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Tae Kwon Do improves focus

While discussions of handguns permitted on Michigan College campuses for protection are raising some eyebrows, MCCC currently offers Tae Kwon Do as an art of self-defense. Whether you’re into losing weight, adding strength, gaining self-confidence or maybe you just need a physical education credit, Tae Kwon Do can provide personal […]


Bill would allow guns on campuses

A recently introduced Senate bill could allow college students, staff and faculty in Michigan to carry a concealed weapon onto campuses and into classrooms. Senate Bill 747, proposed by Sen. Randy Richardville, R- Monroe, would eliminate Michigan college campuses and dormitories from the exemption list of premises where concealed […]


Remembering our nation’s heroes

Many people forget there still are wars going on in places such as Iraq and Afghanistan. I myself tend to forget that there are people overseas risking their lives just so I can go about doing whatever I want.This war didn’t affect me emotionally until someone I knew was killed. One […]


Middle College opens on MCCC campus

There are 38 high school freshmen at MCCC this fall beginning their studies in health care. Monroe County Middle College is here.  It’s a bridge program for high school students interested in the health care field. “It’s really exciting to be in the non-normal school setting.  It’s the greatest educational […]


New volleyball coach needed

In just their third year, the Volleyball  Club here at MCCC is breaking barriers. For the first time since the 1970s, competitive sports will once more exist.Amy Terassi, a nursing student here at MCCC, has taken the reins as president of the MCCC Volleyball club which began in 2007 under […]


Pet rescue resumes in area despite setbacks

Charmed Lives Pet Rescue, located in Carleton, MI is seeking volunteers to assist them in their effort to find homes for the many animals they help.     The pet rescue was founded in 2004 by Gwen Giznsky, who is also the President. This rescue is unique, in that it is a […]


Ohio State Season Preview

Ohio State losing to USC in the early stages of the season set the tempo for the rest of the season. Jim Tressel’s squad will do well this season, but will round out the top three in the Big Ten with losses to Michigan and Penn State.Terrelle Pryor is going […]


Penn State Season Preview

Penn State will run the first half of the season as the toughest team in the Big Ten, but will eventually fall short by one or two games. Joe Paterno’s boys from University Park easily have the best defense in the Big Ten, as they do perennially.  The key for […]


Michigan Season Preview

Rich Rodriguez took his year to get the team situated (although it cost him the worst season in Michigan football history), but this is the year that the Wolverines will take the Big Ten yet again as the dark horse of the conference.       Tate Forcier will make his […]


Sci-Fi Crimes Review

The heavy pounding bass line that makes Chevelle the band it is within the heavy rock world is obviously present in the band’s fifth studio album Sci-fi Crimes. However, it isn’t an album that is a necessity to a collection as Wonder What’s Next (2002) was. The generic Chevelle sound […]