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.…

‘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.

Living Life Full-Time

Growing up is not optional   The demographics of the students at a community college are a vast assortment. I immediately noticed how diverse each of my classes were and how the diversity of the mentality of those in my classes matched. At the age of 39, I started classes at SC4 this fall. In…

In Defense of Remakes

An argument for breathing new life into Hollywood classics   Movie remakes are all the rage lately; it seems Hollywood may be out of ideas. From “Nightmare on Elm Street” to “Footloose”, it seems no Hollywood classic is safe. Which begs the question, are remakes necessarily bad?

From the editor

With a heavy heart we say farewell to Twana Pinskey, an incredible woman whose legacy of exceptional writing and familiar warmth will be remembered by the ESG newsroom for years to come. Twana passed away Sept. 21 at 8:21 p.m., in Beaumont Hospital surrounded by family and friends after a battle against breast cancer, which…

The second screen

Console to hand-held connectivity taking strides in modern gaming For me it all started with the Dreamcast, that beautiful white brick, accompanied by the console’s VMU (visual memory unit) I could play mini-games on a small second screen that would affect things in the console version of the game, most notably the Sonic Adventure Chao…

Video games not to blame

Video games always seem to be the butt of controversy when a new, violent game is released, but is the game really to blame, I say no. The heavily anticipated video game “Grand Theft Auto V” is set to be released on Sept 17, and already has a huge amount of controversy surrounding it. The…