Devin Kennedy Talks ‘You & Me, That’s Enough’ And More
Dec09

Devin Kennedy Talks ‘You & Me, That’s Enough’ And More

Rising, singer-songwriter talent Devin Kennedy is making his dreams a reality with his first EP, “You & Me, That’s Enough.” His laid-back sound and heartfelt approach to writing and performing have captured many hearts far and wide. He has a soulful, swoony voice and a charismatic way of speaking. Aside from that, his songs are full of meaning with a widely universal appeal. Each song he produces is calming, blissful, and...

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Maria Patestas: Student Life’s Fearless Leader
May24

Maria Patestas: Student Life’s Fearless Leader

With her big smile, curly hair and positive attitude, Maria Patestasruns the Student Ambassador program. She’s also in charge of runningthe clubs and organizations on campus and performs the programming toStudent Government. As a matter of fact. at one point or another,Patestas has had every position in the Student Life office. Now, she overlooks everything to make sure things go smoothly; part ofher job as Director of Student...

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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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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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