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The Women in Tech Club present: A day in the life of a STEM major

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” was the question that guided The Women in Tech Club’s “A Day in the Life of a STEM Major” event on March 16. Female students from John Bowne High School and the Young Women’s Leadership School were invited to Queens College to learn more about […]

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Discussion of politics and gender at conference

Students and professors of Queens College gathered March 21 for the Virginia Frese Palmer Women and Gender Studies conference on the fourth floor of the Student Union. The event was held in honor of Women’s History Month. Seven panelists— officials, professors, activists and authors—shared their experiences, beliefs and aspirations about different topics. Some of the […]

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Knights close out historical season

The women’s basketball team made history with a 76-64 victory over Holy Family in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Division II East Regional on March 13 at Bentley University. It was the team’s third appearance and first victory in the NCAA tournament. Junior Madison Rowland scored 31 points, including 20 in the first […]

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Panel stresses need and support of women in STEM fields

The Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding hosted an event titled Women and the Sciences March 11. A panel of women including CUNY students and professors discussed the challenges women face in STEM, an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, career fields. “The biggest challenge, in my opinion, is not only the competitive […]

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Film screening helps showcase rape epidemic in U.S. military

Coast Guard veteran Seaman Kori Cioca, was violently raped by her commanding officer in the Marine Barracks Washington, where he dislocated her jaw. Years later, he remains unpunished for the crime. Cioca was one of the numerous women interviewed for the Academy Award nominated documentary, “The Invisible War,” chronicling the epidemic of rape of soldiers […]

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