• RVCC Student Receives Award Honoring Lifesaving CPR

    By Kayly Coleman / Staff Writer 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 ...
  • President Tours Campus on First Day

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief 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 ...
  • Enactus National Convention: An Inside Look

    By Jack Ayer Tensions were high on the morning of April 1, as Raritan Valley Community College's Enactus team huddled together in a hotel room in Cincinnati, Ohio for one last practice. At 8AM, with coffees in hand, the team went through their 17 minute presentation, smiling nervously but feeling confident and ...
  • Get an Internship, Stand Out From the Rest

    By Fariaa Israr / Editor and Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief Although the current job market is getting increasingly difficult to enter into, there is still an opportunity for students to make an impression with their desired employer. The answer lies not in earning an impressive GPA or graduating from a ...
  • A Careful Search for the Right President

    By Justin Fanders and Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief   Last year Casey Crabill, the seventh president of Raritan Valley Community College, announced her resignation to take up the position of president at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York. Ever since then, the process to appoint a suitable replacement has ...
  • NY Poet Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Speaks to Students

    By Gabriella Shriner / Editor On April 30 Raritan Valley Community College welcomed published poet and author Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie as she spoke to students from several English classes in the Atrium. Originally scheduled in January, the reading was moved to late April due to a snowstorm. Dominique Sindayiganza, Tallie’s ...
  • Students Honored at Leadership Celebration

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief Raritan Valley Community College’s Student Life and Student Government hosted the Student Leadership Celebration on May 14, 2014. The event celebrated the accomplishments of 36 active student clubs and organizations by giving awards for their outstanding efforts.
  • Campus Supports Alliance's LGBT Week

    By Gabriella Shriner / Editor   The Alliance at Raritan Valley Community College provides a safe environment for LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, and asexual) students on campus by promoting concepts central to their mission: acceptance through embracing today’s diverse people, and loving an individual for who they ...
  • Students Prepare to Walk 45th Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony

    Kayly Coleman / Staff Writer Spring at Raritan Valley Community College is an exciting time, as students study for their final exams, getting ready to wrap up another semester. For about 1200 of those students, this will be their last time doing so.
  • The Journey to Write Love on Her Arms

    By Katie Merritt / Staff Writer   What was established just seven years ago as a non-profit organization encouraging emotional well-being, “To Write Love On Her Arms” has expanded rapidly within that time, already touching the lives of millions. It all started in the midst of Renee Yohe’s inspirational life ...
  • Student Work Honored at Art Gallery

    By Christian Rosario / Editor-In-Chief   While many artists have had their pieces displayed at shows this year in Raritan Valley Community College’s Art Gallery, only one honors student art that RVCC faculty members have recognized as outstanding. The resulting show offers a unique experience not only for the student ...