Photo by Twana Pinskey

Qatar Hero

Rachael Krafft Staff writer Imagine getting to sit in on a rare personal speech made in English by one of the more important diplomats currently in the world. Not only is this diplomat a mover and shaker in the world, but he is also an SC4 Alumnus. Monday, Sept. 27, Al-attiyah, Minister of Energy and…

Port Huron's hockey has "A New Hope",in the Falcons Photo by Cody Kimball

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down Cody Kimball Webmaster The Port Huron Icehawks, following in the footsteps of the Flags, Bordercats, Beacons, and Flags, again, are no more. After 3 seasons, Mike Reed, Media Relations Coordinator, announced that the Port Huron Icehawks of the International Hockey League will be “discontinuing its hockey operations in Port Huron”. Kinney Entertainment,…

Matthew Boyd, Corporal for the CJC, takes aim at the club’s first shooting event at the Blue Water Sportsmen’s Club. Photo By Twana Pinskey

The Justice League

Cody Kimball Webmaster Stop! In the name of the law! How many times have you wanted to say that? If the world of criminal justice is in your future, or perhaps just an interest, then disregard the command to stop and read on. The Criminal Justice Club is the newest club on campus and caters…

Swanson resigns

Patrick Sullivan Staff Writer Craig Swanson, sociology instructor, resigned April 19 amid controversy. Talk of his termination compelled numerous students to sign petitions, and several to speak out during the community comments section of a recent SC4 board of trustees meeting. The student comments section of the trustee meetings allow any member of the community…

Student Journalists from SC4’s “Erie Square Gazette” brought home 15 awards from the “MCCPA’s (Michigan Community College Press Association) Press Day” at Henry Ford Community College April 17 in Dearborn, Michigan. Students in attendance were: Front row: (Left to Right) Jessica Meneghin, Kayla Dimick, Tricia Kenner and Hope Doerzbacher; second row: (Left to Right) Donald Lierman, Patrick Sullivan, Aaron Tomlinson and Ray Robinson; back row: (Left to Right) Cody Kimball, Brian Johnston, Jenny Walker, Twana Pinskey and Danielle Kennedy. Not pictured, but in attendance was Savannah Wilcox. Photo by John Lusk

College newspaper receives honors

Cody Kimball Webmaster “Original, thoughtful, I laughed out loud!” commented Omar Sofradzija, a judge for the 2010 MCCPA Press Day awards, on first place winner Brian Johnston’s headline “Welcome Back, Qatar.” 14 newspaper students and their advisor John Lusk attended the 2009-2010 conference at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, where they took part in…

SC4’s 2010-2011 Student Government leaders: President Chuck King, left, and Vice President Rachel Kobylas. Photo by Twana Pinskey

President King

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief In elections held April 7 and 8, SC4 students voted in President Charles “Chuck” King, Vice President Rachel Olivia Kobylas, and Secretary Kaitlin Graw to the Student Government. King is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology and associate degrees in fire science and broadcasting. Kobylas is working toward associate degrees…

No-hitter for Skipper

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor    Freshman Jessie Smith made SC4 baseball history when he pitched a no-hitter against Concordia University on March 24.    Smith struck out four while walking two, one of them being the lead-off hitter. He quickly cleared the bases with a pickoff move from the mound to catch the runner.   …

College Tuition: Priced Right?

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor    Despite recession declines, tuition costs are on the rise all over the United States. Michigan, one of the hardest hit states is not immune to these rising costs.    St. Clair County Community College’s Board of Trustees voted to approve a tuition increase at their March 18 meeting.    As…