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Christopher Labial reviews his first semester as president

It all started at Midnight Breakfast during spring 2013. During election week, Christopher Labial voted for Students for Change after a discussion with SFC member Jennifer Hwang. He glanced at card given by Hwang and noticed something new not offered in fall 2012—Midnight Breakfast. The event lacked a sponsor the previous semester, so Labial offered […]

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Living with depression as president

Student Association President Christopher Labial began his first semester with a diagnosis he never expected would happen—depression. “I never even entertained the notion of having a mood disorder in my life,” Labial said. Labial said his girlfriend, Natasha Chait, saw him have difficulties over the past year and suspected there was a problem. “She noticed […]

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Feminist Press still relevant after 45 years

At the CUNY Graduate Center is a small, educational non-profit organization that fought and still fighting for big social changes. The Feminist Press, located at 365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5406, publishes feminist classics, offers new international pieces, elevates silenced voices and promotes social justice. “FP is not just a business. You have a business with […]

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Queens College partners with Korean universities

Queens College finalized an academic partnership with two prominent Korean universities, Korea University and Kyung Hee University for a collective exchange program. The Office of Global Education Initiatives and the Research Center for Korean Community held a press conference at QC on October 15, announcing the establishment, Korean American Data Bank reported. The program entails an equal student […]

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Solution to free printing not black-and-white

Student Association, for the 2014-15 fiscal year, proposed and implemented unlimited printing at Rosenthal Library. Although, over the course of the new program, “it was clear that there was a small group of students who were printing an inordinate number of pages and a majority of students were not benefiting at all from the service,” […]

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Baruch hazing death changes attitudes toward Greek life

Queens College’s Greek life faced a culture shift since Chun Hsien (Michael) Deng’s tragic death in the Baruch hazing incident during December 2013. Deng’s death brought national attention to hazing. QC administration officials implemented guidelines and workshops to keep hazing under control. All Greek students are required to participate in an anti-hazing program this November […]

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American millenials are highly educated, but least skilled, report says

Americans born after 1980 trail behind their international associates in terms of skill, despite acquiring the most education out of the previous generations, a new Education Testing Service report said. The report shared data from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, a comparative international assessment, which tested the aptitudes of people ages […]

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