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Peace marches on

Students and community members came together at the Monroe History Museum Jan. 22, for a peace march through downtown Monroe in celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The march brought together over 40 people of all ages and races to celebrate civil rights as a community. Katie […]

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$1.1 million donated to MCCC by local businessman

Local businessman Gary J. Vajcner has always desired to give back to Monroe. On Monday, Vajcner was able to do just that. Vajcner donated $1.1 million dollars to Monroe County Community College at a ceremony held Monday in MCCC’s Audrey M. Warrick Student Services building. Vajcner’s donation to MCCC is […]

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Campus hosts therapy dogs during finals

Over five therapy dogs were brought to campus Dec. 12 for the annual Furry Finals event. The event was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the A Building and hosted Therapy Dogs International Chapter 307. “We visit folks to de-stress and calm people down,” said Stephanie Suydam, a […]

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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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Makerspace makes dinosaur

There is a dinosaur in room T-160 of the Career Technology Center. Born from wood seared by beams of light, the ancient beast watches over the Makerspace from its countertop domain. This dinosaur was crafted with the help of Maxwell Haar, the new Makerspace technician at MCCC. Haar began his […]

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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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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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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, […]