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Another protest held on campus: “What do we want? Free tuition!”

Jennah Johnson and Samrah Shoaib wait for the march to start. PHOTO/ Jericho Tran

By Jericho Tran Published: March 2nd, 2016 Students and faculty marched along Campus Road and throughout Boylan Hall during common hours yesterday to protest the rising tuition and the lack of a fair contract for CUNY professors. James Davis, Brooklyn College president of the CUNY Professional Staff of Congress (PSC), the faculty union­, joined the other …

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Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Receives Award

By Derek Norman and Sheilagh Lichtenfels Published: February 24th, 2016 On February 11th, students, professors and one NYPD officer filled the seats of the Woody Tanger auditorium. as Dr. Khalil Muhammad, director of the Shomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, received a  plaque on behalf of the Black Faculty and …

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Brooklyn College Student Coalition Issues Apology for Anti-Zionist Comment

By Jericho Tran Published: February 24th, 2016 Yesterday morning, the Brooklyn College Student Coalition, a club that promotes students’ rights on campus, issued an apology to Chairman of the Faculty Council Yedidyah Langsam after anti-Zionist comments surfaced during a Faculty Council meeting held on Feb. 16 in the Woody Tanger …

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Alumna Posthumously Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

By Jericho Tran Published: November  24th, 2015 Brooklyn College alumna Shirley Chisholm was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama today for her historic political career and activism for African-Americans and women. “The torch she lit for economic and social justice continues to shine,” said CLAS Assembly Speaker …

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