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    Fuse and Voto Latino Launch Initiative

    Fuse teamed up Voto Latino to launch a “Crash the Parties” initiative in search of two aspiring, millennial Latino reporters to cover the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in July. Hopeful reporters from ages 18-34 submitted a 1-minute video explaining why they want to report from the conventions or attended casting calls in Los Angeles on May 6 or in New York on May 9. From May 16 through May 31 the public voted for the top ten candidates. Expert judges would then go through their selection process from June 1 through the 10th. The two winners selected would be announced during the Voto Latino Power Summit Conference on June…

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    Soccer icon David Villa to host camp at Queens College

    David Villa, 2010 FIFA World Cup champion, held a press conference at the Rosenthal Library Auditorium on April 13 to announce that his DV7 Soccer Academy is heading to Queens College’s Summer Camp. Villa—Spain’s all-time top goal scorer and team captain of the New York City Football Club—will partake in training sessions with children ages 8 to 16, while observing their play and providing feedback. He looks forward to the partnership with QC. “In this camp I want to teach the children the concepts and the values that I have learned throughout my soccer career. It is an unparalleled and special opportunity to be able to begin this project in…

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    QC Professor elected president of Poetry Society of America

    The Poetry Society of America, founded in 1910, choose Kimiko Hahn, an English professor at Queens College, as its new president of PSA on March 23. Hahn was on the board for seven years and succeeds Ruth Kaplan, who held the position since 2007. At first, she did not accept the nomination. “It seemed like a position I wouldn’t be able to do with the amount of time I have because I have so many projects and I teach. But I thought about it and I have a sabbatical coming up. So I called the person back and I said do you still want me? I’m really pleased,” Hahn said.…

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    Inside Queens College Athletics

    One-on-one with Queens College Head Athletic Trainer Daniel Hernandez. He joined QC as an Assistant Athletic Trainer in 2013. Why did you decide to become a physical trainer? When I first got into physical therapy, I was in high school. In my junior year, I saw how beneficial it was to be an athletic trainer, and, at the time, I was looking into careers and I knew I liked sciences and math. I really hate an office, formal setting. I don’t like sitting at a desk; I find it is unsettling. When I realized this setting was very active, I went into my undergraduate [to] declare [a physical therapy major]…

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    Men’s baseball ready for successful season

    Queens College men’s baseball team began their season Feb. 25 with an 11-10 defeat against Dominican College at Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Knights entered the season looking to improve from last season, when they finished with a record 13-22. Head coach Chris Reardon, in his third season as coach, is impressed with the team’s performance so far. “We’ve had pretty good starting pitching and the bullpen has been really solid. Our hitting has been pretty consistent, and we’ve faced some pretty good competition to this point. Even though we’ve had a below .500 record, we’ve been in most of the games. Our opponents to this point have been regionally ranked…