Swanson’s Future Uncertain

Rachel Olivia Kobylas Staff Writer    On Good Friday, Professor Craig Swanson was issued documentation for the beginning of a dismissal process from St. Clair County Community College. “This was a recommendation of my evaluating committee that I be dismissed,” Swanson said.     This process began with an overall poor committee evaluation from Denise McNeil,…

Did You See Smoke Signals?

Savannah Wilcox Staff Writer    Last Thursday, SC4’s International Cultural Education Committee showed “Smoked Signals” to raise awareness about Native American culture.    The film was entirely directed, produced, and acted by Native American individuals, which is extremely rare in show business. Sherman Alexie is the writer of the two books which formed this screenplay.…

New look and new hope for Tigers’ fans

Aaron Tomlinson Copy Editor    The Tigers’ roar is louder than ever.    Opening Day happens Monday, April 5 for the Detroit Tigers. However, some fans may not know whether to roar or cry; with the loss of many key players in the off-season, the team looks different.    “I’m upset that we got rid…

SC4 Program Aims to Prevent Suicide

Patrick Sullivan Staff Writer    Chances are if you are reading this paper, you are at increased risk for suicidal behavior. Among the 15 to 24 years old age range, suicide is the second leading cause of death, trailing accidental deaths.    With so many students in this dangerous age range, colleges plan to make…

Scots sweep Skippers

Donald Lierman           Sports Editor    When you only have two pitchers on your staff, doubleheaders can take their toll.    The Alma Scots swept the SC4 Lady Skippers at Pine Grove Park, Tuesday, March 30 by scores of 7-1 and 5-1. The losses dropped the Skips’ record to 3-7.    “We had the chances to…

Reflections of India at SC4

Twana Pinskey Photo Editor    “Reflections of India,” the latest in SC4’s “Thursday at noon” concert series provided listeners with classical, Hindustani music, on April 1 at the Fine Arts auditorium in Port Huron.    During the concert, sitarist Brock Dale of Toronto and Tabalist, Nicholas McKinlay, also of Toronto, performed selections from Bhairav, Kafi,…

O. D.‘s Rant 57-13

Donald Lierman Sports Editor Cheers to MSU’s NCAA tournament play. The naysayers didn’t have them even picked to make it through the first round. However, without their best player they made a great run. Usually, I would never cheer for any team that defeated Sparty. However, the Butler Bulldogs come from a second tier conference…

SC4 plan may fix parking

Patrick Sullivan Staff Writer    Listen to anyone on campus, and you’ll hear the biggest problem at SC4 is the parking. We all gripe about it, and with good reason.    It can be downright impossible to find a space within easy walking distance to a class. This is no doubt to record enrollment, and…

‘Titanic’ disaster

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief    Stop me if you’ve heard this one.    Sam Worthington plays a half-human, half-something-else. There’s a war going on between the humans and the non-humans, and it’s up to Sam to save the day.    Is that “Avatar” or is it “Terminator: Salvation?” Neither. It’s “Clash of the Titans.”…

ZDC rises with the dead

Ray Robinson Managing Editor    SC4’s Zombie Defense Council is having an “orientation screening” of the George A. Romero horror classic “Night of the Living Dead” in an effort to raise funds to defend the world from the uprising of the undead.    The event is taking place in room 201 on the second floor…