Author: James Rogers

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Lopate brothers discuss family history at Evening Reading

On March 21, in LeFrak Concert Hall, two brothers reminisced on their childhood and their mother. At the final QC evening reading for the 2016-2017 academic school year, Leonard Lopate interviewed his brother, Phillip Lopate, who recently released a tell all story about his mother, “A Mother’s Tale.” Lopate is the director and a professor of […]

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Students’ Empowerment Party aims to seek change at QC

  A new political party has formed on campus this semester and it plans to make changes in student government beginning this spring. The Students’ Empowerment Party held its first official meeting on March 1 and they hope to gain enough momentum and votes to overtake the current administration, the Students for Change. The group […]

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Jhumpa Lahiri discusses career and publishing at QC Evening Readings

  Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri visited QC on March 7 to discuss her past work, the publishing business and her new venture of writing and translating works in a different language. Lahiri has authored works such as “The Namesake,” “The Lowlands” and “Interpreter of Maladies,” but it was her most recent texts—2016’s “In […]

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PSC Members push for Timely Pay

After years of contract negotiations, members of the Professional Staff Congress, the union that represents CUNY faculty members, are now pushing for timely pay. Though the new contract was ratified in Aug. 2016 by a 94 percent vote, according to their website, members of the PSC learned that the pay increase included in the new […]

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Inspector General releases Interim Report on CUNY spending

In November, the Office of the Inspector General opened an investigation into fiscal management in the CUNY system. William C. Thompson Jr., Chairperson of the CUNY Board of Trustees, requested that the New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott start this investigation after it was revealed there were discrepancies in spending at City College […]

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