Author: Stephanie Davis

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Freedom Summer veteran and Queens College alumnus imparts lessons on activism

Fifty years ago, QC graduate, Mark Levy was in Mississippi participating in various civil rights projects. He and his wife Betty, also a QC graduate, taught at Freedom Schools, alternative schools mostly found in the South for black students, and worked on voter registration projects. They were among thousands of activists, many of them QC […]

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Queens College student returns as head baseball coach

Former Queens College Knights pitcher, Chris Reardon has returned to lead the baseball team. As head coach, Reardon hopes to restore the team to top-player status. “The team hasn’t had a winning season since 1998,” he said. “I want to change the culture and get it back to when my partners and I were here.” […]

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Happy Birthday QC

The music blared while laughter and conversation filled the air as students, faculty and staff made their way to the Quad to take part in the historic 75th Anniversary photo that would forever mark the day that Queens College celebrated a milestone. On Oct. 11, the anniversary of the day classes began in 1937, a […]

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New Project Brings Hope to Homeless

This summer, Alexandra Crisafi’s idea to start an organization to clothe the homeless resulted in Project Donate. The fledgling organization’s goals are to advocate for the needs of the homeless, as well as provide them with clothing and food. Once homeless herself, Crisafi — a first year graduate student at Queens College — knows firsthand […]

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Tobacco ban across CUNY

All 23 CUNY campuses are expected to institute a campus wide tobacco-free policy, which bans the use of tobacco on all indoor and outdoor facilities, on Sept. 4. Throughout the year, CUNY colleges have been working toward implementing the ban. While some schools have put in minimal effort to enforce the revised tobacco policy, others […]

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