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Professor Rachael Benavidez: Adjunct English Professor at Queens College

Professor Benavidez got the teaching passion later than some professors. She was in marketing and editing before going to CUNY City College for Worker Education, a school which helps adults going back to school. The reason she went was simply due to her devotion to education. In the past Benavidez tutored at CUNY LaGuardia Community […]

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The Department of English: preparing students for the real world

In a way, every Queens College student is linked to the English Department. Students are required to take a writing-intensive class. Others, including non-English majors, participate in QC Voices, a website featuring student perspectives, or Utopia Parkway Journal, a student-run literary journal. For students majoring in English, the reasons behind their decision may vary. But […]

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Meet Harold Schechter, the man with two unique personalities

Queens College Professor Harold Schechter knows serial killers extremely well. As a kid, he would stay up to watch Fright Night, where classic horror films such as “Frankenstein,” “Dracula” and “The Werewolf Man” were screened. Growing up, he drew an interest in dark materials, which played an important role in shaping the person he is […]

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