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Language, Race and Power: Presentation and Discussion with an Audience

By Ishauna Cox Published: October 18th, 2017 “Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it becomes old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.”                      -Gilbert Highet Professor Jamila Lyiscott, Ph.D., spoke to the …

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Brooklyn College’s ‘Writer’s Circle’ Offers a Judgement Free Zone to Write

By Carmen Saffioti Published: October 4th, 2017 Ever write something that you needed an objective opinion on? Perhaps, you might be interested in Writer’s Circle. This club formed last year, and is completely student run. It allows students to share their writing, mostly creative, in a judgement free zone. Students …

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Student Spotlight on Summer Internships

By Lordy Belance Published: September 27th, 2017 Brooklyn College prides itself in preparing and connecting its students to the panoply of career opportunities available in NYC. The Excelsior spoke to a few students about their summer internship experiences. Human Resources major, Anaelle, completed a five-month Human Resources internship at Aflac. …

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President Anderson Looks Back on We Stand Against Hate; Looks Forward to More

By Zainab Iqbal Published: May 17th, 2017 Many colleges and universities are known for their sports teams, academics, or fraternity parties. Brooklyn College has always been known for its beautiful campus, its activism, and now, a brand new initiative—the We Stand Against Hate series. We Stand Against Hate was started …

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