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QC MSA hosts Sheikh Yusuf Estes

The Queens College Muslim Students Association hosted an event on Nov. 23 for Sheikh Yusuf Estes to impart his philosophy about Islam to students. Estes was born in 1944 as a Christian in Ohio. Born Joseph Estes, he converted from Christianity to Islam in July 1991 in Egypt. His name was changed from Joseph to […]

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Exploring military and civilian divide on campus

A forum for student veterans and civilians was held on Friday, April 15 at the Intersections International Office in Manhattan.   Thirty-three year old student veteran, Patrick Donahue, spoke at the event. Donahue is a United States Army veteran and described the struggles he faced in college.   “I had my ups and downs just […]

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Event focuses on racism and reflection in poetry

Sharon Olds and Robin Coste Lewis, both poets, were guests at the “Literary Legacies” event Nov. 16 at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Kimiko Hahn, a distinguished professor at QC, welcomed the audience by introducing both poets. Lewis praised both Olds and Hahn as she was familiar with them. “Hahn was my teacher. I have learned so […]

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Dealing with gender and sexuality in education

Queens College Professor Leslee Grey spoke with students Nov. 4, at the “Multiplicities in the Classroom: Understanding Gender & Sexuality Among Multiple Identities” event held in Powdermaker Hall. Grey discussed the gender roles in the classroom, especially how students identify them. “It is going against cultural and social norm. Not all of us consider being different people,” […]

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