to soften the blow: a smaller budget committee moderated by student life will […]

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Armenia and Azerbaijan sign agreement to end two-decade old conflict

While the United States remains divided over topics such as mask wearing, Armenians are being forced out of their homes due to the outcome of a conflict with Azerbaijan that dates back to the late 1980s. The two decade-long “Nagorno-Karabakh conflict” has been put to rest after Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham […]

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Fate of CR/NCR policy hangs in the balance after academic senate meeting

Due to the continued waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been pleading with college administrators to provide some sort of academic relief. In the case of the CUNY system, students have requested an extension of a Credit/No-Credit policy. The policy in question is essentially analogous to pass/fail, where students who suffered academically due to […]

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Georgia’s senate race: taking a look to the past, the present and the future

Currently going head-to-head in an intense runoff election are Georgia’s incumbent Republican Party Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue. Loeffler and Perdue went up against Raphael Warnock and Jon Osoff, the Democratic nominees for the Senate, earlier in November. However, neither candidate received a majority of the votes, thus setting the stage for a special […]

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With eyes to the future, Felicia Singh makes her bid for city council

Those who go to cast their ballots in the NYC Primary Election next June, will see that one of the new names they see is that of District 32’s Felicia Singh, an Ozone Park schoolteacher. Singh sat down with The Knight News for an exclusive interview in which she outlined her background and her campaign […]

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Gray wolves to return to the Rockies

Gray wolves are often regarded as a popular predator in Colorado but have since become endangered. In the November 2020 general election, voters have decided to give gray wolves the opportunity to reclaim territory in Colorado. The narrowly passed proposition (#114) gives Colorado Parks and Wildlife a mandate to introduce and establish a population of gray […]

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DACA recipients secure victory in latest legal fight

On Dec. 4, a federal judge in New York ordered the Trump administration to begin accepting new applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The following Monday, the federal government announced that they would resume reviewing new applications. Almost a month ago, that same judge declared that the Acting Secretary of the Department of […]

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