Pollock passes with flying colors

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief    The first-year evaluation meeting of Dr. Kevin Pollock took place at the SC4 Board of Trustees meeting Thursday April 15, where Dr. Pollock was met with a glowing assessment.    Dr. Kevin A. Pollock first came to SC4 as President in April 2009, after a nine-year term as Vice…

SC4’s 2010-2011 Student Government leaders: President Chuck King, left, and Vice President Rachel Kobylas. Photo by Twana Pinskey

President King

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief In elections held April 7 and 8, SC4 students voted in President Charles “Chuck” King, Vice President Rachel Olivia Kobylas, and Secretary Kaitlin Graw to the Student Government. King is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology and associate degrees in fire science and broadcasting. Kobylas is working toward associate degrees…

‘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.”…

Health care reform is a mixed bag

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief This past Sunday, Congress passed the Health Care Reform Bill. All that’s needed is Barack Obama’s signature. And people are either far too happy or far too upset about it. For starters, there are the accusations of “socialism” coming from the conservatives. They see it as just another step toward…

SC4 puts cigarettes out

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief    Smokers at SC4 will soon face new rules which move the designated smoking areas even further away from where they’re used to smoking.    In a policy adopted on Feb. 18, the Board of Trustees “recognizes the health dangers created by smoking and hereby prohibits smoking in all College…

Where there’s smoke, there’s litter

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief    As an editor for the Gazette, I spend a lot of time on campus. On a given weekday, I probably spend more of my waking time here than at my actual residence.    It can be said I consider SC4 my “home away from home.” As such, I have…

Tats-Who?

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief    After taking on comic book giant Marvel twice, then going toe-to-toe with rival game publisher SNK three times, Capcom is now duking it out with Japanese animation studio Tatsunoko in “Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars.”    “Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom,” like its predecessors, is an arcade-style fighter. Exclusive to the…

Brain Trust

Brian Johnston Editor in Chief    Zombies swarmed through Port Huron in October 2009. This semester, somebody is here to deal with the problem.    The Zombie Defense Council, founded by SC4 students Cody Tyler Kimball and Victor Uhlman, is the new club on campus. Advised by adjunct instructor Robert Kroll, the club’s goal is…

Welcome Back Qatar

As SC4 students were beginning the semester, a few faces were absent from campus. A five-person team consisting of SC4 President Dr. Kevin Pollock, SC4 professor Robert Tansky, retired SC4 professor Thomas Mooney, SC4 Trustee Nicholas DeGrazia and Board of Trustees Chair John Adair. According to a press release by Shawn Starkey, Executive Director of…

A Cool Place to Be

In the beginning, there was Pastime Hobbies. And according to its regulars, it was good. While other stores came and went, Pastime Hobbies served gamers in Port Huron for over 20 years. Jeff Kenny worked at Pastime for his father Gary in charge of games. In 2009, Jeff branched off from Pastime Hobbies and founded…