Author: Isioma Ononye

Arts & Entertainment

The Work of Philip Roth

Unable to attend, Philip Roth and his work was analyzed and discussed by a panel of four women on Oct. 5 as part of the Evening Reading Series. Pulitzer Prize winning author Philip Roth has written more than thirty books, including “Goodbye Columbus,” “My Life as a Man” and “American Pastoral.” The panel discussing his […]

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Sports

MidKnight Madness kicks off Homecoming weekend

On Friday Oct.18, Queens College hosted its third annual MidKnight Madness in the Fitzgerald Gymnasium to celebrate the various athletic teams. A major part of the event was introducing and honoring the women and men’s basketball teams, as well as providing the audience entertainment throughout the night with a variety of performances. An introductory video […]

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News

Queens College celebrates Homecoming Weekend

Queens College hosted its annual homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 20, welcoming returning alumnus, Hollywood producer Alan Siegel and performances by students as well as a concert held by singer, pop icon and reality star Cyndi Lauper. “I’m so happy to be back to a community that I cherish so much, without QC, I wouldn’t be […]

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News

Students Voice out Opinion on Professors

Queens College students have mixed feelings about lectures given by untenured and tenured faculty members. “I’ve enjoyed the classes I’ve had taught by graduate students because the structure of their syllabus seems more relevant and they are more relatable. They are not intimidating to approach,” Jessica Powell, a senior, said. Powell’s statement supports a recent […]

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News

CUNY Wins with Huge Sum

The City University of New York received a $25 million donation from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation on May 1 as part of an effort to boost graduation and student retention rates. In light of the generous donation, the CUNY Board of Trustees made a decision to rename The New Community College, The Stella and Charles Guttman Community […]

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News

College Students Struggle to Complete Education

College completion, an ever growing issue, needs to be a priority, according to a Jan. 23 report released by the National Commission on Higher Education Attainment. Queens College has a large majority of part time, financially independent students, but some of them find it difficult to keep up with their studies as they juggle their work lives. […]

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News

Higher education receives negative rating

Moody Investor’s Services, a bond credit rating business, issued a negative ranking of higher education on Jan. 16, bringing attention to the challenges facing the system. “The best colleges and universities faced diminished prospects for revenue growth,” said the Moody report. It adds that the sector will need to adjust to the prospect of muted revenue growth. Moody […]

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