• Response to "David's Story"

    January 30 marked the opening of the RVCC 2015 Independent Study Student Exhibition, currently installed at the RVCC Art Gallery and running through February 13. Featured in the show are select drawings, paintings, ceramics and photos, all of commendable artistry and effort. And yet, there is one offering that is able to profoundly affect the ...
  • How Do You Define American?

    Although undocumented Americans are typically depicted as adults, many come as children through no choice of their own. This raises a question: are high school graduates who were brought into this country at a young age less American than high school graduates born here? The legal answer is “yes,” which ...
  • 5 DIY Hacks for Winter

    Yes, it is here; that time of year when you wonder if you would ever feel the warm rays of the sun again. It is winter everyone and a crazy one at that. It is time to embrace the heavy fabrics.  Staying cute and warm at the same time is ...
  • Is Understanding Twitter More Useful than Studying Shakespeare?

    “To be, or not to be”: undoubtedly, one of the most recognized quotes in the English language. However, chances are a lot of people don’t know the details behind that quote. They may know that William Shakespeare wrote it, but not which story it’s from, nor the context behind it. ...
  • To Young Adults: The Real Cost of a DUI

    A DUI will ruin a young adult. Take one of my friends, a recent Rutgers graduate, for example. His two DUIs have cost him $6,150.
  • First Impressions of The Flash TV Series

    By Candice Lopez / Staff Writer “My name is Barry Allen, and I’m the fastest man alive.” The CW is known for releasing programs that either become a fan favorite (Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries), or get cancelled (The Tomorrow People, The Carrie Diaries). Arrow, whose main character is the superhero ...
  • The ESL World

    By Pauline Theeuws / Staff Writer Some of them have PHDs. Others are in college for the first time. Their ages range from teenagers to senior citizens. And they are all in the same classroom, trying to overcome the same barrier.
  • The Joys of Customizing a Ride

    By J. Brenner / Staff Writer Ever have a really exotic car or loud truck race by that causes you to turn around so fast, you almost break your neck just to catch a quick look? Ever consider customizing your own vehicle so it does the same to others?
  • Fall Into Fashion This Season

    By Sylvianna Lucero / Fashion Columnist Ahh October. With a month into classes, the temperature is dropping, leaves are changing colors and the pumpkin spice latte is officially back! So now that it is officially fall, the “January of Fashion” for us fashionistas is here. Time to put away the ...
  • Response to "Beneath the Narrative"

    By Cynthia Teeter This article is a student response to a piece at “The Art Faculty Exhibition” in Raritan Valley Community College’s Art Gallery. Christopher Koep's Statement on "Beneath the Narrative" "Throughout the last year I have made a purposeful endeavor to explore the footprint or shadow of the narrative. Never wanting to ...
  • Response to "External Space 6"

    By Mona Tan This article is a student response to a piece at “The Art Faculty Exhibition” in Raritan Valley Community College’s Art Gallery. I am drawn to physical and conceptual stability, so I particularly enjoyed Virginia Smith’s “External Space 6”. This 36-by-48-inch digitally generated image conveys order, consistency and proportionality throughout ...