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Chinese Studies program coming to MCTC »

China is an emerging world power in the business and economic world, as well as being the oldest continuing civilization in the world.   With over 900,000 native speakers, the Mandarin…

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Tully celebrating after winning in his election. (Photo courtesy of Mr. Christography)

Students elected to MSCSA positions »

At the Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) Spring General Assembly two MCTC students were voted into state leadership positions. MCTC Student Senate Vice President Will Tully was elected as…

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Dr. Osama Abu Irshaid listening to one of his peers speak. (Photo by Alex Wieber)

Q&A: Dr. Osama Abu Irshaid »

Dr. Osama Abu Irshaid was one of the keynote speakers during the April 9 Malcolm X Lecture Series. He took time to answer some of CCN's questions while at MCTC.…

Apr 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

MCTC Open Mic, April 1st VIDEO »

Students at MCTC participate in the open mic in the multipurpose room of the Helland Center.…

Apr 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Features

Fleeing Cuba: Leaving Behind Benny More’ »

(Photo courtesy of cullogo.com)

Cuba prior to 1959 seemed like paradise to most, an oasis if you may, both to its citizens and foreigners…

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MCTC alumni named Best Music Photographer of the Twin Cities »

(Photo courtesy of Roman Espiritu)

Adam Degross has been documenting various subcultures in the Twin Cities for close to a decade. In January 2013 he…

Mar 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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SKYWAY RUNWAY With Davion Jones Be inspired, be ready, dress up! Here I take a look at the fashion of…

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Unsponsored Content #1: 8 Secrets From the World’s Healthiest Man »

Deep in the hull of an abandoned pirate ship in an underwater cavern off the rocky coasts of Maine lives…

Jan 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Student Darion Harding: Not Your Average Children’s Book Author »

Darion Harding grew up in an environment where nobody pushed him to think about his future. Most of the people…

Dec 12 2013 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Blogs

4/20 To-Do List »

Trevor Squire

April Fools may be one calendar day, but it really does last the whole month. Mother Nature’s annual troll of spring snow storms keeps Minnesotans enclosed in their shopping centres to feast on the Easter sales that seem to ante up every year. Easter Sunday…

Apr 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fleeing Cuba: Leaving Behind Benny More’ »

(Photo courtesy of cullogo.com)

Cuba prior to 1959 seemed like paradise to most, an oasis if you may, both to its citizens and foreigners alike that unequivocally flocked in droves to our island— a place so rich in cultural diversity, from its vibrant and ever-welcoming people to the pulsating…

Apr 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

MCTC alumni named Best Music Photographer of the Twin Cities »

(Photo courtesy of Roman Espiritu)

Adam Degross has been documenting various subcultures in the Twin Cities for close to a decade. In January 2013 he self-published a photo collection titled “Pay Attention,” and his work is housed at the Andersen Historical Archives at the University of Minnesota. He recently co-founded…

Mar 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Music Profile: Drew Ailes, Vocalist for Brain Tumors »

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Name/Major: Drew Ailes, Liberal Arts. You are the vocalist of local punk band Brain Tumors. Please describe Brain Tumors- your sound and aesthetic. Brain Tumors is a noisy, hardcore punk band. I think a lot of people get the wrong impression when they hear the…

Feb 13 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Opinion

Bitcoin: Miracle currency or mirage? »

A brawl over Bitcoin. (Cartoon by Jake Huffcutt, concept by Michael Caliri)

I delight in the idea of a new currency to topple the despicable worthless fiat dollar that currently suppresses the consuming public, but that is…

Apr 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

4/20 To-Do List »

Trevor Squire

April Fools may be one calendar day, but it really does last the whole month. Mother Nature’s annual troll of spring snow storms keeps Minnesotans…

Apr 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

The Bane of Ukraine »

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Here we go again.   As citizens of the United States of America we are afforded certain liberties and along with that a voice for…

Apr 2 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Editorial: The Future of News Reporting »

The invention of the internet was both a godsend and a murderer for journalists.  Over the years, the internet has allowed people to access news…

Apr 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
News in Brief

Chinese Studies program coming to MCTC

China is an emerging world power in the business and economic world, as well as being the oldest continuing civilization in the world.   With over 900,000 native speakers, the Mandarin dialect of Chinese is a language…

Apr 18 2014 / Read More »
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5 Responses to “Discrimination on Campus”

Four weeks ago we posted a video about claims of racial discrimination from white, male students against Prof. Shannon Gibney after an Intro to Communications class. The video has since gone viral, and has been picked…

Dec 6 2013 / Read More »
Arts & Entertainment Will

SKYWAY RUNWAY With Davion Jones Be inspired, be ready, dress up! Here I take a look at the fashion of MCTC.               Name: Andrea Gutierrez-Vazquez Major: Liberal Arts, planning to…

Feb 18 2014 / Read More »
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The Bane of Ukraine

Here we go again.   As citizens of the United States of America we are afforded certain liberties and along with that a voice for the people. With Cold War possibilities heating up just after the…

Apr 2 2014 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor

Open Letter to Minneapolis Community and Technical College

We are both professors – one a South Asian American woman who teaches at a law school, the other a white American woman who teaches at a community college. Neither of us knows Shannon Gibney personally…

Feb 20 2014 / Read More »
Editorials

Editorial: The Future of News Reporting

The invention of the internet was both a godsend and a murderer for journalists.  Over the years, the internet has allowed people to access news more easily and ditch those text-heavy print newspapers. Humans have also…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »
Local & State Bouquet bus stop

Life Over North: A Travel Log

A white, middle-aged man clad in black motorcycle gear ambled up the sidewalk, eyes turned down to the ground. He seemed out of place. The man disappeared into a nearby apartment building. Michael Knighten and his…

Nov 21 2013 / Read More »
Nation & World

Pell Grant cuts to be enacted fall 2012

Students are feeling the squeeze from Capital Hill once again, with Congress voting in December to tighten Pell Grant restrictions, which will go into effect July 1, 2012. After a narrow miss from significant cuts during…

Feb 2 2012 / Read More »

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