Author Archive: The Torch Staff

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...

 

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...

 

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...