• News,  This Week's Paper

    CUNY LaGuardia faces sex scandal: The cost of a good grade

    Professors demanding that their students have inappropriate relationships with them in exchange for good grades has become an alarming recent trend across the CUNY system. Earlier this year, professors at CUNY John Jay College were ousted and arrested after allegedly involving their female students in a drug-and-prostitution ring. Now, it seems a similar problem is brewing at CUNY LaGuardia Community College.   A female student in her 40s, who asked to be referred to as Jane Doe for fear of her safety being compromised, came forward with charges pressed against her Human Anatomy professor, Hany Fam, at a federal court in Brooklyn.   In her lawsuit, she accused Hany Fam…

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    America’s Dad, Bill Cosby, won’t be coming home for a while

    Once-beloved actor and comedian, Bill Cosby, was recently slapped with a three to ten year prison sentence after being found guilty of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand 14 years ago in his home. Constand, the former director of operations for Temple University’s women’s basketball team, was one of the 60 women that the now 81-year-old allegedly preyed upon when younger. The 31-year-old recalled the traumatic abuse Cosby had put her through in 2004, an experience that forever scarred her. Cosby and Constand initially met through a mutual friend. They became friendly over the course of the following two years, and when Cosby invited her to his house for a discussion about…

  • Career Column

    QC Students Snag Investors Bank Scholarships

    “You reap what you sow,” is the perfect analogy when describing two Queen College students who were awarded prestigious Investors Bank scholarships at the QC Business Forum in June.  Both pursuing careers in business, Michelle Fang, a graduate student in the master’s in science accounting program and widowed mother, and Raymond Greene, an undergraduate business administration major, were elated when they were chosen out of thousands of other hopeful applicants.   The Investors Bank scholarships worth $2,500 is awarded annually through the Investors Bank Foundation to two students in one of the Queens College business programs (accounting, economics, business administration, business and liberal arts, risk management) with outstanding academic performance of…

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    Surviving PTSD with the Wounded Warriors Project’s help

    Life after the war was rough for Dan Miller, a Marine Corps Veteran. Had it not been for the Wounded Warriors project, Miller would’ve died with a broken heart and a bullet through his head. Miller, a 29 year veteran, credited the Wounded Warriors Project for saving his life, in his speech made at Queens College on Nov. 1. In a room filled with veterans, Miller spoke of the WWP pamphlet that he saw lying around in his car as he was about to pull the trigger and end all of his misery. His curiosity to learn more about WWP was aroused by a pamphlet that featured the cover photo…

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    Going Against the Norm at Queen College’s Fashion Show

    Queen College’s Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding (CERRU), recently worked to break the mold of false social identities people have, due to their skin complexion, religious beliefs and backgrounds. Their Social Identity Fashion Show, at the Student Union Ballroom on April 24th, showcased 15 models donning two separate looks; the first depicted the impressions people typically make of them, followed by a second look, which the models felt were a true a representation of who they really were. Trey Adams, a professional actor who runs his own YouTube channel “TreySP,” turned to his co-host, Arielle Rosenstock, and asked what she thought of his outfit. Glancing over at his…