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Thief strikes bookstore

An investigation is under way for a recent string of thefts in the MCCC Bookstore between March 3 – 10. According to the police report filed by Monroe County Deputy Jason Peters, a recent inventory check made by Bookstore Director Jean Ford found that $8,000 in inventory was missing from […]


Speed Dating Cancellation

Are the students at MCCC too embarrassed to participate in speed-dating?   Student government member Jimmy Frye had planned to create a fun, free activity for the students of MCCC but because only one participant signed up, he was forced to cancel it.   As chairman of the event, Frye […]


Saline Fiddlers entertain MCCC

On Saturday, March 20, a group of high school students from Saline, Mich. performed their musical talent at the Meyer Theater. The Saline Fiddlers revealed rhythm and humor to the audience through alternative styles of melody and dance. Their music is an engaging assortment of classical, jazz, swing, Celtic, and bluegrass, which […]


Con: to Facebook junkies

Every now and again, my mom will let me know how her old high school B.F.F is doing, or my girlfriend will update me on how BLANK broke up with BLANK and what’s her name is pregnant. More often, though, I will hear “When will you get a Facebook?” The […]


Pro: I appreciate Facebook

Whether we like it or not, social networking has become a large part of the way the world communicates. Facebook is one of the biggest social networking sites in the world, with more than 400 million active users. I am one of those active Facebook users, and I am a […]


Trustee Linda Lauer expresses thoughts on MCCC’s financial situation

After the Board of Trustees reviewed the Strategic Financial Planning Committee’s report on a rise in tuition, Trustee Linda Lauer read from a statement she had previously prepared on the topic. The following is her complete statement: “MCCC, There is no easy way to solve the problems we are faced […]


Tuition rates rise for Fall semester

A tuition increase for MCCC students in the Fall semester was approved Monday night by the Board of Trustees. Trustee Bill Braunlich read from a report prepared by the board’s Strategic Financial Planning Committee. “MCCC continues to face serious and accelerating challenges at a time of record enrollment and […]


LAL offers free test-taking workshop

The Learning Assistance Lab is offering a free workshop to help students become more prepared for tests. The LAL, located on the second floor of the C-building, is offering three identical one-hour workshops: Tuesday, March 23 at noon; Wednesday, March 24 at 3:30 p.m.; Thursday, March 25 at 12:30 p.m. […]