A public forum by and for the students of St. Clair County Community College
The times, they are a changin’ Getting to know the interim president, Dr. Deborah Snyder Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor Out with the old, in with the new; getting her foot in the door Dr. Deborah Snyder took over the presidency of SC4 on April 1, following the resignation of former SC4 president Kevin Pollock. Snyder’s definition of an interim president is, “someone who is serving for a finite time period.” While the best-known title is ‘interim president’, Snyder said “my contract does say I’m the president of SC4 and the contract period is for 12 months.” On Jan. 19, Pollock announced his official resignation to SC4 and that he would be out the door by ... Read More
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The future of Communications & Broadcast
What’s to become of the ESG and WSGR? Mel Buskirk Copy Editor On Wednesday March 23, 2016, Associate Dean of Instruction Services Jim Neese, Vice President of Student Services Pete Lacey, and Professor of English and Advisor of the Erie Square Gazette John Lusk met to hammer out the details of the contingency of what is left of SC4’s discontinued communications and broadcast degrees. The Erie Square Gazette is a student run publication – run by the students, Read More
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“Our Town” rocks our town
SC4 players bring emotion to the Fine Arts Theater Lauren Schwartz Staff Writer “Our Town,” written by Thornton Wilder, is a play set the small town of Grover’s Corners. It opens with the stage manager (Tom Kephart) literally setting up the first scene, explaining the layout of the town and moving in furniture for “those who think they have to have scenery.” Roughly 85 people showed up to watch the cast creating a small town feel and maintain the time Read More
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Music from another perspective
A taste of the DSO Jenelle Kalaf Photo Editor All music, being fluid, can be played on almost any instrument. An example being a flute playing a piece that was written for the violin. A piece that has notes higher than what the flute can play. Feats such as this were the sounds heard the last Noon and Night Concert. SC4 invited flautist Sharon Sparrow and percussionist Joseph Becker from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Read More

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Educational environmental fun
Free Earth Day Fair in St. Clair County Mel Buskirk Copy Editor Nations of people worldwide will be holding celebrations for the 46th annual Earth Day this Friday, April 22. Though it will be a week after Earth Day, the people of St. Clair County will have their own festivities to celebrate the planet we live on and how to conserve it. Earth Fair will be held in Goodells County Park on Friday, April 29 from 9 a.m. Read More
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Fighting the tax on feminine hygiene
Michigan bills to ease monetary menstruation woes Jamie Koebke Business Editor The fear and panic that sets in when you think you’ve started your period in public and aren’t sure if you have a tampon, is unlike any other panic that is felt. You run to the bathroom just to realize that you don’t have any nor do you have a quarter to buy one. Fuck, there go your favorite undies. The price for a 36 count of Read More
Educational environmental fun
Free Earth Day Fair in St. Clair County Mel Buskirk Copy Editor Nations of people worldwide will be holding celebrations for the 46th annual Earth Day this Friday, April 22. Though it will be a week after Earth Day, the people of St. Clair County will have their Read More
The times, they are a changin’
Getting to know the interim president, Dr. Deborah Snyder Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor Out with the old, in with the new; getting her foot in the door Dr. Deborah Snyder took over the presidency of SC4 on April 1, following the resignation of former SC4 president Read More