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Student Assembly Member Disqualified From Independent Line

By David Beltran Published: April 29, 2014 In the same hearing which disqualified CLAS Student Government Presidential candidate John Wasserman, current Student Assembly member, Paolo Cremidis, was also disqualified from running as an independent candidate after having previously been listed under the United Students League (USL) slate. “Section 12 says …

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Ancient Vivisections: BC Classics Department Receives Riveting Lecture

By Essowe Tchalim Published: April 9, 2014 Last Thursday, the Classics Department held another seminar in the Costas Library at Boylan Hall. Adjunct Professor Michael Goyette delivered a lecture to classics students and professors alike regarding vivisection—surgery on live bodies, typically done to provide medical knowledge—in Ancient Greek and Roman …

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BC Department and BMCC Professor Discuss CELAC, the Potential Game Changer for Puerto Rico

By Priscilla Perez Published: April 9, 2014 The Puerto Rican and Latin@ Studies department hosted “CELAC: A Game Changer for Puerto Rico?” last Thursday in the Woody Tanger Auditorium to discuss the Latin American and Caribbean Community of States (CELAC) and their efforts for the decolonization and independence of Puerto …

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Que? Internationally Recognized Author Speaks at BC About “Don Quixote” and Spanglish

By Faina Gordover Published: April 9, 2014 When Miguel de Cervantes published “Don Quixote,” whose main character is a retired old man riding toward windmills to revive chivalry alongside his “squire” Sancho, it quickly became popularized in the New World. Today, the book is among the classics, as Quixote continues to ride …

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Brooklyn College Wellness Program Celebrates Diversity

By Priscilla Perez Published: April 1, 2014 The Wellness Improvements through Student Education program, also known as WISE, held an intellectual workshop last Thursday to showcase diversity and discuss the differences and similarities within the Brooklyn College student body. Chief Diversity Officer Natalie Mason-Kinsey, Associate Director of the Diversity and …

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NY Times Author Visits Brooklyn College to Discuss Civil Rights and Football Book

By Daniel Stein-Sayles Published: March 18, 2014 Author and New York Times Journalist Sam Freedman visited Brooklyn College on Wednesday to meet students and talk about his new book, “Breaking the Line.” Freedman, presenting with a supplementary slide show, lectured and held a Q&A from the few dozen students, faculty members, and …

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