• Coordinator Juhi Bhatt Resigns, Rutgers Bound
  • Support Staff Contract Approved At January BOT Meeting
  • Rivals Play Review
  • No Mercy From “The Merciless”
  • North Korea Claims It Successfully Tests Hydrogen Bomb
  • Bergenstages Enters Veronica’s Room
  • Jewish Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement

Coordinator Juhi Bhatt Resigns, Rutgers Bound

By Gabe Wanissian, Editor-in-Chief After five years, Juhi Bhatt, the Coordinator of Student Conduct and Student Information, will no longer be working at Bergen Community College. Effectively finishing her term at the College on February 4, Bhatt will begin working at Rutgers on February 10 as the Investigation Specialist. The […]

Support Staff Contract Approved At January BOT Meeting

By Chris Carter, Staff Writter A contract for the Support Staff Association was approved with a unanimous vote at the January Board of Trustees meeting. Inside the contract, it states that the support staff will have $100 added to their base salary as well as a 2 percent raise for […]

Rivals Play Review

By George Guerra, Contributing Writer Pictures Courtesy of Bergen Stages The Rivals, the most famous play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and directed by Bergen’s own Thomas O’Neil, delivers consistent laughs all the way through to the end. It cleverly demonstrated wit, and was carefully balanced with attention and delicacy in […]

No Mercy From “The Merciless”

By Yomarie Llanos, Staff Writer Forgive us, father, for we have sinned. “The Merciless” is a fictional young adult horror novel that focuses on the twisted journey main character, Sofia Flores, has with Brooklyn, Riley, Alexis, and Grace. The 2014 novel by Danielle Vega, follows Sofia Flores, the new girl […]

North Korea Claims It Successfully Tests Hydrogen Bomb

By Brendan Daly, News Editor North Korea has claimed to have successfully detonated a Hydrogen bomb in one of its nuclear testing sites near Pyongyang, the nation’s capital. The January 6 nuclear test would be the fourth of its kind enacted by North Korea since 2006. The hydrogen bomb that […]

Bergenstages Enters Veronica’s Room

By Gabe Wanissian, Editor in Chief Anticipation grew within the intimate confines of Ender Hall Lab Theatre as Ira Levin’s “Veronica’s Room” delivered its sinister tale to the audience. Long time director Mary Clifford brought together a group of young actors that took the crowd on a two hour, hair […]

Jewish Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement

By Carolina Estrada, Staff Writer Bergen Community College’s Hillel sponsored a discussion about Jews and the Civil Rights Movement with invited guest speaker, Rabbi Shammai Engelmayer, on November 12. In modern times, Jews and Black people themselves do not know that Jews have always been prominent members in the battle […]

 
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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...

 

The Rising of the Palestinian Flag for the First Time at the U.N

The Rising of the Palestinian Flag for the First Time at the U.N

  Labeled for noncommercial use. © Andrew Kelly / Reuters By Noura Dakka, News Editor Fluttering under the grey skies, the Palestinian Flag has been raised outside of the United Nations headquarters in New York for the first time. Mahmoud...

 

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...

 

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New Jersey’s Response to the Syrian Refugees

New Jersey’s Response to the Syrian Refugees

By James Diaz, Contributing Writer Since the terrorist attacks in France, Beirut, and several other countries, some Americans and Europeans feel that allowing refugees into their countries could potentially be a risk for their citizens.In response...

 

Pope Francis: The Best Received Immigrant

Pope Francis: The Best Received Immigrant

Pope Francis not only gave speeches, he also visited victims of sexual abuse and blessed criminals in jails. (Courtesy of MCT Campus.) By Florencia Llosas, Staff Writer On September 25th, the cities of Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia...

 

Mexican Dream Killer: Donald Trump

Mexican Dream Killer: Donald Trump

  Labeled for noncommercial reuse By Florencia Llosas, Staff Writer On June 16, in one of the many Trump towers, the nomination for a new representative for the Republican Party was announced: The famous billionaire Donald Trump. Introduced...

 
 

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Coordinator Juhi Bhatt Resigns, Rutgers Bound

Coordinator Juhi Bhatt Resigns, Rutgers Bound

Coworker’s visiting Juhi Bhatt for one last time//Henry Fowler By Gabe Wanissian, Editor-in-Chief After five years, Juhi Bhatt, the Coordinator of Student Conduct and Student Information, will no longer be working at Bergen Community College....

 

Support Staff Contract Approved At January BOT Meeting

Support Staff Contract Approved At January BOT Meeting

By Chris Carter, Staff Writter A contract for the Support Staff Association was approved with a unanimous vote at the January Board of Trustees meeting. Inside the contract, it states that the support staff will have $100 added to their base...

 

Rivals Play Review

Rivals Play Review

By George Guerra, Contributing Writer Pictures Courtesy of Bergen Stages The Rivals, the most famous play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and directed by Bergen’s own Thomas O’Neil, delivers consistent laughs all the way through to the...

 

No Mercy From “The Merciless”

No Mercy From “The Merciless”

By Yomarie Llanos, Staff Writer This innocent, pink cover hides the real content of “The Merciless”//Jessica Rodriguez Forgive us, father, for we have sinned. “The Merciless” is a fictional young adult horror novel that focuses...

 

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...

 

Bergenstages Enters Veronica’s Room

Bergenstages Enters Veronica’s Room

The cast of Veronica’s Room on their final performance night in front of a selling crowd//Henry Fowler By Gabe Wanissian, Editor in Chief Anticipation grew within the intimate confines of Ender Hall Lab Theatre as Ira Levin’s “Veronica’s...

 

Jewish Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement

Jewish Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement

Rabbi Enlemayer speaks at a discussion about Jews and the Civil Rights Movement held by BCC’s Hillel//Ari Lopez Wei By Carolina Estrada, Staff Writer Bergen Community College’s Hillel sponsored a discussion about Jews and the Civil Rights...

 

International Education Week starts off with Student Panel

International Education Week starts off with Student Panel

International students share their experiences in the USA//Carolina Estrada By Carolina Estrada, Staff Writer International Education Week, which ran from Monday, November 16 to Friday, November 20, was formed in a joint initiative between...

 

Students Will Now Pay to Print

Students Will Now Pay to Print

Pay to print will be enacted in the spring//Jessica Rodriguez By Gelber Castillo, Sports Editor Beginning this coming spring semester, students will now pay to use the library’s printing services. After much deliberation, a consensus was reached...

 

New Jersey’s Response to the Syrian Refugees

New Jersey’s Response to the Syrian Refugees

By James Diaz, Contributing Writer Since the terrorist attacks in France, Beirut, and several other countries, some Americans and Europeans feel that allowing refugees into their countries could potentially be a risk for their citizens.In response...