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    SFC candidate hopes to give back to QC community

    Christopher Labial describes his youthful self as a “military brat.” Growing up in a military family, he went to international school and first studied in the U.S. in 2008 at Benjamin Cardozo High School. Now he is the President of F.L.I.G.H.T., which stands for Filipinos Living to Instill Growth, Honor and Tradition, and is also a member of different clubs on campus, including the Queens College Dream Team and the iTones, an acapella group. In general, Labial feels at home at QC. “I’ve come to appreciate everyone on this campus,” Labial said. Labial, a junior and an English major, is running on the Students For Change ticket as the successor…

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    IA candidate challenges incumbent party over policies and transparency

    Junior Mohammed Hassan is the presidential nominee of Independent Alliance, which was formed last April by students and former members and officials of Students for Change and United People, to create major changes on campus. “We want students to feel comfortable to be involved with student government,” Hassan said. Hassan will be running against Students For Change’s nominee Christopher Labial and independent candidates Andrew Millan and Luis Cuadros. IA, Hassan said, is not a centralized party, but one where many people can work with one another with no “low or high members.” “The party stands for an independent group of people. Each group of leaders thinks for themselves and we…