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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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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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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KCC Talks: Do Clothes Really Make the Man?
Nov30

KCC Talks: Do Clothes Really Make the Man?

Suit and tie or jeans and a t-shirt? The battle between appearance and personality has Kingsborough’s student and staff caught with mixed feelings about the subject matter, “Do clothes really make the man?” “No, I feel like their personality matters more, well it depends. It definitely depends work wise. Work wise you have to dress the part for whatever job it is, at least that’s what I learned and has seen. However, society choose to...

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