Author: Editorial Board

Editorials

Veterans Day off?

Veterans Day was established as a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Veterans do not always know how to respond to recognition for their service from those who have. To some, it reminds them that not everyone went through what they did and makes them […]

Read More
Editorials

Thank you, Professor Gerry Solomon

For freshmen in college, most students are unsure of what they want to do with their lives, especially when choosing a major. Yet, students fortunate enough to find the journalism department during this process have met Professor Gerry Solomon, who is referred to by journalism minors as “the man.” After students enter Solomon’s office, they […]

Read More
Editorials

Want change? Demand privacy

From the Patriot Act and the exposure of classified government programs to the legality of compelling private companies to bypass security measures in the name of national security, the Fourth Amendment is regularly challenged for security. The debate over the right to privacy is highlighted by advancements in technology and government surveillance on minority and […]

Read More
Editorials

An end to current politics?

The exceptional performances of political outsiders, a high possibility of a contested convention and low favorability ratings for current frontrunners in each major party. This highlights a political system that seems broken. The question is whether a solution exists without the system becoming undone. Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., certainly shook their respective […]

Read More
Editorials

Our favorites for participatory budgeting at QC

First, we need to congratulate Participatory Budgeting at QC. Getting ideas—let alone 12—for students to vote on is a major achievement and highlights just why activism is vital for students. The Knight News reviewed each of the 12 proposals that students will vote for from April 18 to April 21. We decided three ideas that […]

Read More
Editorials

Recognizing Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a time that we remember the strong women who have overcome prejudice and sexism throughout the years. We praise the contributions women have made and continue to make that have given them the opportunities they have today. In 1981 Congress passed Public Law 97-28, which declared the first week of […]

Read More
Editorials

A victory for now

For the past three months, CUNY was in a state of crisis. Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed in his Executive Budget to cut $485 million and make the city pay for it instead. This is equal to nearly one-third of funding for all senior colleges. Officials at CUNY scrambled to mobilize students and urge state lawmakers […]

Read More