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Minneapolis College: to ditch or not to ditch degree requirements

Christopher David, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Last fall, I was enrolled in two different courses exclusively because they were required to earn an Associate in Arts degree at Minneapolis College. One was an online-only health course on fitness nutrition, and the other was...

30 Days Without Social Media: (hopefully) a life hack

MJ Johnson, Staff Writer

January 25, 2020

Over the years, I had ebbed further and further from any involvement on most social media platforms. Tumblr, Reddit, and Facebook had all slowly been pushed out of my life. All that remained was a select few, like Tinder and Instagram,...

Skyway Runway

MJ Johnson, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Six words to describe his style: “Charles Herman Watson = Charisma Hulking Wildly”   Six words to describe his style: “Friendly, fashion, musician, diversity, trendy, abstraction”   Six words to des...

At Minneapolis College you might wonder: What’s up with the vending machines?

Scott Selmer, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

Let’s say you’ve packed something to eat to take to school. You might have a water bottle in your backpack. Or, you might be one of those conscientious people who typically has some form of hydration with you most if not all...

Apartments in Minneapolis are too expensive

Nathanial Opila

December 27, 2018

As an out of state student at MCTC I was presented with the honor of deciding whether or not I would like to be homeless for my second semester, this of course translating to the joys of apartment hunting. Now, apartment hunting is...

CCN’s endorsements

Dylan Swisher

December 27, 2018

I often hear people profess their conviction that voting is not worth it. Many people in this country feel powerless and pessimistic about their ability to have any impact on their government. In their view, voting would give th...

Moment of Doubt

April 16, 2018

Since I was about 18 I knew I wanted to be a journalist, and until recently I thought I had the stomach to cover any story that came my way. That would be put to the test one Friday afternoon in a fluke moment of happenstance. A ...

Some things to consider when talking about gun violence

April 9, 2018

Gun control has been a topic that has been debated about for years, the topic is being highlighted again due to the recent Parkland shooting. For this article i will be focusing on mass shootings occurring in school. There ha...

Dear China

February 5, 2018

Dear China, My boyfriend has been taking me for granted. He doesn't care whether I'm there or not until he's going through something, or needs someone to comfort him. He will often ditch me to go hang with his friends and make a...

Why Eid should be an academic holiday: an open letter to the MCTC community

February 1, 2018

As longtime faculty members in Philosophy, Global Studies and Arab Studies and co-advisers for the Muslim Student Association, we would like to begin a serious conversation about putting the annual Islamic holidays of Eid Al-Fi...

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