It’s great to be working for The SMCC Beacon; the topics I’ll be writing about are current events, local news, national news, or anything just interesting to our readers. If you have […]
I’m Clayton Hoyle, the Art Director of The Beacon. I’m a 2nd-year Communications & New Media major. I work full time as a Supervisor at Goodwill Northern New England and I’m a […]
Looking for something to do on a Friday sitting at home? Say no more. Today, January 29th, MECA is hosting MECA Made, With Love. This is the first series of their online […]
My name is Samantha Harmon. I am a first year-Communications student at SMCC. Having lived in Maine all my life I am hoping to move after I finish college. I am an […]
Hello fellow Seawolves! My name is Anna DesLauriers, and I am a Communications & New Media major. After graduation, I intend to transfer to a four-year college for a degree in American […]
by Clayton Hoyle. Thousands of Maine residents are required to “check the box” when they apply for work or housing. Checking the box means admitting if you have ever been convicted of […]
Welcome to our final issue of 2020, in which we look at prejudice from a variety of perspectives. Krista reveals the wisdom of the ages. Sage shows us the value of turning up the voices of color which are far-too-often muted. And Kimberly Valencia depicts a racist man in the comic who is unaware of his own ignorance, his poor spelling.
“The other kids are good to him,” the physical education teacher told me one afternoon, as I was waiting in the lobby to pick my son up from school.
“Well, that’s good to know, I guess.”
I’ve experienced age discrimination since I was 16 years old. I know that seems somewhat ridiculous, but it’s true. My first college class at SMCC was in 2017 when I was 16 years old.
I’ve been sick for the last fifteen years. When I was three years old, I was bit in the head by a tick. When I was three and a half years old I was in my first wheelchair.