• Saddle Up
  • Honors at Bergen, an Excelling Generation
  • Company comes to Bergenstages
  • Berkeley Joins In The Eric Garner Protests
  • The Mortal Instruments: Take two
  • Navy revokes Cosby’s honorary title
  • Pink Floyd’s “Endless River” is a contaminated stream

Saddle Up

By Noura Dakka, photo editor Located in between Passaic and Morris county, Echo Lake Stables takes you on the paths of the ancient Indians. From mountainsides to swiftly running streams, outgoing trail guides will take you horseback riding with the most beautiful horses around. Every Friday and Saturday night, Echo Lake […]

Honors at Bergen, an Excelling Generation

  By Nomi Eijkenaar, Staff Writer The Honors Program here at Bergen offers diverse honors courses, which provide advanced course work to our school’s highest achieving and most motivated students. As of now, only about 350 students have been registered for honors courses at Bergen, but the number will only grow […]

Company comes to Bergenstages

By Natalie Khatchadourian, contributing writer “Two is company, three’s a crowd” is how the saying goes. Bergenstages raised its curtain to the premiere night of Company. The musical takes place in the 1970s in New York City, where Robert, played by Bergen Community College’s own Philip Hackett, is the only […]

Berkeley Joins In The Eric Garner Protests

By Amber Jasmine, Staff Writer BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA- Joining the Eric Garner protests, which also took place in Manhattan-New York, and Newark-New Jersey, is Berkeley, California. According to video journalist Tawanda Kanhema, there was an estimate of roughly 1,500 protesters and 100 law enforcement officials on the protest that took place Saturday December […]

The Mortal Instruments: Take two

By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer One thing that New York Times bestselling author Cassandra Clare is good at, is stretching things out. She stretched out her Mortal Instruments series unnecessarily and dragged on the series with an aimless new plot line and three more books. She even added a spin-off […]

Navy revokes Cosby’s honorary title

By Joseph Cirilo, Co-Editor Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Michael Stevens, and Secretary Ray Mabus announced Thursday, Dec. 4 that Bill Cosby’s honorary title of Chief Petty Officer was being revoked following the multiple accusations of sexual abuse. Though the title of CPO is strictly honorary, involving no […]

Pink Floyd’s “Endless River” is a contaminated stream

By Gabe Wanissian, Sports Editor Uninventive, insincere, and tasteless: these  are the words that come to mind when listening to Pink Floyd’s 15th and, thankfully, final album, The Endless River. Described to be both part “Swan Song,” and part tribute to the late bandmate Richard Wright, River fails to live […]

 
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Saddle Up

Saddle Up

Alex Nunez, president of the Animal Care Club. By Noura Dakka, photo editor Located in between Passaic and Morris county, Echo Lake Stables takes you on the paths of the ancient Indians. From mountainsides to swiftly running streams, outgoing...

 

Honors at Bergen, an Excelling Generation

Honors at Bergen, an Excelling Generation

  Professor Skip (William) Huisking and his Introduction to Business class By Nomi Eijkenaar, Staff Writer The Honors Program here at Bergen offers diverse honors courses, which provide advanced course work to our school’s highest achieving...

 

Company comes to Bergenstages

Company comes to Bergenstages

The cast of Company taking center stage on opening night. By Natalie Khatchadourian, contributing writer “Two is company, three’s a crowd” is how the saying goes. Bergenstages raised its curtain to the premiere night of Company. The...

 

Berkeley Joins In The Eric Garner Protests

Berkeley Joins In The Eric Garner Protests

Photo Courtesy of hdnux By Amber Jasmine, Staff Writer BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA- Joining the Eric Garner protests, which also took place in Manhattan-New York, and Newark-New Jersey, is Berkeley, California. According to video journalist Tawanda...

 

The Mortal Instruments: Take two

The Mortal Instruments: Take two

Photo Courtesy of racebending.com By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer One thing that New York Times bestselling author Cassandra Clare is good at, is stretching things out. She stretched out her Mortal Instruments series unnecessarily and dragged...

 

Navy revokes Cosby’s honorary title

Navy revokes Cosby’s honorary title

Photo Courtesy of pagesix.com By Joseph Cirilo, Co-Editor Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Michael Stevens, and Secretary Ray Mabus announced Thursday, Dec. 4 that Bill Cosby’s honorary title of Chief Petty Officer was being revoked...

 

Pink Floyd’s “Endless River” is a contaminated stream

Pink Floyd’s “Endless River” is a contaminated stream

“Endless River” Album Cover By Gabe Wanissian, Sports Editor Uninventive, insincere, and tasteless: these  are the words that come to mind when listening to Pink Floyd’s 15th and, thankfully, final album, The Endless River. Described...

 

Death and Honor of Tugce Albayrak

Death and Honor of Tugce Albayrak

Photo Courtesy of BBC News By Helen Mafinejad, Staff Writer A 22-year-old Turkish/German woman, Tugce Albayrak, tragically lost her life after she stepped in to defend two young females from a group of men. While this was occurring, the females...

 

P.O.P. Marches Through Hackensack For Kashad Ashford

P.O.P. Marches Through Hackensack For Kashad Ashford

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Life steps into Sci-Fi, Lab-Grown Organs Function Normally

Life steps into Sci-Fi, Lab-Grown Organs Function Normally

Photo Courtesy of CNN By Zach McDevitt, Staff Writer The stuff that science-fiction dreams are made of has begun to wake up and join us in the real world. Taking their cues from cyberpunk and Frankenstein, scientists have artificially created...