Clay Kimball at the Kalamazoo Air Zoo Photo Credit Cody Kimball

A day at the zoo

Waking up at 5 a.m. to board a train going towards Chicago on a weekday isn’t normal, but while visiting your collegiate brother it is. This past week I decided that I would go visit my brother, the former ESG webmaster Cody Kimball, to spend some time with him and scope out the city of…

Clay’s Chaos Column

Should I do the grapefruit diet, or the bacon diet? With all the weight loss schemes and diets out there today, how can we ever decide the best way to lose weight? Well you can take this one from personal experience of mine. Over the past four months, I’ve lost over 30 pounds in total.…

Graduate of St. Clair County Community College Jan Van Sickle with villagers in Mali, Africa.

SC4 students see the world: Mali, Africa

In the summer of 2010, I had the chance to work with a small group and go over to Mali, Africa where we helped build a school. We were there for about two and half weeks. It was my first time going on a trip like this one. We stayed in Bamako, the capitol Mali.…

Clay Kimball, Webmaster

Clay’s Chaos Column 60-3

Have you ever had a day dream where two famous historical characters battle? Better question, who hasn’t? Luckily for those without a good imagination there’s a next best, and it’s on YouTube. A series by the name of “Epic Rap Battles of History” brings to life our imagination by having two major characters competing in…

Zack Penzien, Production Editor

16 bits of fun

It’s just about the holiday season again and you know what that means, the new videogame drought is over! If you’re not into playing as a space marine, which let’s face it, that’s a hefty majority of games now a days, you’re in luck. If you miss the days when video games only gave you…

Christian McGeachy Fall 2011-Photo Credit Liz Whittemore

Lions, Tigers, and Red Wings, oh yeah!

Fall is officially here and that means lots of sports are going to be happening for Detroit fans. The Lions have already started 3-0 in the regular season, the Redwings have started their preseason match ups, and the Tigers are starting their run in the MLB playoffs. So, with so much going on and the…

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Warm sand between your toes. The sun on your back. The smell of meat barbequing in the breeze. It’s sad to think summer is coming to an end. But hey, maybe you’ll get to read about sunshine in one of your text books. Ok, so that may be a little unlikely and a little more…

T-bird’s tid-bits

“Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day?” Lyrics sang by performer, Alan Jackson in a song written to remember the worst attack on American soil. Ask that question to people on the street and just about any American can tell you where and what they were doing Sept. 11, 2001.…

Clay’s Chaos Column 1/2

Welcome back to the school year Skippers. To those who have just started reading our paper, I’m the new Webmaster of the Erie Square Gazette. This column of mine will replace the Chaos Column of the last Webmaster, Cody Kimball. And yes, he was my brother. This column will feature everything possible, like a “random”…