Officer Dieudonne Appreciates the Safety and Home of KCC
Dec11

Officer Dieudonne Appreciates the Safety and Home of KCC

In the four years that Officer Cyrus Dieudonne has been at Kingsborough, he’s seen fights, scandals and outright ridiculous scenarios. His job is to be seen and unseen- to be as unnoticeable yet essential as the pillars that hold up the cafeteria. Officer Dieudonne, or DD, as he is known colloquially, does not always adhere to these rules. Students know him by his 5’7” frame and musical Haitian accent. He almost never stands still- he...

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Faculty Forum Showcases KCC’s Brightest Professorial Minds
Dec11

Faculty Forum Showcases KCC’s Brightest Professorial Minds

Kingsborough faculty were given the opportunity to showcase their work from this semester at the annual faculty forum on Thursday, November 30 as departments from Business, Art, English, Journalism, Communications, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, and Behavioral Sciences delivered presentations that showcased their academic and professional research, which included their upcoming books, student experiments and...

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Cuccia’s Dual World Depends on Passion and Diversity
Dec10

Cuccia’s Dual World Depends on Passion and Diversity

During school hours, Vincent Cuccia plays the role of Speech and Business Communications professor proficiently. After papers are graded, Cuccia takes the role of co-owner of company Planet Pepper. Planet Pepper provides hip and butt pads for drag queens, cross-dressers, or anyone who wants killer curves. As a New Yorker, Cuccia strongly believes in diversity and stresses the importance of different shapes of men and women....

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Resilient: How to Peach Review: A Special Throwback
Dec10

Resilient: How to Peach Review: A Special Throwback

While recent years have seen bands who bear more than a passing similarity to our flannel-clad forefathers, it feels incorrect to ascribe the grunge distinction to any band past 1999. The reason is simple: Despite what some brand-marketing executives might have you believe, the label “grunge” has always referred to an ethos and aesthetic, rather than a sound. The Smashing Pumpkins never had much in common with Nirvana, and if we’re...

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Voice of Addiction: The Lost Art of Empathy Review: Keeping Punk Alive
Dec07

Voice of Addiction: The Lost Art of Empathy Review: Keeping Punk Alive

“Punk is dead.” It’s a sentiment nearly as old as the genre itself, and yet, punk exhibits signs of life, in recent years by adopting contemporary sounds, and occasionally, and momentarily becoming culturally relevant. While the days of CBGB’s and basement shows are behind us, there is still some life left to live for the average punk who is willing to accept trace amounts of modernity. Voice of Addiction might just be one of those...

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Inside the KCC Cosplay Club
Dec07

Inside the KCC Cosplay Club

Costumes, characters and action- all elements of KBCC’s Cosplay Club. Often overlooked because not many students know about what they do, but more importantly because of the misconceptions that come from the term “cosplay.” Simply a way for people to connect with their favorite fictional characters, cosplay is the act of creating costumes and dressing up. The Cosplay Club is far from the average roleplaying...

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