• Death of Surgeon Marks Second Death Of Ebola In U.S
  • The Black Friday Conundrum
  • National Novel Writing Month: Writers writing for a better world
  • Shadow Falls Series Review
  • Dutch F-16 Intercepting Russian Transport over Baltic Seas
  • This War Of Mine- An Old Horror of War
  • Thailand Police Yield To Protesters Allowing A Temporary Truce

Death of Surgeon Marks Second Death Of Ebola In U.S

By Amber Jasmine, Staff Writer Last Monday, Dr. Martin Salia, chief medical officer and surgeon at Kissy United Methodist Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone (where he contracted Ebola), died from Ebola. He had initially tested negative, but after retesting November 10, the test came out positive. He had been transported from […]

The Black Friday Conundrum

By Joe Cirilo, Co Editor At its root, Thanksgiving is probably a celebratory day of feast to give thanks for the last season’s harvest. Though there are different historical and cultural ties to this holiday, the American Thanksgiving, as made by Federal legislation in 1941, is an annual celebration we, […]

National Novel Writing Month: Writers writing for a better world

By Joe Cirilo, Co-Editor Every year since 1999, writers set aside 30 days of their time to crack away at the first draft of a story they’d been mulling around for a long time in an event called National Novel Writing Month. The first of these tasks took place in […]

Shadow Falls Series Review

By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer With pages full of werewolves, vampires, angels and shapeshifters, Shadow Falls is slowly taking over the young adult paranormal world. The series, starts off with Born At Midnight, (the first novel in the series) which follows Kylie Galen’s mess of a life and the inability to […]

Dutch F-16 Intercepting Russian Transport over Baltic Seas

By Noura Dakka, Contributing Writer A Russian jet was forcibly escorted by Poland fighter jets on Wednesday night. An Ilyushin II-76 Russian plane flew over the countries of Lithuania and Estonia. The jet was identified as a military transport plane and it flew over Baltic air space, hazardously close to […]

This War Of Mine- An Old Horror of War

“They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.” Ernest Hemingway By Blair DeLong, News Editor Developed and published […]

Thailand Police Yield To Protesters Allowing A Temporary Truce

By Jessie Castellanos, Editor-In-Chief Earlier this week, a group of anti-government protesters in Bangkok, Thailand attempted to seize a metropolitan police bureau. The purpose behind this protest was to topple the current political party/family in power that had been accused of not serving for public interest. Police were given orders […]

 
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Philae’s Historic Touchdown on Comet 67P

Philae’s Historic Touchdown on Comet 67P

Courtesy of ESA Farewell Philae By Cliff Boan, Copy Editor The European Space Agency (ESA for short) has just confirmed touchdown of their Philae Lander after spending over €1 billion, traveling near 4 billion miles, and a long 10 years of...

 

Columbus Day Shuttle Is a Go!

Columbus Day Shuttle Is a Go!

Courtesy by wilsoninfo.com Students will be able to sail to classes on Monday in search of their education. By Blair DeLong, News Editor Students who rely on the BCC Shuttle can now breathe a sigh of relief, the shuttle will be running its normal...

 

BCC Shuttle Will Not Be Running On Columbus Day

BCC Shuttle Will Not Be Running On Columbus Day

Former VP. Ron Milon playing traffic guard with the BCC Shuttles By Blair DeLong, News Editor On Monday 13, 2014, the BCC Shuttle will not be operating on its normal schedule, or in fact, at all. The 13th is Columbus Day, and while BCC will...

 

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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...

 

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#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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Death of Surgeon Marks Second Death Of Ebola In U.S

Death of Surgeon Marks Second Death Of Ebola In U.S

Courtesy of Fox CT By Amber Jasmine, Staff Writer Last Monday, Dr. Martin Salia, chief medical officer and surgeon at Kissy United Methodist Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone (where he contracted Ebola), died from Ebola. He had initially tested...

 

The Black Friday Conundrum

The Black Friday Conundrum

Shoppers patiently wait for shoe sale at Macy’s. Black Friday 2013 By Joe Cirilo, Co Editor At its root, Thanksgiving is probably a celebratory day of feast to give thanks for the last season’s harvest. Though there are different historical...

 

National Novel Writing Month: Writers writing for a better world

National Novel Writing Month: Writers writing for a better world

Image Courtesy by National Novel Writing Month By Joe Cirilo, Co-Editor Every year since 1999, writers set aside 30 days of their time to crack away at the first draft of a story they’d been mulling around for a long time in an event called...

 

Shadow Falls Series Review

Shadow Falls Series Review

Credit: Noura Dakka By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer With pages full of werewolves, vampires, angels and shapeshifters, Shadow Falls is slowly taking over the young adult paranormal world. The series, starts off with Born At Midnight, (the first...

 

Dutch F-16 Intercepting Russian Transport over Baltic Seas

Dutch F-16 Intercepting Russian Transport over Baltic Seas

Courtesy of reuters.com By Noura Dakka, Contributing Writer A Russian jet was forcibly escorted by Poland fighter jets on Wednesday night. An Ilyushin II-76 Russian plane flew over the countries of Lithuania and Estonia. The jet was identified...

 

This War Of Mine- An Old Horror of War

This War Of Mine- An Old Horror of War

Caption: Not everyone in war carries a rifle Courtesy of jeuxvideo.com “They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die...

 

Thailand Police Yield To Protesters Allowing A Temporary Truce

Thailand Police Yield To Protesters Allowing A Temporary Truce

Caption: Protesters and Police put differences aside and hug, proving that there is no hard feelings Courtesy of telegraph.co.uk By Jessie Castellanos, Editor-In-Chief Earlier this week, a group of anti-government protesters in Bangkok, Thailand...

 

US and China Pave a New Path to Cleaner Climates

US and China Pave a New Path to Cleaner Climates

Caption: U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping share a toast in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2014. Photo courtesy Bloomberg.com By Blair DeLong, News Editor A landmark agreement between the United...

 

‘Supernatural’ celebrates 200th episode

‘Supernatural’ celebrates 200th episode

Courtesy of Supernatural Facebook Page By Joe Cirilo, Co-Editor Supernatural rang in its 200th episode this Tuesday, Nov. 11 after a fairly underwhelming build up over the last five weeks of this season’s progression. The spectacular “Fan...

 

New Jersey Loses Congressional Trailblazer, Marge Roukema

New Jersey Loses Congressional Trailblazer, Marge Roukema

Caption: Rep.Marge Roukema during a debate in 1998 in Tenafly,Courtesy of northjersey.com By Blair DeLong, News Editor Flags fly at half mast today as New Jersey mourns the loss of former Congresswoman Marge Roukema. Roukema, whom many considered...