• Segregation in Bergen County
  • Paper Towns trailer
  • Are You Up to Snuff?
  • East of West Comic Series Review
  • Sports Illustrated’s first plus size models
  • Dumont boy jumps from window
  • BCC Celebrates Earth Day

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 […]

Sports Illustrated’s first plus size models

    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 models. Ashley Graham and Robyn Lawley have been selected to be in the 2015 edition, but will not […]

Dumont boy jumps from window

  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 6th. A source told NBC that the boy jumped after getting into a dispute with another student over a chess game around 10 a.m. […]

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 as well as have a little fun. On Tuesday March 31, the Environmental […]

 
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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...

 

New York City Reacts to Grand Jury Decision on Eric Garner Case

New York City Reacts to Grand Jury Decision on Eric Garner Case

Crowd follows protest by sending out the message: “No Justice, No Peace” By Ricardo Montero, Layout Editor NEW YORK – Thousands of protesters filled the streets of Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday night, Dec. 3, after a Staten...

 

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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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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...

 

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...

 

Why IZombie is dead before it even goes on air

Why IZombie is dead before it even goes on air

Rose McIver in a promotional photo for IZombie (Courtesy of CWTV.com)   By Melissa Perez, Staff writer     The media is always drawing inspiration from novels and author’s works, the CW network is taking a page from their book and...

 

Christie faces tough battle over pension reform

Christie faces tough battle over pension reform

  Chris Christie, who signed bipartisan pension reform in 2011, faces a difficult battle over rapidly inflating pension costs. (Courtesy of MCT Campus) By: Brandon Reno, contributing writer. A storm is brewing yet again in the state house...