• Criticising Neo-Masculinity and a Pro-Rape Blogger
  • Wrestling: Coach Kochakji, Man of the Year
  • The Possible Consequences of Obama’s Visit to Cuba
  • Baseball Bats Bark in Home Opener
  • The Relatable Counselor
  • Student Spotlight, Andrew Fenwick
  • Students Having Issues With WiFi

Criticising Neo-Masculinity and a Pro-Rape Blogger

By Simon Shkreli, Contributing Writer About a week ago, I came across a trending figure on the internet, Daryush Valizadeh, or who he legally calls himself now, Roosh V. He is a blogger and self-proclaimed journalist who has recently gained attention from popular news outlets for openly advocating in the […]

Wrestling: Coach Kochakji, Man of the Year

By Lucia Rubi Godoy, Online Editor Wrestling Coach Ed Kochakji was named “2016 Man of the Year” by the NJCAA National Tournament. Having been nominated to the Hall of Fame by the NJCAA two years ago, this is the first time that Coach Kochakji is named Man of the Year. […]

The Possible Consequences of Obama’s Visit to Cuba

By Lucia Rubi Godoy, Online Editor President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba in March has raised many doubts and questions within the Hispanic Community. It is the first visit by an American President since Calvin Coolidge went in 1928. Although this was only the first attempt to establish better diplomatic […]

Baseball Bats Bark in Home Opener

By Anthony Khelil, Staff Writer It was a beautiful day for baseball, as our Bergen Bulldogs opened up their season at home, against Bronx Community College. The crowd rose for the National Anthem before pitcher Brayan Rodriguez threw his first pitch for our Bulldogs on a cool afternoon, which featured […]

The Relatable Counselor

By Gabe Wanissian, Editor In Chief As Bergen’s Academic Counselor Tim Foote left the “jock” table at his high school reunion to go talk to another group of friends, a few had remarked to him saying, “There goes Tim going to the other side again.” Upon hearing it, Tim had […]

Student Spotlight, Andrew Fenwick

By Iness Rabah, Copy Editor This month, the spotlight is on Andrew Fenwick, a driven young 21-year-old Bergen Community College student with a hunger for change. Fenwick originally did not want to attend school. However, when his mom became sick, he changed his mind, and started attending BCC in the […]

Students Having Issues With WiFi

By John Calixte, Staff Writer Problems with the Wi-Fi connection on campus has left many students upset with the inconsistent internet access. According to first year student Justin Jusino, who is an Accounting major, he doesn’t think the Wi-Fi issue will ever be resolved. “No I don’t think the Wi-Fi […]

 
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Faculty Members Finally Work Under Contract

Faculty Members Finally Work Under Contract

After three years, the BCC faculty finally signs the contract//Illustration by Jessica Rodriguez By James O. Diaz, Staff Writer The BCC faculty had encountered zero job security for nearly three years, as a result of working without a contract....

 

The Fungus that Could Destroy the Banana Industry

The Fungus that Could Destroy the Banana Industry

Fungus is affecting banana production// Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia By James Diaz, Staff Writer A new strain of a fungal disease has contaminated banana plantations and will possibly lead to the collapse of a multi-billion dollar industry. The...

 

North Korea Claims It Successfully Tests Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea Claims It Successfully Tests Hydrogen Bomb

Pyongyang citizens gather in front of a big screen at Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, to watch a news report on the hydrogen bomb test on Jan. 6, 2016/Courtesy of MCTcampus By...

 

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The Possible Consequences of Obama’s Visit to Cuba

The Possible Consequences of Obama’s Visit to Cuba

President Castro and President Obama attended baseball games during Obama’s visit to cuba//Wikipedia By Lucia Rubi Godoy, Online Editor President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba in March has raised many doubts and questions within the...

 

Despite Signed Contracts, BOT Needs Revamp

Despite Signed Contracts, BOT Needs Revamp

The three new trustee members will be crucial in the direction BCC goes in//Illustration by Gabe Wanissian By Gabe Wanissian, Editor In Chief During the aftermath of the BCC faculty union voting to ratify a four year contract, there was a tangible...

 

Cameras are For Safety, Not Intimidation

Cameras are For Safety, Not Intimidation

Security should never take away liberty//MCTcampus By Gabe Wanissian, Editor In Chief We are currently faced with a dilemma of just how much liberty and privacy we are willing to give up to increase our safety at BCC. The answer seems to be...

 
 

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Criticising Neo-Masculinity and a Pro-Rape Blogger

Criticising Neo-Masculinity and a Pro-Rape Blogger

Roosh V. holding the logo for his blog site//Imgur By Simon Shkreli, Contributing Writer About a week ago, I came across a trending figure on the internet, Daryush Valizadeh, or who he legally calls himself now, Roosh V. He is a blogger and...

 

Wrestling: Coach Kochakji, Man of the Year

Wrestling: Coach Kochakji, Man of the Year

Coach Kochakji is the man of the year on 2016//Luis Ari lopez Wei By Lucia Rubi Godoy, Online Editor Wrestling Coach Ed Kochakji was named “2016 Man of the Year” by the NJCAA National Tournament. Having been nominated to the Hall of Fame...

 

The Possible Consequences of Obama’s Visit to Cuba

The Possible Consequences of Obama’s Visit to Cuba

President Castro and President Obama attended baseball games during Obama’s visit to cuba//Wikipedia By Lucia Rubi Godoy, Online Editor President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba in March has raised many doubts and questions within the...

 

Baseball Bats Bark in Home Opener

Baseball Bats Bark in Home Opener

The Bulldogs watching during the home opening game//Claudette Alcobar By Anthony Khelil, Staff Writer It was a beautiful day for baseball, as our Bergen Bulldogs opened up their season at home, against Bronx Community College. The crowd rose...

 

The Relatable Counselor

The Relatable Counselor

You may catch Tim Foote in A-118 wearing one of his iconic ties//Jessica Rodriguez By Gabe Wanissian, Editor In Chief As Bergen’s Academic Counselor Tim Foote left the “jock” table at his high school reunion to go talk to another group...

 

Student Spotlight, Andrew Fenwick

Student Spotlight, Andrew Fenwick

Fenwick is a highly involved student at BCC looking to make a difference, even after graduation//Iness Rabah By Iness Rabah, Copy Editor This month, the spotlight is on Andrew Fenwick, a driven young 21-year-old Bergen Community College student...

 

Students Having Issues With WiFi

Students Having Issues With WiFi

Bergen WiFi issues upset both students and faculty//Jessica Rodriguez By John Calixte, Staff Writer Problems with the Wi-Fi connection on campus has left many students upset with the inconsistent internet access. According to first year student...

 

Pay to Print Hurting Medical Students?

Pay to Print Hurting Medical Students?

Nursing student working on a mannequin in the lab//Jessica Rodriguez By Lawrence M. Frank, Contributing Writer Medical students are getting the short end of the stick with Bergen’s new printing policy. It is no mystery that the majority of...

 

Despite Signed Contracts, BOT Needs Revamp

Despite Signed Contracts, BOT Needs Revamp

The three new trustee members will be crucial in the direction BCC goes in//Illustration by Gabe Wanissian By Gabe Wanissian, Editor In Chief During the aftermath of the BCC faculty union voting to ratify a four year contract, there was a tangible...

 

Tedesco Appoints Trustee, Next One Within 30 Days

Tedesco Appoints Trustee, Next One Within 30 Days

Tedesco recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Irish Easter Rising, on Monday march 28//Brendan Daly By Gabe Wanissian, Editor in Chief Two new BCC Board of Trustees positions will be chosen within the next 30 days, according to Bergen County...