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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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Students Having Issues With WiFi

Students Having Issues With WiFi

Bergen WiFi issues upset both students and faculty//Jessica Rodriguez By John Calixte, Staff Writer Problems with the Wi-Fi connection on campus has left many students upset with the inconsistent internet access. According to first year student...

 

Pay to Print Hurting Medical Students?

Pay to Print Hurting Medical Students?

Nursing student working on a mannequin in the lab//Jessica Rodriguez By Lawrence M. Frank, Contributing Writer Medical students are getting the short end of the stick with Bergen’s new printing policy. It is no mystery that the majority of...

 

Despite Signed Contracts, BOT Needs Revamp

Despite Signed Contracts, BOT Needs Revamp

The three new trustee members will be crucial in the direction BCC goes in//Illustration by Gabe Wanissian By Gabe Wanissian, Editor In Chief During the aftermath of the BCC faculty union voting to ratify a four year contract, there was a tangible...