Author: Todd Salisbury

Opinion

A $5 crisis

When you are used to receiving a discount, the sight of that discount being taken away is scary. My scare was being off the Spotify Student discount. The thought of coughing up the ungodly amount of $9.99 a month plus tax — an amount which didn’t include Hulu and Showtime […]

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MCCC graduates new class of nurses

MCCC’s Registered Nursing Program alumni base grew Dec. 18. 25 students were pinned as registered nurses at Meyer Theater Wednesday night in front of a crowd of over 50 people. “While I’m sure many of you wondered whether you were going to live through nursing school, you did,” said Kimberly […]

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Campus hosts therapy dogs during finals

Over five therapy dogs were brought to campus Dec. 12 for the annual Furry Finals event. The event was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the A Building and hosted Therapy Dogs International Chapter 307. “We visit folks to de-stress and calm people down,” said Stephanie Suydam, a […]

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Spotify algorithm misses the note

Spotify is great! It tracks your music tendencies and then tells you how your year’s music flowed using a complicated algorithm.  This is great — unless you share your account or do album reviews for a newspaper. Unfortunately, I shared my account in 2018, then started to do album reviews […]

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Email: a business’s and a hacker’s best tool of living

Spam can be dangerous. Not the meat in a can — spam emails. Email is a powerful tool created in the 20th century, but every tool with good intentions can be corrupted or misused. Jason Young, a system and security administrator, said spam is a broad term. “Generally, when you […]

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La Clair voices students’ concerns

An MCCC professor is taking the pledge to be student focused very seriously. On Nov. 19, Edmund La Clair, assistant professor of history, presented the Faculty Council a tentative list of student issues that he has collected from faculty and students. The council did not take action on the list […]

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German documentary transports students to the past

Students enrolled in elementary German visited the past Nov. 13 in the A Building cafeteria. While they did not have a time machine, professor Magdalena Kotanova held a viewing of “Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald” to transport students back to a pivotal time in Germany’s history. “I think it’s interesting […]

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Veterans thanked at MCCC

Dozens of community members including six veterans attended the “Thank You, Veterans” event at the La-Z-Boy Center Nov. 11. The event started with opening remarks from President Kojo Quartey and was followed by a moment of silence. Afterward, the Pledge of Allegiance was said and the “Star-Spangled Banner” was played […]

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X-TECH brings students and community to learn about STEM fields

MCCC hosted its annual X-TECH Career Exploration open house in the CTC Building Wednesday, Nov. 6. Over 100 high school students, college students and community members came to X-TECH to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) fields. “It’s been pretty good,” said Bonnie Masserant, an employee from DTE. […]