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QC’s Knights Table Food Pantry Reopens Amidst Pandemic

After the abrupt switch to online education back in March, many services at Queens College were forced to shut down operations, leaving many students in stressful situations. Homelessness, mental health issues and unemployment rates all skyrocketed as many struggled to find answers to their biggest challenges. However, after months of uncertainty, some parts of QC […]

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After months of anticipation, a COVID-19 vaccine has been created

It seems like a lifetime ago when a world without COVID-19, or just coronavirus, existed. On Jan. 3, 2020, China notified the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak, and by Feb. 10, the U.S. confirmed its 13th case. The very next day, the international number of confirmed deaths surpassed 1,000. As of Dec. 3, […]

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Queens College Student Association instigates outrage in Jewish student community

On October 14, 2020, a dramatic uproar rose from the QC Jewish community when students learned that social activist and notorious anti-Semite, Tamika Mallory, was a guest speaker at an event held by the Queens College Student Association (SA). The Knight News conducted a thorough investigation on the allegations at hand and spoke to local […]

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#NoDenyingIt: The Claims Conference’s Fight Against Facebook

Facebook’s Community Standards Policy aims to remove abusive or harmful behavior found on the site, but does that apply to all types of behavior? The Claims Conference, a Holocaust survivor resource organization, recently started a campaign entitled #NoDenyingIt to call out Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, for not declaring that Holocaust denial is a […]

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CUNY seeks to implement invasive test proctoring software

Since the world became introduced to online education, college students all over the world quickly downloaded platforms like Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra for their synchronous classes. Naturally, everyone became suspicious about the ulterior motives of these platforms, as it is a common belief that many of these companies secretly record meetings that […]

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Umbrella Academy returns to Netflix for second season

After a year-long hiatus, Netflix’s hit TV show The Umbrella Academy debuted its second season in July.  The first season, which came out in 2019, followed the six members of The Umbrella Academy, an adoptive family of seven siblings overseen by an absent father, a robot mother, and an ape caretaker as they fought to […]

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Meet Mira Rosenblatt: A Holocaust Survivor’s Story

Meet Mira Rosenblatt. She is a mother, grandmother, and a great-grandmother. She is a New Yorker, and a Polish native. She is also a Jewish Holocaust survivor. Mira Rosenblatt’s childhood was like any other Jewish child. She was raised by a Polish mother and father, and had three brothers and two sisters. She was taught […]

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