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Helping Hands hopes to create ‘Zen space’

Emma Uk, Writer

April 23, 2019

Filed under Club News, Features

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...

Brookdale moves toward Middle States re-accreditation

Sonal Madhock, Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Features

Brookdale President David Stout’s expectations of Brookdale to be receive full re-accreditation from Middle States took a giant step forward April. 3. In June 2018, after a lengthy process of self-study and report writing, Broo...

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...

Student Basic Needs Committee’s Five-Year Plan

Jada Morris, Writer

April 23, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Features

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

Filed under Editorials, Features

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

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...

Collage Magazine Club Meeting

Jada Morris, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Club News, Editorials, Features

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...

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