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New Face at the JAMS Department

Jason Silverstein is a new adjunct professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies. PHOTO/ NY Daily News

By Zainab Iqbal Published: February 15th, 2017 This semester, Brooklyn College welcomed new professors in various departments, ranging from Film, Kinesiology, Music Composition, and Puerto Rican and Latino Studies. Among those is 25-year-old Professor Jason Silverstein, who teaches Tools of Storytelling in the Journalism and Media Studies (JAMS) department. The …

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BC Pre-medical Student Wins Virginia B. Toulmin Scholarship

BC junior Chuckwunonso Nwasike won a $5000 scholarship through the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation, and plans to use the funds towards a preparatory class for medical school exams. PHOTO/ www.brooklyn.cuny.edu

By Zainab Iqbal Published: December 7th, 2016 This November, Brooklyn College junior Chukwunonso Nwasike, a pre-medical student and a double major in biology and philosophy, received the Virginia B. Toulmin Scholarship of $5,000. According to its website, “The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life …

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High Expectations for the Future of Men’s Soccer

Joseph Réal André, the Brooklyn College mens' soccer coach, led the team to the CUNYAC Championship Quarterfinals in his first season as head coach. PHOTO/ Brooklyn College Athletics

By Zainab Iqbal Published: November 9th, 2016 After falling short in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) quarterfinals, the Brooklyn College Men’s Soccer team’s head coach Joseph Réal André had plenty to say about his team’s finish to the season. “It’s not an atrocious finish,” said André, …

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CUNY’s Bureaucratic Processes Cause Lack of Transparency

By Zainab Iqbal With Additional Reporting by Adam Zaki Published: October 26th, 2016 In a bizarre unfolding of events, Brooklyn College’s bureaucratic systems created a massive misunderstanding between a professor and administration. Professor David Seidemann of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences issued the same syllabus he has given …

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