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Lawmakers strive to keep promise

Even though a bill was passed to eliminate funding for the Michigan Promise Scholarship, efforts continue to save at least a portion of the funding for the state’s main college scholarship program. “I was going to use the money for books and a laptop, and next year’s tuition since I […]

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Tragic loss brings reinvention

An MCCC student and his family opened a new corn maze this fall. Annette Heck and her three children, Chris, Ethan, and Emma, have worked for a year to get their “Heck of a Corn Maze ” and country store ready for people to enjoy. Ethan is a student at […]

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H1N1 vaccinations on campus

Vaccinations for the H1N1 flu virus will take place at MCCC in November, and college students are one of the target groups. MCCC has been working closely with the Monroe County Health Department to provide vaccinations for the H1N1 virus.  Public vaccinations are likely to be held on a Saturday […]

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Red Wings drop series with St. Louis

The Detroit Red Wings had a homecoming of sorts to mark the beginning of the regular season.Because Detroit has eight Swedish-born superstars such as Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg, they were selected to play two games against their division rival St. Louis Blues at Ericsson Globe, in Stockholm, Sweden Oct. […]

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Hideous and Perfect Review

The latest addition to the Angelspit discography, Hideous and Perfect brings a new sound to the playing field. Angelspit is an industrial/electronic body music band from Sydney, Australia.  The band consists of ZooG and DestroyX, two artists that often combine cyberpunk, horror and medical imagery. While Hideous and Perfect feels very familiar, […]

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Daisy Review

Brand New has always put out a new sound that blows listeners away with every track. Daisy keeps you on your toes through every minute. The thought-provoking sounds and lyrics didn’t fail the band’s loyal fan base, retaining the signature sound, while tossing in some new elements to make the […]

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MCCC takes precautions for H1N1 virus

A new H1N1 flu vaccine will be available soon, in anticipation of a possible outbreak of the virus this fall. When the virus was detected in the U.S. in April 2009, it was called “swine flu.” This was because tests showed that many of the genes were similar to the […]

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Enrollment hits 4,600

MCCC has once again achieved record enrollment for the Fall 2009 semester.This was accomplished despite a record number of students cancelling for non-payment and the recent switch from credit hours to contact hours. “This is the first year that MCCC had over 4,600 for a final head count,” Paul Schmidt, […]

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College smoking policy moves students to parking lots

As of Aug. 1, smoking is prohibited on campus grounds and is only allowed in the parking lots.   Many students tend to forget the new policy when they light up.If students are caught smoking on campus grounds, they will be given a friendly reminder that smoking is restricted to the […]

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Tae Kwon Do improves focus

While discussions of handguns permitted on Michigan College campuses for protection are raising some eyebrows, MCCC currently offers Tae Kwon Do as an art of self-defense. Whether you’re into losing weight, adding strength, gaining self-confidence or maybe you just need a physical education credit, Tae Kwon Do can provide personal […]