Opinion

Top video games of this console generation

Top video games of this console generation

By BRANDAN WONCH Staff Writer   As most gamers know by now, the reign of the PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii is done and the new consoles are going to be in stores in December. Actually the new Wii U is already in stores and has not sold so well.   Seems like a good […]

Summer excercise in Mt. Pleasant

Summer excercise in Mt. Pleasant

By CHANDA CRENSHAW Staff Writer With the official start of summer on June 21, we suddenly realize that this is the reason we all exercised throughout the winter — to enjoy the sun and to feel comfortable with our bodies. Many of us are bound to stay here in Mt. Pleasant for reasons of classes […]

Upcoming smoking ban a breath of fresh air

By Amanda Binieck The smoking lamp will soon be out in all designated areas. Mid Michigan Community College will be joining the ranks of countless other colleges that have decided to ban the use of tobacco on campus. This may come as a shock to many, however if the smokers would have taken a minute […]

Sunday morning

By BRANDAN WONCH Staff Writer They say no parent wants to outlive his child, that watching your child die is one of the hardest things anyone could ever go through in life. Well I don’t know myself. I have absolutely no clue how such a thing could feel, but recently I had to see something […]

Education can weaken the lure of fast food

By CHANDA CRENSHAW Staff Writer Today’s society is being targeted daily by fast food restaurants. Whether it’s billboards, commercials or ads, we never get a break. People argue whether or not these fast food companies care about their customers or are they feeding them anything to make a quick buck? What many people don’t know […]

Ice shanty becomes office for a day

Ice shanty becomes office for a day

Laker Current staff report Tuesday was not your typical day at the office for Kim Barnes, executive dean of student and academic support services at MMCC.  She spent her day in a big blue ice shanty in front of the Doan Center as one of two “winners“of the “Working in the Great Outdoors” competition. The […]

Good movies you’ve probably never heard of

By BRANDAN WONCH Staff Writer   Every once in awhile there’s a great movie released, but for some reason, it doesn’t do well at the box office. Maybe it lacked hype, advertisement, or just had an odd premise, causing people to lose interest and eventually forget about it.   Regardless of why, there is simply […]