Singing Strings

The Lexington String Quartet comes to SC4 Gregory Garofalo Lifestyle Editor Last week on SC4 campus, the strings were singing and the music stirred and swayed the spirits of the young and old alike. The Lexington Bach Strings Quartet returned to campus. Filled to the brim with talent, the quartet performed exquisite classics from the…

Brownies frowned upon?

A deeper look into the rumors of a bake sale ban Melanie Buskirk Staff Writer Members of campus clubs, such as the new club NerdCore, are frustrated with the rumor of a bake sale ban circulating around the College Center. According to Jess Gray, Vice President of NerdCore, a bake sale ban could heavily impact…

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Everyone is welcome at the GSA

Gay Straight Alliance, a community for all Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community, as well as straight allies, have found a home at the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Club at St. Clair Community College (SC4). The GSA has been at SC4 since fall semester 2009 and has helped…

Scholarships: what students should know

Students’ questions answered Mairead Warner Staff Writer Scholarships, a way to avoid high debt and obtain free money for school for students. According Jo Cassar, Director of Financial Asstiance and Services at SC4, Students can go to sc4.edu/money for scholarships. Students will know that they have received a scholarship through e-mail and will be notified…

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A two-sided performance coming soon

A new twist on an old tale Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a familiar tale that has been spun many times. But Tom Kephart, Artistic Director for the SC4 Players, hints that the upcoming play won’t be the normal Jekyll and Hyde story. According to Kephart, “This adaptation of…

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Makeup and music to midnight

Art Night draws students and community to SC4 Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief The first ever Art Night on Sept. 19 at SC4 brought an “overwhelming response from the community,” as Adjunct Instructor Myrna Pronchuck put it. Members of the community and SC4 between the ages of 14 to 30 were welcome to register to take place…

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NerdCore

There’s a new group of geeks on campus Melanie Buskirk Staff Writer Students packed the College Center on Tuesday Sep. 16 for Club Awareness Day. Well established clubs such as the Gay Straight Alliance, Phi Theta Kappa, and the Zombie Defense Council set up displays, but had to make room for a brand-new upcoming group,…

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Crime and punishment

The 4 deadly violations Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor Ashtray lids on the trash cans have vanished in a cloud of smoke, the concrete is bare of cigarette butts. The St. Clair County Community College smoking ban has taken effect. SC4’s Board of Trustees gave the policy a thumbs’ up in April of 2014, and…