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Opinion: CBD, an answer for relieving stress?

Philip Alanya, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

College can, without a doubt, bring a surplus amount of stress with all the papers and tests you must worry about. This has been the case for me.  With midterms around the corner, sooner or later, the horror of studying fo...

An Op-Ed: Thoughts on impeachment and voting

Jake Fay, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

For the record, I’ve always been a liberal voter who disagreed with moving forward on impeachment. I thought it wasn’t politically astute, giving President Trump the chance to complain and moan about an ongoing investiga...

Brookdale: A Community that Cares, Become Engaged

David M. Stout, President of Brookdale Community College

October 24, 2019

As we pass the mid-point and approach the end of the fall semester, I know that you remain busy with classes, extracurricular activities, work and personal commitments. For those of you who are new to Brookdale, I trust that ...

Student Basic Needs Committee’s Five-Year Plan

Jada Morris, Writer

April 23, 2019

Who would like an indoor relaxation lounge on Brookdale’s campus? How about an in-house pantry for any hungry student in need of a free snack? How does free childcare sound? Well, Brookdale ESL Administrator, Synde Kaufman is wor...

Celebrating the End of the Semester Without Letting Alcohol Derail Your Goals

Khristian Guidi, writer

April 23, 2019

With spring break behind us and the summer that much closer to us, the sense of relaxation and freedom from our studies is just weeks away. With the rigorous note taking, study sessions with new classmates and lectures it’s...

Becky Bite’s (Food Column): Must try Texas Roadhouse

Becky Nastro, Writer

April 23, 2019

First, let’s starts with service. Our server was Susie, and she was attentive, coming by every 15 minutes. She made sure we had everything we needed. She also would bring us water when our glasses were half empty. My fav...

College experiences around the country: Stanford Womxn’s March

Sonal Madhok

February 28, 2019

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

February 28, 2019

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...

Collage Magazine Club Meeting

Jada Morris, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

It is 11:20 a.m. in room 226 when, one by one, Brookdale students pile into the club room at the Center of Visual Arts where they will be continuing their work on completing the upcoming Spring 2019 literary magazine, Collage...

Becky Bite’s (Food Column): Must try – Teppanyaki Grill & Supreme Buffet

REBECCA NASTRO, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

If you guys can’t tell by now: I love Asian food. Their flavors are so different from those in the U.S.A. Their food makes my mouth water, especially ginger, spicy mayonnaise and vinegar. It is a different taste for my pall...

Strike a Balance this Valentine’s Day for College Success

Khristian Guidi, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Khristian Guidi consistently involves himself in leadership roles at Brookdale. Guidi is a “Career Peer” in a pilot program where he helps guide and mentor incoming first year students. He is further training to help stud...

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