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Buffet inspires anthology during recent Music, Film, Literature & Art Fest

Kayla Gayle Staff Writer Broward College’s two-week annual Music, Film, Literature and Art Festival was held virtually this year with the theme “Amidst the Chaos: Rise Up & Move Forward.” The festival allows for students and the community-at-large to be exposed to free academic lectures, panels, discussions, live performances and author readings. From the diverse list of events, one of

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International internships being held virtually

Kayla Gayle Staff Writer International internships have been suspended due to the halt in travel-related activities set by the college provost with the advice of the legal counsel team. However, students have the option to apply to remote internships offered by CRCC Asia and its sister company Virtual Internships.  For the past two years, the company has hosted one, two,

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COVID-19 suspends study abroad programs

Kayla Gayle Staff Writer  The travel moratorium Broward College implemented in spring 2020 due to COVID-19 has deferred many programs throughout the institution. In regards to the Study Abroad Program, all faculty-led programs and some programs sponsored through College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) have been suspended.  The college offers two study abroad pathways: faculty-led programs and CCIS programs. Faculty-led

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Black History Month: Knowledge is Power Trivia Contest

Leonardo Lopez Contributing Writer Gerald Ford, the 38th president of the United States, officially recognized February as Black History Month in 1976. Since then, the month has been dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating the contributions and accomplishments that African Americans have had on the nation. However, with the Covid-19 pandemic and the current practice of social distancing, Broward College has

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First BC Impromptu Speech Contest held

Jessica Kladerman Staff Writer In the spring of 2017 Broward College’s BC Talks committee held its first annual college-wide Speech Contest.  Four years later in late March 2021, is their first time attempting an Impromptu Speech Contest with no planning or rehearsals as the event has gone completely remote.   In this three-round contest, contestants must be able to discuss each topic

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