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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...

College experiences around the country: Stanford Womxn’s March

Sonal Madhok

March 1, 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

March 1, 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

March 1, 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

March 1, 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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