Author: Christopher Perez

Christopher is a sophomore majoring in English and minoring in Journalism. He is a political junkie who follows the news 24/7. His favorite issues are foreign policies, identity politics, and social issues. He also enjoys anime, video games, Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and a good book or comic. He covers events that concern CUNY. Post graduation, he plans to cover politics from around the world. He also plans to write his own comic book. You can follow him on Twitter @OpenMindedChris. Contact him at Christopher[at]theknightnews.com.
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Music provides little understanding of wars post 9/11

The relationship between war and music in the post 9/11 era is different than it was during the height of the Vietnam War. On April 28, Columbia University hosted an event called Soundtrack of War, which examined the parallels between music and the wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. Service Together, an organization that seeks […]

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Spreading awareness for the children of Honduras through music

The Queens College Students Helping Honduras chapter held a benefit concert at the Agora Café on March 14 to raise money for Honduran youth education. Students Helping Honduras is a non-governmental organization, whose goals are to reduce gang violence and poverty in Honduras through youth empowerment and education. The organization raises money for the cause […]

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Undocumented, unapologetic and unafraid

Queens College’s DREAM Team held their fourth annual UndocuMic on March 9 where undocumented students used performance art to talk about their hardships. There were 11 performances, and they ranged from poetry to dance. Yet all who performed wanted to talk about the experience of being an undocumented immigrant in the United States. A report […]

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