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The Best Career Advice You Never Got

September 17, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I was in high school, I  remember one of my math teachers telling me he had been a mailman for thirty years before he became a teacher. That was the first time I realized that it was possible to have multiple careers over ...

Orientation Day 2: What Worked, What Didn’t

August 29, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

MCTC’s Student Life department debuted an optional second day of orientation for new students this year. Day one is a mandatory orientation wherein students take their placement tests, speak with their advisers, and register for t...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

October 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Do you believe in love at second sight? K: Sometimes cupid’s arrow is a little slow, and love may not hit us the first moment we see someone. You may not realize how attracted you are to a person until you’ve given the...

Voter fraud in MN? You betcha!

October 26, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The ads, they are everywhere! If you turn on the TV, drive down the highway or walk through the streets you have seen political ads. All ads have a thing they like to do with statistics and numbers, and that’s making them fit...

What we really need

October 10, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Three levels above sex, food, water, breathing and sleep on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is self-esteem. Below that is love and below that is safety. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a widely accepted pyramid that serves as a...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

September 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

There are so many men and so many women in the world; they're everywhere. It seems like everyone could have a different date every night if they wanted, just to explore all the options. So why is it so hard to meet someone?! K: There are many f...

Why aren’t Minneapolis students involved?

September 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Throughout the course of the past two weeks, interviewed students from MCTC and the University of Minnesota have been answering the question “Are you or have you ever been involved in your community?” Volunteering is a...

Not what I signed up for

September 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I have never seen a class in the catalog titled group work, yet it still seems to pervade every single class that I sign up for. Whether it’s art or geography I have ended up working in groups. It wouldn't be a problem if we...

Fast Food

September 12, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Fast food gets bashed a lot for being unhealthy and evil. I’m not going to deny the alleged evil side about fast food and the frightening farming practices associated with most food court fare, but I would like to attempt to...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

September 11, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

How do you tell someone is single? K: A person who is talkative and friendly, maybe even seeming flirty towards you or others could be signs they’re solo, but not entirely. It could also just be their personality. Non-ve...

Eating to live

August 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m taking Spanish this semester. It’s a useful language that I expect to use a lot and it’s projected to pass English as the main language of the United States in coming years. MCTC offers lot’s of Spanish classes, at...

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