Journalism in the interest of the Queens College community.


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Michelle Doney, above, was one of many professors and staff advocating for an immediate contract
News

Almost six years later, no contract for CUNY union

Posted  October 7, 2015  by  Brandon Jordan

The last time CUNY faculty and staff worked with a contract? 2010. The last time they saw a pay raise? 2009. After another year without progress in contract negotiations, the Professional Staff Congress, the union representing all CUNY staff, told its members to prepare for actions this fall—including “disruptive mass action.” Barbara Bowen, president of […]

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Sports

Volleyball team looks to bounce back despite slow start

Posted  October 7, 2015  by  Michael Trindad

The Queens College women’s volleyball team anticipate a strong finish to the end of their season. The team lost nine out of their first 13 games, although they are confident of winning their last few matches. Junior Tori Bowser, returning from an injured knee ending her season last year, is a strong believer of this […]

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Sports

Racking up wins, women’s tennis team attains 6-0 record

Posted  October 7, 2015  by  Michael Trindad

The women’s tennis team are starting off strong in their first season with an undefeated streak. The Knights are 6-0 and, this year, aim to reach the NCAA playoffs for a 16th time in a row. Last season, they finished with a record of 17-5 and advanced to the Sweet 16 NCAA tournament in Surprise, […]

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NYPIRG, along with other activist groups at Queens College, continue to uphold the activist spirit of the college.
News

Legacy of student activism lives on at Queens College

Posted  October 7, 2015  by  Phil Vallone

Queens College is known for their student activists’ role not only on campus, but across the U.S. as well. From anti-war rallies to mass sit-ins at buildings, students helped define and change what it means to be an activist over the history of the college. Today activism is still a major part of student life […]

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Emily St. John Mandel (center) stands next to Leonard Lopate (right), who interviewed her, and Joseph Cuomo, founding director of the Evening Readings series.
Arts and Entertainment

Queens College Evening Readings begin with Emily St. John Mandel

Posted  October 7, 2015  by  Christina Cardona

Emily St. John Mandel read from her fourth novel, “Station Eleven,” on Sept. 29 evening, for the Queens College Evening Readings series in the LeFrank Concert Hall. The audience, mostly women, seemed eager and interested to see Leonard Lopate, the host, interview Mandel. Mandel is the author of three other novels: “The Lola Quartet,” “The […]

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