Donate to save a life

And get a free sticker too Colleen Viger Guest writer When we look at a driver’s license we see such things as name, height, weight, and possibly a little red heart? That red heart symbol could be the symbol of life for some people. The Gift of Life Michigan website has a lot of great…

Proposition 1 raising taxes to fix the roads

Is it worth it? Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor On May 5, the people of Michigan will vote on Proposition 1 which is an attempt by Governor Snyder to raise funding to fix the roads. According to 2014 data from the Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council, only 17% of Michigan’s roads are in good shape,…

Help to quit smoking

Colleen Viger Guest writer There have been many changes over the years in regards to tobacco use — from the banning of smoking in bars and restaurants to the tobacco free campus campaigns throughout the U.S., including our very own SC4 campus. Some jobs, such as nursing, even require that a person gets screened for…

Christianity, Luciferism, Polytheism

Facts and opinions of these three religious ideas Tyler Smith Sports Editor DISCLAIMER: this opinion piece consists of data and facts researched as well experiences over a 10 year span of my life. The content of this piece is not the collected opinions of the Erie Square Gazette. These are my own opinions formed over…

LilyArticle

Microsoft Makeover

Project Spartan brings Internet Explorer to a close Lily Petit Staff Writer A leader in technology since their debut in 1975, Microsoft is trying to uphold their reputation by fixing their weakest link. Microsoft is discontinuing their 19 year old browser, Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer (IE) has been reviewed as slow and prone to freezing…

beat-the-reaper

Books to beat the heat

Two titles to pick up this summer Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor With summer creeping in, the time to sit outside with a good read in hand is now. Two books worth investing time into are “Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World,” and “Beat the Reaper.” The first, as stated by the…

MelOpinion

Don’t be a jerk

A quick blurb about being nice Mel Buskirk Copy Editor Everyone has those days where nothing seems to go right. You lost your wallet. Your car won’t start. You completely spaced about that presentation that you had to give in front of fifty-something people today. Or maybe, you might have some bigger problems to deal…

AngieOpinion

The Millennial misconception

Is technology to blame? Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief Millennials. According to a document by the Council of Economic Advisors for the White House Millennials are the generation of Americans born between 1980 and the mid-2000’s. As a person who is considered a part of the millennial generation, I have come to notice that we are looped…

IMG_0019

Occupy the Bookstore wants to save you money on textbooks

New Chrome plugin made for college students Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor “Occupy the Bookstore” isn’t another gathering of protesters in New York, it’s a gathering of college kids looking to save money on their school books. Going to college is expensive. Collegedate.com published an article stating, “According to the College Board, the average cost…

All I want for Christmas is, well everything

3 reasons why the holidays are so stressful Jenelle Kalaf Photo Editor What happened to the holiday spirit? What used to be considered the most wonderful time of the year now only brings stress to families who should be celebrating togetherness. Over the last week, I took the time at my place of employment (retail)…