Volume 7 | Number 2

Features

Bright Lights

Speech and Debate Team Takes Its Game to the Next Level
Speech and Debate Team Takes Its Game to the Next Level

A trip to a prestigious world championship tournament highlighted the year and allowed the team take its rightful place among the great college debaters.

Sustainability and Sustenance for All
Sustainability and Sustenance for All

Brooklyn College student Galilea Matias’ study of water quality in Mexico’s poorer neighborhoods spurred her to consider further research in sustainability and gained her a job with a local CSA helping to improve nutrition in New York City neighborhoods with less access to fresh farm produce.

Psychology Major Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
Psychology Major Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Samuelle Delcy’s work focuses on developing psychological tests to assess cognitive abilities in people with psychiatric disorders.

In This Issue

Fry's Five
Fry’s Five

A holistic approach to media literacy.

In Search of Truth
In Search of Truth

A professor tries a multi-pronged approach to “move the conversation.”

A Song Only a Fish Could Love
A Song Only a Fish Could Love

Biology Professor Paul Forlano’s research on how dopamine affects the hearing of the female plainfin midshipman fish during mating season may have broader applications for other vertebrates that vocalize, including humans.

Newsmakers

Alumni News

Literary Scents
Literary Scents

Award-winning author and perfumer Tanaïs says that at the intersection of writing and creating fragrances are deeper stories to be told of culture and politics.

A Newspaperman’s Progress
A Newspaperman’s Progress

Landing at The New York Times right after earning his bachelor’s degree, reporter and writer Derek Norman ’17 has grown to believe that, as a journalist, bearing witness to the human experience is a duty and a privilege.

Class Notes
Class Notes

Class Notes is an excellent way for alumni to keep up-to-date with news about the progress of classmates and peers.

Final Thoughts

Out and About
Out and About

At the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema and the Brooklyn College Campus, our essential workers have made create efforts keeping our campus safe.

Photo Album
Photo Album

At the forefront of electroacoustic and digital music for decades, the Brooklyn College Center for Computer Music offers first-class facilities for undergraduate and graduate students.