• It’s Not About The Romance: Paper Towns Movie Review
  • Students Make Presence Known at Board of Trustees Meeting
  • Turkey Suffers From Nationwide Power Outage
  • Segregation in Bergen County
  • Paper Towns trailer
  • Are You Up to Snuff?
  • East of West Comic Series Review

It’s Not About The Romance: Paper Towns Movie Review

By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer Theaters everywhere had their seats packed with couples, teens, and fans of John Green to watch the premiere Paper Towns, an adaption of aforementioned author’s novel. There is a presumption of the film due in part to the trailer to lead people to believe that […]

Students Make Presence Known at Board of Trustees Meeting

    By: Luis Lopez Wei, Staff Writer The most pressing issue that came up on Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting was discussing the proposed resolution for pay-to-print. While it had been since removed from the agenda prior to the meeting, and is currently going under review,  students and faculty […]

Turkey Suffers From Nationwide Power Outage

  By: Gelber Castillo, Staff Writer On the 31st of March, Turkey experienced a nationwide power outage on and paralyzed Istanbul, the largest city in the country with a population of 14 million residents. By the early evening electricity was restored to 90% of the city and a large portion of […]

Segregation in Bergen County

  By: Lucia Godoy,  contributing writer During the first part of the 20th Century, it was the rule for whites and blacks to live in different neighborhoods, to eat in different restaurants, to even drink water from different fountains. Children were raised with the belief that there was a superior race, […]

Paper Towns trailer

  By: Melissa Perez, staff writer John Green is slowly becoming the next Nicholas Sparks of young adult romance movies. His first book adaption on the silver screen, The Fault In Our Stars, was a blockbuster and in less than a year his other successful book Paper Towns was picked […]

Are You Up to Snuff?

  By: Adriana Szaboova, Staff Writer You may know a Marine; it could be your mother, your father, sibling, child, your friend or a friend of a friend. You see them everywhere, even in the halls at Bergen Community College. Marines are the most prestigious branch of the military. “We don’t […]

East of West Comic Series Review

  By: Remi Leibovic, contributing writer If you are looking for an action packed thriller look no further. The series East of West has been out since March 2013. The first issue actually sold out within a week of its release. East of West is published by Image Comics and […]

 
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Students Make Presence Known at Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Make Presence Known at Board of Trustees Meeting

  Bergen SGA, students and faculty expressed concern regarding pay-to-print   By: Luis Lopez Wei, Staff Writer The most pressing issue that came up on Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting was discussing the proposed resolution for...

 

Dumont boy jumps from window

Dumont boy jumps from window

  A memorial set up outside of Grant School in Dumont. (Courtesy of NorthJersey.com) By: Luis Ari Lopez Wei, contributing writer A 10-year-old boy died after falling from a second story window at his school in Dumont, on Friday, March...

 

Somali terror group Al-Shabaab threat to UK and US malls

Somali terror group Al-Shabaab threat to UK and US malls

  Terror group Al-Shabaab calls for attacks on UK and U.S. malls (Courtesty of Cnn.com) By: Helen Mafinejad, staff writer On Saturday February 21st, Somalia-based terror group Al-Shabaab released a 77-minute video threatening attacks on...

 

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Indigenous People’s Day: Columbus Day needs to change

Indigenous People’s Day: Columbus Day needs to change

Courtesy of WordPress By Joseph Cirilo, Staff Writer In America, Columbus Day is a day of celebration for the courageous patron, Christopher Columbus, who found the “New World” when he dared to sail West rather than East. The problem with...

 

Ben Affleck, the Calm Voice of Reason under the Screaming Voice of Ignorance

Ben Affleck, the Calm Voice of Reason under the Screaming Voice of Ignorance

Courtesy of USA Today Discussion on the topic, Islam By Ricardo Montero, Layout Editor Actor Ben Affleck intellectually body-slammed, HBO:Real Time host, Bill Maher and author, Sam Harris, regarding their views on Islam. During last Friday’s...

 

#ItsWhoDay Review: “Time Heist”

#ItsWhoDay Review: “Time Heist”

By Joseph Cirilo, Senior Staff Writer Following the spectacular and thrilling fourth episode in Series 8, “Listen” is a feat in and of itself. The aforementioned episode was arguably Steven Moffat’s best show to date, and heralded the...

 
 

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It’s Not About The Romance: Paper Towns Movie Review

It’s Not About The Romance: Paper Towns Movie Review

Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff in “Paper Towns.” (Michael Tackett/20th Century Fox/TNS) Courtesy of MCT Campus By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer Theaters everywhere had their seats packed with couples, teens, and fans of John Green to...

 

Students Make Presence Known at Board of Trustees Meeting

Students Make Presence Known at Board of Trustees Meeting

  Bergen SGA, students and faculty expressed concern regarding pay-to-print   By: Luis Lopez Wei, Staff Writer The most pressing issue that came up on Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting was discussing the proposed resolution for...

 

Turkey Suffers From Nationwide Power Outage

Turkey Suffers From Nationwide Power Outage

  24 of Turkey’s provinces were completely without power, while parts of other provinces remained lit up. By: Gelber Castillo, Staff Writer On the 31st of March, Turkey experienced a nationwide power outage on and paralyzed Istanbul,...

 

Segregation in Bergen County

Segregation in Bergen County

  John Phoenix and Cleo Florence, two surviving members of the Montford Point Marines, the first African Americans to serve in the Marines. (Courtesy of MCTCampus) By: Lucia Godoy,  contributing writer During the first part of the 20th...

 

Paper Towns trailer

Paper Towns trailer

  Paper Towns movie poster (Courtesy of IMDB) By: Melissa Perez, staff writer John Green is slowly becoming the next Nicholas Sparks of young adult romance movies. His first book adaption on the silver screen, The Fault In Our Stars, was...

 

Are You Up to Snuff?

Are You Up to Snuff?

  With loud speakers blaring the sounds of bullets and helicopters on a battlefield, Marine Corps recruits struggle underneath the barbed wire on the training grounds at Marine Corps Recruit Depot/ San Diego (Courtesy of MCT Campus) By: Adriana...

 

East of West Comic Series Review

East of West Comic Series Review

  East of West comic series covers By: Remi Leibovic, contributing writer If you are looking for an action packed thriller look no further. The series East of West has been out since March 2013. The first issue actually sold out within...

 

Sports Illustrated’s first plus size models

Sports Illustrated’s first plus size models

  Ashley Graham (Courtesy of Bustle.com)   By: Melissa Perez The annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition has always featured petite models on the cover, but, this year, the magazine is publishing an edition with their first plus-sized...

 

Dumont boy jumps from window

Dumont boy jumps from window

  A memorial set up outside of Grant School in Dumont. (Courtesy of NorthJersey.com) By: Luis Ari Lopez Wei, contributing writer A 10-year-old boy died after falling from a second story window at his school in Dumont, on Friday, March...

 

BCC Celebrates Earth Day

BCC Celebrates Earth Day

By: Adriana Szaboova, Staff Writer This year, Earth Day lands on Wednesday, April 22. Bergen Community College’s Environmental Club, in cooperation with other organizations both in and out of BCC, has planned a few events to educate students...