Opinion

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Cameras are For Safety, Not Intimidation

Cameras are For Safety, Not Intimidation

Security should never take away liberty//MCTcampus By Gabe Wanissian, Editor In Chief We are currently faced with a dilemma of just how much liberty and privacy we are willing to give up to increase our safety at BCC. The answer seems to be...

 

My Encounter with Struggling Youth in Bergen County

My Encounter with Struggling Youth in Bergen County

The Bergen County Housing Health and Human Services Center houses 90 residents//Samuel Desind By Samuel Desind, Contributing Writer Last week, I met with Julia Orlando, Director of the Bergen County Housing Health and Human Services Center which...

 

New Jersey’s Response to the Syrian Refugees

New Jersey’s Response to the Syrian Refugees

By James O. Diaz, Contributing Writer Since the terrorist attacks in France, Beirut, and several other countries, some Americans and Europeans feel that allowing refugees into their countries could potentially be a risk for their citizens.In...

 

Pope Francis: The Best Received Immigrant

Pope Francis: The Best Received Immigrant

Pope Francis not only gave speeches, he also visited victims of sexual abuse and blessed criminals in jails. (Courtesy of MCT Campus.) By Florencia Llosas, Staff Writer On September 25th, the cities of Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia...

 

Mexican Dream Killer: Donald Trump

Mexican Dream Killer: Donald Trump

  Labeled for noncommercial reuse By Florencia Llosas, Staff Writer On June 16, in one of the many Trump towers, the nomination for a new representative for the Republican Party was announced: The famous billionaire Donald Trump. Introduced...