Photo Poll

Photo Poll Zachary Penzien Production Editor   With Club Awareness Day getting the word out about clubs on campus, are you a part of any club?     Dean Garrison General studies Marine City “No, I’m not a part of a club and I haven’t really thought about it.”     Jordan Genaw Business Marine…

T-birds tidbits: Automated election calls

T-birds tidbits: Automated election calls Twana Pinskey Managing Editor   I really wish I knew who thought up the idea of automated election phone calls. I would love having their home numbers so I could reciprocate the favor by calling them at home during their downtime. After a long day, when I can finally sit…

Ramen noodle dinner

Ramen noodle dinner Christina Stoutenburg Editor-In-Chief Cheap, quick, and easy.   These three words describe most college meals, but that doesn’t mean taste must be sacrificed. Buying things on sale or with coupons, or a combination of both, helps to give students a variety of ingredients to work with. To take some of the work…

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Recently, President Obama did an “Ask Me Anything” on the website Reddit. Were you aware of this? How do you feel about it?   Cyle Cook Undeclared Fort Gratiot “Nope, but I think it’s cool that he did that kind of stuff. I believe he has a Tumblr as well.”       John Papp…

Obama posts AMA: Crashes Reddit

Obama posts AMA: Crashes Reddit   Nicholas Wedyke Staff Writer   President Barack Obama posted an “Ask Me Anything” on the popular social news website Reddit, sparking a record breaking number of readers, whose traffic surge temporally locked out users from the site. “Hi I’m Barack Obama, President of the United States,” posted the President,…

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Liz whittmore and Zack Penzien Photo Editor and Production Editor   Officials at the University of California have proposed asking incoming freshmen to identify, how do you feel about this? Jeffery Cates Kimball Majoring in Education “I don’t think they should. It’s personal and I don’t think it would be appropriate.” Rob Radiger Port Huron…

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T-bird’s tidbits

Twana Pinskey Editor-in-Chief The “The Hunger Games” movie premiered with all the bells, whistles and fanfare one would expect from a Hollywood blockbuster movie release. I watched news reports of movie goers that waited in lines, some overnight, to get a ticket to opening night premieres around the country. As I watched, I couldn’t help…

So now what?

Dr. Robert Coulter Guest writer I was born and spent my early childhood in Detroit. My early education was in the Owen Elementary School. The first what was the most wondrous of principals. She bought John Phillips Sousa to our school, as well as Rin Tin Tin, the dog. While most students were impressed by…

Top five stressors

Alicia Sullivan English 101 Guest Writer The one thing that all college students have in common is stress. According to collegeandfinance.com, there are five top stressors.    Relationships cause a lot of stress on students, whether it’s friendships or that of the romantic type. Becoming a student means that students are giving up a lot…

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“The Back Nine”

Christian McGeachy Sports Editor In one of my earlier columns, I expressed my passion for sports in the cinema area. The classics like “Raging Bull,” “Hoosiers” and “Miracle.” But when I signed up for Netflix, I discovered a very good documentary about a middle aged man trying to pursue a profession in golf by the…