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    Forum panelists share their analysis of the 2016 election

    Queens College professors and students filled Powdermaker Hall 204 on April 6 to discuss the 2016 presidential election. Ron Hayduk and Keena Lipsitz, political science professors at QC, moderated the discussion led by Heath Brown, a professor of public policy at John Jay College and the Graduate Center, as well as Aaron Shapiro, a doctoral candidate of political science at the Graduate Center who worked in multiple election campaigns including Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Convinced that the eventual Democratic nominee will be Hillary Clinton, Shapiro explained how bringing Democrats together is a major area of concern for the frontrunner. “The Democratic coalition that came out of Barack Obama’s 2008…

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    Dealing with gender and sexuality in education

    Queens College Professor Leslee Grey spoke with students Nov. 4, at the “Multiplicities in the Classroom: Understanding Gender & Sexuality Among Multiple Identities” event held in Powdermaker Hall. Grey discussed the gender roles in the classroom, especially how students identify them. “It is going against cultural and social norm. Not all of us consider being different people,” Grey said. Grey noted how society changes and defines what is the norm. “We don’t think about heterosexuality because we think it is normal,” Grey said. Grey arranged the audience into groups and provided nine photos of women. She asked each group to rank the photos from most feminine to the least feminine with an explanation to…