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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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‘Green Eggs and Ham’ cooks up fun on Netflix

Few things are more surreal than hearing Michael Douglas say, “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I Am.” Yet that’s part of the enjoyment that comes from Netflix’s new “Green Eggs and Ham” animated series, which made its way to the platform on […]

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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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GSA celebrates 10 years at MCCC

This November marks the 10-year anniversary of the Gender & Sexuality Alliance at Monroe County Community College. The group was created by Tom Ryder, MCCC’s Student Activities coordinator, along with Jerry Morse, a former MCCC graphic artist. Ryder said the group was created when a student petition was submitted in […]

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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 […]

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Donors line up for blood drive

Got blood? These donors do. Members of the community visited Monroe County Community College on Oct. 15 to participate in the Red Cross Blood Drive. Held inside the Administration Building in the cafeteria, the blood drive had a steady flow of donors throughout the day. Denise Harvey, Red Cross supervisor, […]

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“Indivisible” reanimates Western RPGs

On Oct. 8, 2019, “Indivisible” was released for PS4, Xbox One, Windows, Linux and macOS, with a Nintendo Switch release to be announced in the future. “Indivisible” is the second game to be released by indie developer Lab Zero Games. The developer is known for their 2D fighting game “Skullgirls.” […]