• Sports

    Small attendance sports games do not affect QC athletes

    For some, college sports are seen as more important than professional sports because college athletes have a determined game that is not motivated by money. The NCAA Tournament is even called March Madness for the excitement it brings. Sports can provide an entertaining and exciting atmosphere for students. Queens College has a total of 18 teams. The teams range from men’s baseball to women’s lacrosse, with a good variety between the men’s and woman’s sports. So, why aren’t QC students attending sporting events? The sport that has the highest average home attendance is basketball on both of the men and women’s side, according to queensknights.com. The women’s basketball team averages 99 people at home games, while the…

  • News

    As demography shifts, Queens College won’t lower standards

    Amongst the competitive four-year colleges in the City University of New York, Queens College is home to many different cultures and ethnicities. However, competition can be an advantage and a disadvantage. The advantage comes with having some of the top students in the world attend the school, but with that, the ethnography of the students changes, leaving little variety. With a stricter admissions process, QC along with the other four-year colleges — Baruch, Brooklyn, City and Hunter College — have witnessed a shift in demography. When CUNY was first established in 1847 it was known as the Free Academy, providing higher quality education and making it accessible and affordable to…