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QC’s Knights Table Food Pantry Reopens Amidst Pandemic

After the abrupt switch to online education back in March, many services at Queens College were forced to shut down operations, leaving many students in stressful situations. Homelessness, mental health issues and unemployment rates all skyrocketed as many struggled to find answers to their biggest challenges. However, after months of uncertainty, some parts of QC […]

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After months of anticipation, a COVID-19 vaccine has been created

It seems like a lifetime ago when a world without COVID-19, or just coronavirus, existed. On Jan. 3, 2020, China notified the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak, and by Feb. 10, the U.S. confirmed its 13th case. The very next day, the international number of confirmed deaths surpassed 1,000. As of Dec. 3, […]

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Disabled people taken off ventilators to give other patients a better chance at life

Disabled people have faced discrimination in the healthcare system for ages, and with COVID-19 at its peak, many individuals within the disabled community are feeling more marginalized than ever before. Questions of general treatment-prioritization have been looming over hospitals for months now, and disabled people have suffered the consequences of it.  With these questions in […]

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Sports

The 2020 NBA draft: emotion, determination, and development

Seeing how the National Basketball Association (NBA) made enormous strides to finish it’s 2019-20 season with zero COVID-19 cases down in the bubble, it was no surprise that draft night would be a similar experience. This year’s draft, originally scheduled to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in late June, was instead a […]

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QC board games and chess club keeps students in touch

With a calm environment and hours of games planned each week, the Queens College (QC) Board Games (BG) and Chess club provides QC students with a way to stay in touch with each other while having fun.  “The actual answer is we wanted something to put on our resumes!” said President Zach Farrell about the […]

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