• Rising and Falling of the Top Four
  • Former BCC Head Coach Dies at 80
  • Gourmet Dining Negotiates New Contract
  • ‘I’m a Lucky Man’ A WW2 Veteran’s Story
  • Smoking Ban
  • The Use of Gun Control
  • I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

Rising and Falling of the Top Four

  By: Kemrick Petree, Contributing Writer. With the college football season rounding up, the playoffs shaking up and the bowl projections, fans are going insane. Entering this weekend in the AP Top 5 Poll are followed by teams from the Big Five Conferences. The Bulldogs jumped to the No. 1 spot […]

Former BCC Head Coach Dies at 80

  By: Christopher Molina: Sports Editor. Salvador Guillen, who was the former head coach of  Bergen’s men’s and women’s tennis and soccer teams, and a tennis adjunct professor, has died. Many at the Bergen Athletics Department are saddened by the news. Coach Guillen helped BCC to reach two region men’s […]

Gourmet Dining Negotiates New Contract

By: Adrianna Caraballo, Co-Editor. The cafeteria service hours at all locations have been changed due to a new contract between Bergen Community College and Gourmet Dining. The main cafeteria, Ender Hall Cafe, Bergen Pizza and Dunkin Donuts will all receive reduced hours as a result of the new contract, among other […]

‘I’m a Lucky Man’ A WW2 Veteran’s Story

By: Mark Gucia, Contributing Writer. Customers not only go to the Bloomfield, New Jersey Stop and Shop to shop, but also to chat with the nice elderly man who bags their groceries and leaves them with a smile on their face. This elderly man is former Staff Sergeant Bartholomeo Ficeto, or […]

Smoking Ban

By: Danita Ruiz, Contributing Writer. Hello, fellow Bergen Community College smokers, I’d like to talk about the “smoking ban” that has no purpose to us smokers. BCC banned smoking on campus about two years ago, and personally, I think it’s ridiculous. We all know that once you get out of class, […]

The Use of Gun Control

By: Kaiden Cilento, Contributing Writer. There have been individual states that have attempted to have absolute gun control laws. For example, back in 1976, Washington D.C. passed a law that banned regular citizens from owning guns, leaving only police officers to carry firearms. For the people who already owned guns, they […]

I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

By Amanda Barandas, Online Editor. Pink ribbons are here, there and everywhere! October is known for frightful delights, but how many of you have noticed pink ribbons popping up between the pumpkins? These pink ribbons are for Breast Cancer Awareness month. A few years back, I used to see pink […]

 
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Installation of Interim President in Surprise Move

Installation of Interim President in Surprise Move

Interim President Michael Redmond//photo courtesy Adrianna Caraballo By: Adrianna Caraballo, Co-Editor. Michael Redmond was appointed as the college’s interim president on June 27, 2017 after B. Kaye Walter was fired. Not only were the students...

 

Bergen Community College Relieves President

Bergen Community College Relieves President

Kaye//photo courtesy Larry Hlavenka By: Leshay Jones, Editor in Chief. On June 27, the Board of Trustees held a meeting in which they voted to fire President B. Kaye Walter. The reasoning behind her termination is unclear seeing as there was...

 

Leading with Compassion

Leading with Compassion

Leading with Compassion//photo courtesy of Flickr By: Leshay Jones, Editor-in-Chief Believe it or not, it is not easy to be a leader, especially in a world filled with followers. None of  us want to work for somebody, but the cold, hard truth...

 

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Smoking Ban

Smoking Ban

No smoking//photo courtesy of Pixabay By: Danita Ruiz, Contributing Writer. Hello, fellow Bergen Community College smokers, I’d like to talk about the “smoking ban” that has no purpose to us smokers. BCC banned smoking on campus about...

 

The Use of Gun Control

The Use of Gun Control

Automatic Weapon//photo courtesy of Wikimedia By: Kaiden Cilento, Contributing Writer. There have been individual states that have attempted to have absolute gun control laws. For example, back in 1976, Washington D.C. passed a law that banned...

 

I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

Breast Cancer//photo courtesy of First Class Photography By Amanda Barandas, Online Editor. Pink ribbons are here, there and everywhere! October is known for frightful delights, but how many of you have noticed pink ribbons popping up between...

 
 

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Rising and Falling of the Top Four

Rising and Falling of the Top Four

  Memorial Stadium filled with ramped up Clemson Tiger fans//photo courtesy of Berniestew at English Wikimedia By: Kemrick Petree, Contributing Writer. With the college football season rounding up, the playoffs shaking up and the bowl...

 

Former BCC Head Coach Dies at 80

Former BCC Head Coach Dies at 80

  Salvador//photo courtesy of BCC By: Christopher Molina: Sports Editor. Salvador Guillen, who was the former head coach of  Bergen’s men’s and women’s tennis and soccer teams, and a tennis adjunct professor, has died. Many at the...

 

Gourmet Dining Negotiates New Contract

Gourmet Dining Negotiates New Contract

Gourmet Dining//photo courtesy of Adrianna Caraballo By: Adrianna Caraballo, Co-Editor. The cafeteria service hours at all locations have been changed due to a new contract between Bergen Community College and Gourmet Dining. The main cafeteria,...

 

‘I’m a Lucky Man’ A WW2 Veteran’s Story

‘I’m a Lucky Man’ A WW2 Veteran’s Story

(Left) Bartholomeo Ficeto, 1943, age 22.(Right) Bartholomeo Ficeto, 2017, age 96. //photo courtesy of Clipping from an unknown newspaper. By: Mark Gucia, Contributing Writer. Customers not only go to the Bloomfield, New Jersey Stop and Shop...

 

Smoking Ban

Smoking Ban

No smoking//photo courtesy of Pixabay By: Danita Ruiz, Contributing Writer. Hello, fellow Bergen Community College smokers, I’d like to talk about the “smoking ban” that has no purpose to us smokers. BCC banned smoking on campus about...

 

The Use of Gun Control

The Use of Gun Control

Automatic Weapon//photo courtesy of Wikimedia By: Kaiden Cilento, Contributing Writer. There have been individual states that have attempted to have absolute gun control laws. For example, back in 1976, Washington D.C. passed a law that banned...

 

I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

Breast Cancer//photo courtesy of First Class Photography By Amanda Barandas, Online Editor. Pink ribbons are here, there and everywhere! October is known for frightful delights, but how many of you have noticed pink ribbons popping up between...

 

Education is Key

Education is Key

Education Editorial//photo courtesy of Flickr By: Leshay Jones, Editor in Chief. Education is important. I mean, why else would we all be here working our behinds off in order to graduate, to move on and to live the best life that we can? My...

 

The Sun Shines on Cancer Care Walk at College

The Sun Shines on Cancer Care Walk at College

Cancer Walk//photo courtesy of Amanda Barandas, Online Editor. By: Carl Phillip, Contributing Writer. On Sunday, September 24, 2017 Bergen Community College held CancerCare’s annual walk/run event for hope. The event registration started at...

 

Installation of Interim President in Surprise Move

Installation of Interim President in Surprise Move

Interim President Michael Redmond//photo courtesy Adrianna Caraballo By: Adrianna Caraballo, Co-Editor. Michael Redmond was appointed as the college’s interim president on June 27, 2017 after B. Kaye Walter was fired. Not only were the students...