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OP-ED: Are Students Willing to Return to Campus This Upcoming Fall?

As protesters took to the streets outside Queens College on Sat. June 6, one of the prominent questions of the summer once again flashed through the minds of hundreds of protestors, most of whom were Queens College students; if people are marching shoulder-to-shoulder on Kissena Boulevard, will in-person classes resume this fall? Although this topic […]

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OP-ED: Are QC students taking advantage of the CR/No CR policy?

In the wake of COVID-19 which led CUNY Queens College to close its campus, students began to ask for a change within the grading policy. The main argument being that many students will face food and housing insecurity as a result of campus closure. As well as the fact that many students don’t have unlimited […]

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OP-ED 10 reasons why political complacency is not an option – Part 2, 5-10

The following is Part 2 of a two-part series. Both articles highlight the cause and effect of each listed reason as to why political complacency is not an option. 6- If you find yourself caring about any of the following:  The environment, equality, medical care, a healthy economy, discrimination, or other such sociopolitical concerns/matters that […]

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Dealing with stress during finals

We all have finals approaching and want to do the best we can. However, some of us are not the best test takers. Many students often get stressed about their finals, which can cause mental health issues. Here are five tips to help you get through the stressful weeks leading up to finals week:     Time […]

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OP-ED: Italy takes notes from America’s experience with fake news

The New York Times recently ran an article entitled “In Italian Schools, Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake News,” and while some people can’t believe this is an actual course, others are wondering why it isn’t being implemented in the motherland of misconception—America. The term “fake news” has seeped into the grapevine of Italian culture, and […]

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OP-ED: Pesticides: To eat, or not to eat?

Have you ever taken a bite out of a shiny red apple, and wondered whether or not you’re eating poison?  Many people harbor  serious fears that pesticides may be harmful to them in the amounts that are present in the foods we eat. Is this fear justified? Concerns about pesticides in produce began to crop […]

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OP-ED: Climate change is real, and hurricane season is proof of it

Like many, I never gave a great deal of attention to the climate change pathos that has infiltrated the media over the past decade. I have always recognized that global warming is a real occurrence, and that the planet is surely being affected by it in a multitude of ways, but because I wasn’t directly […]

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