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NYC school system shuts down again

After barely six weeks of in-person classes, the entire New York City (NYC) public school system shut its doors with under 24 hours notice on Thursday, November 19th. The decision was announced in a Nov. 18 news conference by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, and has since sparked a great deal of debate over whether […]

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Amazon cuts ties with Queens

One can almost always find Amazon packages lying on doorsteps or Amazon vans driving down the street, but one place Amazon won’t be found is in Long Island City, Queens. Back in September 2017, The New York Times reported that Amazon, the technological merchandising giant had announced that it was looking create a second headquarters. […]

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Fun Things to do in New York: Christmas Edition

New York City. It’s probably the most magical place to be during the holiday season. The crisp, frosty air, the colorful lights on every building and tree and the little things like colorful holiday cups for your coffee make your Christmas spirit come alive. Growing up, TV shows and films made New York City seem […]

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NYPIRG: A Community Dedicated Organization 45 Years Later

The New York Public Interest Research Group, a student organization that has had a presence on the Queens College campus since its founding in 1972, held an event on the night of Monday, Nov. 12th, celebrating its 45th anniversary. In attendance were members of NYPIRG chapters from other universities throughout the state, plus members of […]

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Cuomo Defeats Nixon in Democratic Primaries

In a landslide victory on Thursday, Sept. 13, incumbent New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, vying for a third term, defeated challenger, Cynthia Nixon, in the Democratic Primaries by about 30% of the votes. According to the New York Times, Cuomo was victorious with 65.6 percent to Nixon’s 34.4 percent. Cuomo defeated Nixon in each one […]

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Miranda’s not in the city anymore

Cynthia Nixon rattled headlines earlier this year when she announced her run for governor of New York. Nixon is most famously known for her role as Miranda Hobbes in HBO’s infamous series “Sex and the City.” Turns out Miranda isn’t the only career driven woman in town. Nixon’s run for public office was met with […]

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New York State Schools Shed Light on Mental Health

This past summer New York State issued a law that states all N.Y. schools must integrate the topic of mental health into their health classes’ curriculums.   One of the most alarming complications children, teens and young adults in the United States face today is something most people do not notice from plain sight, and […]

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