Implemented by Students, for Students – Participatory Budgeting at Queens College

I have been the coordinator of the grassroots student Participatory Budgeting process at Queens College (PBQC) since the fall of 2017. All of my knowledge of community organizing has come through doing work on the ground, and it all started with joining this student movement. When I started writing for QC Voices I struggled with […]

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The Show Must (Not) Go On: Saying Goodbye to “The Band’s Visit”

  A singular trait of theatre is its own ephemerality. Every performance is unique, never to be repeated again, only to be reported on and remembered by those who were there to witness it. The same goes for productions. All shows, regardless of their success, must eventually close (except The Phantom of the Opera, which […]

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Bandersnatch, or Why You Don’t Hire TV Producers to Make a Video Game

  Spoiler Alert for Bandersnatch! During my time off this winter (totally spent working on my thesis and not at all playing World of Warcraft), I managed to avoid hearing about Bandersnatch. For those, like me, who are out of the loop, Bandersnatch is an “episode” of Netflix’s hugely popular Black Mirror series. Black Mirror […]

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Strange Encounters….Of A Pop Music Kind

Husky Rescue is a band not many Americans are familiar with. They’re from Finland. Their lead singer was replaced halfway through their career. And they haven’t released an album since 2012. While most of their music deals with ambient pop mash-ups, Ship of Light, released in 2010, takes it a step further, adding a supernatural element to their […]

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