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Campus vending machines a gamble

Thirsty after class and want to purchase a drink or snack? You may have to go off campus for that. Students experience problems when purchasing food and drink items from vending machines on campus, including machines not accepting credit cards or cash, dispensing damaged items or sometimes not dispensing anything […]

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Clery Act reports give MCCC clean year again

MCCC’s Clery Report came back as zeros in all categories for the third consecutive year. “It’s a pretty clean report again, thankfully,” said Randell Daniels, vice president of Student and Information Services. “I’m grateful for the safety that we’ve enjoyed on this campus. I think it’s a tribute to the […]

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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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Little Theater receives needed makeover

The Little Theater has been undergoing renovations since mid-October. Construction is expected to be completed by Dec. 10, and the theater will be ready for use by the start of winter 2020. Jack Burns, director of campus planning and facilities, said the theater is getting a much-needed facelift. The chairs, […]

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Panel discussion kicks off Native American Heritage Month

Roughly 30 people attended the Native American Panel Discussion as part of Native American Heritage Month. In tribute to the month’s dedication, a group of educators and individuals arrived at MCCC to speak about their plans for continuing a journey of understanding and the creation of a new educational program, […]

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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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Professor teaches community to take action

A college professor has been trying to help keep children safe against the ghouls and goblins that lurk in the night during Halloween. About 20 years ago, professor Mark Bergmooser, started teaching a one-day children’s self-defense seminar leading up to Halloween. He said this was partially to help increase recruitment […]

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Poetry Night causes a fright

The air was filled with anticipation and Halloween spirit as students descended into the Cellar. Students were dressed in their best Halloween costumes, prepared to read their funny, spooky and profound poems. The Writing Fellows hosted their annual Poetry Night and Bake Sale on Oct. 24 to celebrate the holiday […]