Author: Nika Nunez

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Andrew Yang for deputy mayor of entertainment, nightlife, and culture

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced his candidacy for New York City Mayor last month. Prior to the 2020 presidential election, Andrew Yang was solely known amongst technological groups, unbeknownst within the political sphere. Nevertheless, his charisma, wit and trailblazing ideas won over the hearts of many young New Yorkers that affectionately brand themselves […]

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Mental Health Matters: What CUNY is doing to support its students

As the COVID-19 global pandemic persists, CUNY students and other students nationwide continue to grapple with prevailing uncertainty, fear, anxiety and depression. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines mental health as our emotional, social and psychological well-being. Mental health has experienced a sharp overall decline as a result of the widespread effects of […]

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OP-ED: Majors that are producing the smallest number of graduates and why

As an undergrad, you will inevitably hear some STEM majors drone on about how difficult their major is. So, it begs the question, what makes their major so hard? And what is STEM? STEM majors encompass science, technology, and mathematics. More specifically, this umbrella term is inclusive of natural (biology, chemistry, physics), behavioral (neuroscience, psychology) […]

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The road to recovery: How NYC restaurants are facing the COVID-19 crisis

The remnants of the global pandemic have severely affected the restaurant industry in New York City, leading to a new protective measure that allows restaurants to gradually recuperate by adding a surcharge after an unprecedented statewide shutdown of non-essential businesses.  The New York State Restaurant Association’s (NYSRA) reports revealed that as of April 16, 527,000 […]

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How Can We Do Better? Creating a More Just and Inclusive Future

  The Queens Memory project team recently launched a three-part panel series titled, “How Can We Do Better? Creating a More Just and Inclusive Future.” This series was meant to give the Queens College (QC) community a virtual platform to meaningfully discuss and raise awareness about issues regarding race, identity, civic participation, and student leadership […]

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The West Coast Go Up in Flames

In August 2020, the West Coast of the United States erupted into flames, sending distress signals all throughout the country. The New York Times reported that the fires were originally started by lightning strikes; the largest strike earned the name ‘August Complex’. As of Sept. 13, 2020, more than 30 people have been confirmed dead […]

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#FreeBritney Movement: A Look at Britney Spears’ Legal Dilemma

Twitter has begun the “#FreeBritney” hashtag that alludes to pop sensation Britney Spears after a post on a fan-created website “Breath Heavy”. The hashtag, coined days after the announcement of her conservatorship in 2008, claims that the legal agreement is a detriment to Spears’ overall health and well-being. Angsty fans have been theorizing that Spears […]

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