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Good News: Progressive and Empathetic Action to Follow Tragedy

Corine Tamayo, Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Breaking News, Features

Friday, March 15: Tragedy struck as a gunman entered the al Noor mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, a little bit after 1:30 p.m. After this initial attack, he proceeded to the Linwood Islamic Center, killing and woundi...

AG Grewal & Secretary Smith Ellis: New Jersey Takes a Leading Role in Opposing Rollbacks of Federal Rules that Protect Students from Sexual Violence and Harassment

March 1, 2019

Filed under Breaking News, Features

TRENTON – Today, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis announced that New Jersey is opposing a proposal by the U.S. Department of Education that would reduce federal ...

College experiences around the country: Stanford Womxn’s March

Sonal Madhok

March 1, 2019

Filed under Breaking News, Editorials, Features

Visiting college campuses can be a rewarding experience. It’s an opportunity to test the waters by meeting students, experiencing the culture first-hand and seeing what is best for your future. Over winter break, I visited a...

Good News: New Jersey Minimum Wage Will Be $15 in the Near Future

Corine Tamayo, Editor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Breaking News, Editorials, Features

An integral part of Governor Phil Murphy’s campaign was the promise to raise minimum wage, and he did just that on Thursday, Jan. 17. Governor Murphy, along with other legislators from New Jersey worked to fundamentally change th...

Monmouth County Citizens Voice Opinions on Voting

Alana Grady, Sabrina Gonzalez, Nick Savasta, and Tommy Rapoza

November 2, 2018

Filed under Breaking News

“If you don't vote, then don't complain,” said Sue O’Donnell, a 56-year-old mom from Hazlet. She expressed that too many people fight over political views, but most of them do not participate in many elections.   O’D...

BEING A PART OF THE BIGGER PICTURE GLOBAL MEDICAL RELIEF TO VISIT BROOKDALE NOV. 20

November 2, 2018

Filed under Breaking News

The Innovation Network (TIN) Club at Brookdale Community College is holding an event 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 to introduce students and the community to the Global Medical Relief Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides you...

League of Women Voters Hosts Congressional Forum at Brookdale

Emma Uk, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Filed under Breaking News

New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District candidates –Michael Rufo, Felicia Stoler, Brian Reynolds, and Josh Welle – took questions from the public concerning a broad range of topics, including free college education, heal...

Construction on SR-34, CR-537 to Continue for Another Year

Corine Tamayo, Feature Editor

September 21, 2018

Filed under Breaking News

During fall of last year, construction began along the intersection of State Route 34 and County Road 537. This has been problematic for some Brookdale students, especially those from Howell, Freehold and Colts Neck, who use this route...

BCC Police Issue Warning About Motor Vehicle Theft

Brookdale Newsroom

September 11, 2018

Filed under Breaking News

A 2016 Kia Forte was reported stolen Sept. 10 from Parking Lot 2, according to police. The victim reported missing keys at approximately 1:15 p.m. The white four-door Forte was parked at 10 a.m. and was reported missing at 2:40 p.m....

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