Swanson resigns

Patrick Sullivan Staff Writer Craig Swanson, sociology instructor, resigned April 19 amid controversy. Talk of his termination compelled numerous students to sign petitions, and several to speak out during the community comments section of a recent SC4 board of trustees meeting. The student comments section of the trustee meetings allow any member of the community…

Mockery of justice

Patrick Sullivan Staff Writer An SC4 Mock Trial produced a hung jury last Tuesday, April 20. The trial was held by the SC4 social science department to raise awareness of sexual assault for National Sexual Awareness month. The program included volunteers from the safe horizons victim assistance agency, local prosecutors, county sheriffs, a district judge…

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…

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…

SC4 to Host Mock Trial

Patrick Sullivan Staff Writer Soon, on the SC4 campus, in front of numerous students, an alleged rape will be prosecuted. The crime is fiction, of course, and the lawyers, judge, and jury will be acting. The mock trial will “raise awareness of sexual assault,” according to Student Government President Dan Wiley, but some students aren’t…

SC4 Alumni Sponsor Quiz Bowl

Patrick Sullivan Staff Writer    On Saturday, Feb. 6 the SC4 student alumni organization held the 2010 Regional high school quiz bowl, where both Port Huron Northern and Brown City schools walked away with the prize for their respective divisions.    Both teams were presented with medals, trophies and a 500 dollar scholarship to SC4…

Avatar Mixed Bag

Avatar has won numerous accolades, broken world records and pioneered new special effects technology, but movie goers hoping for revolutionary writing will be disappointed. Written, produced and directed by James Cameron (Titanic, The Terminator Series), and starring Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang. Cameron’s latest offering sees Sam Worthington (Terminator Salvation) play Jake Sully,…