• Arts & Entertainment,  This Week's Paper

    Going live with Forward Nation Radio

    Forward Nation Radio featuring Business and Liberal Arts Program Professor David Leventhal showed off its re-designed broadcast in a new studio in Room 300, Razran Hall on Oct. 25. Equipped with cameras, lighting, audio equipment, a green screen, and production and media teams, Forward Nation Radio 2.0’s restructured program invites humorous political chatting that motivates public awareness. Initially launched on March 1 of this year, the live taping opened with an introduction to the show’s changes–video imaging enhancements, audience interaction, and an interview-friendly setting.   Its wisecracking host, David Leventhal, teaches business courses that emphasize critical thinking, law and ethics, and his Superman-like character takes a moral education approach to…

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    Disarming Political Absurdity: Quick Tips on Successfully Dealing with Confrontation

    There has been much that has been written about the threats of complacency. Historically, democracy has never been easy to achieve or maintain. It requires participation and the benefits of informed participation have, to this point, triumphed over the fringe harm of uniformed participation. Our democracy and western civilization relies on vigilance and action. So, the question is have you been both? Have you been either? Have you been neither? Be honest. Let’s realize our roles in contributing to the freedoms that we enjoy daily. Perhaps we aspire to be more active, but the thought of the state of rancid politics is such a turn-off that we shrink under the…

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    QC students introduce Forward Nation Radio

    Forward Nation Radio, Queens College’s progressive political talk show, is taking the campus by storm, and has no intention of stopping there. The show features the most up to date political event coverage along with fiery discussions about policies that directly affect the “average” American. Damian Hardeen, a senior media studies major, created the show and credited the rigorous election season as the show’s basis. “The inspiration for FNR was the insane state of political discourse, which was fueled by organized and domestic groups whose main objective was to spread mis- information in order to force a political outcome,in this case, winning at any cost,” Hardeen said. Hardeen said his…