The Urban Inquirer
A blog produced by students at Queens College, CUNY

The criminal justice system has been such a huge problem in the United States for the longest time. Some choose to put the majority of the blame on the divide of social classes while others put the blame on the people themselves. Its the clash of the two arguments that make it so difficult to […]

The United States has had its fair share of immigration issues throughout history but especially now more than ever due to Donald Trump’s attempt at “protecting” this country. America was founded on immigrants and immigrants are what make this country so special, its what makes America, America. As president, he has the job of unifying […]

The Big Apple, also known as the infamous New York City. The city heard around the world, the city that is so well known that its a big part of our society. Hollywood glorifies it, Jay Z has a song about it (as do many other artists), it’s portrayed to be this beautiful, perfect and […]

Globalization and privatization have been flourishing in the United States lately. Ever since the 1990’s it has exploded and allowed many business to flourish and create their products for much cheaper while selling them for a hefty price. What isn’t talked about however is how it can have an impact on the economy if the […]

“Can you spare me some change?” That was the first thing I heard walking down the stairs of the track platform in Jamaica Station. Its quite sad. Imagine being a complete stranger to New York City and having that as the first impression of an amazing city. The more I continued to walk around Jamaica, […]