Opinion

Music as a Commodity

Music as a Commodity

photo courtesy // Maxpixel.com By: Owen Mccloskey, Copy Editor. I’m a musician, I play piano, sing, write songs and I listen to a lot of music. From McCoy Tyner to Radiohead to Anderson .paak, I love all types of music and nothing else gives...

 

Safe Spaces: A Blessing or a Blight?

Safe Spaces: A Blessing or a Blight?

photo courtesy // Pixabay.com By: David Joo, Contributing Writer. According to Merriam-Webster, a safe space is “a place (as on a college campus) intended to be free of bias, conflict, criticism or potentially threatening actions, ideas or...

 

More Security at Bergen

More Security at Bergen

  By: Tiffany Marie Velez, Contributing Writer. On Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to spreading love, the news broke across the nation that the eighteenth school shooting of the year occured in Parkland, Florida. “Congress needs to...

 

Let’s Talk About Feminism

Let’s Talk About Feminism

photo courtesy // Unsplash.com By: Leshay Jones, Editor in Chief. I am going to be completely honest here. I have not always been a feminist and I did not even know what it really meant until about two years ago. Yes, I said it. There were times...

 

Racism in the Clothing Industry

Racism in the Clothing Industry

photo courtesy // Wikimedia Commons By: Kaylee Alzamora, Staff Writer. Are there mistakes when it comes to racism, or does everyone that sounds racist genuinely mean to be? Recently, all over social media and all over top headlines, the story...

 

Black History Month: Is it Enough?

Black History Month: Is it Enough?

photo courtesy // Wikimedia Commons By: Leshay Jones: Editor in Chief. It’s February, so we all know what that means: it’s that time of year where we recognize African Americans and their contributions to American culture. When I was younger,...

 

Is Success 101 a Waste of Time?

Is Success 101 a Waste of Time?

photo courtesy // publicdomainpictures.net By: Jelson Montero, Contributing Writer. Every semester incoming students sign up for Success 101 and it seems that every semester the complaints grow. The Success 101 class is a course required of...

 

Smoking Ban

Smoking Ban

No smoking//photo courtesy of Pixabay By: Danita Ruiz, Contributing Writer. Hello, fellow Bergen Community College smokers, I’d like to talk about the “smoking ban” that has no purpose to us smokers. BCC banned smoking on campus about...

 

The Use of Gun Control

The Use of Gun Control

Automatic Weapon//photo courtesy of Wikimedia By: Kaiden Cilento, Contributing Writer. There have been individual states that have attempted to have absolute gun control laws. For example, back in 1976, Washington D.C. passed a law that banned...

 

I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

I Wear Her Pink Ribbon

Breast Cancer//photo courtesy of First Class Photography By Amanda Barandas, Online Editor. Pink ribbons are here, there and everywhere! October is known for frightful delights, but how many of you have noticed pink ribbons popping up between...