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Words over bubbles

October 8, 2011

How many students really know what’s going on in their classroom? How much of a professor’s content is actually being processed and committed to memory? The answer to these two questions is found in the most traditional and ...

Legalizing marijuana: It’s all smoke and mirrors

October 8, 2011

In theory, the legalization of marijuana sounds amazing but so does time travel. It doesn’t make it probable or possible. If you take a hard look at what freedoms you would ultimately be sacrificing, legalizing pot just will...

Cuidado! Dangerous Latinos!

October 8, 2011

Illegal Immigration is precisely that: illegal. Something illegal is against the law, and that is wrong; what’s wrong is not right and therefore is bad. Simple as that. Or is it? Since humanity first became aware of the necessity o...

Clearing the smoke: Why marijuana should be legalized

October 6, 2011

To toke or not to toke? That has been the question springing up like whack-a-mole all over the country. The effort to legalize marijuana has won small battles, but despite record-setting support for legalization - 46 percent b...

Editorial Letter to the Students of MCTC

September 7, 2011

We at City College News want to welcome everyone back to another semester at MCTC. As the student newspaper, it is our job to make sure the voices of MCTC students are heard, as well as to make sure that the students are well in...

Long Lines and Happy Endings

September 7, 2011

It’s Monday, Aug. 15. School begins in one week, and I need help. After a short search of the MCTC website, I dial the number of the counseling and advising office. A woman picks up on the second ring. I say, “Hello, I would like to schedule an appointment.” She responds, ...

On campus smoking

May 3, 2011

Recently, there was discussion in student senate about a campus wide smoking ban. A survey was conducted, but I never caught the results. It seems obviously lopsided to survey people on a topic such as cigarette smoking. The people...

Class scheduling gone wild…

May 3, 2011

I don’t know for a fact, but word on the street speaks of a computer churning out the recent scheduling of class times - instead of a level headed human being. Many students have commented on the bizarre scheduling of classes...

An Open Letter to President Davis

March 4, 2011

Dear President Davis, The editors of City College News are deeply concerned with MCTC’s media policy pertaining to faculty and staff of the college. The policy restricts the freedom of both media organizations (including...

College tuition just obeying the law

March 4, 2011

With all the noise being made about tuition hikes, it’s easy to forget that college, like any business, follows the economic law of supply and demand. And, as we learn, in intro to economics, when demand increases, price...

Gun control legislation makes no one safer except criminals

January 25, 2011

An MCTC student recently was found allegedly carrying a handgun on campus. This report came hot on the heels of a shooting in Tucson, Arizona, earlier this month, which injured seven people, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords,...

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