Author: Jerry Meade

Features

Dance troupe adapts to changing restrictions

Even when unable to meet on campus, the Inside Out Dance Ensemble has still made it possible to safely meet together over the last year. Founded by dance instructor and MCCC adjunct professor of theater and humanities Kellie Lajiness in 2010, the IODE is a dance group at MCCC that […]

News

‘Koda’ joins the MCCC family as newly named mascot

The Husky mascot of MCCC now has a proper name. The name “Koda” was announced as the winning entry on March 3 after the announcement of the “Name Our Mascot” contest by MCCC’s Student. Government in Sept. 2020. Tom Ryder, Student Government adviser, said 125 entries were submitted with those […]

Entertainment

‘Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity’ piques fan interest

Sometimes video game companies release a game to tide fans over that becomes much more interesting than a spin-off should be. This is the case with Nintendo’s “Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity,” released Nov. 20 for the Nintendo Switch. After the success of 2017’s “Breath of the Wild,” Zelda fans […]

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Michigan Reconnect gives free tuition to in-state adults

The ability to earn a college degree can now be a practically finance-free endeavor for many individuals. Michigan Reconnect is a program that allows all Michigan residents 25 years and older to receive free tuition in pursuit of an associates degree or program certificate if they have not already acquired […]

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Student Government hosts second scavenger hunt

It isn’t often the members of a virtual event are out of breath most of the meeting. However, this was the case during the MCCC Student Government’s Valentines Scavenger on Feb. 12. The event was the second of its kind, with the first virtual scavenger hunt being in November 2020. […]

Opinion

Restoring Classroom Interaction

When classes first went virtual, a large part of what made college great was gone. I was shy when starting my first semester at MCCC. Starting college and being in a new environment in general can be nerve-wracking for some, and I was included in that group. Yet, over the […]

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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 […]