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From San Francisco to New York, BC Student Will Run Coast to Coast for Cancer

Emily Guth (middle, green), a Brooklyn College junior, is a frequent runner who will be participating in a charitable run this summer from California to NY in order to raise awareness and money for cancer. PHOTO/ Emily Guth

By Samip Delhiwala Published: March 7th, 2018 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1.7 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer every year, while an estimated 600,000 Americans die from cancer every year; that yearly death toll means that cancer is the second-most leading cause of …

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Well-Known Filmmaker and Queer Puerto Rican Artist Visits the BC Campus

Frances Negrón-Muntaner (right) chats with BC Professor Vanessa Perez-Rosario about the lack of representation from the Latinx community, among other issues. PHOTO/ Maya Garcia Fisher

By Maya Garcia Fisher Published: March 7th, 2018 Frances Negrón-Muntaner, an award-winning filmmaker, well-known Puerto Rican lesbian artist, writer and scholar originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, whose work has explored issues surrounding colonialism, sexuality, race, ethnicity, gender and politics, inspired a room full of students and faculty in the …

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Q&A with Professor Alexandra Juhasz, Film Department Chairperson and Longtime Activist

Dr. Alexandra Juhasz, film department chairperson. PHOTO/ Brooklyn College

By Muhammad Rahman Published: February 28th, 2018 Dr. Alexandra Juhasz is a full-time film professor and the current chairperson of the Brooklyn College film department. Dr. Juhasz was a professor of Media Studies at Pitzer College from 1995 to 2016 and the director of the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry from …

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Brooklyn College in the Know: BC Honors Academy

By Dimitar Atanassov Published: February 14th, 2018 Located at 2231 Boylan Hall, the Honors Academy houses several honors programs: Macaulay Honors College (MHC), Scholars Program, Coordinated B.A.-M.D. Program, and the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. Each of these programs has its own academic curriculum that students need to complete in order …

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