In the midst of the political bickering, name-calling and all-around nasty shaming of the 2016 presidential election, there is one important and beautiful truth to point out: the system worked… at least for the Republicans. […]
By Tom Ballard Opinions Editor It’s spring here at the College. The flowers are out, the trees are beginning to grow foliage and finals are slowly creeping upon us. But outside the College, this season […]
“It would cause havoc… High schools will have to change (what they teach about alcohol)… I don’t think high school (students) are mature enough.” “I would say yes… If we’re 18 and (an) adult (then) […]
By Jake Mulick Like a phoenix rising from the ashes that was Bridgegate in 2013, Gov. Chris Christie was ready to take on Washington, D.C., with his no-nonsense, confrontational, maverick attitude. Or so it seemed. […]
After completing my first year as a political science student at the College, I started learning the foundation of politics and how competitive the major can be. Between all of the cookouts, pool parties and roller coasters this past summer, I was able to squeeze in an internship experience that has become my first step toward a career.
For all of us here at the College, education is what got us to this point in our lives. For many, public education in particular is what we’ve all known since kindergarten. We’ve grown up learning from teachers who were once students, and we’ve sat in desks for hours on end waiting for the saving grace of the dismissal bell to ring. We’ve all aspired to be something, whether it’d be an astronaut, rockstar, police officer, doctor or even a teacher. However, with a rise in standardized testing, many have come to loathe the current education system, and some are now even opposed to becoming teachers at all.
This is wrong […]
Over winter break, I drove a couple of miles down the road to my local library. It’s a beautiful brick building, complete with a fireplace, comfy chairs and most importantly, a huge selection of books. […]
Employee training programs funded by government grants, such as the Opportunity4Jersey Training Grant Program, decrease the opportunity cost of obtaining additional education or training for workers and provide trained workers to employers. As a result of the increased training and lowered cost, frictional unemployment decreases. […]
It’s been a year since the most catastrophic natural disaster hit New Jersey, destroying homes, taking lives and dismantling the Jersey shore we all know and love. Although there is still a long way to go, there has been immense progress in restoring the shore. New Jersey residents banned together to help bring life back to the beaches, determined to show the world that we are stronger than the storm.