Exploring Religions: Islam and Christianity

Student essay comparing foundations of faith Tara Elizabeth Guest Writer Islam and Christianity have always been viewed as two completely different religions, each with their own rules. Each have been viewed as radical due to the nature of the people who follow the religions, but are they really? It’s all about interpretation of their own…

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Give it your best shot

Bringing change to the community Jenelle Kalaf Photo Editor While it’s not easy to dedicate one’s life to making a community great again, that doesn’t stop Trina Kern-Avedisian. Born in Port Huron, Avedisian, founder and president of the Citizens for a Vibrant Community (CVC) and employee of Wolverine Market, made it a goal to show…

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Making the world better, one classroom at a time

Local college grad teaching Tanzanian teens Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor Schooling, healthcare, food variety, what do all these things have in common? Most Americans have easy access to these things but across the pond, the story changes. Enter the United Republic of Tanzania in East Africa and the scenery changes metaphorically and literally. Besides…

Upcoming human trafficking seminar

Free panel educates about horrendous crime affecting Michigan Mel Buskirk Copy Editor “Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery that occurs on an international, national, and local scale. Whether in the smallest town, rural areas, medium sized cities, villages, big cities – there is nowhere in Michigan that has not been touched by…

Free martial arts class

Kempo and kickboxing to help you kick butt Mel Buskirk Copy Editor In this day and age crime fighting superheroes and kung fu pandas dominate our television and silver screens, karate chopping their way through bad guys and into the hearts and minds of children and adults alike. However many of us know the bad…

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Chillyfest 2016

It’s not just about chili! Jamie Koebke Business Editor Downtown Port Huron hosted the annual Chillyfest on Friday, Jan 22 and Saturday, Jan 23. Chillyfest, held at multiple places downtown, brought people of all age groups out to the event. The event offered a variety of events for the family. Ice sculpture carving, chili cook…

Cheap textbooks websites

Save some money by shopping textbooks online Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor The bane of many college students comes from not just finals and annoying classmates, but sinking hard earned cash into dead trees with words on them. Textbooks, while also giving large amounts of profits to corporations, are usually required for any class that…

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Searching for Home

The European Refugee Crisis through the eyes of those experiencing it firsthand Katie Hunckler Staff Writer An ocean away, there lies a crisis. Driven out by fear, people are fleeing from their homes and setting out on an indefinite journey, desperately searching for a place where they are safe and welcome. The European Refugee Crisis…

Pavilion sale not set in stone

Meetings continue to discuss the sale of the McMorran Mel Buskirk Copy Editor The Alumni Room in the Student Center was packed with around 40 concerned faculty and citizens on Thursday, Nov. 12 as the Board of Trustees met to discuss whether to take the next steps in purchasing the McMorran Pavilion from the city…