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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KCC Talks: How is Kingsborough Helping You Accomplish Your Dreams?
Nov08

KCC Talks: How is Kingsborough Helping You Accomplish Your Dreams?

A great way to ensure success is to anticipate challenges you might face in the future and prepare for them beforehand. No one said it would easy- but as the saying goes, there is a silver lining behind every dark cloud. Going back to school can be a tough decision for some, but it also opens doors. As one of the mantras at Kingsborough Community College, “Dreams Become Reality,” with the right drive and passion. Considering that, the...

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Brian Dowd: Mind of a Coach, Heart of a Player
Nov06

Brian Dowd: Mind of a Coach, Heart of a Player

From suicide squeezes to sacrifice flies, Baseball is a huge mental game. At least that’s how the Kingsborough Community College baseball team head coach Brian Dowd sees it. This is Dowd’s second full year as Wave head coach. He sees a brighter future than their 5-18 record last season indicates. More than a second-year coach, Dowd has put his a serious amount of time in with this group. Two years prior to becoming Wave Skipper, Dowd...

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Raquel Torres: A Vessel of Change at KCC
Nov01

Raquel Torres: A Vessel of Change at KCC

Kingsborough’s Student Life Coordinator Raquel Torres sees our world as troubled in many ways. She refuses to accept living with daily encounters of racism and discrimination. She strives to make a valuable change in this way of thinking. She wants to be the change. Among her many talents are being a leader and a poetess. She has made use of her youth to give voice, empower and serve as an advocate for minorities, such as...

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KCC’s Maritime Tech Program: Making Oil and Water Mix
Oct25

KCC’s Maritime Tech Program: Making Oil and Water Mix

If you smell French Fries off the coast of Kingsborough Community College, it’s not from the school’s cafeteria; it’s from the maritime technology department. Equipped with cooking oil from the school’s culinary department, the ship, dubbed, “French Fry,” starts up in regular Diesel fuel and then switches to cooking oil. With the salty smell coming from the engine and emanating throughout the air during...

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Janine Graziano: Kingsborough’s ‘Zen-Master’
Oct16

Janine Graziano: Kingsborough’s ‘Zen-Master’

Long before she was a professor, Janine Graziano spent time working at various eateries from Bay Ridge to Wall Street waitressing, and in that time learned a lot about herself. Working in the customer service/food industry, she developed a strong work ethic, found that she enjoyed helping others, and even managed to enjoy herself. “It was fun, but hard work,” Graziano said. “A lot of stress and multitasking. I learned how to keep...

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