• 12 Years a Slave: An Intense Look at Slavery

    By Tom Kaspereen / Staff Writer The subject of slavery in American cinema is often brushed over.  Although there have been many films detailing the Civil War and the political struggle for abolition, “12 Years a Slave” is one of the few films that dives into the dark subject matter ...
  • CRECER Event Encourages Latino Students to Pursue College

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief   Juniors and seniors from Somerset and Hunterdon County high schools responded enthusiastically to evaluation forms from CRECER, a high school outreach program Raritan Valley Community College’s Orgullo Latino Club (OLC) hosted on March 20, 2014. “I never thought about going to college in a ...
  • Lion's Pride and Dancing

    By Kayly Coleman / Staff Writer and Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief At first glance it seems like a party meant purely for pleasure. But the motivation goes beyond this--every dancer had the responsibility of at least $100 attached to their name. Participants danced the night away during a mini dance-a-thon on March ...
  • Inspiring Minds to Bloom

    By Robert Mazura and Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief   Students of the 2013 academic year at Raritan Valley Community College are about to receive recognition for their outstanding work, and the community is invited. On April 29 in RVCC’s Grand Conference Room, “nota bene: Inspiring Minds to Bloom” will celebrate ...
  • Dallas Buyer's Club: Loving and Heartbreaking

    As Oscar season rolls further away from our minds, it's hard to remember anything other than epic A-list selfies, pizza parties and breakout stars decked out in Prada gowns. Yet among this years Oscar buzz were a slew of knockout films in the Best Picture category, most notably the biographical ...
  • March of Hearts

    During the entire month of March, RVCC celebrated “Heart Health Month”, attempting to raise awareness about the number one cause of death for both men and women: cardiovascular disease.
  • Rotaract Readying for Cultural Fest

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief When it comes to cultural diversity, student clubs and organizations at Raritan Valley Community College never settle for the familiar. Following the school’s Diversity Statement, student events have made an effort to “rely on diversity to enrich the intellectual environment for students.” Continuing that tradition, ...
  • Student Government Election Results

    Raritan Valley Community College’s Office of Student Life announced the results of the 2014-2015 Student Government Association (SGA) and Alumni Representative to the Board of Trustees election on March 31, 2014.
  • Nota Bene 2013-2014

    Nota Bene 2013-2014
  • Her: A Film Take on Apple’s Siri, Integrates Criticisms of Modern Living

    By Gabriella Shriner / Editor Writer and director Spike Jonze’s latest film, "Her", debuted in theaters December last year, and stars Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, and Scarlet Johansson. During the 2014 Academy Awards, it won an Oscar for best writing and original screenplay, and was nominated for several others. But ...