The student newspaper of Bucks County Community College

News

Missing woman’s body found

Missing woman’s body found

The death of Lindsey Piccone, a woman who went missing in Tyler State Park, was ruled as suicide after her skeletal remains were discovered on Nov. 1. According to the Newtown Patch, a park staff member...  Read More »

NOVA Hosts Sexual Violence Seminar, Discusses Misconceptions About Rape

NOVA Hosts Sexual Violence Seminar, Discusses Misconceptions About Rape

NOVA, or Network of Victim Assistance, cleared up misconceptions about rape and consent at their sexual violence seminar at lower Bucks campus on Oct. 21. Speaker Mary Beth Banerle started the seminar...  Read More »

Creepy Clowns Are Lurking and Stalking Citizens

Creepy Clowns Are Lurking and Stalking Citizens

Eerie clown sightings in the U.S. and U.K. have left some people terrified, but others unimpressed. The first of many clown sightings was in Greenville, South Carolina during August. People dressed in...  Read More »

Student Government Association gearing up for this semester

Student Government Association gearing up for this semester

Former and current president of the Student Government Association (SGA) are working together to allow students to have a hand in all aspects of student life on campus. Matt Kelly is the current Councilor...  Read More »

Future Teachers Organization Helps Autism Cares Foundation

Future Teachers Organization Helps Autism Cares Foundation

The Future Teachers Organization (FTO) is a club at Bucks for students looking to pursue a career in education. They volunteer and help Bucks county schools and organizations. One of the FTO’s main...  Read More »

Missing woman still not found

Missing woman still not found

Late evening on Tuesday, Sept. 6 a search ensued to find a missing woman presumed to be somewhere in Tyler State Park. 21-year-old, Bensalem native, Lindsey Piccone, was reported missing by her parents...  Read More »

View All »

Features

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 »

There’s hope in a hospice

There’s hope in a hospice

Beds 5, 10, 13, and 28 were assigned the dining hall for their bi-weekly chore. Marquis was assigned to the clothing room just as he has been for the past three months. Marquis, 26 years old, has been...  Read More »

Aark Wildlife Rehab Center says all animals matter

Aark Wildlife Rehab Center says all animals matter

Two years ago Leah Stallings had to practically become the mother of a 10-day old beaver. The baby animal had to be close to a body at all times before she was full grown. Stallings named it Remmy, but...  Read More »

View All »

Student Life

On-Campus Demonstration Turns Violent

On-Campus Demonstration Turns Violent

A demonstration by a sign-bearing, purportedly Christian activist sparked a furor at Bucks last Thursday, leading to scuffles between students and police involvement, as well as fears from administrators...  Read More »

Students Stressed as Finals Approach

Students Stressed as Finals Approach

At this point in the semester, you might expect to see students fretting about finals and attempting to escape their exams, but on the day before Thanksgiving break, most Bucks students weren’t all that...  Read More »

Socratic Society Scholars Scramble for Students

Socratic Society Scholars Scramble for Students

Bucks’ Newtown Socratic Society is attempting to build club funds and take on new members as the end of the fall semester approaches. “We need a budget for food and drinks, possibly posters,”...  Read More »

View All »

Around Bucks County

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 »

A Centurion retraction and apology

On Nov. 17 the Centurion published a story with the headline "Transitioning to Transgender Policies: Pennsbury." Following the publication of the article, the Centurion discovered that several quotes attributed...  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 »

View All »

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

View All »

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

View All »

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

View All »

Join the Centurion staff

If you're interested in writing, editing, layout, digital photography or web design, you can acquire these skills and more as a member of the Centurion staff. Meetings are Thursdays at 12:30 in Rollins 127. Join us!

Journalism at Bucks

The student newspaper of Bucks County Community College
The student newspaper of Bucks County Community College