Author: Jerry Meade

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What the millage renewal means for MCCC

Campus structure and safety improvement plans for the next few years are underway. MCCC’s Maintenance and Improvement Millage was renewed on Nov. 3 passing with a 60.4% margin. Phase 2 of the millage can now begin in 2021 as planned. MCCC President Kojo Quartey said the first priority projects include […]

Entertainment

‘A Tori Kelly Christmas’ keeps on giving

To anyone not already in the holiday spirit, one album can surely do the trick. Singer Tori Kelly released her fourth studio album “A Tori Kelly Christmas” on Oct. 30. Kelly’s self-made music career first gained recognition when her YouTube video song covers, such as Frank Ocean’s “Thinkin Bout You” […]

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Virtual scavenger hunts may continue

Even with a low turnout, events can still be considered a success. The MCCC Student Government hosted their Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt student activity Oct. 30. Student Government hosts a campus  scavenger hunt  every year, yet due to this year’s circumstance, the event was conducted through Zoom video chat instead. Invitation […]

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MCCC’s Market Twenty 4 Seven reopens

A large selection of food snacks and beverages are available on campus once again. Market Twenty 4 Seven is the micro market area in the Student Services and Administration Building outside of the cafeteria where staff and students can browse and purchase various food and refreshments. Originally opened at the […]

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Professor encourages internship applicants

There are a number of scholarship and internship opportunities open to students this year. Edmund La Clair, assistant professor of history, talked about some in particular that he promotes to students. The River Raisin National Battlefield Park contacted La Clair in August to ask if some students might be interested […]

Entertainment

Steve digs into ‘Super Smash Bros.’

One of the most bizarrely conceived gaming crossovers has now become a reality. “Minecraft’s” default player character, Steve, officially joined the roster of Nintendo’s “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” on Oct. 14. With “Minecraft” being the current best-selling video game of all time, it’s no surprise that players have wanted the […]

Features

MCCC millage renewal draws nearer

Volunteers from the college went door-to-door in 2016 to gain support for a maintenance and improvement millage. This year, the pandemic changed that. Instead, President Kojo Quartey visited various business, governmental, civic and political leaders to ask for their support. In 2016, voters approved an 85-cent maintenance and improvement millage, […]

Entertainment

‘Kirby Fighters 2’ suddenly appears on Switch

Nintendo released a Kirby game seemingly out of nowhere. “Kirby Fighters 2” came out on the Nintendo Switch eShop on Sept. 23. There were no announcements of the game before its release, aside from a leaked product listing made on the Nintendo eShop the previous day. With a game having […]

Opinion

How I learned to cut the cable cord and embrace YouTube

I don’t watch any TV shows on a regular basis. That might be expected if I’m busy during the semester, but it’s been the case for well over a year now. Not long ago, I had shows I looked forward to watching every weekday night when a new episode released. […]

Opinion

Why are we being watched?

I am being recorded while taking tests for my online course. With this semester’s online format being new to most everyone, there are certain changes to the course formula that have taken time to get used to. I’ve learned to expect and adapt to the increase in busy work and […]