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Devastation On The Way

March 10, 2007 0

I am an Iranian whose country was in a devastating war with Iraq for eight years. I have seen bloodshed, homes destroyed, and kids running to save their lives.

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Where’s all the sports?

February 24, 2007 0

With the success of the basketball teams, it is a wonder why it is our only athletic program at MCTC besides golf. Student enrollment is on the rise and it seems to be time for change. Of course there are concerns with budgeting and location, but the biggest concern was quite surprising.

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Minnesota, Renewable Energy Leader

February 24, 2007 0

Folks in the halls of power are finally becoming aware of our abuse of fossil fuels and the subsequent ramifications. Governor Pawlenty recently signed into law a bill that requires 25 percent of Minnesota’s electricity to come from “next-generation power sources” by 2025. That rather ambiguous phrase refers to wind, solar, hydroelectric, and fecal power.

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New Transcript Service, New Transcript Fee

February 10, 2007 0

Do you want to apply for a scholarship? Or maybe you plan on transferring to another educational institution? Or maybe, who knows, have your academic achievements hanging on your wall!? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will likely need an official transcript from MCTC.

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Textbook Costs

February 10, 2007 0

Each semester MCTC students are bombarded with the rising rate of class credits, but it’s the cost of textbooks that are garnering concerns amongst students as they head to class this spring.

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Lazy Elevator Rudeness

February 3, 2007 0

Taking the elevator for only one floor is a microcosm of everything that is wrong with America.

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The Fascist Club

February 3, 2007 0

A new club on campus has been causing quite a stir amongst students. Disclaimer: All events in this story are fictitious, City College News does not support fascism!

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Not that you asked.

January 27, 2007 0

City College News Opinion Editor lets us dig through his mind in this weeks column.

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Students Face-Off on Troop Surge

January 27, 2007 0

President Bush recently made clear that he is “the decision-maker,” assuring us that it’s his way or the highway. But is it really? Two students go head-to-head weighing in on this topic.

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Learning To Address Poverty

January 3, 2007 0

A small and peaceful coffee house is located on Hennepin Avenue just half a block from Minneapolis Community and Technical College, an institution that prides itself on accepting and acclimating to peoples of all abilities, ethnicities, and walks of life.