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Trump Attacks News Media, Praises Keystone Pipeline at CPAC

Trump Attacks News Media, Praises Keystone Pipeline at CPAC

President Trump made headlines leading the 44th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) while Bucks political science Professor John Petito had a first-hand view. For those unfamiliar with...

Trump Administration Incites Backlash with Transgender Rule

Trump Administration Incites Backlash with Transgender Rule

Last month, the Trump Administration decided to rescind the guidance put in place by Obama in May 2016, which allowed transgender students in public schools to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that coincide...

Shanblatt  Slams Wolf Budget for Community Colleges

Shanblatt Slams Wolf Budget for Community Colleges

Governor Wolf outlined his proposed budget for 2017-18 last week, and while it touts an increase to overall education spending, Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges and four state-related universities...

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...

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...

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...

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Features

A Look Into the Life of Passionate Professor O’Neill

A Look Into the Life of Passionate Professor O’Neill

The office of Stephen O’Neill, professor of Language and Literature at Bucks, is perhaps the closest thing Bucks has to Doctor Who’s legendary Tardis – not just in its occupant’s ability to travel...

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...

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?”...

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...

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...

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...

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Student Life

Courses: Online or Face-to-Face? Students, Professors Debate

Courses: Online or Face-to-Face? Students, Professors Debate

With the increase in academic technology, Bucks has given students the opportunity to take online courses, which allow people to complete their credits through an online site, instead of taking face-to-face...

Bucks Library Exhibits Student Talent

Bucks Library Exhibits Student Talent

It’s a confrontation: a heroic informant pitted against a shady criminal operation in a final battle, firearms pointed, with shots exploding out of barrels amidst the decrepit background of a shadowy...

Bucks Holds Lecture to Discuss Eating Disorders

Bucks Holds Lecture to Discuss Eating Disorders

On Wed. March 1, in the Gallagher Room, The Renfrew Foundation which helps to prevent and treat those who suffer from eating disorders presented a lecture attended mainly by nutrition students curious...

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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...

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...

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....

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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...

April 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...

April 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...

April 7

The struggles of the dating world in the LGBT community

The struggles of the dating world in the LGBT community

April 7

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

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

April 7

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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...

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...

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...

May 10

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

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

May 10

Interracial relationships show America’s true colors

Interracial relationships show America’s true colors

May 5

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Video

A profile of Bucks baseball coach Lou Pacchioli

A profile of Bucks baseball coach Lou Pacchioli

March 23

A profile of the Crossroads Bake Shop

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

March 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...

February 26

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