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The Voices Behind the Student Activity Fee Protests

Many of the protestors outside the BC Student Center held up signs that featured messages against the trustees. PHOTO/ Samip Delhiwala

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: March 21st, 2018 Anyone walking outside campus last Monday evening would have likely heard the protests outside the Student Center during the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees meeting. One of the protesters’ chief complaints was surrounding the proposed changes to the student activity fee. Ever since the …

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Pomp and Taking a Stance: Brooklyn College Commencement Filled with a Heavy Dose of Reality

The Class of 2017 cheers as the commencement ceremony comes to a close. PHOTO/ Radhika Viswanathan

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: May 30th, 2017 By Tuesday afternoon, the photos had been taken, the confetti had been thrown and the students of Brooklyn College’s Class of 2017 could finally call themselves alumni. Clad in Brooklyn College’s maroon cap and gown, over 4,000 graduating students were joined by their …

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Brooklyn College President to Enroll as Student in Fall Semester

Almost a year into her tenure as Brooklyn College President, Michelle Anderson has announced that she will be enrolling as a student next semester. PHOTO/ City University of New York

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: April 1st, 2017 “Honestly, I think she’s gone off the deep end,” said Jason Carey, Brooklyn College’s assistant vice president of marketing, communications, and public relations. “We knew the stress would get to her; we just didn’t think it would happen so soon.” Carey was referring to …

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Brooklyn College History Department Hosts John Hope Franklin Memorial Day

SenGupta reads a letter from Franklin's son, John Whittington Franklin, before introducing the panel (from left to right: SenGupta, Lewis, Giddings, and Phillips-Boehm). PHOTO/ Radhika Viswanathan

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: March 1st, 2017 On the last day of Black History Month, the Woody Tanger Hall was transformed from an auditorium into a wellspring of conversation regarding civil rights, history, and oppression. The room was packed with students and faculty—standing room only—who came together in honor of …

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