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CUNY reactions to the election

On Nov. 8, Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. The election results however, have left different communities across the country, including the LGBTQ+ community, Muslim Americans and undocumented immigrants, concerned and even fearful. These feelings are reflected in some student organizations around Queens College. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo […]

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MSA chapter at QC helps during Charity Week

The Muslim Student Association’s chapter at Queens College raised the most money for Charity Week, which provides funds for people in need. Charity Week is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization that functions under Islamic Relief and unites young people to raise money. In late October, more than 20 volunteers organized events like a tennis tournament and […]

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The impact of surveillance on Muslims at Queens College

The college campus is an environment where students, the vast majority of whom are young, are allowed to express themselves and develop their minds. Queens College is a prime example as the diversity among students strengthens such expression. However, a report authored and researched by Diala Shamas and Nermeen Arastu shows the extent of surveillance […]

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Climate of fear still exists as new report details extent of NYPD surveillance program

Two years ago, The Associated Press released numerous stories of the New York Police Department’s surveillance of Muslims and controversy erupted as to whether the NYPD could be trusted as a result of this evidence made public. A report by a coalition of civil liberty groups has detailed the impact of the surveillance program by […]

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