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News President Obama (left) met with King Abdullah (right) to discuss the handling of Iran’s nuclear weapons and Syria’s civil war, last Friday.

President Obama visits Saudi Arabia to mend ties »

by Victor Didia On Friday, President Obama made a diplomatic visit to Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, to repair strained relations with the Middle Eastern oil giant. The Obama…

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An NYPD officer outside of a BDS event last February.

President Gould Admits CUNY Central Has Final Say Over Security at BC »

by Ian Marsh Brooklyn College President Karen Gould revealed that the City University of New York central administration has final say in Brooklyn College security at a news conference last…

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WITHOUT A TRACE-- The Malaysia Airlines mystery left the world puzzled, after its dissapearance on March. 8.

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Leaves the World Puzzled »

By Victor Didia It is a mystery that has baffled the world. How does a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 disappear with barely a trace? On March 8, Malaysia Airlines Flight…

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The Barclays Center - Atlantic Ave. station. Copyright (C) 2013 Moshe Berman. Reused with permission.

Subway “Shmutz” says, D train is the dirtiest and the L is the cleanest »

By Elizabeth Elizalde Subway commuters have to endure filthy riding conditions, with the continuing decline in subway car cleanliness, according to annual “Shmutz” survey, released by the Straphangers Campaign last Friday.…

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Feature

Bobby Bleustone: A Blueprint with a Red Face »

FACE TO FACE-- Bleustone’s artworks are inspired by pastels and water colors. On the left is his favorite piece titled, “Red Face”.

by Nicholas Lopez With his father an international musician and mother an experienced colorist who has worked at Liz Claiborne…

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A Redesigned SAT: Good or Bad? »

THE TEST OF NIGHTMARES-- The SAT gets a makeover this year to make it easier for high school students.

by Lorena Ramirez Truly one remembers the sinking feeling upon the sight of an SAT question that went along the…

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Peace Through Art on Campus »

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By Danielle Hagans Its been an emotional week for the pro dialogue, pro-Israel community on campus. This week a campus…

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Shakshuka: An Israeli Delicacy at 12 Chairs Cafe »

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by Elizabeth Elizalde Since its opening in 1995, 12 Chairs Café has been a Soho staple for locals looking for…

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Tensions in Haiti and the Dominican Republic Simmer »

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by Lorena Ramirez On Sept. 26, 2013, the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic issued the ruling of 168-13, a…

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Puerto-Rican Alliance Still Strong and Active »

Brooklyn College Puerto-Rican Alliance

By Lorena Ramirez Chuchifritos, salsa and pride are things that Puerto Ricans are familiar with, but to all Latinos, fried…

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What’s Liz Eating? »

The infamous cronut filled homemade blackberry jam!

by Elizabeth Elizalde Hello my fellow Brooklyn College foodies! I hope to go on this food journey with you to…

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The Arts

“Here We Are Now” Kurt Cobain’s Legacy: 20 years later »

SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT-- Kurt Cobain (center) with Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl (left) and Krist Novoselic (right).

by Elizabeth Elizalde As the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s suicide approaches on April 5, new images of the Nirvana frontman’s death scene were released by the Seattle police, early last week. According to CBS News, authorities found what appeared to be Cobain’s “heroin kit,”…

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Black Girl Ugly: Theatre Review »

BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL-- “Black Girl Ugly,” writer and director, Ashley Brockington (left) actresses, Toni Figueroa, Raquel Palmas, and Cassel Willis 

hosted the fifth instalment of the BGU series, last week Thursday through Saturday.

by James Burdick “Black Girl Ugly,” written and directed by Ashley Brockington, began with a of red herring of sorts. The performance started in its minimally staged space with what a pantomime of prehistoric, hunter-gatherer activity. The three actresses Toni Figueroa, Raquel Palmas and Cassel…

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Drawing Out the Poet »

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By James Burdick A project, which challenges writers to step out of the comfort-zone, “Drawing Out the Poet” is a method led by Brooklyn College instructor Matthew Burgess that incites students to respond to visual art through the medium of poetry. Ekphrasis, is the name…

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The Brooklyn College Library Art Contest »

by James Burdick The Brooklyn College Library Art Contest, created by Associate Librarian Miriam Deutch, has been bringing the students of Brooklyn College in touch with the library’s collection since 2008. When renovations to the college’s library ended in 2002, the library’s now impressive collection…

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Theatre Review: Camino Real »

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by James Burdick The first thing I did when I got home from watching “Camino Real” by Tennessee Williams, was make sure that I remembered correctly who Tennessee Williams was and what he wrote. Once I had confirmed that he was indeed, as I thought,…

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Op-Ed

The Shame of the GOP »

Students supporting the Dream Act.

by Paolo Cremidis On Monday the New York state senate defeated an attempt to provide undocumented students who are New York state residents with tuition…

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Brooklyn College: Not So In The Know »

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By Michelle Long “Brooklyn College: In the Know” is a Facebook page where students can post questions, concerns, events, PDFs, and all things related to…

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Israel Apartheid Week at BC »

Israel Apartheid Week

By Routar Mahmoudi Students for Justice in Palestine held two events this past week as part of the annual israeli apartheid week. IAW as it…

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Public Health Vs. Individual Liberty »

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By Cameron Clark Having survived years of Mayor Bloomberg’s self-righteous public health demagoguery, I was looking forward to the day when I could indulge in…

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The Crisis in Ukraine »

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By Rodshel Ustayev The crisis in Ukraine is another major blow at world peace. It has pit the two superpowers of Russia and the United…

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Is Brooklyn College a Commuter School? »

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By Dijon Young As a Brooklyn College student, your main priorities are to complete your coursework, obtain an outstanding GPA and ultimately receive a degree…

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Sports SWINGING LIKE A CHAMP-- Senior Meagan Cranston went 3 for 3, with an inside the park homerun, two RBI’s and four runs scored.

BC Softball Sweeps Baruch in CUNYAC Opener

by Kevin Anglade The Brooklyn College Softball team opened City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) play with a dou- bleheader sweep over the Bearcats of Baruch College on Saturday at Brooklyn College Athletic Field.…

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Latest Sports SWINGING LIKE A CHAMP-- Senior Meagan Cranston went 3 for 3, with an inside the park homerun, two RBI’s and four runs scored.

BC Softball Sweeps Baruch in CUNYAC Opener

by Kevin Anglade The Brooklyn College Softball team opened City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) play with a dou- bleheader sweep over the Bearcats of Baruch College on Saturday at Brooklyn College Athletic Field.…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »
Op-Ed Students supporting the Dream Act.

The Shame of the GOP

by Paolo Cremidis On Monday the New York state senate defeated an attempt to provide undocumented students who are New York state residents with tuition assistance. It is shameful and sad that politicians are willing to…

Mar 28 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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