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Just Like You

October 6, 2009

A fellow classmate turns to you and discloses that he or she has HIV. What would you do? How would you react? Honestly, my heart would sink into my stomach. There would be several things that would run through my mind. Is there...

MCTC’s Sustainability Fair

May 1, 2009

The MCTC Sustainability Fair is an annual event hosted by two MCTC student groups: Three-Legged Frog, and Sisters for Social Justice. "It's all about raising awareness and encouraging conversations among like-minded people,"...

MCTC Students Looking For Home

May 1, 2009

Mary Ann Prado has seen about 300 students experiencing homelessness and hunger since she started working as the Director of Resource and Referral Services at MCTC in May 2008. It's her job to connect with students who are experiencing...

Job Fair At MCTC

May 1, 2009

On April 9, MCTC hosted a spring job fair on the second floor of the T Building with the objective of uniting students with employers. Job fairs are prevalent this time of year; companies at the fair described it as "peak season"...

MCTC’s Prized Asset

April 30, 2009

This past month, MCTC president Phil Davis delivered an address on the state's staggering budget deficit, and the effects that deficit will have at MCTC. The announced reductions were devastating. "The significant loss in state...

RATE to host MCTC Tech Fair

January 28, 2008

One Monday afternoon I found myself in the cramped quarters of a conference room where Realizing Abilities Through Education's (RATE) cabinet members continued pushing for more clarity, organizing resources both material and human,...

The Personal Has Always Been Political

March 10, 2007

The office of Mary Pruitt, located in the counseling center on the second floor of the T building, gives you an immediate sense that an old-school activist occupies the place. The walls are lined with shelves that overflow wi...

Student Opinion Divided Over Conflict in Somalia

February 10, 2007

Somalia is a country torn by conflict, home to a people divided by history. After nearly sixteen years submerged in anarchy, controlled by various warring clans, new measures to consolidate power on the part of militant Islamists...

The Runaway Homeless Youth Act

February 10, 2007

The Runaway Homeless Youth Act is the first federal petition for funding of homeless shelters, clinics and services for homeless youth under 21 years. The RHYA was voted for by senate in the non budgetary year of 2006, the reque...

The H.E.R.B. Club

February 10, 2007

Three students have proposed a new club to the Student Senate that has grown out of the Western Clinical Herbalism program. The Herbal Enrichment for Restoring Balance, or H.E.R.B. Club, hopes to teach students how to grow organic...

The Lotus Restaurant: A Neighborhood Champion

January 27, 2007

“Never blow your soup if it is too hot, but wait until it cools. Never raise your plate to your lips, but eat with your spoon.” --C.B. Hartley: The Gentlemen’s Book of Etiquette, III, 1873 If any of y...

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