Hurricane Sandy

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QC: a year after Hurricane Sandy

It seems hard to believe that it was only a year ago when Hurricane Sandy hit, completely devastating the lives of millions of people and forever changing communities. The QC community in particular suffered more than a fair share of difficulties. Fitzgerald Gym served as an evacuation center for people from Queens who lost their […]

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Professors fear storm bigger than Sandy on the horizon

No one can forget the storm that destroyed many coastal communities, caused millions to lose power, inflicted billions of dollars in damages and closed down many schools. While Hurricane Sandy’s effects are still taking its toll months later, Queens College’s earth and environmental sciences professors, Nicholas K. Coch and Stephen Pekar, say Sandy was only a category one […]

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Students provide aid, glimmer of hope to nearby Sandy victims

Students and school officials visited Far Rockaway from Jan. 4 until Jan. 13 to help victims of Hurricane Sandy because people in that area are still dealing with hardships months after the storm devastated regions of the city. Among those who attended the fourth annual Service Learning Trip, which was funded by the school, were Judith Krinitz, assistant […]

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Sports

Lady Knights excel in tournament, take momentum into season

Coach Bet Naumovski and the Lady Knights are seeking to shrug their basketball struggles they had over recent years, as the new faces in the team make winning games a priority. With only one returning player from last years squad, the Lady Knights will be focusing on winning games, something they were only able to […]

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Fitzgerald Gym no longer a Sandy shelter

The evacuation center for victims of Hurricane Sandy located at the Fitzgerald Gym in Queens College, which housed up to 550 people over its course of 22 days in operation, officially closed on Nov. 18. Fitzgerald Gym served as a safe haven for people from Queens who lost their homes or did not have electricity […]

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