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With Lundqvist in Net, Rangers Have a Shot

April 14, 2014 10:22 pm0 comments
With Lundqvist in Net, Rangers Have a Shot

By Matthew Golda Published: April 9, 2014 The New York Rangers are headed to the playoffs and their first matchup will be against their division rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers, a team Rangers’ goalie Henrik Lundqvist has had success against this season. For the Rangers to succeed, they will need Lundqvist […]

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Puerto Rico’s Challenges

April 9, 2014 9:12 pm0 comments

By Cameron Clark Published: April 9, 2014 There is a campaign underway to “liberate” Puerto Rico from the United States, but it isn’t coming from Puerto Ricans. In fact, the citizens of the commonwealth have almost nothing to do with it. Rather, the idea is being promoted by anti-American regimes […]

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Letter to the Editor

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IND’s John Wasserman (center) and Rodshel Ustayev (fourth from right) are running for President and Vice President of CLAS Student Government. PHOTO/ David Beltran

  Dear Students of Brooklyn College, My name is John Wasserman, and I am running as the independent candidate for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) President under the Student Rights Independence Party platform. I. Need. Democracy. (IND) is a party based on activist principals, looking to breathe […]

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Men’s Volleyball Swept in Last Two Regular Season Matches Against Vassar and Rutgers-Newark in Poughkeepsie

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Men’s Volleyball Swept in Last Two Regular Season Matches Against Vassar and Rutgers-Newark in Poughkeepsie

By Faraz T. Toor Published: April 9, 2014 Senior Timothy Hui had 49 assists and junior Mihail Osipov had 20 kills, but the Brooklyn College Men’s Volleyball team lost their last two matches of the 2014 regular season in a tri-match hosted by Vassar College on Saturday in Poughkeepsie. Vassar College (25-13, […]

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The Mets’ Pitching Dream of 90 Wins

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The Mets bolstered their starting pitching this off-season, but they will be without their ace, Matt Harvey, because of Tommy John surgery. PHOTO/Wikimedia Commons

By Nicholas Desantis Published: April 9, 2014 The 2014 Major League Baseball season is underway, and once again New York Mets fans anxiously anticipate this as the year their team turns it around and finally contends for a playoff spot again. But if the Mets are to reach their goal […]

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Brooklyn College’s Very Own Ballroom Expert

April 1, 2014 10:45 am1 comment
Professor Nabatov is an engineer turned ballroom dancer, who now teaches ballroom dance at BC. PHOTO/Dancesport at Brooklyn College

By Keciah Bailey Published: April 1, 2014 “Movin’ On Up” from “The Jefferson’s” blares through the speakers and resonates throughout the dance studio in BC’s West Quad building. It’s 9:00 a.m. on a Monday morning and students are in position while their teacher stands in front of the mirror-lined studio, […]

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Why the Government Should Not Criminalize National Security Reporters

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By Marco Poggio Published: April 1, 2014 The government of a developed society should act to protect its citizens. There are a number of possible objections to this claim, some providing compelling counter arguments; however, I will leave them aside for the sake of this discourse. In politics, every day […]

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Politics With Paolo: The Trials and Tribulations of Michael Grimm

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Michael Grimm is beginning to feel the pressure of Democrats fighting harder in South Brooklyn. PHOTO/Wikimedia Commons

By Paolo Cremidis Published: April 1, 2014 Michael Grimm, US Representative for New York’s 11th congressional district, is the only Republican-elected official on the federal level in all of New York City. His district encompasses all of Staten Island, portions of South Brooklyn including Bay Ridge, and Dyker Heights. The […]

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The Rabbit Hole is Closed: Alice in Arabia is No More

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By Alix Jean-Pharuns Published: April 1, 2014 Earlier this month, executives from ABC Family announced that they were canceling the production of their next scripted drama show, “Alice in Arabia.” ABC Family faced pressure from civil rights groups like the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who […]

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The Myth of Conservative Racism

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By Cameron Clark Published: April 1, 2014 The most overused and baseless accusation in American politics is that conservatives are inherently racist. Conservative racism is an oxymoron, like a kosher pork chop; racial discrimination cannot be part of an ideology that promotes personal liberty, economic freedom, and advancement based on […]

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