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‘It’s finally paying off’

Passion, drive and talent could describe some of the characteristics of MCCC’s Class of 2010. The 209 attending graduates gathered May 7 in the Welch Health Education Building for the 43rd annual commencement ceremony. The Grand Marshall of the ceremony was Gale Odneal, associate professor of nursing at MCCC. She […]


Iron Man 2 review

*THIS REVIEW IS SPOILER FREE* “Iron Man 2” largely prevails over its predecessor and gains solid footing into the best of what comic movie adaptions have to offer. Robert Downey, Jr. yet again shows audiences he can fully envelop himself into another persona. He is Tony Stark; he is Iron […]


Agora Chorale concert rescheduled

The Agora Chorale season finale was cancelled Tuesday night due to a power outage and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 4. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater in the La-Z-Boy Center.  Admission is free and open to the public.


Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) Review

Though the violence may have kept some audience members jumping or cheering in their seats, the revamped “Nightmare on Elm Street” consisted mainly of unsurprising twists, redundancy, and over the top pedophilia. In comparison to the 26-year-old original, however, the plotline became much clearer and the death scenes more entertaining. […]


MCCC honors outstanding students, faculty and staff

MCCC recognized various full-time faculty, adjunct faculty and students at it’s annual honors reception on Wednesday, April 21. Along with award winners for individual categories, each MCCC club and it’s members were recognized at the event. The award winners are as follows: Faculty Association Outstanding Student Award Paula McDonald Asia […]


Finals week brings tests and ice cream

With finals week coming up, there’s no doubt that students are feeling the stress. Papers, projects and tests all due at the same time can really take a toll on students. As students pull all-nighters and become sleep deprived, there has to be something to lighten up the mood. What’s […]


MCCC campus without power, classes canceled

MCCC’s campus is currently without power, causing classes to be canceled for the remainder of the day. Faculty and staff have been told the outage was caused by a blown transformer. “A transformer caught fire on campus and everything’s shut down,” Vinnie Maltese, MCCC dean, said. Randy Daniels, vice president […]


Graduation requirements changed for 2011

MCCC’s Board of Trustees approved a change from course-based graduation requirements to competency-based at its meeting Monday night. The change for the general education requirements for graduation will go into effect for students who will be starting classes in the 2011-2012 school year. “The focus will be put on student learning instead […]