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    Don’t rock the boat, rock the vote

    Throughout the semester, the Queens College chapter of the New York Public Interest Research Group registered 1,700 new voters out of the 30,000 the organization registered statewide. One of its biggest voter recruitment events was National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 25. NYPIRG, along with other CUNY schools in all five boroughs, took to the streets to register voters. Setting up a stand at subway stations on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., NYPIRG managed to reach out to several QC students and registered thousands of community members. “We had people rushing past us at 8 a.m. to get to work but on their way…