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Campus smoking has positive qualities too

December 10, 2010

I wrote this to try to help represent the smokers of MCTC, to the campus body. I am displaced by this ban on smoking. Since when was smoking contrary to education? It is sad when we see a person smoking outside and consider...

In defense of Brad Conley

December 10, 2010

To the Editor: On the cover of City College News, I was surprised and infuriated to see Brad Conley as the target of the student senate debate. As Vice President of the Addiction Counseling Club, I spent an entire year assisting...

Up in Smoke, thoughts by Amber Wells

November 15, 2010

Dear President Davis: I am writing to you as a concerned student for the placement of the designated smoking area that is currently provided for the MCTC students. I know in the past years, there have been designated permitted...

Up in Smoke, thoughts by Alley Rausch

November 15, 2010

Dear President Davis: A 2006 Surgeon General Report on secondhand smoke says “No amount of secondhand smoke is safe.” My name is Alley Rausch; I am a student at Minneapolis Technical and Community College, and recently...

Up in Smoke, thoughts by Laura Geronsin

November 15, 2010

Dear President Davis: I am writing you today out of concern surrounding the potential smoking ban on campus. As a former smoker I hope to offer some insight into this decision. Also, I am also interested in your motive for...

Climate Action Plan conference pushes MCTC toward the green

October 5, 2010

On Thurs., Sept. 16, 2010, the Climate Action Plan (CAP) conference was held at MCTC for faculty, staff, outside affiliations and students. This gathering was to discuss carbon neutrality on campus and how we could improve campus...

First day jitters, for everyone

October 5, 2010

Being new faculty can be very tricky — like being the new kid at school. Where is my office? Where is this class? What am I supposed to do with these students? Luckily, MCTC has a great deal of resources to help. As a somewhat...

Editorial: Students deserve accountability, consistency from student senate executive board

October 5, 2010

In the student senate meeting on Sept. 22, ousted Vice President Tau Kotoni posed the question, “Is everyone clear? We’re going in circles.” Over the past year, as our senate has appeared to do just that, this newspaper...

Adversaries’ chaotic charge to dispel confusion

October 5, 2010

To the Editor: I am writing today to sincerely apologize for overstepping the authority given the MCTC Student Senate by the Executive Board on Sept. 22, 2010, to form an investigatory committee on the removal of Taulant Koton...

To the Editor

October 5, 2010

I read through [the] article in City College News from the last issue (“Conley to serve as president until position can be filled full time,” Sept. 7, 2010) and noticed a few errors in the story. You were accurate in detailing...

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