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April Fool’s Day

Record Numbers of Graduation Applicants in Wake of Bernie Sanders Announcement

By Sheilagh Lichtenfels Published: April 1st, 2017 Over 17,000 Brooklyn College students have applied to graduate since the school announced that Bernie Sanders would be delivering this year’s commencement speech. This is the highest number of attempted graduations in this school’s history, totaling almost exactly the number of undergraduates enrolled …

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Administrative Member Gets Promoted

By Zainab Iqbal Published: April 1st, 2017 Brooklyn College’s Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations, Jason Carey, was promoted last week—he is now the Associate Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Public relations. “I don’t even know what to say,” said Carey wiping off a tear. “It’s …

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Yoenis Cespedes to Arrive for Citi Field Opener via MTA

By Mark Suleymanov Published: April 1st, 2016 After making headlines during spring training by arriving at camp in his small fleet of custom cars, New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will take the train to Opening Day at Citi Field. In an effort to relate to his fans better, Cespedes …

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Music and Fashion: Kanye’s Vision for His Next Venture Just Might Shock You

By Jamie Deliz Published: April 1st, 2016 Rapper Kanye West, who also dubs himself “Yeezy,” “Mr. West,” and “creative genius,” has taken what many would consider the crazy route (just check his Twitter account). Yet, West doesn’t see himself as “crazy,” and, really, neither should we. I mean, who else …

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CUNY Announces BC Football Team, Will Begin Play in 2017

By Adam Zaki Published: April 1st, 2016 The Brooklyn College Athletics Department has received funding to begin a football program, as announced last Sunday by Director of Athletics, Bruce Filosa. As a coach of the team in 1988, Filosa said the return of the football program at Brooklyn College holds …

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Bernie Sanders Will Use Campaign Funds to Forgive All BC Student Debt

By Sheilagh Lichtenfels Published: April 1st, 2016 Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders announced, today, that he will be allotting a portion of his campaign contributions to forgive 100% of current Brooklyn College student debt, including state, federal, and private loans. Sanders is living up to his stated commitment to free and …

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