New KCC President Promises Change
Dec06

New KCC President Promises Change

Kingsborough Community College has a legacy of excellence spanning fifty-five years. With a rank in the top four community colleges in the nation according to the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, the south Brooklyn institution nurtures the minds of thousands of students. The beauty of Kingsborough is that it welcomes those who want to learn with open arms. Regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, or any other status a person...

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KCC Talks: Who is the Best Baseball Player in NY?
Dec06

KCC Talks: Who is the Best Baseball Player in NY?

When the topic of New York’s best baseball player is being discussed, you’d expect to hear the names Gehrig or Babe Ruth. But it appears that there are some new greats according to the people of Kingsborough Community College. People now are very familiar with one of the New York Yankees all-time greats, Derek Jeter. But there still are those other people that believe there’s someone else that’s the best baseball player in New York....

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Laguardia Review: Poignant
Dec04

Laguardia Review: Poignant

Interplanetary travel, ETI immigration and discrimination are the main topics of LaGuardia, a comic that burst with African culture. It’s like delicious savory African dish in NYC. A mix of vivid colors and enticing characters, it awakens in your mind a world of fantasies. At the same time, it tells us a profound, unique and moving immigrant story. Nnedi Okorafor, the writer, is the main character of the story. The writer tells...

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Trinity Griffin: Fashonista in Training
Nov29

Trinity Griffin: Fashonista in Training

Trinity Griffin wants to be a force of nature, someone who changes the world. Fashion can help her do it. Griffin, an alumnus of the Fashion Institute of Technology, within a few years, has procured an Associate’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising and a Bachelor’s in Advising and Marketing Communications. For her, fashion isn’t a hobby; it’s a career. Her website, Iamthetrinity.com, strives to inform viewers on the racial issues beyond...

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Q & A: KCC Baseball Coach Mike Verna Talks Wrestling and Baseball
Nov27

Q & A: KCC Baseball Coach Mike Verna Talks Wrestling and Baseball

Most know of “The Man of Steel” as being the nickname for the superhero, Superman. But it’s also the name of the Bergen Beach native, professional wrestler Mike “Verna” Taverna. He’s had two passions growing up, baseball and professional wrestling. So, of course he took the professional wrestling route. Not only does Taverna wrestle in independent promotions all over the North East, but he also does union acting and assistant coaches...

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Fauve Review: Atmospheric
Nov15

Fauve Review: Atmospheric

Fauve is an enjoyable foreign short film that will remind you of your childhood, especially if you’re not from the United States. The excellent cinematography, emotion provoking scenes and surprising performances of the young actors will have a powerful effect on viewers. There is no doubt why this movie is an award-winning. We all did naughty things when we were children. Looking back, it’s easy to regard it all as amusing, but they...

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