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For “A Bunch of Weirdos Who Just Don’t Belong,” the “Weirdo Brigade” Allows Students to Have a Voice

"Weirdo Brigade," a Brooklyn College literary magazine, provides a free space for students wanting to express their art. PHOTO/ Elizabeth Starace

By Carmen Saffioti Published: November 8th, 2017 “Art for Art’s Sake” is what is written on the cover of the fourth edition of “Weirdo Brigade.”  The zine is a Brooklyn College publication of student artwork, poems, photography, rants, prose, and more. However, the “Weirdo Brigade” is unlike any other literary …

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Bringing Race and the LAPD to the Forefront: Will “S.W.A.T” Execute This Carefully?

From FBI Special Agent Derek Morgan to Daniel 'Hondo' Harrelson in the S.W.A.T unit, Shemar Moore takes on another cop role in CBS' rebooted drama series 'S.W.A.T.' Photo/ TV Guide

By Michael Alford III Published: November 8th, 2017 CBS has hopped on the reboot train and resurrected an old show by the name of “S.W.A.T,” which released its pilot episode last Thursday. In this version, Emmy Award winner Shemar Moore (“Criminal Minds”) stars as Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson, a guy from …

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Campus Reactions to Horowitz Posters Leave More Questions Than Answers

The David Horowitz Freedom Center spread these posters throughout the Brooklyn College campus. PHOTO/ David Horowitz Freedom Center

By Hannah Grossman Published: November 8th, 2017 Posters with the headline “Terrorist Supporters” listed names of Brooklyn College faculty and student supporters of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a pro-Palestine group that advocates for international economic pressure through sanctioning and boycotts on Israel, known as BDS (Boycott, Divest, and …

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Info Wars

Trump's new strategy, a slow bleeding death. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons

  By Jaime Saintvil Published: November 1st, 2017 The Hemorrhaging of the Affordable Care Act Former Attorney General Eric Holder recently described Donald Trump’s administration’s strategy by saying, “They’re coming up with wedge issues. They’re trying to energize their base by separating various groups of Americans and then playing them …

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