Meghan Gilchrist, a recent SMCC alumni, contributed an eight-page manga short, ‘Dimensions: Luke’ to the SMCC Beacon, and we spoke with them about their process and influences to her style. Interested readers […]
Borscht: A Cozy Winter Meal
Borscht is an unfairly maligned winter soup with a unique flavor that is unrivaled in it’s heartiness. This version can be made with all vegan ingredients.
Magnificent Pumpkin Spice Zest Cake
I can say from personal experience that this recipe is beloved by all. It’s similar to carrot cake in texture but with the taste of pumpkin pie. The sweet and tangy frosting lifts it up to glory.
12/13 SMCC Events Newsletter
Courtesy of Tori Penney SMCC TTRPG Club (Discord) Caricature Night (ZOOM) SMCC Cybersecurity Club (Discord) Business Club (ZOOM)
Make Cheap, Easy, Fried Rice
Fried rice is mostly associated with takeout food, but in its basic form it’s a very solid and adaptable meal that is basically wholesome and probably won’t kill you.
Solar’s Sun is Dawning on South Portland
South Portland is embracing solar power, and many new and ambitious energy projects from several companies and organizations are now underway with the help of SMCC graduates who are filling a lack of trade workers that is one of the limiting factors on solar power’s rapid growth.
Opinion: Stumbling Toward Progress
Making college more affordable is a difficult prospect, and good people will disagree on what is a profoundly complicated and vitally important debate; however, what cannot stand is the status quo. It cannot remain a fact of life in the richest country in the world that only the wealthiest among us can afford the right to provide their children with an unburdened education.
Opinion: Let There be Kitchens!
..The meal plans are expensive, yet they are failing to satisfy and provide a healthy diet for every student because the dining hall doesn’t offer a variety of foods, doesn’t prioritize the health of students, and makes it extremely hard for students with food allergies to get enough to eat.
Opinion: College During the Pandemic
Covid did not stop at affecting the workplace and our schools. Enrollment and retention of students have dropped significantly within the last few years.
Everything You Need to Know for the November 2ed Elections (With Links!)
Elections, and the big referendum vote, are coming up on November 2ed. If you live on-campus in South Portland, you can register to vote in South Portland.