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Cell phone tower may be built at Whitman

Whitman Center director Sandy Kosmyna announced at the Oct. 25 MCCC Board of Trustees meeting that a new cell phone tower may be built at the Whitman Center. “The college was contacted last spring about the feasibility of development of a  cell tower site on our property in Temperance,” said […]


Genetically altered foods create risks

I set out on the how-to’s of couponing and refunding to the point where groceries and household goods were practically nothing, or at times money-makers. In the process, I learned about GMO foods — those are highly processed foods that utilize genetically modified seeds. The seeds are designed in a […]


Faculty make statement with T-shirts

MCCC faculty members are using T-shits to make a statement about the ongoing faculty negotiations. Some faculty members have been instructing class in their bright red shirts, with text that reads, “MCCC Faculty Values: Our Students, Quality Education, Fair Contract.” Faculty contracts expired in August, and negotiations for a new […]


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 reaccredidation. The group, which consisted of faculty members from other community colleges, visited the campus Oct. 19-21 to observe the nursing program and the […]


Singing to support the homeless

A benefit concert was held Nov. 16 at Meyer Theater to help raise money for Homeless Awareness Week. The event was sponsored by MCCC’s Student Government. Instead of charging admission, to get into the concert patrons had to donate a blanket. Lorrie Mayzlin, a Student Government member, chaired the event. […]


Smoking ban leaves students questioning effectiveness

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 […]


Chorale to host concert for “Toys for Tots”

MCCC’s Agora Chorale is hosting a benefit concert for “Toys for Tots” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 14. The concert will take place at the Meyer Theater. There is no admission charge, but those attending are asked to bring a toy. Toys will be presented during intermission to a Marine […]


Comedy TV gets political

There is a new wave of humor entering comedy TV. Recent episodes of popular comedies like South Park and Family Guy have lost a touch of the old toilet humor and progressed into something intelligent and relative to modern politics. Family Guy’s ninth season recently featured conservative talk show host […]


Local TV show nears end of season

Monroe’s home-grown comedic sitcom, Public Access, is drawing viewers’ attention. The next episode to be aired is on November 23 at 9 p.m. on Monroe Public Access TV (MPACT). It will be the sitcom’s fifth episode. The creator of the show, Patrick Dunn, 22 of Monroe, is ready for the […]


Controversy created by banned book

As winter semester draws closer, college students will be looking for cheap textbooks, but recent controversy has caused a few students question which outlets to buy from. Amazon.com, America’s largest online retailer, recently made news by selling, “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure.” Written and self-published by Philip R. […]