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One-way missions could lift world’s morale

With the recent flood of wars, economic collapses, and political gridlock, does the twenty-first century need its own “small step for man” to prevent its own great depression? Political squandering and natural disasters have filled the media, refusing to leave room for any inspiration. One former NASA scientist, Jim McLane, […]


TSA pat-downs are a necessary evil

The Travel Security Administration (TSA), part of the Department for Homeland Security, has been catching flack for their increased security measures at airports. Many travelers have given their airport security horror stories to the news media. They complained of being “groped,” “fondled,” or “singled out.” These are all valid complaints […]


Wolverines tackle Mississippi State

The Michigan Wolverines return from their two-year bowl drought to face a good team in the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Mississippi State’s best win, against the Florida Gators, does not look as it did in the middle of the season. But they were 3 points away from beating No. 1 Auburn […]


Spartans take on Alabama in Citrus Bowl

The Michigan State Spartans and Alabama Crimson Tide meet in the Citrus Bowl, which may be the most intriguing non-BCS bowl match up.   Most experts say it has the feel of a BCS bowl. Many people are frustrated with the BCS because the 11-1 Spartans were not given a […]


New Career Tech Center closer to reality

MCCC is another step closer to having its proposed Career Technology Center. The Michigan Legislature approved MCCC’s Construction Authorization for the proposed Career Tech Center, according to Sue Wetzel, vice president of Administration and executive director of the The Foundation at MCCC. The Dec. 3 action by the Legislature has […]


Holiday traditions

Families around the world have different traditions for celebrating during the holidays. Students and employees at MCCC are no different — they each celebrate in their own unique way. Holiday traditions include food, family get-togethers, church, and, of course, gift-giving. Professor of Political Science Dr. Joanna Sabo said she always […]


Nursing program ok’d for accreditation

A group of representatives from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission have decided to recommend that MCCC’s associate nursing program be granted an eight year re-accreditation. The group, which consisted of faculty members from other community colleges, visited the campus Oct. 19-21 to observe the nursing program and the […]


Student views differ on smoking ban success

Smoking on campus was prohibited over a year ago, yet MCCC students are still questioning the policy. On Aug. 1, 2009, MCCC prohibited smoking from campus grounds, still allowing smokers to smoke in the parking lot. As of Aug. 1, 2010, smoking was prohibited on all campus grounds, as well […]


Douglas, Novak lead Blue

Junior guard Stu Douglass will be included in March Madness highlights for years to come because of what happened in Conseco Fieldhouse last season in the Big Ten tournament. Douglass, who had not shot well all season, made 5 of 8 three-pointers and his last task to finish out a […]


MSU has high hopes for another Final Four

Michigan State fans had a sigh of relief in June after Tom Izzo declined an intriguing offer by longtime friend Dan Gilbert to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Nov. 6, the Spartans added a year onto Izzo’s contract to make him the coach for the Spartans until 2017. The Spartans […]