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Cowboys in College: Sports Edition

Cowboys in College: Sports Edition

Larissa Aquaviva, College Corner Writer

December 3, 2019

Following graduation, Pascack Hills Alumni gear up for their next step in life, whether it is going to trade school, taking a gap year, or going to college. While the majority of graduating Hills students head to college, a fraction of the group takes it one step further: they are also playing a sport a...

Cowboys in College: Life After Hills

Cowboys in College: Life After Hills

Mackenzie Blowers

October 29, 2019

After high school, Pascack Hills alumni can be found heading in different directions. For a majority of the graduating student body each year, that decision is usually to further one’s education at a university, whether that be somewhere close such as Rutgers or as far as the west coast. Though Pasca...

Roar like a Lion at The College of New Jersey

Roar like a Lion at The College of New Jersey

Sofia Papadopoulos

July 21, 2019

Just an hour and a half away in Ewing, NJ is the modern campus of The College of New Jersey, also known as TCNJ. The campus has extremely high standards for their students throughout their 50 liberal arts and professional options, meaning more choices for amazing futures of all students.  Highly ra...

Joining Stag Nation at Fairfield University

Joining Stag Nation at Fairfield University

Sofia Papadopoulos

July 15, 2019

The moment passing through the gates of Fairfield University, prospective, current, and past students alike are able to experience the communal love and support that is flooding on the campus. Being funded by the Society of Jesus in 1942, the university sets itself apart through their Jesuit ideals and...

B U at Boston University

B U at Boston University

Mackenzie Blowers

February 25, 2019

Located in the perfect middle point between the city of Boston and the suburbs, next to Fenway Park, and filled with activities, Boston University is the place to be! For a student looking for a flexible campus with several options, BU is one of the best colleges located in the beautiful city of Boston...

Go Badge or Go Home

Go Badge or Go Home

Avery Paulen

February 14, 2019

There is undeniably nothing better than taking those first few steps onto a college campus and feeling like you are already at home. This is exactly how anyone would feel when they step onto the campus of The University of Wisconsin, Madison. UW-Madison is a public research university with over 200 undergr...

UMass Amherst: Is it the Right UMass For You?

UMass Amherst: Is it the Right UMass For You?

Larissa Aquaviva

December 17, 2018

Are you ready to be apart of the Minutemen family at the University of Massachusetts Amherst? UMass - Amherst is located in rural Amherst, Massachusetts, but is only 90 miles from the bustling, beautiful city of Boston. The campus is vast, spread out, and filled with foliage and beautiful buildings. When l...

UPenn v. Carnegie Mellon: Which is the college for you?

UPenn v. Carnegie Mellon: Which is the college for you?

Suha Niyas

December 11, 2018

According to US News Rankings, the prestigious universities, University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University, are ranked as the top 2 colleges in Pennsylvania. Despite being the best schools in the state, they both have their own unique opportunities and paths to offer.   Starting...

RU Rutgers Material?

RU Rutgers Material?

Sofia Papadopoulos

October 29, 2018

Just an hour and fifteen down I-95 to Rt 18, Rutgers University - New Brunswick stands in all their glory. With four main campuses spread out through the New Brunswick area, Rutgers offers a broad variation of course work along with a small city life filled with RU pride. Not only do they offer great ac...

Become a Wildcat at University of Kentucky

Become a Wildcat at University of Kentucky

Mackenzie Blowers

October 5, 2018

C-A-T-S, CATS! CATS! CATS! At the University of Kentucky, students can flourish from the highly-rated programs and modern classrooms. Lexington is a destination most don’t usually notice first on a U.S. map, but the smaller city has slowly turned into a busy, modern center for college students. Th...

Husky Nation in Full Force at the University of Connecticut

Husky Nation in Full Force at the University of Connecticut

Sofia Papadopoulos

September 30, 2018

UConn and ice cream and huskies, oh my! At the University of Connecticut at Storrs, not only will you find those three, but academics unlike others. With top programs in agriculture, business, and theater, UConn has named themselves one of the best within the Northeast.   There is no wonde...

Surviving the College Frenzy

Surviving the College Frenzy

Amber Leung

September 26, 2018

It’s a myth that senior year is the easiest year of a high school career. With the stress of maintaining high grades while, at the same time, juggling college applications and college essays, senior year, or at least the beginning, is by far one of the busiest years out of the four. However, despi...