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Students demand the end to police brutality »

By Dylan Campbell Layout Editor Just after 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, over the Brooklyn College bells the sound of “No Justice. No Peace. No racist police,” could be…

Nov 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Silencing Dissent »

By Anthony Izaguirre Managing News Editor Steven Salaita, a Palestinian-American professor who lost a job offer for tweeting statements that were critical of Israel, spoke at Brooklyn College about the…

Nov 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Turn Up The Heat! »

By Lovashni Khalikaprasad Arts Editor Now that the cold weather has arrived, it is time for turn up the heat, literally. Apparently this year, many landlords are not turning on…

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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The Unintended Consequences of War »

By Anthony Izaguirre Managing News Editor Armed conflict often brings about unintended consequences. On Nov. 6 in the Student Center, Brooklyn College students had the opportunity to learn about the…

Nov 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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High-School Seniors are accepted into Medical School »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

An Easier Way to Pay for Diners Looking to “Dash” »

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By Ebona Mai “Eight floors up and make two lefts for Dash,” said a doorman clearly more interested in his…

Oct 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »
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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."

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Shopping made easy with student discounts »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

BC’s MFAs Open Up for Last weekend’s Annual MFA Open Studios »

Revisiting the itinerary of The Kingsman's annual MFA Open Studios at Boylan Hall.

By Alexander Nixon, Staff Writer Last Friday and Saturday, bright day-glow orange arrows pointed the way around Boylan Hall’s top three floors, where first and second year MFAs courageously opened their studios to the public. Apart from inspired artistic output, humor, irreverence, and pure exploration…

Nov 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Loss-Loving Liberals and the Millennials That Are Sick of Them »

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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 »

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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 always?!” Fictional news anchor Will McAvoy from HBO’s The Newsroom asked…

Nov 11 2014 / Read More »
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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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