May 18, 2015

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Activist Laci Green speaks at KU

by Alex Frogge

April was Sexual Assault Awareness month, and Laci Green, a popular and accomplished 25 year-old YouTuber and sex education activist, has been touring the country educating others on rape culture. She presented her program Taking Down Rape Culture at the University of Kansas in April, illuminating what it is and informing on ways to shut it down. […]

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May 15, 2015

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Homecoming week has mixed success

by Justin Longmeyer MCC-Longview’s 100th anniversary is here. To celebrate this important milestone, several events were organized at Longview during a Spring Homecoming week. The first event of the week was the Spring Convocation, where speakers discussed the history behind “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” a story about a local family that was used […]

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May 11, 2015

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“Couples” a success from Longview’s drama department

by Justin Longmeyer The theater production “Couples” was performed April 22 through the 25 in Longview’s Cultural Arts Center, directed by Kristin Henning. The play consists of several two-character vignettes, with students Olivia Carter, who is pursuing a degree in performance, and Jason Greenawalt, who is pursuing a degree in mathematics but enjoys acting as […]

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May 8, 2015

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Clothesline Project shines light on domestic abuse

by Matthew Blaue MCC-Longview highlighted the problem of domestic abuse in April with the annual Clothesline Project. Students and employees decorate t-shirts and hang them on clothes lines to get people to think about a topic that is often considered taboo. T-shirts saying, “Say no to abuse” and “Don’t be afraid to get help” and […]

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May 5, 2015

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“Pitch” article about MCC suggests mismanagement

by Justin Longmeyer An eye-opening article in the local publication Pitch in April, apocalyptically titled “Mutiny Looms at the ineptly run Metropolitan Community College,” details a situation most students are unaware of. Under the leadership of MCCKC Chancellor Mark James, many high-ranking administrators, faculty members, and staff have left MCC, and their positions remain unfilled. […]

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