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LGBTQ+ Club Provides Support and Safe Space

Anthony Ventrone, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

  The LGBTQ+ club at Brookdale Community College is a safe space for students. Every week, students get a chance to express themselves. The club welcomes allies as well as members of the LGBTQ+ community. Breeding compassion...

Get the most from your college experience: Student Discounts

Heather O'Donnell, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Are you tired of spending your hard-earned money on student fees, student loans and  expensive textbooks? Are you tired of always having to sacrifice what you want to remain  financially stable? Well, you’ve come to the...

Helping Hands hopes to create ‘Zen space’

Emma Uk, Writer

April 23, 2019

There are a lot of things college students battle in their quest for an education. Stress, anxiety and depression are the most popular challenges, but what about basic needs? Swamped with essays, exams, work and relationships, it...

Good News: Progressive and Empathetic Action to Follow Tragedy

Corine Tamayo, Editor

April 23, 2019

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...

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...

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

February 28, 2019

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

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...

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