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Meet the Teacher: Mr. Hodroski

Meet the Teacher: Mr. Hodroski

Eliot Lee, Writer February 26, 2024

Mr. Hodroski is a physics teacher who has been at Bergen County Academies for three years. In total, Mr. Hodroski has taught for 12 years in the education field. Mr. Hodroski is responsible for teaching...

Artwork generated using Midjourney from the prompt “Phantasmal Iridescent musical box”

AI-Generated Content in Creative Industries: The Ethical Concerns

Julianna Nunez June 1, 2023

As artificial intelligence continues to advance, new uses for it are being discovered that could significantly change the way creative industries operate. Particularly, one of these uses is known as generative...

Commons ticks of New Jersey.

NJ Ticks 4 Science!

Andrea Kim March 20, 2023

Rutgers University has launched a citizen science project aiming to understand the distribution of ticks and their pathogens across New Jersey– and you can help too! Ticks are arachnids that attach...

World Food Prize Laureates: Lawrence Haddad & Jan Low

World Food Prize Laureates: Lawrence Haddad & Jan Low

Andrea Kim January 11, 2023

Each year around UN World Food Day (October 16th), the World Food Prize is presented to those who have improved the quality, quantity, or availability of food around the world. Envisioned as the equal...

Aquaponics: The Future of Farming

Aquaponics: The Future of Farming

Joshua Kim, Writer January 4, 2023

Aquaponics is an alternative method of sustainable farming that does not require the use of soil. One of the biggest issues today is climate change—a problem that impacts the entire world in many different...

Provita Pharmaceuticals: The Only Student-Run Pharmaceutical Company in the Nation

Eesha Oza December 21, 2022

  Provita Pharmaceuticals is a pharmaceutical company which prides itself in being the only student-run pharmaceutical company in the nation, and it is located right here at the Bergen County Academies!...

Inflation and the Economy: What it Means for You

Inflation and the Economy: What it Means for You

Charlie Cannold, Contributor December 6, 2022
In an interview with Melissa Lee, we discuss the impact of inflation on the current state of the economy.

Student Involvement in Global Warming

October 20, 2022

One of the biggest concerns across the world is global warming; an issue that is progressively worsening. With each passing day, the need to take action becomes stronger. Global warming has a lot to do...

Is Seasonal Happiness Prevalent in BCA?

Is Seasonal Happiness Prevalent in BCA?

Eliot Lee, Writer October 13, 2022

One of the most well-known psychological phenomena is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which induces emotions of depression within certain seasons due to climate and sunlight differences between them....

What’s Going on With TikTok?

Elena Jacoby November 25, 2020

Let’s talk about TikTok. The ByteDance owned application, which boasts hundreds of millions of downloads globally, has a tumultuous track record, both with its users and with various governments....

“The Social Dilemma” Reviewed: A Warning Call to Humanity

Ming-Jing Qin, Writer November 2, 2020
A look into the message behind Netflix’s 2020 documentary "The Social Dilemma" exposes the immense power social media platforms have over their users' lives.
Zippy, Meet BCA

Zippy, Meet BCA

Alex Weber, Managing Editor May 9, 2020

On March 2nd, a lucky group of students at Bergen County Academies were given the chance to hang out with Zippy. Zippy was invited to BCA in order to provide comfort, reduce stress levels, and decrease...

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