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Hank Aaron: Baseball’s unshakeable champion dead at 86

Late last month, the sport of baseball lost one of its titans. Hank Aaron, the man who defined excellence in baseball for two decades while playing under the burden of racism, died at the age of 86. Aaron’s fame transcended his sport. During his pursuit of the home run record, school children would dash home […]

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Fate of CR/NCR policy hangs in the balance after academic senate meeting

Due to the continued waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been pleading with college administrators to provide some sort of academic relief. In the case of the CUNY system, students have requested an extension of a Credit/No-Credit policy. The policy in question is essentially analogous to pass/fail, where students who suffered academically due to […]

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With eyes to the future, Felicia Singh makes her bid for city council

Those who go to cast their ballots in the NYC Primary Election next June, will see that one of the new names they see is that of District 32’s Felicia Singh, an Ozone Park schoolteacher. Singh sat down with The Knight News for an exclusive interview in which she outlined her background and her campaign […]

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CUNY’s Journalism School gives its creators program a modern makeover

This past October, CUNY’s Newmark Graduate School of Journalism continued its decade long tradition of offering the Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators Program. Although the program is normally conducted in-person at the school’s New York City campus, for the first time, it is fully online.  Jeremy Caplan, director of teaching and learning at the Graduate School, cited […]

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Music album review: Nectar

If George Miller had retired from the public after discontinuing his boundary-pushing Youtube persona Filthy Frank three years ago, he would already be remembered as one of the most idiosyncratic figures ever to grace the platform. Instead, in his return as Joji, he has pulled off one of the most improbable pop culture career changes […]

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QC’s psychology department seeks to adjust major requirements

A newly uncovered curriculum proposal revealed that the psychology department has been considering dramatically changing its major requirements. According to an anonymous source at the Academic Senate, the proposal would adjust the performance requirements in several Gateway courses necessary to the completion of the major. Specifically, the minutes show a wording change in the description […]

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After a 32-year wait, the Los Angeles Dodgers once again reign supreme

The dust has settled on Major League Baseball in 2020 in what was its most chaotic season since the labor strikes of 1994. After all was said and done, the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of baseball’s most storied franchises, captured their first World Series since 1988 in a thrilling contest against the upstart Tampa Bay […]

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