• Letter from the PTK President
  • Shots and Giggles
  • NBA SEASON PREVIEW
  • Will Clinton Trump Trump?
  • Is Zika really a serious threat to America?
  • Naughty Dog’s Spectacular Jump to Next-Gen
  • Medical Building Opens: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held

Letter from the PTK President

Dear Bergen Students, Each semester brings about new opportunities, especially for eligible Phi Theta Kappa members! If you received an e-mail or letter from Bergen’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, you can accept our invitation and become part of this honor society! Receiving over $90 million in scholarships seems like a […]

Shots and Giggles

By: George R. Guerra, Co-Editor-In-Chief Ever since Orlando, I’ve been thinking a lot about shootings and the national consciousness, and it perplexes me as to why gun ownership is still a well-respected American pastime, paired alongside baseball, drinking beer, and institutional racism. There’s a sort of primal appeal to firearms […]

NBA SEASON PREVIEW

By: Steven Henrici, Contributing Writer The Fall weather is here, and that means the return of the NBA season. Last year, the Golden State Warriors were defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals, the Warriors blew three games to one lead. LeBron James led the Cavaliers in […]

Will Clinton Trump Trump?

By: Leshay Jones, Staff Writer. This year, Hillary Clinton won the Democratic nomination and Donald Trump took the victory as the Republican Party nominee. Now many Americans are wondering which nominee will take the lead and become the President of the United States. The 2016 Presidential race has been an […]

Is Zika really a serious threat to America?

Zika Virus Mosquito//commons.wikimedia.org By: Katherine Canillas, Staff Writer Since the widespread epidemic outbreak of Zika fever on April 2015, it is still one of the most controversial subjects to date. The disease was discovered in Uganda, there has not been any local mosquito-borne Zika virus disease cases that reported in […]

Naughty Dog’s Spectacular Jump to Next-Gen

By George R. Guerra, Co Editor Uncharted fans remember finishing Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and thinking that it was the end of a spectacular trilogy and would make a great end to one of the Playstation 3’s definitive original intellectual properties. After all, The Playstation 4 was announced while Naughty […]

Medical Building Opens: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held

By Adam Grassani, Features Editor May 17, 2016 was an incredibly special day for Bergen Community College, as the Health Professions Integrated Teaching Center was finally opened to the public. At 9:30 a.m. that day, anyone could show up to witness the ribbon-cutting and take a tour of the entire […]

 
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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 O. 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....

 

North Korea Claims It Successfully Tests Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea Claims It Successfully Tests Hydrogen Bomb

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Shots and Giggles

Shots and Giggles

Gun Store//photo courtesy of Flickr By: George R. Guerra, Co-Editor-In-Chief Ever since Orlando, I’ve been thinking a lot about shootings and the national consciousness, and it perplexes me as to why gun ownership is still a well-respected...

 

Letter from the PTK President

Letter from the PTK President

Dear Bergen Students, Each semester brings about new opportunities, especially for eligible Phi Theta Kappa members! If you received an e-mail or letter from Bergen’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, you can accept our invitation and become part of...

 

Will Clinton Trump Trump?

Will Clinton Trump Trump?

Hillary Clinton delivers a speech at the Old State House in Springfield, Ill.,// Photo courtesy of Wikimedia. By: Leshay Jones, Staff Writer. This year, Hillary Clinton won the Democratic nomination and Donald Trump took the victory as the Republican...

 
 

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Letter from the PTK President

Letter from the PTK President

Dear Bergen Students, Each semester brings about new opportunities, especially for eligible Phi Theta Kappa members! If you received an e-mail or letter from Bergen’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, you can accept our invitation and become part of...

 

Shots and Giggles

Shots and Giggles

Gun Store//photo courtesy of Flickr By: George R. Guerra, Co-Editor-In-Chief Ever since Orlando, I’ve been thinking a lot about shootings and the national consciousness, and it perplexes me as to why gun ownership is still a well-respected...

 

NBA SEASON PREVIEW

NBA SEASON PREVIEW

NBA season preview//photo courtesy by Flickr By: Steven Henrici, Contributing Writer The Fall weather is here, and that means the return of the NBA season. Last year, the Golden State Warriors were defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the...

 

Will Clinton Trump Trump?

Will Clinton Trump Trump?

Hillary Clinton delivers a speech at the Old State House in Springfield, Ill.,// Photo courtesy of Wikimedia. By: Leshay Jones, Staff Writer. This year, Hillary Clinton won the Democratic nomination and Donald Trump took the victory as the Republican...

 

Is Zika really a serious threat to America?

Is Zika really a serious threat to America?

Zika Virus Mosquito//commons.wikimedia.org By: Katherine Canillas, Staff Writer Since the widespread epidemic outbreak of Zika fever on April 2015, it is still one of the most controversial subjects to date. The disease was discovered in Uganda,...

 

Naughty Dog’s Spectacular Jump to Next-Gen

Naughty Dog’s Spectacular Jump to Next-Gen

Uncharted gets personal// Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia By George R. Guerra, Co Editor Uncharted fans remember finishing Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and thinking that it was the end of a spectacular trilogy and would make a great end to one...

 

Medical Building Opens: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held

Medical Building Opens: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held

Administration and students attend ceremony// Iness Rabah By Adam Grassani, Features Editor May 17, 2016 was an incredibly special day for Bergen Community College, as the Health Professions Integrated Teaching Center was finally opened to the...

 

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...