As part of Race to Save the
Planet’s Public Work Project,
seven MCTC students joined forces
to organize an Environmental Ac-
tion Fair to be held on the school’s
As part of Race to Save the
MCTC student Irineo Mojica took
it upon himself to tell the story of
some of the people who take the often deadly route to immigrate to the
On Oct. 28 and 29, “Chicano
Latinos Unidos” a very active MCTC
student group, brought the festivity
of a very special holiday, “Dia de los
Muertos” or Day of the Dead, to Helland Center in invitation to share the
traditional music, food, and dancing
of this important event with the students and staff of MCTC.
The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Nursing School Class of 2009 will be hosting its pinning ceremony on Friday, Dec.18 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater. All are welcome to attend. In an effort to prevent the spread of H1N1 and the seasonal flu, the Student Nurse Association working in conjunction with Amy Hruska, Safety Administrator of the Public Safety Department, posted proper hand washing technique posters in restrooms throughout the Minneapolis Community and Technical College campus.
As part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, students on campus have been collecting food to be given to needy students.
Sponsored by the Director of Resources and Referral Services, the distribution of that food will be done on Tuesday, Nov. 24 in the Bowman Hall gymnasium.
The world population is presently growing at a rate of 1.15 percent per year. This may sound like a small number at first, but with the current global population at 6.7 billion people, it suddenly becomes an alarming figure. Since the inception of the Industrial Revolution, human population has been growing at an exponential rate.
Be part of the community- join up with student life! Minneapolis Community and Technical College has a vibrant student life that emerges to be more and more vibrant every day. Whatever your interests may be, or whatever kind of social support you are looking for, you will probably be able to find an organization on campus that suits your needs.
A fellow classmate turns to you and discloses that he or she has HIV. What would you do? How would you react?
Take a walk on any given day this fall, and you will see beauty. Exit your classrooms upon their finish. A sigh of relief washes over you. Follow the pathway from MCTC’S large modern buildings, into the brisk, welcoming air of Loring Park. Walking to the park, perhaps towards the widely known fountain, you will see your classmates.
The MCTC Sustainability Fair is an annual event hosted by two MCTC student groups: Three-Legged Frog, and Sisters for Social Justice. “It’s all about raising awareness and encouraging conversations among like-minded people,” said Jessica Braun, a 25-year-old MCTC math major and president of Three-Legged Frog.