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Brooklyn College Professor and First-Time Novelist Gets a Film Option

By Zainab Iqbal Published: May 11th, 2016 Are contacts with aliens taking place somewhere in the near future? Part-time Brooklyn College philosophy professor, Christopher Steinsvold,, has a soon-to-be released novel, and a film/TV option, answering just that. The Book of Ralph, Steinsvold’s first novel, is set to release in August …

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When Brooklyn College Students Are “Despised Insects”

The opinions in this article do not represent the opinions of the Excelsior. By Zainab Iqbal Published: March 2nd, 2016 In October, Gothamist broke the story about surveillance of Muslims students at Brooklyn College. We came to know “Mel,” the alias of an undercover female detective” tasked with monitoring Brooklyn College’s …

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CTE: The Post-Mortem Disease Killing Football Players Alive

By: Zainab Iqbal Published: February 24th, 2016 Super Bowl 50 averaged 111.9 million TV viewers, making it the third most watched broadcast in U.S television history. Sure, most of the views were probably a result of the Coldplay, Beyonce, and Bruno Mars halftime performance, but who’s asking? These 111.9 million …

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Did You Just Say ‘Dolce & Gabbana Abayas?’

The opinions in this article do not represent the opinions of the Excelsior. By: Zainab Iqbal Published: February 10th, 2016  Designer fashion line Dolce & Gabbana recently decided to expand their sales to interest the Muslim community by launching a collection of hijabs and abayas (loose-fitting, ankle-length women’s robes), finally noticing …

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