Opinion

Negril, Jamaica takes Spring Break to a whole new level

Negril, Jamaica takes Spring Break to a whole new level

By ELIZABETH SCHAFER Editor I made the journey to Negril with a friend, Sherri,  and it became one of the best trips this girl has ever taken.  Staying at the Negril Treehouse Resort, located right on the beach, we couldn’t have asked for more. Negril is located on Jamaica’s West End shoreline offering the most […]

Detroit summer festival more for revenue than the city

By AMANDA BINIECKI Staff Writer   This summer Metallica will be hosting a music festival in Detroit. More than 30 bands are expected to play, many of them such big names as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against and  Deftones. Metallica’s drummer Lars Ulrich told the Detroit Free Press that they have had a […]

All about coffee

All about coffee

By SOPHIA BAUER  Staff Writer There’s a good chance that even as you’re reading this, you’re drinking a cup of coffee. College students consume it all the time. But have you ever wondered where coffee comes from? Or how it was discovered? How about its health benefits and risks? Here’s a quick education on coffee […]

Some helpful hints from the world’s worst dog owner

By SOPHIA BAUER Staff Writer I couldn’t believe it when I accidentally slammed my dog’s head in the car door. I might be the worst dog owner in the world, especially since I own a Chihuahua who weighs less than four pounds. Zeus is roughly the size of a large squirrel, and honestly, I thought […]

Is Hip Hop really to blame?

Is Hip Hop really to blame?

By BENJAMIN WILLIAMS Staff Writer “Hip hop reflects the truth, and the problem is that hip hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It’s a platform where we could offer information, but it’s also an escape.” — Busta Rhymes Due to the tragic events that have recently rocked us […]

Dare to dream: From academic writing to writing our dreams

Dare to dream: From academic writing to writing our dreams

For many college students, taking the time to write is something we do just for our English classes. However, some of us come to college with a different goal in mind. For some, publishing a written piece of work is the ultimate goal from our college experiences. But with fear of rejection, many will never […]

Question of the Month: January 2013

(Editor’s Note: Every month The Laker Current poses a question to MMCC students, and sometimes faculty and staff. With the start of a new year, we wanted to know what was on your wish list. We found out that for many of you, it was advancing your education.) Question of the Month: With the arrival […]