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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 […]


MCCC gets summer makeover

MCCC admissions student assistant Courtney Salliotte got a little change of scenery for the past few weeks.Several buildings on campus received a makeover this summer.To improve the services offered to students, the Admissions, Registration, Switchboard and Cashier areas of the A Building were renovated. The Admissions Office was temporarily relocated […]


Views differ on Pell grant – pro

Tuition paid in full? Check. Books and supplies– such as pencils, notebooks, flash drives and calculators all also paid in full? Check. Some students still angry about their financial aid? Check?  Semester after semester, year after year, a number of Federal Pell Grant recipients have their higher education paid in […]


Frog Leg heads to Whitman

Hungry students at the Whitman Center will soon have a place to go for food.The Frog Leg Inn Bistro will open a Grab-N-Go eatery on the Whitman campus in September. “They will serve fresh coffee, hot soup, fresh fruit, sandwiches, and other quick foods,” Sandy Kosmyna, Director of the Whitman […]


Whitman honors disabilities

For the Director of the Whitman Center, Sandy Kosmyna, the month of September is more than heading back to school and the beginning of fall. September is disability awareness month at the Whitman Center. “I’m on the diversity committee,” Kosmyna said. “We picked disability awareness because it’s a diversity issue […]


Views differ on Pell Grant – con

As most know, Pell Grant checks aren’t being given out until the last week of October.For any student not receiving financial aid to attend MCCC, this poses no problem.  To those who do receive financial aid like me, you are living in a world of hurt right now. MCCC made […]


New school helps students grow in knowledge

The Learning Bank Network, a collaboration of educational institutions taking over an old Monroe Bank and Trust branch, launched Wednesday with its first orientation. The Learning Bank is an institution that will help members of the community 18 and older grow in knowledge and gain more skill that is expected to […]


Ask Suzi

Dear Suzi:Please help!  I have recently been insulted by two different instructors and I don’t know how to handle it. On one occasion, an instructor asked me in front of the whole class, “are you stupid?” I was speechless. I could not believe that someone who is supposed to be […]


Return of the Living Dead

Only so many movies stand the test of time, but Return of the Living Dead keeps coming back for more brains.Return is the movie that started the notion of zombies eating brains, with the dead constantly craving the brains of the living, often making it vocal by growling “braaaains”.Return also […]


MCCC reacts to rivalry

For the first time in 42 years, the Michigan State Spartans won back-to-back games against their arch-rival  Michigan Wolverines. But the Spartans had to hold off a furious comeback led by Michigan freshman quarterback Tate Forcier, and needed a big play from their defense to pull out a 26-20 victory […]