City College News

Staff Editorial: Conversation of race must acknowledge harm, move beyond ‘white fragility’

May 12, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The recent death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore from injuries sustained while in police custody can not be ignored. According to Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State's Attorney, police “failed to establish probable cause for Mr....

MCTC Needs to Enforce Reusable Water Bottle Use

April 17, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In recent news, Bemidji State University (BSU) became the first school in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system to ban the sale of plastic bottled water on campus after a unanimous vote by the school’s ...

Editorial: The Future of News Reporting

April 1, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The invention of the internet was both a godsend and a murderer for journalists.  Over the years, the internet has allowed people to access news more easily and ditch those text-heavy print newspapers. Humans have also used the internet t...

White Press

February 19, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A handful of City College News members attended a journalism convention this weekend where newspaper staff from midwest universities were invited to learn from professionals in workshops.  There’s something that we noticed: t...

MCTC’s Roller Coaster of Diversity

November 21, 2013

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

Minneapolis Community and Technical College boasts continuously of its “diverse” community. Their website and fliers depict exactly what one would expect from this kind of institution: photos of smiling individuals from several...

Freedom means freedom; equal means equal

April 22, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Let us be clear: we want the Minnesota legislature to make equal marriage a reality. “The freedom to marry has long been recognized as one of the vital personal rights essential to the orderly pursuit of happiness by free...

On whose behalf are they speaking?

March 28, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Students, did you know that you don’t get to vote for who represents your interests at Student Senate? All one needs to do in order to become a member of MCTC’s Student Senate is to attend three consecutive meetings, in addition t...


March 12, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Something special happens when you spend hours and hours every week, long into the night, making something that needs to be made. Under the onslaught of tight deadlines, distracting responsibilities, stress, triumph, and difficult sto...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

February 25, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

What is too much time spent together for a couple?  K: Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Busy schedules and separate commitments can be in a relationship’s favor at times. This certainly isn't to say to deny yourself see...

Marriage Equality

February 13, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

For individuals opposed to gay marriage in Minnesota, the next twelve months may turn out to be painful. As if the last few months haven’t been difficult enough. In November 2012, a majority of Minnesotans rejected a proposed...

The Crumbling Fourth Estate

November 9, 2012

Filed under Editorials

There's almost something a little bit treasonous about some of the thoughts we were having as we wandered the luxurious halls of the Sheraton at the National Journalism Convention, hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP). As...

Love conquers all: Inhumane discrimination embarasses us as human beings

October 26, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

On Nov. 6, Minnesota will vote on whether to constitutionally define marriage as a union of one man and one woman, thus permanently barring the marriage of same-sex partners throughout the state. We believe this amendment to be...

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