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Behind the scenes of Scientology

Stephanie Pedrotti Photo Editor stephaniepedrottiesg@gmail.com Scientology is a religion founded by science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard in 1955. Scientologists believe in “truth,” they don’t think that we were put on this earth by a “God,” and they believe that “the ultimate goal of Scientology is true spiritual enlightenment and freedom for all.” People who practice…

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Year of the Rooster

Alexis Faley Staff Writer Chinese New Year, also called the Spring Festival, is a celebration that affects the lives of millions of people worldwide. It is a time when people gather together to appreciate one of the world’s richest and most historic cultures. So what exactly is Spring Festival? Why is it significant and how…

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Mosquitoes: How to prevent breeding and disease

Andrew Kovacs Staff Writer andrewkovacsesg@gmail.com The American Mosquito Control Association held their 31st annual conference on Feb. 1 and 2 at the Blue Water Convention Center. More than 100 people attended the event, including 20 speakers. The speeches covered a variety of topics revolving around the control of the mosquito population. Mosquitoes can be a…

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Tom Brady: The best, or part of the system?

  Robert Burack Sports Editor/Webmaster After one of the most memorable Super Bowls in recent memory, the storylines and “hot takes” are in full swing. The one question that is blowing up sports media today may not stop anytime soon: Is Tom Brady the greatest quarterback of all-time? The answer is simple: No, no, no!…

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The Super Bowl is set

Robert Burack Sports Editor/Webmaster After a season filled with scandals, injuries, suspensions, blow-outs and thrillers, it is now down to two teams. On Sunday, Feb. 5, the New England Patriots will take on the Atlanta Falcons. One team is centered around a quarterback/coach combo looking to close the discussion on who really is the greatest.…

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Obama says goodbye

Robert Burack Sports Editor/Webmaster bburack16@gmail.com After eight years of holding the most polarizing job in the world, Barack Obama took center stage to address the nation one last time. The speech took place Wednesday, Jan. 10, from his hometown of Chicago. “It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched…

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Movie theater opens near SC4

  Therese Majeski Copy Editor thereseagnes@gmail.com   Sperry’s in downtown Port Huron, unoccupied for well-over a decade according to the Times Herald, is now home to the self-described “boutique” theater, Sperry’s Moviehouse. “Our theater has been open for just over a month. It opened on Dec. 15,” said assistant theater manager Kaitlyn Szczepkowski. Szczepkowski also…

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Editorial: Education Trumped

Alexis Faley Staff Writer alexisfaleyesg@gmail.com   As America takes its first steps into the Trump presidency, the new head of the executive branch has begun appointing people to various departments of government. One of his most recent appointments was the woman he hopes to be the next secretary of education – Betsy DeVos. One would…

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SC4 professor offers solutions to national quandary Democrats, Republicans: None of the Above gives political perspective

Therese Majeski Copy Editor Kraig Archer, a professor of sociology here at SC4, has written a book that he believes has timely application to our current political state and that he hopes will motivate readers to pursue alternatives to the current two-party system. “I would like my book to lead to a new political movement,”…