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    Spotlight Article: Professor Jason Tougaw

    The English Honors Seminar for the 2016-17 year at Queens College focuses on literary works that tell stories about relationships between the brain, mind, body and self. Professor Jason Tougaw facilitates the course and has engineered the title “Reading Minds, Touching Brains” to represent the connection between neuroscience and literature. Tougaw is an associate professor in the Department of English and has been teaching at QC for 10 years. Before working at QC, he taught in the writing program at Princeton and the literature program at American University in Washington, DC. Tougaw was the first person in his family to go to college. “When I got to college, the place…

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    Veterans Club Holds Midnight Run To Help NYC Homeless

    The Veterans Student Organization provided food and donations for approximately 60 homeless New Yorkers in Manhattan on Oct. 24 during their Midnight Run. Midnight Run is a nonprofit organization that coordinates late-night relief through the distribution of clothing and other resources for the homeless. In collaboration with the Office of Judicial Affairs and Service Learning, the Queens College Veterans Club coordinated their first Midnight Run. Andrea Toral, a junior accounting major and an Army veteran, was in charge of organizing the event. Toral took care of getting the word out, going out to get donations from different churches and created the flyer for the run. She expressed her excitement about the event because she…