Author: Madeleine McCaughey

Credit: Asian-American Center Caption: Scholarship recipients pose with their scholarships, along with the Directors of the Asian-American Center.
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The Asian/American Center Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

On May 1, the Asian/American Center at Queens College held a celebration for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Q-Side Lounge at the Dining Hall during free hour. A presentation was held honoring the students receiving the A/AC scholarship award and also awarding students and benefactors of the A/AC. Following the award ceremony, guest […]

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Big buddy program: Empowering children and changing students’ lives

It is that time of year again, where any student at Queens College can apply to become a big buddy. The Big Buddy program is a long running service-learning program at QC with a mission to mentor, inspire and educate children who are experiencing homelessness. As stated on its page on the QC website, the […]

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Acting legend Luke Perry passes away at age 52

On Feb. 27, 2019, beloved film and television actor Luke Perry suffered a massive stroke at his home in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California. TMZ reported that paramedics received a call about Luke Perry’s stroke from someone in the residence. When EMTs arrived, the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum was reportedly “responsive and talking,” however, “his […]

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Congress & A Declaration of National Emergency Bring Government Shutdown to an End

The U.S. House and the Senate both voted on Thursday, Feb. 14 to approve a spending deal to avoid yet another shutdown. The Senate voted earlier in the day and approved the deal with a majority 83 votes for and 16 against the deal. The House voted later in the day with a majority approval […]

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Queens and Crystal City score Amazon HQ2

On Nov. 13, 2018 Amazon officially announced their decision to open two new HQ2 locations in Long Island City, Queens NY and Crystal City in Arlington, Virgina.   After a year of searching for second headquarter location, Amazon has finalized plans to open two new headquarters in two different areas. Each location will bring in […]

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A Split Congress: Democrats Take the House and Republicans Hold Down the Senate

The Nov. 6th, 2018 midterm elections have passed and the results are in. The “blue wave” that Democrats hoped would roll in to Capitol Hill did come to pass, but it did not have as much as an impact on the results as they would have liked.   Democrats took control of the House of […]

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QC’s Student Association VP runs for USS Vice Chair

University Student Senate, USS, is a CUNY organization composed of a student senate that represents all students CUNY-wide. The USS is comprised of delegates, alternates and a steering committee that together represents and advocates for over 500,000 CUNY students from 24 different CUNY campuses. The USS was founded in 1972 by QC alumnus, and vice […]

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