Author: Nina Bakoyiannis

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Children’s music concert enchants LeFrak Concert Hall

The Aaron Copland School of Music hosted a concert titled “A Program of Children’s Music” on March 27. The concert was part of the Chamber Music Live concert series, which takes place Friday mornings throughout the spring semester in LeFrak Concert Hall. The program featured a unique playlist by world-renowned artists Arbie Orenstein and Gerald […]

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Spotlight on CERRU: The Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding

CERRU is a non-partisan organization that facilitates cross-cultural events to enhance understanding across the Queens College community. “Queens College is an incredibly diverse campus, often cited as the most diverse campus in the country. Unfortunately that doesn’t mean everyone comes together and engages with each other naturally, often times people stay in their own groups,” Associate Director Sophia […]

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New app offers emotional support for anonymous users

Cups of Tea is a free emotional support app seeking to put counseling services in the hands of individuals nationwide. Launched last July by psychologist Glen Moriarty, the app connects users with nonjudgmental listeners trained in discussing issues such as anxiety, depression and eating disorders. So far, it’s used in 150 countries, features 130 languages […]

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Summit Residents Displaced Following Fire and Water Damage

More than 35 residents at the Summit were displaced after a small fire broke out on Nov. 14 around 10 p.m. The Fire Department of New York believed someone was smoking a cigarette in the second floor garbage room and threw it out while still lit, which caused flames. They said it was not a […]

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Rupert Isaacson discusses horse therapy and its effect on autism

The Committee for Disabled Students presented “Autism and Healing with Rupert Isaacson” on October 29 in Rosenthal Library. The presentation served as a means to discuss the healing effects horses have on families with autism. Rupert Isaacson, the author of “The Horse Boy,” discussed the challenges he faced when his son Rowan was diagnosed with […]

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