City College News

‘Don’t be a spectator on Election Day’

October 5, 2010

To the Editor: As the deadline for pre-registration for voters approaches, it is important to remember that casting a ballot is empowering and an important civic responsibility. Voting is a simple act, established and protected at...

The Biggest Loser

September 9, 2010

By Parke Kunkle In July 2010, British astronomers announced the measurement of the most massive star yet found, weighing in at about 265 times the mass of the Sun. How such massive stars form is a puzzle, since they devel...

Welcome MCTC students

September 9, 2010

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” This Chinese proverb, reminded me, once more, of the unrepeatable importance...

Get Involved, Make a Difference

September 9, 2010

Welcome new and returning students! For those who don’t know, I am the former Student Senate President and as of last Spring, your elected Vice President of the Minnesota State College Students Association (MSCSA). I just...

Hope for the hopeless

May 4, 2010

It would seem: based on a serious look at the status of our generation — aptly named Generation X, or the Lost Generation, or Generation Me, depending on your sources — that we are complete lost causes. In a careful analysis...

Wanted: Administrative Transparency

April 8, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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