While we sit peacefully in our classes, Ukrainian students, just like us, are under constant fear and threat of bombing. Save the Children reports that from the time Russia invaded Ukraine on […]
Michigan State’s Tragedy
Another tragic shooting took place on February 13, 2023 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, resulting in three deaths and five injuries. Shootings like these make us sit back and […]
The Psychological Effects of Gun Violence
Gun violence is an issue that plagues us nationwide. The sad reality is that we are all at risk, even here at SMCC. Less than three months into the new year, gun […]
Living in Fear
An introduction to the effects of gun violence.
Maine: A Safe Haven
Maine is making strides to protect those seeking abortions.
“This is Possible”
As the daughter of Maine’s first black lawmaker, Rachel Talbot Ross is no stranger to pushing the boundaries of social norms. The longtime civil rights and social justice campaigner made Maine history […]
Politics are for Everyone
Lehana Petelo is a first year student at SMCC majoring in Liberal Arts with a focus in English. As an aspiring journalist, she enjoys reading, writing, and advocating for others. Not an […]
(Opinion) The Value of the Arts
When art is increasingly unaffordable, fewer and fewer people endeavor to even attempt to take up most art forms. Art needs to be more accessible in order to benefit people and society as a whole.
Op-ed: Community College is the Best Choice I’ve Made
Three years ago, I made the decision to not return to the private college I was attending. I was the unruly teenager who had made it my mission to attend school out […]
How do SMCC Students Consume the News?
Consuming the news and keeping yourself up to date on current events is one of the most vital things anyone can do. Being an informed citizen helps you in making the best […]