This past month, MCTC president Phil Davis delivered an address on the state’s staggering budget deficit, and the effects that deficit will have at MCTC. The announced reductions were devastating. “The significant loss in state funds will produce a fundamental shift in the range of programs and services,” Davis said.
One Monday afternoon I found myself in the cramped quarters of a conference room where Realizing Abilities Through Education’s (RATE) cabinet members continued pushing for more clarity, organizing resources both material and human, temporal and spatial. All this was anticipating the Technology Fair, in planning stages since Fall 2007.
The office of Mary Pruitt, located in the counseling center on the second floor of the T building, gives you an immediate sense that an old-school activist occupies the place.
Three students have proposed a new club to the Student Senate that has grown out of the Western Clinical Herbalism program. The Herbal Enrichment for Restoring Balance, or H.E.R.B. Club, hopes to teach students how to grow organic gardens, ways of sustainable living, and alternative medical practices.
Somalia is a country torn by conflict, home to a people divided by history. But one thing that Somalis can agree on: it is time for change.
The Runaway Homeless Youth Act is the first federal petition for funding of homeless shelters, clinics and services for homeless youth under 21 years.
The RHYA was voted for by senate in the non budgetary year of 2006, the requested eight million dollars in funding will not be voted on until early spring of this year.
If any of you students read printed newspapers, you might recall my introduction last year as CCN food critic with the review of Eli’s Food and Cocktails.