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Journalism Professor Fights For His Job »

Anthony Izaguirre Managing News Editor Ron Howell, a veteran journalist and well-liked professor, announced on his website that due to pressure from Brooklyn College administrators, he may be forced to…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Protests over non-indictments in NYC »

By Michael Heusner Staff Writer As police helicopters buzzed overhead, protesters marched undeterred through the streets of New York City, causing massive traffic snarls, as they trooped along the Franklin…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Shirley Chisholm Day »

By Shannyce Lashley Staff Writer People shared their thoughts and praises on the work of educator and politician Shirley Chisholm at the Shirley Chisholm Day event on Nov. 20 hosted…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Where Is Student Government Heading? »

By Ryan Hutson Staff Writer At the top of Brooklyn College student government’s (SG) list of accomplishments for Fall 2014 was a message. Last week, CLAS President Jennifer Mikhli told…

Dec 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

To Facebook or Not To Facebook »

Facebook Phone

By Ebona Mais  Staff Writer   There are currently 1.35 billion people using Facebook every month. This means about a…

Dec 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

This Must Be The Place »

Millennials One

By Christopher Tuccillo Staff Writer   It’s 8 p.m. on a Sunday night, the small Queens neighborhood of Middle Village…

Nov 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

A Future “Hatched” »


By Ebona Mais Staff Writer   New York City isn’t like any other city on the planet. The people, creativity…

Nov 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

High-School Seniors are accepted into Medical School »


By Alyson Kaufman Staff Writer For most young people, it takes years of soul-searching to determine their career goals and…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Beautifying BC’s Campus »


By Ryan Hutson Staff Writer Near the Boylan Hall Cafeteria entrance, a girl stood and stared wondrously at the walls,…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

BC Professor Fraser Enlightens Crowd with Discussions »

Brooklyn College Women's and Gender Studies Professor Zinga A. Fraser

By Tiffany Thomas On Oct. 30, the Brooklyn College Women’s and Gender studies program presented A Road less traveled: Black…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Irrational Fears about Ebola »

Electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion. (Credit:  CDC/ Cynthia Goldsmith

By Modou Nyang Staff Writer During an interview on Oct. 29, Brooklyn College Political Science Professor Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome said…

Nov 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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The Arts

Skate the Year Away »

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By Lovashni Khalikaprasad Arts & Culture Editor It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the hustle and bustle of tourists and crowded stores. Other than joining long queues at stores, going to Broadway shows, squeezing through the crowd to see the Rockefeller Center…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Semester Swag »

Nutrition Major
BC Junior

Fashion Inspiration:
"I don’t know. I guess my sister was into fashion so she inspired me."

Regarding her outfit choice:
"I follow the trend. So, fringe is in. The wedge sneakers are in and they’re comfortable. They give me height. I’m only 5 feet so I need that."

By Courtney Elder Staff Writer…

Nov 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Shopping made easy with student discounts »

Piggy Bank On Pennies

By Lorena Ramirez Editor-in-Chief Thanksgiving is the annual indicator that the holidays are here. Whether you are shopping for gifts, or treating yourself to a much-deserved treat after a tough semester, here come the deals from your favorite stores. But, before you start to browse…

Nov 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Production Review: Swimming in the Shallows »

Davin Reed as Shark and Mohit Gautam as Nick

By Yaakov Bressler Staff Writer In a fast moving and humorous work of drama, Brooklyn College’s Kieth Paul Medelis recreates Adam Bock’s Swimming in the Shallows with attention to the fictitiousness of the piece. Casted “in the round,” the production is packed with quick scenes…

Nov 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

“Interstellar” is Out-of-this-world Good »


By Tara Ellenberg Staff Writer More ambitious than it is long, Christopher Nolan’s new film “Interstellar” is quite an extravagant trip – 2 hours and 49 minutes, to be exact. Despite its bloated, pretentious, and excessively flamboyant front, the movie contains the most honest depiction…

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

A Humanitarian Reminder on Sugar »


By Ryan Hutson Staff Writer   Assemblyman Karim Camara’s bill in the State Assembly would have labels on soda bottles list a few health effects…

Nov 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Loss-Loving Liberals and the Millennials That Are Sick of Them »


By Richard Sepulveda “You know why people don’t like liberals? Because they lose. If liberals are so f—ing smart, how come they lose so G–damn…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Has the Ebola virus been shaped, overhyped or minimized by the Media? »

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By Gabriela Lira I’m sure that everyone has heard and seen the word Ebola in TV shows, weekly magazines, in the financial, health, science, social…

Nov 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Brooklyn College Needs A Journalism Department Now More Than Ever »

Paolo Cremidis is running for Student Government president under the newly formed Student Voice Coalition

By Paolo Cremidis Understand that I am writing this out of my own volition and was not put up by anyone to write this. When…

Oct 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »

Hillary Clinton

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 »
Sports (Courtesy of Brooklyn College Athletics)

Francesca LoCascio: Lucky Number Sixteen

By Nicholas Lopez Features & Opinions Editor At East Stroudsburg North High School in Pennsylvania, Francesca LoCascio played three years of varsity volleyball, soccer and basketball. In volleyball, she was a two-time First-Team Mountain Valley Conference…

Nov 18 2014 / Read More »
Latest Sports (Courtesy of Brooklyn College Athletics)

Jordan Kerwin: Two-Timin’ It

By Nicholas Lopez Features/Opinions Editor   For what it is worth, college athletics have treated 19 year-old second-year Brooklyn College Women’s Soccer Team member Jordan Kerwin excellently. This past 2014 season, The Bulldogs repeated as CUNYAC…

Dec 9 2014 / Read More »
Op-Ed Sodas

A Humanitarian Reminder on Sugar

By Ryan Hutson Staff Writer   Assemblyman Karim Camara’s bill in the State Assembly would have labels on soda bottles list a few health effects of consuming sugary drinks, similar to those found on cigarette cartons…

Nov 29 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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