Queens College had a pretty good Saturday Night Live cameo
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Larry David and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders may have been featured guests on this week’s Saturday Night Live episode, but Queens College also had a starring role in the program. The Flushing institution of higher learning was the setting for a taped sketch, “Bern Your Enthusiasm,” in which David played a neurotic version of Sanders that was similar to […]

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Deepak Chopra will lecture at Queens College this Sunday (+ reader discount)
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Is mankind in the midst of a major paradigm shift in science? Do humans have the ability to influence the future evolution of the cosmos? Is there an ultimate reality? The answers to these existential questions will meld into advice on health and well-being on Sunday, when Deepak Chopra, an endocrinologist described as “the poet […]

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New exhibit honors traditional Korean art and beloved Korean artist
Photos courtesy of Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Joo Sang Kim Lee, who was known as “Hoyeon,” created countless ink paintings — and made countless friends — after settling in Queens and founding the Hoyeon Art Association of New York in 1994. The Korean immigrant died last month, and now her friends are going to honor her memory with — what else? — […]

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Katz touts progress across Queens in latest State of Borough address
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“Only in Queens” was the theme of the State of the Borough address given by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Thursday, and she used that phrase to talk about the good, the bad, and how far we still need to go to achieve her vision for the “World’s Borough.” During her speech at Queens College in Flushing, […]

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A step closer to MLK’s ‘beloved community’ at Pomonok Houses
Photo courtesy of Office of Councilman Rory I. Lancman

BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Three lawmakers are bringing Queens closer to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of a “beloved community,” a goal he first talked about in his 1957 speech Birth of a New Nation. Councilman Rory Lancman, state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky and Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz joined volunteers from Pomonok Houses and Queens College on […]

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