• News,  This Week's Paper

    NABA Presents: Black History, Not Just a Month

    At its first annual black history banquet on Feb. 15, the QC chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants highlighted the accomplishments of African-Americans throughout history. The event stressed the importance of celebrating black history year round, and not just in February. Led by NABA president Bensky Belizaire and Vice President Edem Ekpe, the banquet highlighted the achievements of African-Americans as a part of the trivia segment of the night. Quizzing members on several trivia questions pertaining to black history and audience members were given a chance to guess answers, followed by a brief biography of the notable person the question asked about. The list of illustrious people in…

  • News,  This Week's Paper

    Coming out in Queens: Queer activism in the borough

    In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Queens Pride Parade, The Lavender Line at Queens College hosted the “Coming Out in Queens: Queer Activism in the Borough” conference moderated by Professor Noah Tsika, author of Pink 2.0 Encoding Queer Cinema on the Internet, at the Goldwin-Ternbach Museum. “The Lavender Line” at Queens College is a multimedia exhibition of books authored by QC’s LGBTQ faculty, as well as photos from the original Lavender Line exhibit, featuring the Queens LGBT community. Both the exhibit and the conference’s goal is to recognize past, present, and future activism in the borough of Queens. Many pieces from the exhibit come from the archive of…

  • Arts & Entertainment,  This Week's Paper

    NABA fosters personal and professional development

    Whether you’re looking for a club to socialize in, or one that provides a gateway to your future career, you always want a place where you fit in. NABA QC believes that they are the perfect balance as a club for students who are looking for a place where they can mingle as well as develop professionally. The National Association of Black Accountants is a club dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for students who want to enter business fields such as accounting or finance. The Queens College chapter believes that although they are a business club, they are also a group of easygoing individuals who want to make their…

  • Career Column,  This Week's Paper

    NABA Teaches Students How To Execute A Stellar Interview

    On October 2, The National Association for Black Accountants (NABA) hosted an interactive interview workshop, led by club president Bensky Belizaire and vice president Edem Ekpe, where guests participated in student led mock interviews, teaching participants what to do and say. The main purpose of the event was to give advice to students who wanted to perform better during an interview. The speakers stressed the importance of learning how to navigate an interview, as they are not limited to one field. Therefore, it is beneficial to have good interview skills. Belizaire, an intern at Family Management Corporation, said the top priority of every interview is to show up on time.…

  • Sports

    QC Knights Men’s Baseball Season Wrap Up

    The Queens College Knights men baseball team ended its season with an 18-23 record, barely missing out on the playoffs. The Knights season came to an end after dropping a pair of East Coast Conference (ECC) games to the University of Bridgeport Purple Knights, needing wins in both games to advance to the postseason. Despite it being the Knights fourth straight season without a playoff berth, there were still bright spots in their season. Senior Joe Broderick finished the season with an all-conference nod from the ECC after being named to the All-ECC First Team as a starting pitcher. Broderick completed the season fifth in program history with 73 strikeouts…