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BREAKING OUR SILENCE:

October 8, 2008 0

The popular book The Road Less Traveled (1978) by psychiatrist Scott Peck begins with the words, “Life is difficult.” When I first read Peck’s book, I never imagined just how difficult my own life was about to become. There have been times in my unplanned journey through life I wanted to prematurely reach my final destination, the last stage of life, death.

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To Clinton supporters who plan to vote for John McCain

August 25, 2008 0

I’m not going to ask you why you would vote for John McCain when he’s so much further away from Hillary Clinton’s ideals than Barack Obama is. I’m not going to get on my soapbox and say that I would be supporting Hillary had she won the nomination. Nor am I going to point out how freaking baffled I am that as a democrat, you would vote for someone who is so conservative who has agreed with President W.

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BREAKING OUR SILENCE

August 25, 2008 0

United States Student Association 61st Congress August 2nd thru 6th 2008 University of Madison, Wisconsin Administrative Resolution Sponsored by: Char Coal and the National Coalition of Students with Disabilities Passed: August 5, 2008 I MOVE THAT we create relationships with congressional members who are open to working with us- those who are willing to develop initiatives that address mental health outreach and intervention at colleges and universities.

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UNITY in the city of wind

August 25, 2008 0

I attended the Unity Conference as a part of a student life club, City College News. Held in Chicago August 23-27, 6,000 journalists and newsmedia professionals from across the country showed up, the single largest gathering of journalists in the country. Organized by the Unity Alliance, led by Asian and Native American Journalist’s Associations (AAJA, NAJA) with the National Associations of Black and Hispanic journalists (NABJ, NAHJ), the conference takes place every four years.

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CCN Constitutuion

August 25, 2008 0

CITY COLLEGE NEWS POLICY MANUAL

FOREWORD

The following policy is the product of the best thinking of the students on the City College News staff at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. It has been revised many times. Each revision has been an effort to improve procedures that are the backbone of the newspaper.

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Point/Counterpoint

September 21, 2007 0

Two letters were sent to students their first week back at school: One from the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), the other from MCTC Public Safety Director Kurt Schmidt. Profiled was Devlin Eugene Wubbena, MCTC student as of Fall 2007 and registered level-three sex offender denoting him as most likely to re-offend.

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MCTC Students Rejoice

September 21, 2007 0

All students attending college at MCTC will pay the same tuition rate, effective fall semester 2007, no matter which state they call home. During Minnesota’s latest 2007 legislative session, a bill was passed effectively ending MCTC’s need for reciprocity.

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Fahrenheit Fare: The Boiling Point of Breakfast

May 5, 2007 0

“There’s no place like Al’s breakfast,” I grumbled to myself as if in a dream, after having heard from a friend that there was a new place in town that served up scrambled eggs made on an espresso machine.

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The Little Comic That Couldn’t

May 5, 2007 0

On March 30th a comic containing a reference to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad was censored by City College News. Motivated by the negative reaction from a number of students who found the cartoon sacrilegious, two editors threatened to resign their positions on the newspaper staff if the comic was run.