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    Queens College Recognizes Students Artwork from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

    “Acciones Que Levantan a Puerto Rico” (Actions That Speak Puerto Rico) exhibit had its opening reception on Oct. 9th, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the Benjamin N. Rosenthal Library on the 6th floor.  Chicas for Alejandro Foundation, along with Queens College and the Kupferberg Center for the Arts, hosted the exhibit for the one-year anniversary of the hurricane.  The new display includes 50 works of art created by students from Puerto Rico from the ages of 12 to 17 who suffered through Hurricane Maria, a category 5 hurricane that took people’s homes, natural resources, power and caused flooding in Puerto Rico. There are 80 art pieces in total;…

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    QC Students Showcase Work at Theatre Guild’s “A Student Play Festival”

    The Queens College Theatre Guild put on their first-ever “Student Play Film Festival,” which was held from February 15 through the 19 at Kings Hall’s Little Theatre. The festival included five short plays written by QC students, with each ranging from 10 to 30 minutes long. The plays featured were, “Adults and Other Mythical Creatures” by Claude Noriega, “National Pie Day” by Paul DeFilippo, “Malady” by John DeFilippo, “John and Larry” by Aaron Koffsky, and “Jump” by Asher Horovitz. “I was pleasantly surprised how something exclusively run by Queens College Students was so exquisite,” said attendee Michael Najman, a senior majoring in psychology.   Asher Horovitz, a senior majoring in…

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    Godwin-Ternbach Museum Introduces Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action Exhibit

    The exhibition titled “Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action,” opened on Feb. 1 in the Queens College Godwin-Ternbach Museum. This traveling exhibition will be on display at the museum until March 17 and was organized in 2015 by the American Friends Service Committee, a not-for-profit Quaker organization. Historical artifacts such as posters, lithographs, letters, videos and photography are displayed from a timeline of when Queens College was founded in 1937 up to 2018. The exhibit takes up both the first and second floor of the museum, addressing the problems of prisons, discrimination, just economies and immigrant rights. Letters and pins were also donated from Queens College alumni and information from…

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    Kupferberg Center for the Arts Brings in major R&B groups for holiday bash

    On November 24 from 8:00 pm to 10:30 p.m, many rhythm and blues artists performed in the Kupferberg Center for the Arts, bringing in a large audience of 1750 guests to the Queens College theatre. The event started off with DJ Richard Ricardo remixing songs from artists JLO, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Usher and P-Diddy. Ginuwine, a rhythm and blues artist that had his first album released in 1996 titled, “Ginuwine…the Bachelor,” was the first singer of the evening. He performed a 25-minute set including some of his hit songs, “None of Your Friends Business” (1999), “Pony” (1996), “So Anxious” (1999), “Hell Yeah” (2003) and “In Those Jeans” (2003). Ginuwine…

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    MFA program celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Queens College opened the Godwin-Ternbach Museum for the MFA in Creating Writing and Literary translations 10th anniversary on Nov. 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with readings from alumni. The event was held by alumni John Rice, and Nicole Cooley, director and professor of the MFA program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation. 17 alumni read their poetry, plays, and works of both fiction and non-fiction. The evening started off with a musical performance by professors of the English Department, Richard Schotter and Roger Sedarat, who played guitar and banjo. “It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since we opened the door to our program,” Cooley said. “Tonight…