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Nintendo Switches it Up with New Console

Nintendo Switches it Up with New Console

Video games are a fun and exciting way to escape your real world troubles. There are many systems to choose from, like the Playstation 4 from Sony, the Xbox One from Microsoft, and the Wii U from Nintend...  Read More »

Bucks Students Defy DeVos

Bucks Students Defy DeVos

Public school students, including some who attend Bucks, are exceptionally worried as Michigan Republican Party’s Betsy DeVos takes office as Secretary of Education under President Trump. DeVos’ controversial...  Read More »

Trump Protests Hit Home

Trump Protests Hit Home

It was the 21st. I woke up in my bed in South Philly with tears in my eyes. Was this all just one big nightmare? As I open up Facebook, I confirm that it’s not. This is real life. Donald Trump is the...  Read More »

Women’s March Takes the Fight to Trump’s Doorstep

Women’s March Takes the Fight to Trump’s Doorstep

Same city, different crowds. Just 24 hours after the inauguration of the United States 45 president, some of the largest demonstrations of the decade, perhaps even the century, were held nationwide. Fr...  Read More »

Donald Trump’s First Days In Power

Donald Trump’s First Days In Power

A guide to navigating the new presidency

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College Plus Support Group Gives the Gift of Education

College Plus Support Group Gives the Gift of Education

College Plus, through Voice and Vision Inc. of Warminster, gives people with mental health diagnoses the option to go to college. College Plus is a support group managed by Caren Noonan of Jamison and...  Read More »

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Features

How Getting Our News Has Changed

How Getting Our News Has Changed

When it comes to the news the way Americans, are consuming it is changing. More and more people are turning to digital outlets or relying on those close to them to get their news. According to the PEW...  Read More »

Music for Studying: What Genre is Best?

Music for Studying: What Genre is Best?

Whether it comes down to studying, homework, or last minute cram-sessions, many students find comfort in the use of music to aid them in their school work. The positive effects of listening to music are...  Read More »

Belmont Featuring Flexible Seating

Belmont Featuring Flexible Seating

Mrs. Roberts baked a batch of bagels. She arranged the bagels in three equal rows of four each on the cooling rack. How many bagels did she bake? “How can we turn this into a multiplication problem?”...  Read More »

Underground Alumni of Bucks

Underground Alumni of Bucks

“What’s the prerequisite? Having me looking less legit. I don’t care for your preferences. Studying what the method is. Infiltrate on that residence. Chillin,’ wait on the premises. I am an enigma...  Read More »

Yowser, it’s Holly Bowser, Centurions Soccer Sensation

Yowser, it’s Holly Bowser, Centurions Soccer Sensation

On the first day of yoga class, she didn’t want to take off her socks, because she has “soccer feet.” So she went out to Target and bought special pair of yoga socks. Yes -- they actually make special...  Read More »

Gaming club to hold event in support of Wounded Warriors

Gaming club to hold event in support of Wounded Warriors

The Bucks County Community College digital gaming club is preparing for a level-up as it assembles for the Fall Semester and plans for a major video gaming event being held in Philadelphia on September...  Read More »

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Student Life

SGA Event Shows Students How to Find Scholarships Online

SGA Event Shows Students How to Find Scholarships Online

The Student Government Association held an event from Feb. 14 -15 in the cafeteria in order to show students how to easily apply for scholarships using Bucks’ online matching feature. Students were...  Read More »

The In’s and Out’s of Canvas

The In’s and Out’s of Canvas

Some students feel frustrated that not all of their professors have taken advantage of the system. "The problem I’ve encountered is having to ask my professors for my grades, or having to keep track of the grades myself.”.

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A Guide to Buying your Textbooks

A Guide to Buying your Textbooks

The stress and anxiety that can be had from seeing those hefty dollar signs adding up when adding books to your online shopping bag, or placing them on the counter to be scanned at campus can all be alleviated with shopping around and trying these online services first.

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Around Bucks County

College Plus Support Group Gives the Gift of Education

College Plus Support Group Gives the Gift of Education

College Plus, through Voice and Vision Inc. of Warminster, gives people with mental health diagnoses the option to go to college. College Plus is a support group managed by Caren Noonan of Jamison and...  Read More »

CB West Student Rids Her School of Styrofoam

CB West Student Rids Her School of Styrofoam

When CB West senior Shaylan Kolodney, 17, got into high school she noticed the cafeteria was filled with Styrofoam plates. They were under hundreds of pieces of pizza and chicken patties, and she wanted...  Read More »

Lawsuits Filed Over Water Contamination

Lawsuits Filed Over Water Contamination

Two more lawsuits were filed over the past month on behalf of Montgomery and Bucks county citizens exposed to perfluorinated chemicals in their drinking water. There are now four lawsuits in process....  Read More »

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Special Report: Different Relationships in a Different Age

Connected to electronics, and  disconnected from childhood

Connected to electronics, and disconnected from childhood

Diamond Schuler, Centurion Staff

On any given day, Kiyah, a Bensalem school district fourth grader, spends hours mesmerized by the images on her fancy tablet. “I spend so much time on my tablet at least...  Read More »

Apr 12

New technology helps make online learning more personal

New technology helps make online learning more personal

Angela Grabosky, Centurion Staff

Diamond Schuler, a journalism major at Bucks, is taking four online classes at once. At any given moment of the day she has Canvas open on her iPhone or iPad. Even when she...  Read More »

Apr 12

Transgender woman redefines the most important relationship of all

Transgender woman redefines the most important relationship of all

Lauren Savana, Centrion Staff

As I drive to meet my interviewee, there are a thousand thoughts running through my head - mainly concern over saying the wrong thing, using the wrong words, or offending...  Read More »

Apr 7

The struggles of the dating world in the LGBT community

The struggles of the dating world in the LGBT community

April 7, 2016

Online dating: Scoundrels, savages, stalkers, and soul mates

Online dating: Scoundrels, savages, stalkers, and soul mates

April 7, 2016

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Special Report: Race and Racism

Reverse Racism; Fact or Fiction?

Reverse Racism; Fact or Fiction?

Jahmeelah Wilson, Centurion Staff

Unicorns, The Easter Bunny, and reverse racism, have one thing in common, and that is they all do not exist. Reverse racism as defined by the dictionary, is a phenomena in...  Read More »

May 10

With police brutality, law enforcement spreads fear among citizens

With police brutality, law enforcement spreads fear among citizens

Lauren Savana, Centurion Staff

“I honestly think that the majority of police just try to protect themselves by hurting people before we get a chance to hurt them.” Leshaun Bolden, 27, from Philadelphia. “I’ve...  Read More »

May 10

Islam Awareness Week sponsored by Bucks M. S. A.

Islam Awareness Week sponsored by Bucks M. S. A.

Carly Pendergast and Chad Dingman

In recent weeks Bucks was host to, Islam Awareness Week, a weeklong event dedicated to informing the faculty and student body about the Islamic faith. Why the need for such...  Read More »

May 10

Discussing the many stigmas around Mexicans in the U.S.

Discussing the many stigmas around Mexicans in the U.S.

May 10, 2016

Interracial relationships show America’s true colors

Interracial relationships show America’s true colors

May 5, 2016

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Video

A profile of Bucks baseball coach Lou Pacchioli

A profile of Bucks baseball coach Lou Pacchioli

Mar 23

A profile of the Crossroads Bake Shop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slAaUL1qIGo&feature=youtu.be

Mar 23

A Look at the [email protected] Contest

The Bucks County Community College Alumni Association held its 2nd Annual [email protected] Contest. Find out who they've selected as this year's winning couple and get an update...  Read More »

Feb 26

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