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Award winners announced

Patterns 58th edition available now Emily Mainguy Editor-in-Chief On Thursday, April 28 the 58th Edition of Patterns was debuted to the public during an award ceremony in the Fine Arts Theatre. This year the magazine was created by Jason Grill, Emily Mainguy and Blair Spear. “Overall I think it was a great experience. Prior to…

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What’s old is new again

Free play coming to SC4 Theatre soon Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor From May 12 to May 15, The SC4 Players will perform the play “The Odd Couple” in the Fine Arts Theatre. The play is free to SC4 students, facility, staff, and alumni that present the Skippers OneCard. The play is also free for…

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The wild goose chase

Canadian geese on campus and how it affects students Mel Buskirk Copy Editor “I really don’t like them here,” Yan Kobylyatskiy, 22 year old sophomore from Moscow stated referring to SC4’s feathered immigrant population, the Canadian geese. Most students share Kobylyatskiy’s sentiment over the federally protected birds. Not only do the geese leave greenish droppings…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations at SC4

GSA holds themed “Gayme” night Lauren Schwartz Staff Writer On Thursday, March 10, SC4’s Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) hosted a “Gayme” Night St. Patrick’s Day edition. A GSA is a school or student led group found primarily in high schools, community colleges, and universities in order to provide a safe and supportive environment on campus for…

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Sit back and relax

Coping with stress during finals Jenelle Kalaf Photo Editor Though it may not feel like it, Finals are just around the corner, and most students start off by pretending they don’t exist. Finals are a big undertaking, but the stress those pesky tests and projects cause ruin many students’ last month of college. Take it…

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A big heart in a young kid

Student collects hygiene products for homeless Jamie Koebke Business Editor Imagine being a high school student, a college student, working part time and collecting items for local homeless shelters all at the same time. This is exactly what seventeen year old Macy Wurmlinger is doing. The Landmark Academy and St. Clair County Community College student…