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56th District race heats up

Jason Sheppard (left), R-Temperance, and Ernie Whiteside talk during a candidate forum in the Meyer Theater last month. Citizens of the 56th District in Monroe County will be voting for a State Representative Nov. 6.  Incumbent Jason Sheppard, R-Temperance and his opponent Ernie Whiteside have been competing for votes. Jason […]

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They Call Her Q!

Qurrat Kadwani performs "They Call Me Q" at the Meyer Theater on Oct. 2. Monroe area residents experienced an emotional take on one woman’s journey to self-acceptance. “They Call Me Q,” the first solo play starring a South Asian female, was performed at the Meyer Theater on Oct. 2.  “They […]

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DTE tax cuts may cause harm to MCCC

The DTE coal plant, as seen from Woodland Beach, generates power for customers. Know your own power.  DTE uses this slogan in many of its advertisements. Currently, it is trying to make Monroe County and MCCC know its power. DTE has filed with the Michigan Tax Tribunal to lower the […]

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Beneath the fedora

Professor Edmund La Clair talks to a history class during the Winter 2018 semester. (Photo by Vanessa Ray)   If History Professor Edmund La Clair could tell each MCCC student one thing, it would be to fail. “Look for opportunities to fail,” La Clair said. “Go in trying to succeed, […]

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New Political Science professor fulfills his destiny

New Political Science professor Michael Snyder lectures in one of his courses. It could be said that MCCC’s new political science professor has teaching in his blood. Michael Snyder comes from a family of teachers. “Both my parents are teachers, my younger brother is a teacher, my older brother is […]

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Seven types of love

  In Psychology a student learns that there are seven types of love, each powerful and sometimes they come without warning. The seven types are Eros, Philia, Storge, Agape, Ludus, Pragma and Philautia. Each type of love has their own place in your life, but what Psychology fails to explain […]

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A total eclipse of the past

In its last main titles for the Nintendo 3DS, Pokémon has never been better than in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. The second pair of games in the seventh generation, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are set in the Alola region, a tropical archipelago based on Hawaii. The designers of […]

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Tips for transferring students: leaving the nest

Left to right: former MCCC students Brady Spitulski, Kellyann Navarre, and Taylor Apker sit together between classes at the University of Toledo. Photo taken from Kellyann Navarre's facebook. Miranda Gardner staff member Transferring is an experience, and for the inexperienced, it can prove to be stressful. MCCC graduate Kellyann Navarre […]

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MCCC copes with another loss

(L-R) Caleb, Ethan, Hannah and Jacob Hawkins at Hannah's graduation. Teresa Hawkins speaks gently about her third son, Ethan. “He’s just like my husband, really a laidback, kind of easy-going guy. Nothing really ruffled his feathers too much,” she says. “He just loved life, loved people.” Ethan, who attended MCCC […]

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Sabo leaves mighty legacy

  Colleagues and students agree that Sabo is irreplaceable. Some of the first words out Paul Hedeen’s mouth when discussing Joanna Sabo are “impossible to replace.” Having been at MCCC in both administrative and facultative positions for a quarter of a century, the political science professor has earned her retirement. […]