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Archive for March, 2017

George Polk Award Winners Recognized, Annual Award Ceremony and Seminar Announced

By: Wandera Hussein The latest group of George Polk Awards in Journalism winners were announced on Feb. 20. The award, conferred by a panel of Brooklyn Campus journalism professors and media professionals recognizes impactful investigative journalism from the past year. In 1949, the Polk Awards was established at the Brooklyn Campus to honor CBS News […]

String of Campus Burglaries Poses Question of Campus Security

By: Hafeezah Nazim, Editor-In-Chief   In early November, Foreign Languages Professor Carole Macotta returned to her office in the Humanities Building, after attending an out-of-state conference to find that her laptop and small printer had been stolen. In response, NYPD and the Information Technology (IT) department assisted her by opening an investigation and giving her a […]

Club Spotlight: Model Citizen & UN clubs Seeks To Increase Political Awareness

By: Nyrrah Lubrun (Contributing Writer)  With a newly elected president, executive orders like the travel ban have created a clear anti-immigration sentiment. As this unorthodox presidency continues on, it is more important than ever for students to be informed. The Model Citizen’s club and Model UN aims to keep students informed about current events in the […]