• News,  This Week's Paper

    Is Queens College green?

     Young people across the country are rising up and speaking out about the need to take serious action when it comes to climate change.  A recent report from the United Nations warns that in just 10 years, Earth’s global temperatures will rise by 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, even further exacerbating extreme weather, storms, and drought around the world. Humanity must make drastic changes to carbon emissions and work toward more resilient communities. In April, the Queens College community, led by the Urban Studies Department, came together for a forum on the Green New Deal, a nationwide movement toward revamping our economy and reinvesting in the infrastructure needed to save our planet.…

  • News

    Club Spotlight on QC Environmental Club

    Queens College’s Environmental Club is a student-run organization focusing on making the campus more eco-friendly and introducing the benefits of sustainability both on and off campus. It was founded in 1998, said the QC website, and their main initiative is to spread awareness and make the world more livable, both for today and for future generations. President Nicole Smith, Vice President Lisa Darrigo and Treasurer/Secretary Leah Goodman currently run the club. Their slogan is “Think Global Act Local.” “We are a group of young students in a generation that needs to take action now. We have the ability to use our voice to make a difference and spread awareness about…