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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 sent a letter to students across the state following the election. “After the harsh and ugly rhetoric of the campaign, many of you are concerned about what might happen next. Let me be clear: This is the State of New York, not a state of fear. We will not tolerate hate or racism. We have been…

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    Five Incredible Mindsets To Guide Your Presidential Vote

    By Louis Tsai I’m sitting on a wooden bench in a playground, where kids climb freely on monkey bars, race down metal slides and dance around the swings. It’s fascinating to see them play without barriers – they just show up and have fun. These days, adults aren’t interested in each other’s opinions because they only want to hear what reinforces their views. In our democracy, elected officials mirror the true nature of people. If we are close-minded, they have a hard time adopting new thinking and handling unfamiliar problems. If we are biased, so is our legislation. If we have a narrow point of view, our leaders see the…