Faculty Profile: Jennifer Mitchell: From Ole Miss to Brooklyn and Beyond
Oct11

Faculty Profile: Jennifer Mitchell: From Ole Miss to Brooklyn and Beyond

The Magnolia State is known for its rivalry between Ole’ Miss and Mississippi State, but to a cheery woman from the heart of the Bible Belt, the world has more significant issues to consider. It is no secret that racism runs rampant in the south. Cross burnings still happen, homes and shops still fly the Confederate flag, and the KKK is still jarringly active. With the current political turmoil and division in the United States, many...

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Is the Nintendo Labo Worth Playing?
May25

Is the Nintendo Labo Worth Playing?

The highly discussed Nintendo Labo “Variety Kit” and “Robot Kit” was released April 27th, 2018. Not a soul knew what to expect from this cardboard-building add-on to the Nintendo Switch system, but Nintendo NYC, located at 10 Rockefeller Plaza, was sure to set up some interactive demos. The people of New York City enthusiastically, and skeptically weigh in on their Labo experience. “For me personally, I’m a lazy gamer. I like just...

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Are People Keeping up with their New Year’s Resolutions of Staying Fit?
May25

Are People Keeping up with their New Year’s Resolutions of Staying Fit?

If you were to ask any gym owner, they will tell you that the busiest time of year is almost always the second week of January when around 12% of new gym memberships flow in. However, by the second week of February, the New Year’s Resolutions crowd begins to dwindle down with a whopping 80% of new members dropping off. According to the gym rats at New York Sports Club located on Varick St. in the Village, New Years Resolutions aren’t...

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KCC Talks: What Makes a Professor Great?
Apr20

KCC Talks: What Makes a Professor Great?

Aristotle once said, “Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.” From the moment a child takes their first breath, they never stop learning. First, they learn how to crawl, then eventually start to walk, and by 18 months they begin to speak. By the time they are four, they are put in preschool and for the next 14 years, up until adulthood, education and teachers will be a major part of their life. In this edition of KCC...

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Dr. Eben Wood: From Brooklyn to Korea And Back Again
Apr13

Dr. Eben Wood: From Brooklyn to Korea And Back Again

With his deep, resonant voice and articulate way of speaking, Dr. Eben Wood is a captivating storyteller. Fittingly, stories are something Dr. Wood has a lot of. A published author, Dr. Wood is infectiously passionate about language, writing and literature. An avid reader, he enjoys just about any genre and a variety of subjects and is knowledgeable about a great deal including history, psychology and philosophy. His office is...

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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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