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Controversy in Ferguson: Does it Really Require this Much Attention?

September 15, 2014 8:53 pm0 comments
Controversy in Ferguson: Does it Really Require this Much Attention?

By Christell Cherenfant Published: September 15, 2014 Many people are complaining that the residents in Ferguson are making the situation a bigger deal than it actually is. Those who are complaining, are wrong. Since killing harmless black male teenagers by police forces seems to have become a notorious trend, so to […]

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In Rice Case, the NFL Shows Its Warts

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In Rice Case, the NFL Shows Its Warts

By Jonathan Gomez Published: September 15, 2014 Content warning: discussion about domestic assault and/or violence. National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL are once again coming under heavy fire for a new video released to the public of Ray Rice, which showed the former Baltimore Ravens’ running back assaulting his fiancee at the time, […]

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Wheaton College Scores Early and Often in Route of Brooklyn College

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Wheaton College Scores Early and Often in Route of Brooklyn College

By Faraz T. Toor  Published: September 15, 2014 Marco Thimm-Kaiser scored his first goal of the season, but Wheaton College of Illinois netted four first-half goals, as the Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer Team fell 1-7 to the Thunder in their 2014 home opener at the Brooklyn College Field. Wheaton College, […]

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Letter to the Editor

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Letter to the Editor

Published: September 15, 2014 Dear Editor, In response to the United Nations’ Emergency Climate Summit, an unprecedented surge of tens of thousands of students from more than 300 campuses will join the People’s Climate March, which is anticipated to be the largest demonstration on climate change in history. Students have […]

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Men’s Soccer Tallies First Win in Tight Match

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Men’s Soccer Tallies First Win in Tight Match

By Faraz T. Toor Published: September 15, 2014 For the fifth straight game, the Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer team was held scoreless for more than 80 minutes. Good thing they scored the game winner in the eighth minute. Kenny Benitez, a CUNYAC Second Team All-Star from a season ago, had […]

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In Finals Rematch, CSI Prevails Again

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In Finals Rematch, CSI Prevails Again

By Faraz T. Toor Published: September 15, 2014 Nearly a year ago the Brooklyn College Women’s Tennis Team faced the College of Staten Island in a classic City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Championship final. The entire championship came down to a final match. The regular season rematch […]

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After A Busy Offseason, the Jets Have the Pieces to Make a Move

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After A Busy Offseason, the Jets Have the Pieces to Make a Move

By Nicholas DeSantis Published: September 15, 2014 With the 2014 National Football League season underway, New York Jets fans will begin their annual tradition of gathering around their televisions every Sunday to watch the green and white. The anticipation is almost tangible as fans wait to see whether their team […]

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BC Returns to Last Season’s Winning Ways

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By Faraz T. Toor

 Published: September 15, 2014 The defending city champion Lady Bulldogs didn’t get off to the same perfect start to their 2014 season as they to begin the 2013 season. Looks like returning home is just what they needed to get back on track. Stefany Ibarra, Louis […]

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Excelsior Editor-in-Chief Thinks He’s Rick Ross; He’s Only Just the ‘Bawse’

May 13, 2014 5:04 pm41 comments
Excelsior Editor-in-Chief Thinks He’s Rick Ross; He’s Only Just the ‘Bawse’

By Faraz T. Toor Published: May 13, 2014 When I first met David, he looked like the guy I spoke to over email and text messages for the past six months. He was this unassuming 21-year-old who truly looked like he arrived early to a brand new class. His hair […]

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An Editor-in-Chiefs Farewell

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An Editor-in-Chiefs Farewell

When I joined the Excelsior as sports editor in the spring of 2012, I had no experience and had to learn on the job since I was replacing an editor who had to leave abruptly. I would never have guessed I’d become the editor-in-chief the following semester. But I would […]

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