The Summit

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Diversity in the Summit

Diversity means a range of different things; one of which can be historical and background information of people. In the Summit Apartments (otherwise known as the dorms), located on the grounds of Queens College, one may find living there, a group of people having different ethnic backgrounds. There are as many as five hundred individuals […]

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Student at the Summit evicted for possession of weapons

Public Safety recently received a tip not often seen at Queens College—a student residing at the Summit possessed weapons. The New York Police Department, at the request of Public Safety, searched the resident’s room, which was shared with another person. Officers found marijuana, a BB gun and a knife. An anonymous resident at the Summit said she saw […]

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Summit Residents Displaced Following Fire and Water Damage

More than 35 residents at the Summit were displaced after a small fire broke out on Nov. 14 around 10 p.m. The Fire Department of New York believed someone was smoking a cigarette in the second floor garbage room and threw it out while still lit, which caused flames. They said it was not a […]

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Poor Wi-Fi connections disrupt life in The Summit

Queens College students living in The Summit continue to struggle with weak Internet connections. Based on convenience and an avoidance of long commutes, many students choose to dorm in the Summit. The apartment-style dormitory houses 506 students and costs $5,500 to $7,000 per semester. Many students like The Summit, but they expect it to come […]

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Summit with a case of the bedbugs

A room on the third floor of The Summit was emptied and fumigated in October because of a bedbug problem on a bed in one of the suites. The student, who will remain anonymous for fear of being ostracized in any way, complained to the staff on the morning of Oct. 19 and had transferred […]

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