December 18, 2014

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Music and theatre showcased at Longview

by Zach Dalton

Finals are stressful in any class. There’s preparing notes, finding time to study, and trying to remember absolutely everything you’ve learned in a semester. Students involved in Theatre 140 and Music had an added pressure: their final would be performed in front of an audience.

On December 3 and 4, the Cultural Arts Center hosted the student theatre and music showcase, an opportunity for students to demonstrate what they learned throughout the semester while giving the real world experience of performing.

“The performances evoked so many different kinds of emotions, and I think that our class brought their best to the table. Some performances were very somber while others were hilarious” said Nicole Gillihan, an MCC-sophomore who hopes to remain involved in theatre as she pursues her degree in elementary education. […]

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December 15, 2014

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Gusto helps out United Way

by Leah Fenani   Morning classes and meetings can be such a drag, especially when it’s cold and cloudy outside. And for most students, this means a quick detour across campus to Gusto Coffee to grab something hot with caffeine in it. As if this alone isn’t motivation enough to stop for coffee, Gusto hosted […]

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December 14, 2014

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Lakers take volleyball to nationals

by Zach Dalton From accolades won by both players and coaches to their regional championship, the Lakers volleyball team has made quite a splash this season. “It was a little rough at the beginning. It was a steady ride up,” said Amanda Leimbach of her first season as a Laker. Up indeed, as three players […]

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December 12, 2014

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“Can I Kiss You?” event a success

by Alex Frogge Campus Life & Leadership’s Can I Kiss You event was a large success in November, bringing in over 100 students to see Mike Domitrz’s award winning presentation about consent and relationships. Domitrz held a separate presentation for faculty only. In that presentation, he focused more on intimacy in developed relationships, rather than in […]

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December 10, 2014

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McCaskill speaks to students about sexual assault

by Alex Frogge A frightening statistic: American women who go to college are more likely to be sexually assaulted than women who do not go to college. Combatting this issue is Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill, a former sex crimes prosecutor who is dedicated in not only decreasing the amount of sexual assaults on campus, but […]

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