Marvel Comic Covers

Yelling about Comics

Let’s start at the beginning Zack Penzien Production editor Superheroes are in the zeitgeist right now. But if you are interested in starting to read comics, it can be hard to know where to begin. Unfortunately, comics as a medium rely mostly on knowing what came before it and in some cases, what have gone…

From Star Trek to Modern Family

In today’s entertainment media there has always been one constant that has traveled from print to television: boundaries must be pushed.
This can clearly be seen in early American works such as Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” or Thomas Payne’s “Common Sense;” works of literature going against the status quo. As the decades and centuries’ progress and sensitive buttons continue to be pressed, the question is raised: has the point been lost?

College Christians stand for Christ

Local house church for college teens and young adults Gregory Garofalo Managing Editor In a world that is progressively becoming more politically correct and that, according to Washington Post, one third of Americans under thirty hold no religious affiliation; it can be intimidating for a young college student to hold a faith in Christ in…

Lady Skippers in the game against Kirtland Firebirds on Jan 29.

Lady Skippers filet Firebirds

To construe the Lady Skippers’ home victory as shooting Firebirds in a barrel would be unfair, as Kirtland did not have enough players to fill a barrel.
With only six players, the Kirtland squad was no match for the twelfth ranked SC4.
The Skippers overpowered the Firebirds by a score of 99-47on Jan. 29. With the game out of hand early, SC4 used the opportunity to hone their skills.

Pro wrestling returns to St. Clair County

SlamJam 2014 hits Richmond

After a 6 year hiatus, Blue Water Championship Wrestling is back to deliver elbow drops to their opponents and smiles to fans.
The audience at Richmond High School got to see some up and coming local talents and stars battle for their enjoyment. Featuring steel cage matches like Shane Douglas facing Xavier Justice for the BWCW Championship and Leah Von Dutch defending her Xtreme Bombshells of Wrestling Championship against Courtney Rush.

Staying hungry

The final month is approaching, and the final buzzer is close to sounding, signaling an end to the men’s Skippers 2013-14 basketball season.
The top three seeds in the eastern conference (Oakland, Wayne County, and Mott) have qualified for the NJCAA District 10 tournament as of Feb. 8, leaving the Skippers trailing in fourth place.

Kim Drewery-Brown singing ‘Man in the Mirror’ by Michael Jackson. Photo credit: Reachelle Kocis

King and Gandhi’s legacies unite

St. Clair County has officially declared a Season for Nonviolence in a proclamation signed Jan. 14, in the spirit and memory of two of history’s lasting legacies.
Jan. 30 through April 4, 2014 is now the official season for nonviolence, marking the works of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who both dedicated their lives to ending oppression in peaceful and nonviolent ways.

Student waits to donate blood for Phi Theta Kappa blood drive

PTK Blood Drive

Saving lives with Blood Jenelle Kalaf Staff Writer On Feb. 3 and 4, Phi Theta Kappa hosted a blood drive to help save the lives of people in need of blood all across St. Clair County. The drive took place on both days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donors could sign up before or…