March 25, 2015

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Kite Festival, April 18

by Sydney Stowell

Longview’s Tami Morrow doesn’t just work Community Education. She’s involved in a well-known annual event, The Kite Festival: Flights of Fancy.

“The Kite festival this year is going to be exciting because we will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lee’s Summit. There will be a 150 balloons released for the occasion,” she said.

The Kite Festival started nine years ago, and Morrow is organizing the event. Thousands of people around the Midwest attend the festival, where you will also find the Kansas City Kite Club’s 300-foot kite.

Visitors will also enjoy different foods, games, face-painting, balloon artists, music and more.

The festival begins at 10 a.m. on April 18, 2015 at Longview field.

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March 24, 2015

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Relationships can be hard to form at community college

by Mackenzie Smith Building relationships on a community college campus can be an adjustment for students who are used to making friends in their small towns, high school activities, or around their neighborhoods. With no dorms to stay in and various responsibilities, ranging from work to family time, it is typical for community college students […]

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March 20, 2015

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Construction on View High Drive to be new apartment complex

by Matthew Blaue Across the street from the MCC-Longview campus, new buildings are being erected. This might raise the question whether or not these apartments will be student housing. According to Shawn Murphy, the superintendent of Neighbors Construction, 309 multi-family apartments called The Residence at New Longview will be completed in December.

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March 17, 2015

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Chancellor’s Town Hall celebrates Longview students

by Matthew Blaue The seats were packed with students from the automotive school, volleyball team, and student government. Faculty and staff made their appearance filling the rest of the seats. Mark James, the chancellor of MCC, held a town hall meeting at MCC-Longview to communicate information from his office. MCC-Longview’s president, Kirk Nooks, introduced Sam Atkins, president […]

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March 17, 2015

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Feminism is the belief that all genders should have equal rights and opportunities

by Alex Frogge Feminism is the belief that all genders should have equal rights and opportunities. This is true politically, socially, and economically. Unfortunately, the radical fringe has twisted the meaning. Feminism is simple to understand. If you believe in gender equality and are against sexism, you are a feminist. “That word [feminism] has a […]

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