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Brooklyn College History Department Hosts John Hope Franklin Memorial Day

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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The Underrepresented Majority: Adjunct Professors’ Fight Continues After New Contract

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: October 26th, 2016 As September 16 approached, Simone Kolysh, an adjunct professor in the Brooklyn College sociology department, was awaiting her first paycheck for the semester. “Everything was being held off until September 16—medical checkups, shopping. Summers are difficult for most adjuncts so we wait for …

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President Anderson Starts Off Semester With Listening Tour

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: October 5th, 2016 In an effort to learn more about the Brooklyn College community ahead of her presidency, Michelle Anderson conducted a listening tour last Thursday. Meeting with three groups of people—the faculty, non-staff faculty, and students—she asked for specific questions and concerns regarding the college’s …

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Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Commemorates New Bus Shelter

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: September 28th, 2016 A group of people gathering on Bedford Avenue is normal for a Tuesday afternoon at Brooklyn College. Upon first glance, the maroon t-shirts with white lettering that spelt out “Brooklyn College” seemed nothing out of the ordinary. But a small logo on the left arm of the shirt—of a man in …

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Living Near Campus: The Perks and Drawbacks of the Brooklyn College Residence Hall

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: May 4th, 2016 On the corner of Kenilworth Place and Farragut Road lies a towering structure with long glass windows, artistically planted trees, and students filtering in and out. Rising above a sea of small, rundown, single-family brick houses, the eight-floor building stands out as strikingly new …

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