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Study Abroad Ambassadors Share Their Stories

PHOTO/ Bryan K.

Published: May 3rd, 2017 In the 2015-2016 academic year, 229 Brooklyn College students went abroad to 33 different destinations worldwide. While some participated in short-term programs in the summer or winter intersession, others studied abroad at Exchange Universities or went as free-movers. The International Education and Global Engagement Office asked …

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In Defense of Our Students


By Florencia Salinas Published: May 3rd, 2017 The David Horowitz Freedom Center recently published a press release naming the Administration of Brooklyn College to their list of academic institutions “most friendly to terrorists and hostile to the First Amendment.” In addition, the press release contains many unsubstantiated allegations about the …

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World Baseball Classic Goes Above and Beyond Expectations

As Major League Baseball continues to struggle with fan excitement, this year’s World Baseball Classic may have given the sport a new light. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Carlos Fernandez

By Jeremy Myrthil Published: May 3rd, 2017 Introduced in 2006, the World Baseball Classic (WBC) is an international tournament designed with the same structure as the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup. Its presence in 2017 far exceeded expectations simply because it insisted cultural inclusiveness. A popular criticism …

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