• News,  This Week's Paper

    Business breakfast forum discusses possible ACA repeal

    Sheryl McCarthy, lecturer of journalism at Queens College, moderated a panel discussing the Affordable Care Act during an early morning breakfast forum at the Student Union ballroom on Friday, Nov. 17. The panel consisted of three professionals in the healthcare industry, along with a state senator. Among them was Lisa David, the President and CEO of Public Health Solutions, Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of EmblemHealth, Kate Spaziani, Vice President of External Affairs for the New York-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network and Senator Gustavo Rivera, who represents the 33rd Senate District in the Bronx. Rivera was outspoken about the issue at hand, stating that he couldn’t believe there are conversations in…

  • Arts & Entertainment,  This Week's Paper

    Things to do in NYC

    Living in NYC has some benefits because no matter how much money you may have in your checking account you can be sure that there will be something you can do for fun with your family, friends or special someone. New York City is home to millions of people and countless restaurants, museums and parks. No wonder there is always something to do in this busy city. From the newest restaurant opening (which feel like they happen almost every other day) to new exhibits at museums and free events being held at local parks in every borough, there is something that will satisfy your taste, no matter how picky you…

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    Media, Immigration and Being a Latino in the Age of Trump

    Ana Navarro, a Latina, a CNN political commentator and a Republican, told an audience of Queens College students and faculty that what’s going on in the Republican Party “is called cannibalism. We are eating our own, and hopefully somebody chokes.” Navarro said  it is “very rare to have someone that is completely unplugged, unfiltered and unmuzzled in the White House,” referring to President Trump and his attacks on on Sen. John McCain,  Judge Gonzalo Curiel for being Mexican, and on women and immigrants. However, it was when  she watched Trump mock a disabled reporter that she realized there was nothing he could do that would make him fit to be…

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    QC hosts business forum breakfast featuring AT&T president

    Queens College hosted Marissa Shorenstein, president of AT&T’s east region sector, at a business forum breakfast earlier this month in the Student Union ballroom. Shorenstein discussed how AT&T impacts local communities. Shorenstein spoke about her childhood and the hard work it took for her to get to where she is today in the world’s biggest telecommunications company. She grew up in a Jewish household located in New York City where politics was a major focus of her parent’s work.  Shorenstein often attended political rallies with her parents. She spoke about standing on the corner of 77th Street and Broadway at age 9 to hand out leaflets, campaigning for her mother.…