SC4 Symphonic Band sets audience’s toes a tappin’

Kayla Dimick Staff Writer    The SC4 Symphonic Band took audience members on a ride in a musical time machine as they presented their “Moments in Time” concert this Saturday.    Old and young flooded into the McMorran Place Auditorium to hear seven pieces from significant eras in American history, ranging from the Roarin’ Twenties,…

Keepin’ it real

Kayla Dimick Staff Writer     The stage lights weren’t the only things that shone brightly as the SC4 Theatre Discipline presented their latest show, “The Real Thing.”    Students, friends and family members packed into the Fine Arts Building Theatre the weekend of Friday, March 26 to see the comedic, yet serious take on “real life.”…

Laughter really proves to be ‘best medicine’

Kayla Dimick Staff Writer “Ha ha ha ha!” was the sound resonating out of North Building room 107. The “Health Benefits of Laughter” seminar was held Tuesday afternoon for SC4 students and staff alike. The SC4 Wellness Committee sponsored the free event. Heading the event was Michigan Education Special Services Assocation (MESSA) health promotion consultant…

Shutter Island makes audiences shudder

Kayla Dimick Staff Writer    “Don’t you get it? You’re a rat in a maze.”    Since its release date of February 19, the new psychological thriller “Shutter Island” has had audiences quaking in their boots.    The film, set in 1954, is directed by academy award-winner Martin Scorsese and follows the story of U.S.…

Historic Passion for Fashion

Kayla Dimick Staff Writer    What do you think of when you hear the words “modern fashion?” Do you think ripped skinny jeans, pencil skirts and flannel shirts? You may not know it, but most of the hottest looks of today were also the hottest looks of yesterday.    “‘Modern fashion’ is somewhat of an…

Hackstock is music to student’s ears

Famous poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” Living proof of this quotation is SC4’s new Music Appreciation and piano instructor, Mary Hackstock. In 2004, Hackstock, 29, broke language barriers and studied piano abroad in Trapani, Italy. There, she studied under Salvatore Spano, an accomplished pianist. According to Hackstock,…

Late-night Debacle: Who will prevail?

A heated debate has been taking place over the last few weeks. This debate doesn’t involve powerful world leaders or state politicians; it involves two late night TV heavyweights: Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien. According to CNN.com, it all started Sunday, January 9 when NBC announced that “The Jay Leno Show” would be removed from…