Memoirs of an Athlete: Rodrigo Campos Playing Despite Injuries

Soccer, nicknamed “The World Game” for its ability to unite people from diverse backgrounds, has been played for over 200 years for one young man […]

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WCC Lacks Contact Sports

Over time, contact sports have disappeared from WCC. The last varsity sport the school had that could be considered a “contact sport” was basketball, and […]

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Women’s Softball Takes a Step Forward

Girls softball is arguably the largest female-oriented sport that WCC currently has to offer. The team consists of around 9-15 young women, and the program […]

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Visual Arts Students Showcase Work At Portfolio Day

Art students and schools gathered at the Fine Arts Gallery in the Hankin Academic Arts Building for 15th annual portfolio day on Thursday, November 10th […]

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Plaque Behind Hartford Hall Commemorates 2013 E-Board Legacy

A plaque on a rock on the lawn behind Harford Hall marks the spot where a time capsule was buried in 2013. According to Patrick […]

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WARY and WEB Host Sumo Jam as a Respite From School Worries

The Westchester Events Board (WEB) and WARY radio station hosted Sumo Jam on Thursday November 10th in the Physical Education Building. The event was full […]

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WCC Hosts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Awareness Day

Westchester Community College hosted Alcohol and Substance Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The event was sponsored by WCC’s Health Office and the SUNY […]

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Should Celebrities Play a Role in the Political Election?

Political discourse and controversy seemed to be the theme of this year’s presidential election—and it seemed that each of us as citizens felt taken out […]

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Vice President-Elect Pence’s Role in Future Policy-Making

The media has declared the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. In a vigorous and scandal-driven election, little attention […]

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Military Personnel In Desperate Need of Assistance

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the G.I. Bill into effect, not many had an idea of how this bill would help transform the country. There […]

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Is Print Journalism A Dying Medium?

The fate of journalism has been a question that is thought of more and more in recent years. There is no way to say for […]

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TRUMPED

Since the announcement of the 2016 presidential election results, protests have broken out across the nation rejecting the victory of Donald Trump. In New York […]

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WCC Administration Grants Student Athletes Priority Registration

WCC administration is granting athletes first priority in selecting classes during registration for the Spring Semester. While WCC is not an institution known for its […]

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College Steps Launches In WCC

College Steps, a non-profit organization which specializes in helping students with significant learning and communication disabilities, has begun assisting these students at WCC make a […]

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Men’s Soccer Lose First Round of Playoffs on Home Turf

On Saturday, Oct. 22, men’s soccer ended their playoff run with a 2-1 loss to Rockland Community College. The match took place at Barrett Field—WCC’s […]

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Knicks Win Thrilling Home Opener

It was a thrilling night at Madison Square Garden, as the New York Knicks won their home opener against the Memphis Grizzlies by a score […]

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NFL Week 8 Highlights

The NFL finally hit its halfway mark with the passing of week eight. There are many unanswered questions looming — the AFC, for example, seems […]

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Young Talent Floods NHL

Hockey is back, and there is a fervor on the ice that has not been seen for quite some time. A new wave of young […]

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The Digital Film Club Screens There’s No One Better, and Other Club Favorites

Ramon Nuñez kicked off the screening of “There’s No One Better,” hosted by the Digital Film Club, on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the library media […]

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Anime Club Holds Cosplay 101

The WCC Anime Club was nice enough to, on Oct. 27, invite Audacity Cosplay over to present Cosplay 101: Beginners Entry Into The World of […]

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GLOW Hosts Fourth Annual Drag Show

The Hankin Academic Arts Building’s auditorium was occupied by more students than it has been at any point this semester, on Friday, Oct. 28, as […]

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Student Success Corner: Medwin Ghabee

In 2004, Medwin Ghabee had just graduated high and no idea what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. Upon graduating, Ghabee […]

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Is WCC Truly Tobacco-Free?

All over campus, signs are posted advertising Westchester Community College as a “Tobacco Free Zone”, but is this really the best policy for our school? […]

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LGBTQ Representation In Children’s Movies

Children’s movies are created with the intention of teaching kids certain values about social structures, self-perception, and morals. Along with entertainment value, this educational purpose […]

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A Third Party Vote Is Not A Vote For Trump

The stakes are high in the 2016 election, and many Americans find it difficult to choose between the two major candidates: Hillary Clinton or Donald […]

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Colleges, Universities Visit WCC For Transfer Fair

WCC hosted its bi-annual college transfer fair on Tuesday, Oct. 25 — over 110 colleges interacted with students, answering individual questions pertaining to degrees and […]

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Energy, The Environment, & Jobs Clash In Westchester

Laborers Local 60 and Local 754, which cover the Hudson Valley regions of Rockland, Westchester, and Putnam counties, attended an NYS Department of Energy Conservation […]

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Vaping Banned on Campus: SGA Passes Resolution in Landslide Vote

Resolution F16-1 was presented to the Student Government Association (SGA) Senate on October 2, 2016. This resolution proposes to ban the use of E-Cigarettes and […]

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WCC Reaches Out to HBCUs

Westchester Community College has been ongoingly reaching out to historically black colleges and universities, otherwise referred to as HBCUs, in order to become further informed […]

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Vikings vs. BMCC For First Playoff Game, as Fifth Seed

The Vikings, seeded 5th will be playing their first playoff game against The Borough of Manhattan Community College on Sat. Oct. 22. The game will […]

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The Second City Takes the HAAB Stage

As part of WCC’s Smart Arts Events, legendary comedy group, The Second City, performed “The Best of The Second City” at the Academic Arts Theater […]

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Noche Caliente: Dance the Night Away

Latin American Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans’ histories, heritage, and culture. According to the National Latin American Heritage Month, “The […]

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SGA President Clarifies Sidewalk Statements

Henry Gulergun, President of the Student Government Association (SGA), asked to retract his recent statements on the sidewalks being built within the next three years […]

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Start Saving Now!

Have you thought about some of the things you want out of life? Maybe a car, a house, a family, or even a dog? Well, […]

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How We Enable Social Injustices

Professor Patti Sehulster gave a lecture on racism and injustices happening in the community, in the Gateway Center Auditorium on Thursday Oct. 11 in honor […]

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Cosplay Is Not Consent

The 2016 New York Comic-Con had a record high attendance, making harassment policies even more relevant. Signs had been placed all throughout Javits Convention Center […]

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When Your Views Are Not Welcomed: The Fall of “Safe-Spaces” on College Campuses

Like a wind which catches a well-kindled flame and send it forth over a terribly parched forest, igniting all the dry undergrowth within, such has […]

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What Temperament Should a President Have?

Confidence, integrity and passion, these are the ingredients that form the perfect Presidential Candidate. Or are they? The first Presidential Debate, or the clash of […]

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WCC Restructures Academics

WCC has put into effect a new academic organization, to begin the Fall semester. The school’s goal is to help guide students to the right […]

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SGA Senate Election Winners Revealed

WCC’s Student Government Association at Westchester Community College officially introduced their newly elected senate on October 12. Two elections were held throughout the past month: […]

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The Benefits Access Center: New and Improved Services

The Benefits Access Center (BAC) has moved to the Student Center, with new features available to any student that is in need of help. “We […]

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Healthy Food Bites To-Go

Are you always on the hunt for the next good thing to slather on toast, toss over a salad, or keep spirits high on particularly […]

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WCC Attends First Cross Country Meet in over 36 Years

WCC’s Cross Country attended its first ever meet in over 36 years on Sat, Oct 1 at the Knights Invitational hosted by Mount Saint Mary’s […]

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WCC Athletic Department in Process of Rebuilding and Rebranding

WCC athletics is going through a period of rebuilding with the guidance of new athletic Director Michael Belfiore. A few steps towards rebuilding the athletic […]

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WCC Tags Trees For Inventory

Ever noticed that some of the trees on campus have a small silver tag with a number on it? “Yea I have, I kind of […]

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How To Be A Good Ally And Decent Human Being

Many people at the meeting of the LGBTQ-club GLOW at WCC confirmed that they have been asked this question at least once. If a friend […]

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Safe Spaces Suppress Freedom of Expression

The University of Chicago recently published a letter to incoming freshmen, warning them not to expect so called “safe spaces” or “trigger warnings” on campus […]

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Ignorance Helps Transphobia Thrive

Transphobia and violence against trans-people has increased drastically over the last two years, according to The Human Rights Campaign. The lack of specific legislation to […]

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The Second City Performs at WCC for the First Time

Legendary improvisational group, The Second City will be performing at the Academic Arts on Oct. 8 at 8 pm. “The Best of The Second City” […]

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Remote Power Unit Comes To Life At WCC

WCC held a dedication ceremony commemorating the installation of a renewable energy device known as the Remote Power Unit, outside the Technology Building on September […]

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Bookstore Allows Use of FInancial Aid for Book Rentals

For years, the SUNY Westchester Community College Bookstore has only offered in-store purchases of brand new textbooks to students, denying them the opportunity to rent […]

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Vikings Lose Their Cool Through Early Season Success

The Vikings are currently 3-1, winning their first game against Passaic County, 4-1 as well as defeating Orange County 6-2 and Rockland County 6-1. The […]

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The Native Plant Center Bleeds Blue and Gold

The sun glazes over the butterflies that lie on the white flowers that help compliment the Blue and Gold J. Species of blues and yellows […]

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Christopher Manning Exhibition Opens In The Fine Arts Gallery

Artist Christopher Manning’s sculptures hung from the ceiling of the Fine Arts Gallery while his polaroids aligned its walls. His art exhibition named “Everything, As […]

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Phi Theta Kappa and Veterans Resource Center Honor Victims of 9/11

In a collaborative effort between the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society and the Veterans Resource Center, WCC held a commemoration ceremony at the site of […]

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Ask Val

Hey, Its Val here! It has been amazing going through this past year with you all. The ups and downs, and the condom questions. But […]

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Healthy Food Bites To-Go: The New Healthy Is Not the Boogeyman

Sometimes, I get the distinct feeling that my excitement and advocacy for whole food plant-based eating with its naturally healing ingredients is met with mixed […]

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Hartford Hall Renovations to Become Castlevania Underway

The good people of WCC have steered clear of the lone building that looms over the Valhalla campus. Hartford Hall, a place that is equally […]

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Tone Deaf: What Does the Program Director Listen to?

Through perfect hooks and character-filled inflection, unsung and up-and-coming rap superstar Cardi B is sensational. Most famed for taking the world by storm with her […]

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WCC Members Should Get Outdoors this Summer

With spring finally in session, Westchester residents can begin to enjoy the outdoors without fear of a blizzard rolling in. This summer, WCC students can […]

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Vikings Sweep Doubleheader With Sullivan CC

Fortunately, the baseball doubleheader between Westchester Community College and Sullivan Community College took place on a Saturday, and there were no classes or events in […]

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This Campus Needs Resident Halls to Compete With Other Colleges

As we say our farewells and head off to college to start a new path in life, students are taking a big step in the […]

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Student Democratic Process Lacks Enthusiasm

With the spring semester winding down, the Student Government Association (SGA) held its annual elections. While the customary congratulations to the newly elected student representatives […]

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Annual Native Plant Sale a Success

The Native Plant Center (NPC) celebrated their 19th annual plant sale this past Saturday on April 28 between 10am to 1pm. Many different species of […]

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Campus Bookstore Under New Management

The bookstore on campus officially opened as Barnes & Noble on Monday, April 23 under new manager Carla Oliver Bowens. According to David Sklar, Executive […]

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