City College News

Musings by Beck Kilkenny

October 28, 2012

...

Love conquers all: Inhumane discrimination embarasses us as human beings

October 26, 2012

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...

Voter fraud in MN? You betcha!

October 26, 2012

The ads, they are everywhere! If you turn on the TV, drive down the highway or walk through the streets you have seen political ads. All ads have a thing they like to do with statistics and numbers, and that’s making them fit...

What we really need

October 10, 2012

Three levels above sex, food, water, breathing and sleep on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is self-esteem. Below that is love and below that is safety. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a widely accepted pyramid that serves as a...

Yes on Voter ID a blank check to legislature

October 10, 2012

On Nov. 6, Minnesota citizens will vote on an amendment to require a photo ID in order to vote, supposedly to prevent fraud. At first blush, this seems like a no-brainer. Who doesn’t like less fraud? But upon closer examination,...

Masturbatory politics in student advocacy warrants no confidence

October 10, 2012

Although we can’t read the yet-absent minutes from Student Senate’s Oct. 3 platform speeches, we have come to know the bitter taste of disappointment as the nominations process for this Wednesday’s elections bore no fruit. Not...

Dear CCN: Love Advice

September 25, 2012

There are so many men and so many women in the world; they're everywhere. It seems like everyone could have a different date every night if they wanted, just to explore all the options. So why is it so hard to meet someone?! K: There are many f...

Why aren’t Minneapolis students involved?

September 25, 2012

Throughout the course of the past two weeks, interviewed students from MCTC and the University of Minnesota have been answering the question “Are you or have you ever been involved in your community?” Volunteering is a...

Not what I signed up for

September 25, 2012

I have never seen a class in the catalog titled group work, yet it still seems to pervade every single class that I sign up for. Whether it’s art or geography I have ended up working in groups. It wouldn't be a problem if we...

The illusion of student choice

September 25, 2012

At the end of last spring semester, some combination of student outcry and leaked information to City College News resulted in the administration calling do-over on its selection process for a food service provider, now that the...

Comics

September 12, 2012

...

The Student News Site of Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Opinion