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Kevin Bresnan: “I Just Want to Win” »

By Nicholas Lopez Features & Opinion Editor This year, Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer team captain Kevin Bresnan changed his jersey number from 13 to 16, modeled after his favorite players…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Islam Denounces Terrorism »

By Samairah Khan Business Manager Imams from the five boroughs of New York City gathered on Oct. 14 to announce the implementation of a four-point city wide response, to spread…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Unrest Continues in St. Louis »

By Carmel Agnant Staff Writer Protests recently reignited in St. Louis when 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers was shot and killed last week by a 32-year-old off-duty police officer earlier this month…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Jamaica and Its Place In The Global Landscape »

By Modou Nyang Staff Writer Jamaica’s ambassador to the United States, Dr. Stephen Vasciannie spoke Thursday at the Student Center saying Jamaica would choose the path of a republic whenever…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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The Harmful Effects of Unhealthy Food »

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By Anthony Izaguirre   Despite scientific studies that associate unhealthy diets with lower cognitive functioning, the lack of quality food…

Oct 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

BC Students Create “Science Major” Website »

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By Rimshaw Bokhari   Being a health major is not easy. They all study hard, cry often, and eat lots…

Oct 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

ADHD Meds Popular Among College Students »

Adderrall

By Anthony Izaguirre   The abuse of prescription ADHD medication has become increasingly popular among college students who illegally take…

Oct 2 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

BC Student Brainstorms MeFirst App »

BC Student Asheer Tanveer, creator of the MeFirst app.

by Nicholas Lopez   Asheer Tanveer, 20, and computer science major at Brooklyn College, had no prior major experience with…

Oct 2 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

And the Emmy Goes to… BC »

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By Nicholas Lopez   On Apr. 23 at the College Television Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., Brooklyn College students Anthony…

May 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Charging Stations to the Rescue »

Charging Phone

By Lorena Ramirez There are always one or two students that sit next to an outlet to charge their electronic…

May 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Why Women Wear Hijabs »

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By Lorena Ramirez The option for a Muslim woman to wear a hijab or not has always been controversial in…

May 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Meet Arturo O’Farrill »

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By Lorena Ramirez Editor-in-Chief Arturo O’Farrill, a 59-year-old world-renowned, GRAMMY award-winning pianist, composer, and educator, has recently joined the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College as a full time faculty member and director of its jazz ensembles. O’Farrill was born in Mexico City and raised…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

BC Grad Student Writes Novel, “After Antarctica” »

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By Lovashni Khalikaprasad Last weekend, Alexander Nixon, a Brooklyn College graduate student studying art history, sat down with the Kingsman to discuss his upcoming novel, “After Antarctica.” Dressed in a beige blazer and dark grey pants, Nixon agreed to do the interview on the BC…

Oct 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

BCBC Back For Its 60th Anniversary Season »

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by Lorena Ramirez Editor-in-Chief After opening its doors to the public in 1954, the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) is back for its 60th anniversary season. Every season, BCBC offers a variety of performances ranging from different cultures and styles…

Oct 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

A Look Inside the First Year MFA Show »

Artwork by Michael Uttaro.

By Alexander Nixon Staff Writer This week, the Art Department invites students and faculty members to the Boylan Hall Gallery for “A Look into the work of the first year Masters of Fine Arts Students.” An Opening Reception will be held on Sept. 30, from…

Oct 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Author of “Little Failure: A Memoir” comes to Brooklyn College »

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By Lovashni Khalikaprasad Arts Editor Gary Shteyngart an award-winning novelist will be coming to Brooklyn College to speak with students about his new book “Little Failure: A Memoir.” The First College Year Program will be hosting Shteyngart, the author of the mandatory Freshman Common Reading,…

Oct 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Op-Ed

Examining The Actions of President Obama »

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

By Rodshel Ustayev   Being the President of the United States is like having the world on your shoulders. It is perhaps the most stressful…

Oct 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

If Hilary Clinton is a Moderate, Then so is New York City »

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By Paolo Cremidis   We are a few months away from the start of the presidential electoral cycle. Groups are being formed, caucuses are debating…

Oct 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Open Letter to CUNY Faculty »

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By Moshe Berman   About a month ago, a collective of CUNY faculty wrote a letter that informed the administration across various campuses they were…

Oct 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Tales of the BC Lost and Found: “I Lost My Wallet” »

Wallet

By Ashley Matos   Losing an item is always a stressful situation, whether it is the only pen you brought to class or your phone.…

Oct 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Spies and Lies »

Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict

By James Burdick This past Tuesday, American citizens got a chance to see their country poorly represented abroad yet again. John Kerry, our Secretary of…

Jun 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

CUNY Start Saves College Students from Dropping Out »

CUNY Start

By Sawan Douge Year after year many students graduate from high school but end up failing CUNY’s placement exams, but if they apply to the…

May 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Sports Credit:  BC Athletics

Kevin Bresnan: “I Just Want to Win”

By Nicholas Lopez Features & Opinion Editor This year, Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer team captain Kevin Bresnan changed his jersey number from 13 to 16, modeled after his favorite players who don the number, like Aaron…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
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Farewell, Captain

By Luis Gonzalez Sports Editor Finally, after twenty seasons, the rodeo is over. Based on appearance alone, the captain, Derek Jeter, looked poised to play another for few years. Unfortunately, time, aches and pains will not…

Oct 9 2014 / Read More »
Op-Ed (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Examining The Actions of President Obama

By Rodshel Ustayev   Being the President of the United States is like having the world on your shoulders. It is perhaps the most stressful job. We cannot fathom the amount of responsibility and sacrifice it…

Oct 8 2014 / Read More »
No Love on the Quad Credit: Amanda Andries

No Love On The Quad: Register For Mr. Right, Pt. 1

By Amanda Andries, Features & Opinions Editor A groundbreaking 2001 report by The Institute for American Values entitled “Hooking Up, Hanging Out and Hoping for Mr. Right: College Women on Mating and Dating Today,” revealed that a…

Apr 18 2013 / Read More »

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