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Students have opportunities to study abroad

Thandie Brown Staff Writer Studying abroad is one the most exciting things you can do in college outside of starting your own club and finishing your degree on time.  Broward College’s Study Abroad homepage defines study abroad as, “an academic program which provides students with the opportunity to travel the world while earning credit toward their degree.” Students have the

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Human Services, a helping profession degree now offered at BC Human Services

Michelle Castano Editor-in-Chief Broward College created a 60 credit Human Services Associate of Science degree. According to BC, this degree is designed for people seeking employment or advancements in human services.  “Our ultimate goal is to get you an associate degree, get you a job in the field, and we are hoping to one day, grow this into a Bachelor’s

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BC awards $200k to volunteer groups for MLK week of service

Michael Gennaro North Bureau Chief On the third Monday in January each year, Americans observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a federal holiday. On this day, citizens remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dignity in the face of oppression, his compassion and most importantly, citizens remember the initiatives he took to give back to his community.

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Florida rates new highs for STDs, BC offers educational programs

STDs are on the rise in Florida, and BC’s Student Life offices hold different educational programs about HIV/STD prevention throughout the year.   Anabel Sanchez Online Editor Despite national and local campaigns for safe sex over the last decade, gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis are on the rise as the top sexually transmitted diseases for the fourth year in a row,

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Broward College offers 11 different 10K Bachelor degrees

Melissa Getter recently graduated with a BAS in Supervision and Management. Photo Courtesy of Melissa Getter   Jacqueline Michaud South Bureau Chief   Launching in 2015, Broward College, along with a state initiative provided by Governor Rick Scott, broke new ground in broadening their educational horizons and expanding their curriculum to incorporate the $10K initiative- a bachelor’s degree educational plan

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BC takes #factchecking to a whole new level

Jacqueline Michaud Contributing Writer   When there is a will, there is a way. The will in 2016 was to help students improve their grades and understanding of two essential writing crafts- researching and citation checking. Through creating the Walk-In Research Clinic & Citation Check Event Program, BC South Campus Faculty Librarians Lori Albrizio and Chris Casper, as well as

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New One Access app protects students’ accounts

Michelle Castano Staff Writer   Cyber security is definitely a major factor in present day society. With the use of smart phones, individuals are more connected than ever. We have phone applications for a myriad of functions, including banking, social media, and even dating apps. Facebook recently had a security breach, unwillingly releasing sensitive information to hackers; in fact, approximately

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