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Wanted: Administrative Transparency

April 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Confusion and speculation have confounded the MCTC community since Student Senate President T.J. Malaskee's unexpected resignation came just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24 during a Student Senate meeting - on the same da...

MCTC deserves better Wi-Fi

April 8, 2010

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There are changes afoot at MCTC, one that affects the livelihood and productivity of students, faculty and staff alike. This change doesn't involve student leadership or some controversy, but rather the new Wi-Fi system that app...

Healthcare, Headaches, and Hullabaloo

April 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Remember the promising hope of a democratic nation? The blissful idea of a society of people that can discuss things functionally with each other and come to a logical solution serving both sides of the tracks? Do you also rememb...

Point: 263. Really?

April 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

In this month's Point/Counterpoint , City College News staff members Caleb Williams (Point) and Julie Sandburg (Counterpoint) debate the amount of votes in the recent student senate president election. 263. That's it MCTC?...

Counterpoint: Why 97% of us didn’t vote for student senate president

April 8, 2010

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In this month's Point/Counterpoint, City College News staff members Caleb Williams (Point) and Julie Sandburg (Counterpoint) debate the amount of votes in the recent student senate president election. I didn't vote in the s...

Questions of safety at MCTC

March 2, 2010

Filed under Opinion

In recent weeks our school has witnessed a two rather unfortunate events. One of our faculty members was arrested for first degree sexual misconduct, and several convicted sex offenders have been released back into the community af...

Help save Maverick basketball

March 2, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

My name is Steven MacDonald Froemming. I have been involved with the Minneapolis Community and Technical College men's basketball team for ten seasons. I want to give you my thoughts on the program closing down. This program...

New Years Speculations

February 8, 2010

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As we take the turn into 2010 and a new semester, the air is full of new beginnings. The community is full of people finding ways to better themselves with resolutions, and students finding a balance of new classes to further th...

Social Networking Helping Haiti

February 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

I am certain that almost everyone is aware of the tragic earthquakes that have recently hit Haiti. But comfort can be taken in knowing that a mass of support foundations have been founded by many celebrities, Wyclef Jean, Ben St...

Let Tolerance Reign

December 7, 2009

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The student senate called an urgent meeting to discuss tolerance on campus on Nov. 12. There was a need to discuss tolerance again because an incident arose from the issue of this being the men's and women's basketball team's la...

Christian privilege in America

December 7, 2009

Filed under Opinion

According to interviews conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life in 2007, 78% of American adults identify themselves as Christians. While that number is down 10% from 20 years ago, most aspects of life in America ar...

Smoking and your baby: some thoughts

November 3, 2009

Filed under Opinion

According to the March of Dimes, at least 10% of pregnant women smoke. What an astonishing statistic! By now everyone in the developed world understands the harmful effects of smoking. Smoking has been proven toxic to adults, so...

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