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Holocaust survivor shares experiences through art
Holocaust survivor shares experiences through art
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 12/12/2013 at 12:44PM

As visitors walk through the Queensborough Community College (QCC) Art Gallery, they are taken through the experiences of Rosemarie Koczÿ, who at three years old had her life turned upside down. Koczÿ was born in 1939 in Recklinghausen, Germany and three years later was taken to a concentration camp together with her family. At a [...]

First city ROTC program in decades comes to York College
First city ROTC program in decades comes to York College
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 1/18/2013 at 3:01PM

New cadets are being trained for a future serving the country right at York College, in the first city ROTC program in decades. Last September, the CUNY school took on an ROTC program for young, hopeful cadets. “I’ve wanted to be an officer all my life,” said junior Jerome Tabaosares. “I wanted to go to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/29/2012 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Clear. High of 82. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon.Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 64. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph EVENT of the DAY: Michael Jackson Birthday Bash  “Do you Remember the Time” when you [...]

Power must be wielded wisely
Letters Queens Courier Staff 5/15/2012 at 3:29PM

In light of the current Congressional impasse over federal government subsidies of student loan interest rates, it would seem to be a prophetic fulfillment of the statement that “they have held students hostage with tens of thousands of dollars of debt on education, which is itself a human right” (Occupy Wall Street Declaration, NYC General [...]