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Dear CCN: Love Advice

August 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Your questions answered by our gurus   Communication is important for relationships, but how can you actually foster good communication?   K: Everyone knows communication is key, but it should be the key ...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

May 2, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Is chivalry a good thing? Where does it cross the line?   K: Chivalry was exercised in the middle ages as a way for knights to court women. Little acts of what is considered modern chivalry towards females are thin...

Advisory system needs major reform

May 2, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The advising system at MCTC is broken, and needs to be radically reworked. Scaling the program down would save MCTC money they need for other projects. Maybe some students find it useful to talk with advisors, but many just don’t...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

How do you avoid the friend zone?   K: The friend zone actually has thin borders. It can isolate you as “friends only” or it can be entry to something more. Test the waters by acting as more than a friend. Perhaps pa...

Right to revolution?

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The political theorist and Father of Classical Liberalism, John Locke crafted the idea of the Social Contract. The Social Contract is the idea that the People give up rights in order to have others protected, such as Life, Lib...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

April 5, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Should you spend more time with your partner than you do logged into Skyrim? K: If you’re in a relationship, essentially you should want to spend more time with your partner than you would a video game like Skyrim. Int...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

March 20, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

How do you keep the flame alive when a relationship becomes long distance? K: Long distance relationships require mutual effort and creativity. Technology is a good tool when it comes to communicating, like through phone calls, texts, ...

The ups and downs of MCTC’s elevator system

December 9, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I guess I am not that shocked that in this day and age people feel entitled to everything, including an elevator. Students here are not aware that people with handicaps should have priority in the use of elevators. I am...

Christmas capitalism

November 9, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The day after Halloween, I went down to the local store for candy corn. It was now All Saints Day, but I still craved those sweet candy nuggets and knew I could get them on sale. Upon approaching the store, I saw no skeletons...

On campus smoking

May 3, 2011

Filed under Columns

Recently, there was discussion in student senate about a campus wide smoking ban. A survey was conducted, but I never caught the results. It seems obviously lopsided to survey people on a topic such as cigarette smoking. The people...

Class scheduling gone wild…

May 3, 2011

Filed under Columns

I don’t know for a fact, but word on the street speaks of a computer churning out the recent scheduling of class times - instead of a level headed human being. Many students have commented on the bizarre scheduling of classes...

College tuition just obeying the law

March 4, 2011

Filed under Columns

With all the noise being made about tuition hikes, it’s easy to forget that college, like any business, follows the economic law of supply and demand. And, as we learn, in intro to economics, when demand increases, price...

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