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The Future of the SUBO

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By Charly Himmel There are not very many places on campus that Brooklyn College students might affiliate with total autonomy besides the Student Center. Over the last fifty years, the Student Union Building Organization affectionately known as SUBO has provided shelter from text anxiety, a place where students can relax, have a bite to eat, [...]

Wool Over Eyes and the Animus


By James Burdick   “O divine poesy, goddess-daughter of Zeus, sustain for me the song of the various minded man…”   This passage from T.E. Lawrence’s translation of Homer’s “Odyssey” entitled “Invocation of the Muse” was the first thing the crowd heard at the Wool Over Eyes show. The Brooklyn-based rock band performed a dynamic [...]

Stephanie Caravello Does First Base First Class

Stephanie Caravello is having an outstanding season Photo: BC Sports

By Nicholas Lopez First baseman Stephanie Caravello never chose to be number six, but from the St. Columba softball league to Brooklyn College softball to BC swimming and diving, it stuck. Caravello feels lucky, but balancing athletics and a 3.98 GPA can be challenging. “I mean even though I’m doing well, it’s still challenging,” said [...]

Mens Tennis Victorious in Season Finale

BC Mens Tennis are downed in 1st round of CUNYAC

The Brooklyn College Mens Tennis team concluded their season hopefully, indicating that there was some light at the end of the their long, dark tunnel. Last Monday afternoon, the team broke the 12-game losing streak that they carried all season by defeating the Bears of St. Joseph’s College with a score of 9-0. Brooklyn finished [...]

BC Softball falls to Briarcliffe as Seniors are honored

By Kevin Anglade In the final home game of the regular season, the Brooklyn College Softball team dropped their double-header to visiting Briarcliffe College, 3-0, 11-2. BC center-fielder Kim Konklewski, as well as second base Norah Marley were honored due to their status as graduating seniors. Briarcliffe improved to 28-6 overall while Brooklyn finished the [...]

Mixed Reaction to Organic Chemistry II Professor Leaving

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By Yaakov Bressler Note: Most of the students interviewed chose to withhold their names. Over 65 students were interviewed. The last lecture that students of Chemistry 3520 and 3521(Organic Chemistry II) received from Professor Stacey Brenner-Moyer for  the Spring semester took place on April 17. After that Brenner-Moyer went on her scheduled maternity leave, as [...]

InYourClass: CUNY Mark Zuckerburgs?

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By Nicholas Lopez InYourClass, an educational social network program that mixes Blackboard and Facebook, is currently under pilot run at Brooklyn College. IYC was first developed by a group of three CUNY graduates—first-generation Albanian immigrants Arber Ruci, Fani Maksakuli and Ari Xhelo. Nowadays, the CUNY-hosted team has extended to a cohesive unit of seven members. [...]

NYPIRG Lobby Day at City Hall

By Daniel Gomez Students and faculty swarmed the offices of the City Council last Wednesday, sitting down with legislators in their offices and asking them to invest more money in CUNY schools. The event was organized by NYPIRG, the New York Public Interest Research Group, and was part of a broader effort by the organization [...]

Tough Road Ahead for New College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) President


By Alex Ellefson The newly elected CLAS President plans to expand the role of student government and make Brooklyn College’s resources available to more students. PHD candidate and outgoing CLAS Speaker David Rosenberg won a long and heavily contested campaign against his opponent, SHIELD Candidate Jamell Henderson, last Wednesday. “This elections shows that a majority [...]

Students Choose to be Stuck in the Library

Photo: Yaakov Bressler

By Yaakov Bressler The Student Center appears as it usually does. The central lobby is filled with its usual students, relaxing from their Monday work. A small trail of students who are not usually found in the Student Center make their way to the State room on the 5th floor. There is a fine line, [...]

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