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    Virginia Frese Palmer conference addresses women and policing

    On Monday, March 20, the Queens College Women and Gender Studies program presented the Virginia Frese Palmer conference on the fourth floor of the Student Union. In honor of Women’s History Month, the conference focused on women and policing, including discussion about the injustices of improper policing as well as women in law enforcement working to improve the system. The seven panelists each came from different cultural and occupational backgrounds. The speakers were on stage sharing their experiences, beliefs and aspirations within the topic. Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez commenced the event with a speech about his personal opinion on the matter, along with a quote from Virginia Frese.…