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Commercials this year disappoint viewers

“You’re not you, when you’re hungry”. One of the first commercials during the Super Bowl leads off as one of the best; a football scrimmage takes place as a player turns into Betty White and is pummeled, because he hasn’t had his snicker bar yet.Super Bowl commercials are a favorite, […]


Angel-filled apocolypse fails to impress audience

What happens when the one person that you can turn to when hope is gone, has already lost hope himself? What happens when God wants you dead? God has lost faith in mankind and is calling for extermination.This is description of the new release, “Legion”, sounds pretty cool, huh? Unfortunately, this […]


Learning Bank holds grand opening

 Who wouldn’t want to do something great? The founders of the Learning Bank were able to; they created an opportunity to give individuals a second chance. The Learning Bank is a secondary school allowing students, who dropped out of high school, a chance to come back and achieve their GED and […]


Enhancement grants awarded to college groups

 Eleven enhancement grants were awarded Thursday to employees and students at MCCC.  The grants, totaling $20,000, came from the MCCC Foundation’s Enhancement Grants Program.  The program helps faculty, staff, and students by providing funding for innovative projects that support MCCC and enrich or improve the quality of education for students. […]


LAL offers free note-taking workshop

  The Learning Assistance Lab, located on the second floor of the C-building, is offering two sessions on how to improve lecture note-taking skills. “Some students who come to the Learning Assistance Lab have incomplete notes or notes that are not organized well enough to use,” said Colleen Baker, faculty […]


College closed Wednesday due to severe winter weather

MCCC campus closed for the second consecutive day due to severe winter weather; all classes, events and other campus activites are canceled for the entire day. Late Tuesday night, MCCC’s automated alert system sent out e-mails, phone calls and text messages to inform students, staff and faculty that the college […]


Cost of Valentine’s Day Rising

Recently I’ve noticed how the age-old saying, “you can’t put a price on love,” is slipping, and the cost of it is rising quickly, might I add. The suspected spending on an average Valentine’s gift for 2010 has risen to $162 in the 18-34 age range. Though the term ‘Hallmark […]


MCCC responds to Haiti quake

Alex Babycz and Brian Lay traveled to Haiti to help a university set up a computer lab in Oct. 2008.  Two years later, that university is a pile of rubble, and their Haitian friends have no place to go. Video: Alex Babycz talks about Haiti On Jan. 12, a 7.0 […]