Opinion

Getting involved adds value to your education

  College is more than just taking classes. At least it should be. It’s an opportunity to learn, explore, challenge yourself and others, grow intellectually and socially, broaden your horizons, prepare yourself for the work world, and perhaps most important, find yourself. While some of that happens in the classroom, the entire college experience offers […]

Same-sex marriage: A need for equality in Michigan

By HEATHER HESSELINK Staff Writer Who really can say who has the right to marry? There have been some strong reactions over the recent decision to overturn the ban on gay marriage in the state of Michigan and the legal wrangling that has followed. On Saturday, March 22, it became briefly legal for same-sex couples […]

It’s time to shake off the winter blahs

By ELI BECHT Staff Writer Summer is fast approaching — and not a moment too soon for many students. It may not seem like it, but it has officially been spring for a few weeks now. Some people may miss the cold winter that we have just endured, but I think it is safe to […]

Letters from Gjoy: Holiday Edition

Letters from Gjoy: Holiday Edition

By ELIZABETH SCHAFER, Editor Another year gone, which means ‘tis the season that I get my Christmas letter from Gjoy.   As of late, I have grown to highly dislike Christmas.  Yes, all the festivities are great fun, and yes, I am a mother of two boys that highly enjoy the Christmas season.  However, I […]

College and parenthood: Not an easy mix

By CHRISTINA FELTMAN Student contributor   Trying to mix college with being a full -time single mom is not an easy task. Going to classes and juggling in homework is difficult when life revolves around an 11-year-old girl.   If it’s not cheerleading practices, it’s band concerts. If it’s not band concerts, it’s her taking […]

Worry and uncertainty: A match made in…

  By BENJAMIN WILLIAMS Staff Writer Life will never give us exactly what we want, 100 percent of the time. I know that some of you are saying, “Well, obviously.” To that I say “congratulations,” this article might not be for you. At the same time I am sure that a few of you out […]

Conquer your fears, give education a chance

  By MARSHA ANTHONY Student contributor   Driving past Mid Michigan Community College on an almost daily basis, I knew I needed to go back to school. I was 36 years old, recently divorced and had been out of school for 18 years. I knew I needed to further my education although I was too […]