Author: Brandon Hernandez

Brandon Hernandez is a junior majoring in English.On his spare time he is usually reading or watching sports. He enjoys traveling, gaming, and staying at home with his dog. He can be reached at bhernandez[at]theknightnews.com
Arts & Entertainment

Midtown Men bring the 1960s back

The Midtown Men returned to Queens College on Feb. 21 to perform songs from the 1960s at Colden Auditorium. The Kupferberg Center for the Arts created the event with the original cast of Tony Award-winning musical “Jersey Boys.” The Broadway play first began in 2005 and about a band called The Four Seasons. In 2010, […]

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Arts & Entertainment

QC promotes social change through theater remix

“First Acts: A Doll’s House REMIX” offered audiences a different look at the original play. It used perspectives of minorities instead of the traditional Western view. The event took place at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum on Feb. 8 and 10. It is a project developed by the Kupferberg Center of the Arts to use historical plays […]

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News

Writing at Queens offers opportunities for students

What do Revisions and QC Voices have in common? Both are offered by Writing at Queens. Writing at Queens, part of the English department, provides the two resources for students and faculty to submit their work. Revisions first began in spring 2004 and publishes annually. Each issue deals with a set topic like general change. […]

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Proposed Senate bill offers discounted MetroCards

The wallets of college students may become fatter because of a bill introduced by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. The University Transit Rider Innovation Program offers a 25 percent discount to college students across the nation. This includes MetroCards for CUNY students. “The point of this legislation is to give college students some relief, because so many […]

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Library offers convenience through Mediascape rooms

Large glass doors, luxury couches, smooth chairs, a wide roundtable and a 36-inch TV. This is not a fantasy, it is a Mediascape room at the library. In 2008, the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library announced it would renovate all six floors after its look began to falter since its opening in 1988. The entire project […]

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Sports

Queens College’s baseball stadium named after alum Charles Hennekens

Charles Hennekens, a Queens College alum, was honored by the college at a ceremony on Oct. 17 with the baseball field named after him. After the unveiling of the new stadium sign, Hennekens threw the opening pitch for a baseball scrimmage. In the scientific community, Hennekens is knowing for saving more than 1.1 million lives […]

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CUNY sets new record of enrollment

The City University of New York reported record numbers of student enrollment for the new semester. Approximately 278,000 students enrolled at CUNY for this the fall semester, a 42 percent increase since the fall of 2000, where 195,403 students registered. More students from low-income households turn to CUNY because of its low tuition rates. Tuition […]

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