• News,  This Week's Paper

    Brett Kavanaugh: The Controversial Supreme Court Nominee

    “I’m innocent. This thing was sprung on me. This thing was sprung at the last minute,” replied Judge Kavanaugh while testifying at a senate hearing regarding the assault of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. This is a case that has resulted in strong emotional responses throughout the nation. All over America, everyone was talking about the controversial judge-to-be: not only one aspiring for the highest court in the land, but also one who has recently been dealing with serious allegations of sexual assault. For those who may not know, Brett Kavanaugh is currently an Associate Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President Donald Trump…

  • CERRU Column,  Op-Eds

    CERRU OP-ED: Sexplore with Sexploration this Semeste

    QC Sexploration and Information Group, your favorite (and only) QC Peer Sex Education Team, is back for another year of research and events! As always, be sure to check out our Annual Sex Day in February – but in the meantime, there are lots of other opportunities to get involved, participate, ask questions, and learn.   Who are we? We are a participatory action research team started through the Center for Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding here at Queens College. That just means that we are a team of Queens College members, mostly current students, figuring out what other students want to see covered on campus through surveys and conversations.…

  • Op-Eds,  This Week's Paper

    CERRU’s Lunchtime 2.0 – #MeToo

    There’s a meme making the rounds on the internet of a guy standing on a beach, staring out at the wide expanse of ocean before him. He looks deep in thought, perhaps contemplating the nature of the soul, or reminiscing about a lost love. But the caption reads: “Me overthinking how I said ‘here’ during attendance.” Be honest—you thought you were the only one who did that, right? Until people on the internet began confessing this is what goes on in their heads too. For all the criticism against technology being a force that disconnects us, it also connects us in many ways—social media has allowed us to see that…