Young Marriage

Why not tie the knot?   Marriage. Marriage is a word that causes many women to look expectantly at their boyfriends and a makes those same boyfriends shuffle their feet and mutter something about “waiting until it’s right.” For college students, everything is about the future. Careers, jobs, next semester, that test that was completely…

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The season of receiving

The Christmas tradition and why it terrifies me   The holiday season is a special time during the year where collectively as a society we seem to band together to fight of the melancholy of winter. Lights are strung, carols are sung, and everyone is in the kitchen baking for big family reunions and parties.…

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The season to start saving it $$$

Tips to help save you money during, and after, the holiday season   Savings account balance the morning of December 26: $0.00. At least that’s what it feels like. Holiday shopping sneaks up and can quickly exhaust your bank account if you’re not careful. Why not try budgeting this season?


Reporter of the Month

Reporter of the Month is an award given to a staff writer of the Erie Square Gazette for journalistic excellence or above and beyond assistance given to help the Gazette in its mission to produce a quality publication for the students of SC4. Staff writers are chosen by vote from the editorial team.   Another…


Dead air

The discontinuation of the communications program      The holidays may take a stressful turn for the worse with the new program cuts at St. Clair County Community College. Students majoring in communications will notice that broadcasting and journalism are not in the fall 2013 program catalog. Although, don’t fret just yet, the change may…

Seasonal Jobs: Good and Bad Benefits

Tips and Advice for Seasonal Jobs   Seasonal jobs can bring positive experiences like earning extra money during the holiday season. However, it can be rough for students having to deal with upcoming exams and busy work schedules. It may be hard for students not to have enough time to study or to work efficiently.…

‘Tis the season to shop?

SC4 Students provide input on commercialization of Christmas   Some may not remember the 1960’s Charlie Brown comic strip about Christmas shopping where Charlie Brown was saddened by the sound of cash register’s overpowering the spirit of Christmas. Imagine what his reaction would be today.

Actors and audience go back to the 20’s

SC4 Players’ perform F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, ‘The Great Gatsby’   The SC4 Player’s performance of the Great Gatsby was met with many laughs, gasps, and overall audience approval on the weekend of December 5th. ‘The Great Gatsby’ takes place during the roaring 20’s in a somewhat divided New York. The main plot is that Jay…