KCC Talks: The Cafeteria
Apr12

KCC Talks: The Cafeteria

The cafeteria is a place to take a break from books and professors, to meet with your friends, or even take a nap. With 487 seats available, a menu suitable for meat lovers and vegetarians and hours of availability from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays and 7:30 a.m. to an early evening on weekends, the Kingsborough cafeteria caters to the entire campus community. At the same time, thoughts on the cafeteria are polarizing. The...

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KCC Talks: Will the Mets be Worth Watching?
Mar22

KCC Talks: Will the Mets be Worth Watching?

With spring training kicking off, all heads are slowly beginning to turn to the diamond and away from the hardwood. As fans get their gear ready and schedules cleared, some are unaware they could be in for a curveball. KCC students are up at bat to answer; Will the New York Mets be worth watching this year? “Hell no. I hate the Mets. I’m a Yankee fan for life.” -Luis Rivera, 30, Health and Physical Education office “No. Sports are...

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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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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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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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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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