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    QC alumni donates congressional papers

    Queens College alumnus Joseph Crowley, ‘85, donated Congressional papers to the Benjamin S. Rosenthal library, in an effort to preserve an integral piece of history. The former Congressman signed the deed on Feb. 7th, 2019, at the college. The collection of papers span an extensive variety, ranging from “official correspondence,” to “legislative issues” and “planning documents, speeches and memorabilia,” according to QNS.com.            In addition to these are “…framed copies of the Affordable Care Act with the original signatures of President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, featuring a handwritten note from Pelosi and a commemorative pen used in the signing; the Senate Good Friday Agreement signed by Hillary Clinton,…

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    QC Hillel names Jenna Citron as executive director

    Q Jenna Citron has finally been named as Executive Director of QC Hillel after years of becoming close to the Jewish community of Queens College. “Queens College is a phenomenal institution of higher education. I am inspired every day by the dedication and passion of its students, staff, faculty and administration,” said Citron. “I am honored that I get the opportunity to continue to work on this campus, and lead QC Hillel to new heights.” Jenna joined QC Hillel in 2012, with prior experience at the Hillel of Florida State University. In the seven years she has been here, she has held the positions of Director of Student Life and…

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    Former ISIS member tries to come home

    FShamima Begum is one of three private-school students from Great Britain that, when she was 15 years old, fled her home to Syria, in hopes of being recruited into ISIS. Four years later, she wants to return home. The catch? Her reason is not a change-of-heart about her radical political alliance, but rather, she fears the safety of her child, who was just born in Syria. The New York Times reported that Begum begged for clemency in a, “televised interview,” while also wiping her hands clean of any involvement in Islamic propaganda and the recruitment process, citing that she solely took care of her family, which consists of her husband…

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    Holocaust Remembrance Day: Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi remembers

    This past January, the World Jewish Congress announced to the world their newest project: the #WeRemember campaign. The campaign is designed to pay homage to the Holocaust; the genocide that claimed the lives of six million Jewish men, women and children. As per their values, proudly partnering with them was the Jewish sorority at QC, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi. In a YouTube video with a thousand views, World Jewish Congress explained how the campaign came to fruition. In an essential effort to keep the history alive, and to pass it down to future generations, organizations such as WJC are rushing to record as many first-hand testimonies as possible. “85 years…

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    QC Coat Drive keeps NYC warm

    Every year, 63,000 New Yorkers battle the brutal chills of night in the winter, some of whom do not have the comforts we take for granted: a warm coat to wrap around our bodies and a sandwich to assuage the feeling of hunger in our stomachs. One of many organizations to help battle these statistics is New York Cares. CUNY Queens College hosted our annual Coat Drive for New York Cares on Nov. 29th, 2018. Students were invited to bring their old or unused coats to the Rosenthal Library, anytime on that day from 9 am to 9 pm. This year, the event was hosted by Joel Grunhut and Mark…