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Taylor Swift takes back ownership of ‘Fearless’

Released on April 9, “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” strikes back at Big Machine Records after the independent record label purchased Swift’s past music without her permission in June 2019. Swift’s music catalog, from her self-titled debut that was released in 2006 to 2017’s “reputation,” is now owned by Big Machine Records. […]

Opinion

Sharks in the water, use caution

Writing an article and watching all the details fall into place is one of the best parts of being a journalist. What lots of readers don’t know, however, is just how much it takes to get that information. That sounds a lot more dramatic than it really is. I’m not fighting against a government’s censorship or skillfully extracting a […]

News

Student Government plans virtual talent show

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Monroe County, Student Government is in the process of planning around the restrictions for social gatherings. Nicholas Manor, president of Student Government, said their goal is to find unique ways to keep MCCC students engaged in the community while also keeping everyone safe. One […]

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MCCC and MCMC change graduation plans

Graduation ceremonies across campus have gone through several revisions over the past year due to COVID-19’s impact and its restrictions. If students have been following along with the recent emails regarding MCCC graduation, they know that many changes have been made. Monroe County Middle College (MCMC) students have also been […]

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Bennett speaks on book with Monroe

Twins Stella and Desiree Vignes are two halves of a whole, but when one leaves, readers are left with “The Vanishing Half.” On April 1, as part of the One Book One Community program, the Bedford Branch Library hosted a Zoom meeting with author of “The Vanishing Half,” Brit Bennett. […]

Entertainment

‘Disco Elysium’ introduces new faces and voices

In Martinaise, the grimy seaside district of the capital Revachol, an amnesiac detective jogs across streets marked with scars from a failed revolution. In the role-playing video game “Disco Elysium,” you play as a detective who drank so much he forgot that he was a police officer. He doesn’t even know his own name. Nevertheless, […]

Features

MCCC food desert receives oasis; The Foundation develops food pantry

MCCC is in a food desert. The Monroe County Opportunity Program (MCOP) conducted a study that found that residents who live near MCCC have a hard time accessing healthy, affordable food. Sixteen percent of students who attend MCCC reported “very low” food security in the 2021 study conducted by Trellis Research. The Foundation at MCCC is creating a food pantry with the […]

CARES Act News

MCCC receives $650K for student success

Deciding to stay in college to prepare for a better future, or instead, take on more work to provide for immediate financial needs, is a difficult dilemma, especially amid the hardships of the worldwide COVID–19 pandemic. MCCC student Emilee Breitner said when MCCC went virtual she had to share laptop […]