By Daniel Natale
Imagine this: You’re a poor woman living in Venezuela. You’ve had a boyfriend named Daniel for a year, and you love him with all your heart. He has recently moved to America and has been pressuring you to move there for about a month. He constantly tells you how much he loves you, and how he misses you. Eventually you oblige him out of trust and hope for a better life.
By Seamus Hackett
On Thursday, April 25, the Environmental Club put on a tree raffle for Arbor Day. The event took place during college hour while a barbecue was going on. They had six different types of flowering trees including a Goldenrain tree that they were raffling off. Many students stopped by the table to see how you were able to join the raffle.
By Alexa Crapanzano
“Here I am with a mentally ill brother, and he could be the Unabomber. I’ve got to protect him, but I’ve got to protect the world from him.”
By Miranda Bonamo
Half a year has gone by, yet the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and problems that followed are still not letting up. New Jersey residents up and down the coast remain struggling with the effects of the storm. One resident in particular, Sea Bright Mayor and Brookdale English professor Dina Long, has personal experience on dealing with the repercussions of Sandy.
By Victoria Anderson
The last drop of coffee drips out of the mug, the last stack of exams get brushed off the desk and the sound of cars pulling out of the crowded parking lot grows to only fade away a while after. This is the semester at its end. The period where students go home to fluff off all of the stress that the semester has infringed upon them. More typically, this is known as the post semester hangover.
By Sarajane Sheare
By Joe Malanaphy
Kenneth Little Hawk, a Native American storyteller of Mi’kmaq and Mohawk descent, spoke at BCC on Tuesday, April 30 as part of Professor Jess Levine’s Native American Studies course.
By Joe Malanaphy
By Kelly McCormick
It's early in the morning and despite the dreary weather and any tiredness felt, an energetic vibe transcends from her voice throughout the classroom.
Courtney Atkins, 31, of Brooklyn, NY, is a confident public speaking professor here at Brookdale and multiple other schools. While she is successful and dedicated in terms of her work, she holds within her a feeling that many students themselves can relate to.
By Robyn Karabin
After Hurricane Sandy, many parts of New Jersey’s shoreline were destroyed and left in ruins. With the help of FEMA, The Robin Hood Foundation, and the endless support of locals, many beaches are pushing to re-open by the summer season.