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August 27, 2008 0

My roommate, Ken, aka DJ Just Nine was preparing for “And It Don’t Stop”, a night of dancing in the Bedlam Theater alongside fellow DJ and producer Noam the Drummer.

Doors were at nine. In the mood to be punctual, I found myself sailing over greenway blacktop in overalls and a backpack.

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CCN is back and ready to hear your voice

August 25, 2008 0

Allow us to reintroduce ourselves. You may know City College News as the home of inter-staff turmoil and self-inflicted work stoppages. Or you may not know us at all. But those days are in our rearview- yesterday’s news, as we say in the newspaper business.

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MCTC Student Senate leaders fight for change in 61st USSA Congress

August 25, 2008 0

Following the 61st Congressional meeting in Madison, Wisconsin two MCTC students returned as United States Student Association (USSA) Coalition of Students with Disabilities Chair and Great Lakes regional chair respectively. A USSA partnership will likely ensure that more voices from Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and MCTC in particular receive due attention at the national level.

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Is Minnesota really turning purple?

August 25, 2008 0

On September 4th John McCain will accept the Republican Party’s nomination for President in front of twenty thousand screaming supporters. He will do so at the new ground zero of swing state battlegrounds: The XCEL Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Introducing him may very well be his Vice Presidential nominee, Tim Pawlenty, the Governor of Minnesota.

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MCTC Emcess Ressurect The Student Body

May 30, 2008 0

This was no ordinary night in the MCTC cafeteria. Usually, tired students slowly make their way towards the parking ramp, worn out from a long day of classes. Not this night though. This night was a celebration, a festival of rhythm and poetry, a demonstration of hip hop and spoken word, a tribute from the soul of an artist to the month of Black History.

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Travel to Outer-Space Standing in one Place

January 28, 2008 0

Lights, camera, action is the name of the game! Except this time the lights are stars. Not like Brittany Spears but like giant balls of flaming gasses millions of light years away that will be seen in an “ExploraDome” (a portable planetarium) right here at MCTC in the lunch room on February 20th.

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First Time Voters Fill Caucus Training Session

January 28, 2008 0

With one week to go before the February 5 Minnesota caucus, MCTC students showed up in large numbers for a caucus training seminar put on by the school’s political science club. The hour long tutorial featured a power point walk through of voting procedure as well as an interactive mock caucus for students.

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THE JEANE CLERY ACT (Crime on Campus)

January 28, 2008 0

Newspaper Activity Ginya Hughes Article 1 The Jeanne Clery Act (Crime on Campus) The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, was adopted as apart of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Now a landmark federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information.

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OBAMA VISITS MINNEAPOLIS

January 28, 2008 0

The Target Center exceeded her dimensions on Saturday, February 2, as over 20,000 Minnesotans convened to endorse Democratic Presidential Candidate, Senator Barack Obama. “We have over 600 volunteers,” accounted Precinct Captain and Minnesota alum, Aaron Spading.