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It’s the end of the world as we know it

February 2, 2012

Starting this New Year, perhaps the last thing we want to think about is that this is our final year to live. At risk of bringing a sad mood to this paper, the following must be included. Dec. 21nd, 2012 is to be the last day...

MCTC’s Student Life: Being Colorblind won’t help the majority

February 2, 2012

Minneapolis Community and Technical College is nested near the heart of downtown. Minneapolis’ cool skyway system, library and a host of fine dining and entertainment venues that make downtown Minneapolis what it is today:...

The ups and downs of MCTC’s elevator system

December 9, 2011

I guess I am not that shocked that in this day and age people feel entitled to everything, including an elevator. Students here are not aware that people with handicaps should have priority in the use of elevators. I am...

MinuteClinic vs. Boynton Health Services

December 9, 2011

Do public MinuteClinics provide better services than our very own on campus Boynton Health Service? I have decided to find out for myself. MinuteClinics are the largest pharmacy health care service providers located in CVS...

Letter to the Editor

December 9, 2011

I found your article, “Student Senate could be doing more to accomplish their goals” to be inconclusive, unfairly biased and not credible. While the article has a few good points, most of the facts and polls aren’t credi...

What do advisors have in common with cakes and butter?

December 9, 2011

“We need more and better advisors!” say the students. “The tuition is too high!” we shout. The thing is, while all of these statements are true, you can only choose one option. Perhaps it’s unfair, but such is...

Christmas capitalism

November 9, 2011

The day after Halloween, I went down to the local store for candy corn. It was now All Saints Day, but I still craved those sweet candy nuggets and knew I could get them on sale. Upon approaching the store, I saw no skeletons...

Columbus Day should not be national

November 3, 2011

On Oct. 10, our country celebrated its 74th nationally commemorated Columbus Day. Plenty of people have mixed feelings about the day. Some see it as an American day, because were it not for Columbus, America would not be popu...

Student Senate has a tough job

November 3, 2011

At any given moment, the student population of MCTC ranges from 8,000 to 15,000. The role of Student Senate at MCTC is to try to listen to the student body and address any concerns. Most MCTC students are busy; many work a job...

Katie Curses: An open letter to T-Mobile

November 3, 2011

Hey, T-mobile, guess what? You are the worst. I have been a loyal customer for over 10 years and this is how you value our relationship? Seeing as though you can never remember who I am, let alone why I might be a teensy bit ...

Do Minnesota alcohol laws hurt or help?

November 3, 2011

Is our government saving us from ourselves by creating laws regarding what age we can drink and what days we can buy alcohol? That has been the idea for several decades. In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s the U.S. had an u...

Student Senate could be doing more to accomplish their goals

October 26, 2011

Recently, members of MCTC’s Student Senate went to the Minnesota Student Leadership Summit 11. In a program book given to all attendees, various school’s accomplishments were listed. MCTC’s Student Senate boasted of Higher One...

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