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Nursing Students

March 31, 2009

Filed under Opinion

You should cover the story of how my wife is having her application for the nursing program denied. The nursing department is denying her application on the grounds that her reading placement test has expired. My wife entered...

Digital Textbooks?

March 31, 2009

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Hi there, I know you cover education, and so I thought now-as colleges and universities are set to begin their spring semesters imminently-would be a critical time both economically and environmentally to encourage the nation's...

What Do Students Want to See in City College News?

March 2, 2009

Filed under Opinion

I went around campus looking for diverse students who seem to spend a lot of time at school. I asked them, "What would you like to see in our school newspaper? In particular, which type of articles and subjects should be...

Helland Remodel

March 2, 2009

Filed under Opinion

The Student Senate voted Feb 11 to give student approval for the Helland Center buildout. In a time of huge economic turmoil and budget shortfalls for the state government that will likely directly affect MNSCU's funding,...

The Math Dilema

March 2, 2009

Filed under Opinion

It is safe to say that every student who comes to MCTC is here to realize a dream. Every year hopeful students sign up and take classes to bring positive changes in their life. While MCTC offers a diverse and varied cu...

A Conversation About Perception

January 27, 2009

Filed under Opinion

Race does not exist; it is a social construct used far too often in today's media and other forms of culture. The idea that the pigmentation of my own or your skin should be considered as a contributing factor in the qu...

A letter to my fellow Americans

January 27, 2009

Filed under Opinion

On this day in our country's history, my heart is overflowing with sunshine and rainbows. When I think about how happy I am that Barack Obama is finally, officially President of the United States of America, I honestly get so gi...

Beyond Dream

January 27, 2009

Filed under Opinion

I look left, I look right I thought I was in the dark all those years But thanks for Barack Obama I am now out of my darkness I know I have seen Barack Obama in the white house So I know I can go beyond the sky The dream is her...

Bush Over

January 27, 2009

Filed under Opinion

Eight long years have passed since that fateful November day when George W. Bush stole the 2000 election, eight years of frustration and at times utter disgust at the swine who had taken our most important position. And during th...

Welcoming Feeling

January 27, 2009

Filed under Opinion

Even though my country of origin isn't this country, I am an American citizen and consider the great importance of this day a tremendous feat for this nation. Fifty years down the road, when the future historians are interviewing ou...

2012

January 27, 2009

Filed under Opinion

I find it interesting that we finally have an African-American president in office and 2012 is right around the corner. Many have heard that the Mayan calender ends on about December 21, 2012. Some think because it's the en...

Cautious Optimism

January 27, 2009

Filed under Opinion

Perhaps I lack perspective, however the inauguration seems horribly unimportant. Yes, I recognize the unifying importance of electing an African-American President. Nonetheless, I recognize that President Obama has not done an...

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