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Escalators to Replace Broken Elevators

By Zainab Iqbal Published: April 1st, 2017 It’s official. After months of complaints from student and faculty, Brooklyn College administration finally decided to take action and replace the broken elevators—with escalators. But before the whole campus gets refurbished, there will be a trial run in James Hall, where currently only …

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Administrative Member Gets Promoted

By Zainab Iqbal Published: April 1st, 2017 Brooklyn College’s Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations, Jason Carey, was promoted last week—he is now the Associate Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Public relations. “I don’t even know what to say,” said Carey wiping off a tear. “It’s …

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Online Bookstore to Replace On-Campus Bookstore

By Zainab Iqbal Published: March 22nd, 2017 Tucked in the basement of Boylan Hall lives a 21-year-old campus bookstore—patiently awaiting its shutdown on June 30. According to Jason Carey, the assistant vice president of marketing, communications, and public relations, “Sales volume in the old bookstore was declining significantly. Many colleges …

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New Face at the JAMS Department

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

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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