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The Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting: What happened and where we’re going

By Ameila Inderjeit, Shivaal Sinanan, & Siddharth Malviya Background On Wednesday, February 14, a 19 year-old gunman identified as Nikolas Cruz opened gunfire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida. 17 people were murdered, 14 of them students between the ages 14-18–none of them got to walk across the stage for graduation, others […]

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25 Years of Pride in Queens

  By Ameila Inderjeit & Zabrina Mohamed The Queens Pride Parade will celebrate its 25th anniversary in June, as it continues to honor the evolution of  the LGBTQ+ community. Mea upnwhile, members of the QC community have created a number of projects over the past year that celebrate its advancements on campus. The parade, which […]

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SA “targeted” Guyanese Student Association club room

On January 29 members of the Queens College Guyanese Student Association learned that the Student Association Space Committee planned to strip it of its club room in the Student Union Building without notifying them. But the club fought the move and won a reprieve until at least next fall. On January 26 the SA space […]

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OP-ED: WHERE IS THE DIVERSITY?

Queens College takes great pride in diversity. The paramount importance of diversity in race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and religion is continuously emphasized. Like most colleges today, the QC administration actively seeks to promote diversity in all forms. However, there seems to be at least one kind of diversity that is sorely missing. There is a […]

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Students for Change: History and how far they’ve come

As an incumbent party, Students For Change understands the issues and concerns Queens College students face year in and year out. First founded in 2012, a group of everyday students united with a goal to serve in the interests of their peers, and provide a voice to those who felt unheard. Within their first year […]

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A NEW POLITICAL CLIMATE BEGINS, HAS ALBANY BEEN HELPING OR HURTING CUNY STUDENTS?

The expiration of the tuition freeze is approaching and Governor Cuomo is currently working on the new budget. With this new political climate and questionable budget maintenance, many students and their families are wondering if New York State higher education policies are helping or hurting. A college-educated workforce is in demand; a recent Georgetown University […]

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What You May Have Overlooked in the VAWA

Over the past years, the severity of domestic violence has finally been grasped by society. The transition of the understanding of domestic violence from household conflict to serious crime can be attributed to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The VAWA has been praised for its role in protecting victims and ensuring that abusers are […]

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