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Is this it?

Almost everybody thinks the same thing when they hear his name—Michael Jackson. Images of an emotionally and physically scarred ghoul come to mind, a shadow of his former superstar self. That is why it came as such a shock when I saw “This Is It,” the archive footage of the […]

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Modern Warfare 2 blows away expectations

Developer Infinity Ward is back with its sequel to one of 2007’s most renowned titles. In “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,” players will shoot, stab, sprint and ‘nade their way through an intense, albeit short, single-player campaign and duke it out in online multiplayer in up to 18-player battles. […]

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New snack shop treats Monroe

If someone were to walk to Cravings, downtown Monroe’s new snack shop, they would be greeted by a bright yellow store front with a hand-painted facade brought together with a seasonally decorated window front. Smells of chocolate and fudge fill the quaint sitting area just inside. The glass display counter […]

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The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Review

It has been nearly 10 years since “The Boondock Saints” arrived in theaters. Now, writer/director Troy Duffy has brought the vigilante MacManus brothers back in an over-the-top sequel that quickly identifies itself as more of a fan service than a Hollywood blockbuster. Saints II starts off eight years after the […]

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See MCCC’s Volleyball Club in action

MCCC’s Volleyball Club could have the home-team advantage on Dec. 5.  The college is hosting a volleyball tournament that Saturday, starting at 9 a.m.  “I love that we are sponsoring the tournament,” Amy Terrasi, Volleyball Club president, said. “It’s a great opportunity to host it, because it promotes our interest […]

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Feasibility Study shows positive results

A feasibility study done for MCCC indicates the college could raise up to $10 million in a community fund-raising campaign. A special meeting of the MCCC Foundation Board of Directors was held on Nov. 17 to discuss the results of the feasibility study, which was conducted by the Clements Group. […]

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Whitman Center celebrates Native American Heritage Month

To celebrate November’s Native American Heritage month, the Whitman Center has an exhibit of Pow Wow Portraits. This exhibit, containing 22 portraits from the Michigan State University Museum, will be on display through Dec. 3. The purpose of the exhibit is to show American Indians dressed in contemporary traditional clothing. […]

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Traditions of Thanksgiving

In Autumn of 1621, the first Thanksgiving of the United States was held in Plymouth.  There where 53 known Pilgrims who survived the Mayflower excursion from England to America. They arrived in December of 1620.   After the territorial fighting between the Pilgrims and the American Indians, they began to see […]

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MCCC Offers Alternate Payment Plans

With hard times hitting many, MCCC offers ways to help save students money while taking classes. The automatic payment plan is a way for students to enroll in classes, and not have to pay the full tuition upfront. For a $40 non-refundable enrollment fee, students can use the automatic payment […]

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Paging Dr. Cullen…

Frenchtown Square Mall celebrated its grand reopening Saturday, Nov. 14, with a special guest  from the Twilight movies.  After months of renovations, the mall celebrated its reopening with Peter Facinelli, the actor who plays Dr. Carlisle Cullen.  New Moon, the sequel to the popular movie Twilight, opens Nov. 20. Since […]