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Brooklyn College in the Know: Aquatic Research and Environmental Assessment Center

By Sandy Mui Published: March 21st, 2018 Tucked in the corner of the first floor of New Ingersoll is a set of red double-doors. The room plaque on the right door reads: “Aquatic Research and Environmental Assessment Center (Saltwater Research Laboratory).” The Aquatic Research and Environmental Assessment Center (AREAC), located …

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The Voices Behind the Student Activity Fee Protests

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: March 21st, 2018 Anyone walking outside campus last Monday evening would have likely heard the protests outside the Student Center during the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees meeting. One of the protesters’ chief complaints was surrounding the proposed changes to the student activity fee. Ever since the …

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

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

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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Information Session on Immigrations Rights and Resources at CUNY

By Soulei Thomas     Published: March 7th, 2018 Students and faculty shared their concerns and personal experiences as immigrants, or friends and family of immigrants, both documented and undocumented, at the Immigration Rights and Resources in City University of New York (CUNY) panel last Tuesday Feb. 27. “When I came, my …

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

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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