Category Archives: Issue 63.3

Skippers volleyball captains play their last home game

With a schedule that consisted of only 4 home games, Skippers volleyball gave thanks to their three captains at the game on Oct. 3 against Oakland CC.

VolleyballRachel Cooper, (Grayling, MI) Heather Griffis (Weidman, MI) and Katie Bearse (Oxford, MI) received a goodbye ceremony as they prepared to play their last game on their home court. Continue reading Skippers volleyball captains play their last home game

Film Festival returns to Port Huron for fifth year

Photo by Liz Whittemore.
Photo by Liz Whittemore.

McMorran Place Theatre in Port Huron housed the fifth annual Blue Water Film Festival Friday Sept. 27 and Saturday Sept. 28.

To jump start the festival, Friday night featured stand-up comedy from comedian Chris Newberg, a Californian resident who was born in Birmingham, Michigan. Newberg has been featured on Comedy Central and NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Continue reading Film Festival returns to Port Huron for fifth year

SC4 library celebrates the First Amendment

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The SC4 library is celebrating the first amendment and fighting censorship by taking part in the American Library Association’s banned book week.

According to ala.org, the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles a list of the most frequently challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship in libraries and schools.

The ALA defines a challenge as a formal written complaint, filed with a library or school requesting that materials be removed because of content or appropriateness. A ban is the actual removal of those materials. Continue reading SC4 library celebrates the First Amendment

Steam powered is the future of gaming

Valve announces Steam OS and Steam-Machines.

Steam gaming portal.  Photo by Joshua Livingston, used under a creative commons license.
Steam gaming portal. Photo by Joshua Livingston, used under a creative commons license.

Valve Corporation, developers behind the Half-life and Team Fortress series along with the innovative Steam gaming portal, just recently unveiled a new Linux based operating system called Steam OS. Continue reading Steam powered is the future of gaming

Doctor Sleep: Stephen King’s latest will keep you awake

Photo used under Creative Commons. Photo Credit: Kevin Woods
Photo used under Creative Commons. Photo Credit: Kevin Woods

Stephen King returns to the bestseller list with his most recent novel, supernatural thriller “Doctor Sleep.”

The sequel to King’s 1977 novel, “The Shining,” it follows protagonist Dan Torrance, an alcoholic with psychic abilities. He takes work as a hospice orderly, using his ability or “shine” to help residents pass away peacefully. This earns him the nickname “Doctor Sleep.” Continue reading Doctor Sleep: Stephen King’s latest will keep you awake

The extermination of entrepreneurship

Kate’s Downtown Café is a hot spot for coffee enthusiasts, yet struggles when it comes to daily student traffic. Photo credit: Brendan Buffa
Kate’s Downtown Café is a hot spot for coffee enthusiasts, yet struggles when it comes to daily student traffic. Photo credit: Brendan Buffa

Every Monday afternoon I go off campus to walk downtown and grab dinner.

A four-hour break is a long time and I often find myself with nothing to do.

I go to sit down and enjoy a meal at a local business and brainstorm about what I should write about in the latest issue of Erie Square Gazette. Continue reading The extermination of entrepreneurship

Not So Scary, Not So Normal

GSA to host showing of the film “Scary Normal”

  scarynormalOn Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Sc4’s Gay Straight Alliance Club (GSA) invites you out to a “Not So Scary, Not So Normal” evening. We’re call on the sometimes quirky, shy, outgoing or socially awkward members of society to join us by watching a film about the times we wish we could be normal.       Continue reading Not So Scary, Not So Normal