The “wego”, not the ego, sums up what Raritan Valley Community College Golden Lion’s women’s soccer team’s goals are for this upcoming season. Having won only 1 game while losing 10 games last season, this year the ladies are setting high standards for themselves, and building a family in order to achieve these goals.
Fifteen members of Raritan Valley Community College’s Rotaract, together with over 400 other Rotaractors from over 40 countries, spent one summer week living the Rotary motto “service above self”. Each of them came back home having made a diverse group of new friends, and with heads full of new ideas ready to be implemented.
Raritan Valley Community College’s Bridgewater Campus was always envisioned as a temporary home. In 2010, RVCC rented the building that makes up Bridgewater Campus from Somerset County, and since then, it has been used to run their Workforce Development Program. Their plan for a permanent home for the program will and has to happen; but when that is depends on the delivery of bonds coming from the State of New Jersey.
Raritan Valley Community College’s First Year Experience (FYE) hosted their annual New Student BBQ on Thursday, August 28 in the school’s courtyard. New students had the opportunity to socialize, learn about student clubs and organizations at their promotional tables and meet RVCC’s President Michael McDonough.
SWAT team officers swarmed the hallways. Police officers checked every door. And Emergency Medical Services (EMS) technicians cared for the wounded. For a threat this serious, only full county emergency service support can deter it.
In today’s cinema world, it’s easy to notice the rising number of sequels and franchises dominating theaters. In the horror genre, there’s the Paranormal Activity series, known for its annual installments. Then there is the Marvel Cinematic Universe, an expansive franchise composed of separate, yet interconnected, film series.
Though it may seem that action and science fiction seem to be the genres that dominate franchises today, the comedy series continues to exist. Released on June 13, 22 Jump Street already has proven to be a worthy successor to its 2012 predecessor 21 Jump Street. Grossing around $60 million in its opening weekend, 22 Jump Street has proven to be a box office success.
Few of us ever imagine ourselves in the position to save a life. These emergencies require quick thinking and composure, which is difficult when another person’s life is in one’s hands. But while we cannot predict emergencies, we can prepare for them.
That is exactly what Raritan Valley Community College student and Navy veteran Nathan Bott did when his neighbor suddenly collapsed one February morning while shoveling snow.
This article is the final in a nine part series of reviews on the Academy Awards’ 2014 Best Picture Nominees.
Every year, there are films released throughout the fall and early winter critics dub “Oscar-bait.” The term refers to films that have a grand sense of importance surrounding them, featuring high-profile casts and directors. Unfortunately, most of these movies are, as the name implies, bait for film awards. They are well-made movies, but they are also relatively safe. The story plays out in a relatively predictable manner, and the movie is usually written off and forgotten about in the following months.
Raritan Valley Community College’s eighth president Michael McDonough started his first day in office on June 2, 2014 with a tour around campus, accompanied by faculty, Courier News reporter Michael Deak and students. The tour lasted from 2-3 pm and introduced McDonough to several busy areas on campus.