Author: Jacob Lobosco

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Accelerated master’s programs now offered at QC

Queens College is now offering accelerated master’s programs to students seeking to decrease the cost and duration of time it will take them to earn their graduate degree. As of now, 26 of these programs are to be available for students who qualify, covering a significant number of the graduate-level degree and certificate programs currently […]

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The fight for higher adjunct pay

The challenge of working without a livable wage has been faced by adjunct faculty throughout all of CUNY and they continue to face it to this day. Despite putting in substantial hours of work each semester for several classes and, in many cases, across several different campuses, many feel that the amount they are paid […]

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Who vaccinates the anti-vaxxers?

The everlasting debate regarding whether vaccinations contribute to the development of autism in children has given rise to the “anti-vaxxer” crowd among some Americans, who have come to the conclusion that their children should not be receiving vaccinations at all. Particularly in New York City, the debate has once again surfaced, this time in relation […]

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By the end of the Spring 2019 semester, Felix V. Matos Rodriguez will no longer hold his position as president of Queens College, but will be in charge of all CUNY as a chancellor. It is a shift that he does not take lightly, expressing his understanding that nearly 20 years of experience working within […]

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After Government Shutdown, Cuomo Delays Payments for CUNY/SUNY Students

On Dec. 22, 2018, the United States federal government entered a shutdown period that lasted until Jan. 25, 2019, running slightly longer than a month. During that time, all “non-essential” government personnel were forced to work without pay, if they chose to work during this time at all. For some college students, this state of […]

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Local Hack Day, and the people promoting tech at QC

On Saturday, Dec. 1st, Queens College hosted the coding-centric event Local Hack Day, an all-day series of workshops and a variety of other activities for computer science majors, aspiring programmers of all kinds, or anyone else interested in stopping by. The event was held in the Patio Room at the Dining Hall, with workshops and other activities […]

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Action Against Assange, and What It Could Mean for Free Press

In recent court filings in the Eastern District Court of Virginia, an oversight resulted in mentions of secret charges being filed against Julian Assange. He is the founder and editor of WikiLeaks, an organization that has garnered a significant degree of fame and notoriety over the past decade, due to its publishing of numerous classified […]

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