Vampires and business

NBC’s new drama, Dracula, brings vampires back to their roots.   Vampires have been a touchy subject in media. From Anne Rice’s “Interview with a Vampire” to Stephanie Meyer’s “Twilight,” these blood sucking creatures’ mythologies are changing non-stop. “Dracula,” NBC’s new drama, is bringing back why we love these creatures of the night. There’s no…

By the power of Mjolnir!

Thor: The Dark World. A godlike sequel. With all of these men in capes flying to the big screen lately, it’s easy to dismiss all of these superhero movies as white noise. “Thor: The Dark World” breaks this barrier in only the way Marvel Studios can deliver. In a phrase: “Thor: The Dark World” brings…

The day the music died

Rise and fall of artistry  What is the one thing music and politics have in common? Try talking about either with another person who doesn’t share the same opinion as you: a vocal or physical bloodbath is bound to ensue. And not to turn this into a pseudo-opinionated proto-rant of personal taste, but there is…

Yelling about comics

Miss Marvel NOW   A new Miss Marvel has been chosen! Carol Danvers left the mantel of Miss Marvel behind in 2012 to become Captain Marvel in her own solo book. Since then, there has been no acting Miss Marvel in the marvel universe until now. The book is set to premier February 2014, and…

Miracle on Erie Street

St. Clair County Community of Mental Health performs “Miracle on 34th Street” The twelfth annual Community Mental Health (CMH) Christmas play brought almost a full house to SC4’s Fine Arts Theatre last Saturday, Nov. 9. Friends and family of the CMH players laughed and rejoiced as their loved ones on stage acted out scenes from…

Two Belly’s gets five stars

Great prices, fantastic flavor! If finger-licking, mouth-watering, southern-style BBQ, not too hot, not too cold, but just right, is what your taste buds are tingling for, then look no farther than Two Belly’s BBQ! Only a few weeks into business and this cozy taste of home has already had so many customers, they have sold…

Pet of the issue – Byron

  Meet Byron. He is a 7 month old large black male cat. He is exceptionally friendly, and is not shy about crawling in your lap to be loved.   Carol, a Blue Water Area Humane Society volunteer, hand raised Byron starting at 2 weeks old, making him very used to human contact and other animals.

Blood: it’s in you to give…well kind of

Phi Theta Kappa to host blood drive   Phi Theta Kappa honors society will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross on November 25th and 26th from 10:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. in the college center café. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment online here. According to Martha Kurtz, Red Cross spokesperson of Detroit…

New policy on tobacco

Despite Protest, the Tobacco Ban is passed Some looked for a compromise, some an outright ban. Whatever they wanted, the policy is changing, and soon. On Nov. 14, the Board of Trustee met and voted on a Campus wide tobacco ban. It passed, 5-1, with only the chair, John D. Adair, voting against. So what…