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Brooklyn College’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity Chapter Wins Charity Football Tournament

By Christopher George and Samip Delhiwala        Published: November 2nd, 2016 On Sunday, October 23, Brooklyn College’s Pi-Phi chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity took the trophy home after winning the annual Bryan O’Dwyer Football Tournament, a charity event that featured chapters from various colleges. By winning the …

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Sparking Conversation About Sexual Assault—Through Snapchat

Students can access Zorrilla's Snapchat geofilter, pictured here, today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. PHOTO/ Ariel Zorrilla

By Jamie Deliz Published: October 26th, 2016 “Reform through design and creativity is possible,” said Ariel Zorrilla (@arielsrodeo), a senior here at Brooklyn College. Zorrilla recently created the Snapchat geofilter, “What Happened That Night?” which raises awareness for sexual assault. Zorrilla, who defines himself as a “one-man-think-tank,” came up with …

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CUNY’s Bureaucratic Processes Cause Lack of Transparency

By Zainab Iqbal With Additional Reporting by Adam Zaki Published: October 26th, 2016 In a bizarre unfolding of events, Brooklyn College’s bureaucratic systems created a massive misunderstanding between a professor and administration. Professor David Seidemann of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences issued the same syllabus he has given …

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David Horowitz Freedom Center Attacks SJP With Flyers on Campus


By Jericho Tran Published: October 26th, 2016 David Horowitz, of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, claimed responsibility for the posters spread throughout campus at around 5:15 a.m. on October 17. The controversial posters linked the student organization Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) to HAMAS, a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic fundamentalist organization …

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President Anderson Starts Off Semester With Listening Tour


By Radhika Viswanathan Published: October 5th, 2016 In an effort to learn more about the Brooklyn College community ahead of her presidency, Michelle Anderson conducted a listening tour last Thursday. Meeting with three groups of people—the faculty, non-staff faculty, and students—she asked for specific questions and concerns regarding the college’s …

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Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Commemorates New Bus Shelter

Brooklyn College President Michelle Anderson stands in front of the SO FED UP banner before the ribbon cutting. PHOTO/ Radhika Viswanathan

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: September 28th, 2016 A group of people gathering on Bedford Avenue is normal for a Tuesday afternoon at Brooklyn College. Upon first glance, the maroon t-shirts with white lettering that spelt out “Brooklyn College” seemed nothing out of the ordinary. But a small logo on the left arm of the shirt—of a man in …

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