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Clubs Collaborate to Silently Protest Columbus Day

By Eboná Mais Published: October 21, 2014 A collaboration of Brooklyn College student organizations protested Columbus Day with a silent march Tuesday, during which students who oppose the holiday quietly walked through campus dressed in all black. The march, called Day of Dignity, began with its participants convening in the West End Building. Students then walked …

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Journalism and Broadcast Journalism Program Merger Reportedly Nixed; Cross Disciplinary Approach Possible in Future

By Faraz T. Toor Published: October 14, 2014 Professor Paul Moses likens the Brooklyn College journalism program to his old car: archaic, but still running. One day, Moses’ wife told him it was time to upgrade. He protested and said, “It still runs. It’s fine.” However, the Moses family ended …

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LGBTA and Upcoming LGBTQ Resource Center Plan to Strengthen the Community

By Leanna Burton Published: October 14, 2014 A new LGBTQ Resource Center will open at Brooklyn College this fall, and its administrators are planning events meant to inspire unity among the college’s LGBTQ community, according to David McKay, the Center’s director. “After we set initial programming for the next few …

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SJP Art Exhibit Raises Questions About Historical Protests

By Leanna Burton Published: October 7, 2014 The Brooklyn College chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) raised questions on human rights, religion, and foreign policy last week during an event called “Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism,” a traveling art exhibit that featured 58 illustrative posters commemorating various protests …

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CUNY Revises its Sexual Harassment Policy, Asks for Student Feedback

By Leanna Burton Published: September 22, 2014 A committee of CUNY officials has been tasked with evaluating and revising the university’s sexual harassment policy to follow more closely recently passed legislature asking CUNY students for feedback, according to a notice sent to students by Kristen Bowes, CUNY’s Assistant General Counsel. …

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