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Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer Outlasts Lehman College in Tight CUNYAC Battle

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By Faraz T. Toor Published: October 21, 2014 As a 5-foot-3 defender, Manuel Baltazar isn’t always the target man for goals. One of his last regular season games ever was a good time to break conventions, then. The senior Baltazar scored the lone goal in the Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer […]

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Clean Sheets For All in Women’s Soccer Contest

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Clean Sheets For All in Women’s Soccer Contest

By Daniel Stein-Sayles Published: October 21, 2014 After 110 minutes of action, the back of the nets remained unfazed, and the Brooklyn College and College of Staten Island’s (CSI) Women’s Soccer teams drew, 0-0, after two overtimes Saturday. In front of the second-largest home crowd of the year at the Brooklyn […]

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Women’s Tennis Defeats Lehman College to Advance to CUNYAC Semifinal

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By Faraz T. Toor Published October 21, 2014 In front of the home fans on the Roosevelt Courts, seniors Yuliya Orkis and Rosalia Xue and junior Suraya Maenhout were honored with gifts in their final home matches of their Brooklyn College careers. They returned the admiration by sending the Brooklyn […]

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Textbooks, Who Needs Them?

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The opinions expressed in this article do not represent the views of The Excelsior. By Essowe Tchalim Published: October 21, 2014 Having worked as an editorial intern in the textbook department of W. W. Norton & Company, I have seen and taken part in the arduous process of textbook development. […]

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In Come the Fences Again

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In Come the Fences Again

By Daniel Stein-Sayles Published: October 21, 2014 The home run chase between National League sluggers Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa was one of the most exciting quests in Major League Baseball history. It caught the attention of the nation whose fans were enthralled with the mystical powers of the long […]

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Healthier habits for the Fall Semester

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By Anna Gleksman Published: October 21, 2014 With fall starting and pumpkin spice lattes becoming a new daily ritual, it can be easy to pack on the pounds as the semester begins. Luckily for Brooklyn College students, there are all kinds of informative programs and seminars in effect to make this […]

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Lady Bulldogs Triumph Over Mount Saint Mary College

October 14, 2014 11:49 pm0 comments
Lady Bulldogs Triumph Over Mount Saint Mary College

By Faraz T. Toor Published: October 14, 2014 The Brooklyn College Women’s Volleyball team may have been away from their home court for only two weeks, but after losing six of their last eight away matches, it felt like two months. So a sweep in front of the home crowd […]

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Snow Hopes Flurry of Offseason Moves Pay Off on the Ice

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Snow Hopes Flurry of Offseason Moves Pay Off on the Ice

By Nick DeSantis Published October 14, 2014 The New York Islanders were one of the busiest teams during this past offseason, and rightfully so. The Islanders finished with a disappointing 34-27-11 record last season, landing them in last place in the National Hockey League’s Metropolitan division and third-to-last in the […]

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Idzik and Rex On the Hot Seat

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Idzik and Rex On the Hot Seat

By Gabriel Pariente Published: October 14, 2014   Despite the bold proclamations of “Super Bowl or Bust” from New York Jets’ Head Coach Rex Ryan, it seems that the Jets’ bubble may have finally burst. After a shocking no-show in a 31-0 loss to the San Diego Chargers, any thoughts […]

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Fashion Feminism?

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By Anastasia Naderiants Published: October 14, 2014 Chanel, as always, brought the most interesting runway show spectacle to Paris Fashion Week this Spring/Summer 2015 season. The show, staged to be on a busy Paris street, framed by slim, decorative French townhouses, presented the head-to-toe Chanel outfits on busy runway models, […]

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