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TRAILS to support MCMC mental health

TRAILS to Wellness is coming to the Monroe County Intermediate School District to help Middle College students support their mental health. TRAILS is an acronym for Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students. TRAILS communication specialist Ollila Meredith said TRAILS was created by the University of Michigan’s […]

Opinion

A surprisingly quiet election night

I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at my voting precinct. 2020 has been a chaotic struggle of a year, and I expected Nov. 3 to be the same. To my surprise, my voting precinct was rather quiet and orderly from noon to 7 p.m. As a voter I was […]

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Professor encourages internship applicants

There are a number of scholarship and internship opportunities open to students this year. Edmund La Clair, assistant professor of history, talked about some in particular that he promotes to students. The River Raisin National Battlefield Park contacted La Clair in August to ask if some students might be interested […]

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Late-start courses begin at MCCC for the fall

The Fall Semester may have already begun at MCCC, but some students are just now enrolling in and starting classes. MCCC’s late-start eight-week courses began Oct. 19 and will run until Dec. 14. Ryan Rafko, director of Admissions and Guidance Services, said in an email the planning process was a […]

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C Building renovations to come

Renovations of the C Building continue to be in the planning stages since their inception in spring of this year. Jack Burns, director of Campus Planning and Facilities, said the goal is for the construction plans to be finished by the end of this year. The actual construction is projected […]

Entertainment

Steve digs into ‘Super Smash Bros.’

One of the most bizarrely conceived gaming crossovers has now become a reality. “Minecraft’s” default player character, Steve, officially joined the roster of Nintendo’s “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” on Oct. 14. With “Minecraft” being the current best-selling video game of all time, it’s no surprise that players have wanted the […]

Features

MCCC millage renewal draws nearer

Volunteers from the college went door-to-door in 2016 to gain support for a maintenance and improvement millage. This year, the pandemic changed that. Instead, President Kojo Quartey visited various business, governmental, civic and political leaders to ask for their support. In 2016, voters approved an 85-cent maintenance and improvement millage, […]

Entertainment

‘Kirby Fighters 2’ suddenly appears on Switch

Nintendo released a Kirby game seemingly out of nowhere. “Kirby Fighters 2” came out on the Nintendo Switch eShop on Sept. 23. There were no announcements of the game before its release, aside from a leaked product listing made on the Nintendo eShop the previous day. With a game having […]

Features

Student success is new VP’s focus

MCCC is making changes to ensure a larger focus on student success. With these changes, Scott Behrens has been hired as MCCC’s new vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success. Behrens replaces former VP Randy Daniels who retired Feb. 28 after 25 years at MCCC. Behrens holds over 25 […]