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Amidst all the noise, make your voice heard

Amidst all the noise, make your voice heard

This election cycle has been full of a lot of talking, arguing, shouting, and cursing—loudly. From calling for a wall on our southern border to calling for free community college for all, leaving a lot...  Read More »

Reverse Racism; Fact or Fiction?

Reverse Racism; Fact or Fiction?

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 which discrimination, sometimes...  Read More »

Students react to the untimely death of pop-star Prince

Students react to the untimely death of pop-star Prince

The news on the afternoon of April 21 sent shockwaves through the music world as it was announced that Prince Rogers Nelson, known simply as Prince, had passed away at the age of 57 from a cause so far...  Read More »

Centurion had experienced journalists  come speak to students

Centurion had experienced journalists come speak to students

Tom Sofield got the scoop before anyone else did. The other reporters stood right across from the victims but did not dare to approach them. They relied on the police to do their work. But Sofield walked...  Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Mr. Donald Trump

Letter to the Editor: Mr. Donald Trump

Dear Mr. Trump, Throughout your campaign you have been recorded saying things that would and have struck a nerve with many of the general populace. For instance, you have called for a ban on Muslims,...  Read More »

Pre-workout: Performance enhancer or placebo effect?

Pre-workout: Performance enhancer or placebo effect?

It is 6:25 on a Monday evening at a bare bones gym in Penndel, called the Warehouse. The name says it all. It has all of the nuts and bolts, without the color-coordinated machinery. In fact, the machines,...  Read More »

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Features

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 »

Dean Christine Hagedorn is a people person

Dean Christine Hagedorn is a people person

The second that you walk in the door, she’s your host, and you’re her guest. No matter the occasion, whether it’s to stop by and say hello or there’s a real-life crisis. She’s there with a smile...  Read More »

Centurion staff member sits down with the front man of AM( )RA

Centurion staff member sits down with the front man of AM( )RA

In the center of a hazy room, sparsely lit by red and green spot lights, a boy is bent over with his forehead to the linoleum, screaming at the top of his lungs. A crowd of people surround him, clad in...  Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Mr. Donald Trump

Letter to the Editor: Mr. Donald Trump

Dear Mr. Trump, Throughout your campaign you have been recorded saying things that would and have struck a nerve with many of the general populace. For instance, you have called for a ban on Muslims,...  Read More »

Habitat for Humanity club helping those in need

Habitat for Humanity club helping those in need

During this past spring break, Upper Bucks Habitat for Humanity club volunteered in Seminole county, Florida where they worked on a six-unit development and gave back to the community. For the first time...  Read More »

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Student Life

Bucks announces tuition hikes for fall semester

The college’s Board of Trustees voted April 14 to increase tuition by $5 a credit for county residents, and Bucks students, not surprisingly, aren’t happy. According to college President Dr. Stephanie...  Read More »

Bucks Business Association hosts second annual Business Etiquette Dinner

When she asked her friends if she was always serious, a unanimous “yes” came from all of the club members. Elizabeth Lightkep, president of the Bucks Business Association, has always been about business....  Read More »

Student Government Association elections are upon us

The Student Government Association (SGA) is holding their Election Week from 9:00 am April 25 through 9:00 am April 28, 2016. The SGA has 10 available positions in the cabinet that need to be filled....  Read More »

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Around Bucks County

Designer bag bingo, for a wonderful cause

On Sunday, April 25, a group of Bucks students from The National Leadership and Success (NSLS) volunteered at a Designer Bag Bingo event hosted by the Peace Valley Holistic Center. The Designer Bag Bingo...  Read More »

Habitat for Humanity club helping those in need

During this past spring break, Upper Bucks Habitat for Humanity club volunteered in Seminole county, Florida where they worked on a six-unit development and gave back to the community. For the first time...  Read More »

Bucks announces tuition hikes for fall semester

The college’s Board of Trustees voted April 14 to increase tuition by $5 a credit for county residents, and Bucks students, not surprisingly, aren’t happy. According to college President Dr. Stephanie...  Read More »

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Special Report: Different Relationships in a Different Age

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 »

April 12, 2016

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 »

April 12, 2016

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 »

April 7, 2016

The struggles of the dating world in the LGBT community

April 7, 2016

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?

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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

May 10, 2016

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

March 23, 2015

A profile of the Crossroads Bake Shop

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

March 23, 2015

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 »

February 26, 2015

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