Author: Joseph Abrams


Student Government plans for future event

Students play Ping-Pong after the tables are brought up to the cafeteria for the tournament. Family Fun Night, the final Student Government event of the year, is quickly approaching. During the most recent meeting, Student Government members talked about their upcoming event, Family Fun Night, and their most recent events, […]


‘There’s a shortage of skilled workers’

MCCC President Kojo Quartey speaks about the new programs the college is looking to implement in the upcoming years.   MCCC President Kojo Quartey spoke about the importance of specialized skills at his annual State of the College address. Quartey said that in the future MCCC is going to offer […]


Miyuki Zerke: Outstanding Student Award

Miyuki Zerke stands on stage to accept an award at MCCC's Honors Reception. Miyuki Zerke won three awards including Faculty Association Outstanding Student Award at MCCC's 2017 Honors Reception.  Zerke has big plans for her future.  “I would like to apply for internship for the FBI and the CIA,” Zerke […]


One Book One Community kicks off

Musicians John Rutter, Evan Spurlock, and Tyler Aukerman play jazz music during the beginning of the event. Monroe County's One Book One Community started with smooth instrumental jazz. Every year the community chooses a book to read together, and this year's choice is "Station Eleven." The OBOC committee then plans […]


Student Government plans music events

Student Government is winding down from the school dance, but they still have plenty of events planned. Some of the more noteworthy events discussed during their recent meeting include inviting Bubba Wilson to the college for black history month, inviting students to perform at the college, and starting a community […]


College offers farming degree

Farming is a big part of life here in Monroe County, and soon it might be a part of MCCC. Over the last nine months, a committee has been devising an agriculture program for students at MCCC, partnering with Michigan State University.  Students will be able to receive an Associate’s […]


Student Government Plans Ball and More

On February 18 at 6pm Student Government plans to throw their annual dance, titled “Unmask the Night.” For $30, students and a guest of their choosing can attend the dance at the Grecian Center in Southgate. The student government has been planning this event, alongside many others, over the last […]


MCCC student lands internship at Disney

Chase Sieler is using this internship as a sign to consider what he should do in life. When Chase Sieler was just a child, he had a drawing book. In this book were step-by-step instructions to drawing, but Chase instead took tracing paper and just copied the pictures from the […]


Accuplacer replaces Compass test

Starting Nov. 30, MCCC no longer uses the Compass placement test and instead uses the Accuplacer test. Students who need to take a placement test to be assigned to classes will now take the new test, which is based on the SAT exam, as opposed to the old one, which […]


World needs more love, understanding

This year has revealed a whole lot of ugly left in the world. With the divisive election, terrorist attacks across Europe, and shootings and crime here in America, anger and hatred run rampant in the world. This year has brought to light many things people simply close their eyes to […]