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…

Valleys Climbs Mountains

Raymond Robinson Managing Editor To have the ability to say an artist is still able to please their fan base after being dead for over 40 years is amazing. Jimi Hendrix’s “Valley’s of Neptune” brings from the vault a stellar package of songs, some alternate versions of old favorites & others never before commercially available.…

Culture club

Ray Robinson Managing Editor A celebration of Native American culture will take place on April 6 in the SC4 Fine Arts Theatre. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the event runs all day. Morning and afternoon events include David Plain, author of “The Plains of Aamjiwnaang” and “Ways of Our Grandfathers: Our Tradition and Culture”…

SC4 is Well Endowed

Raymond Robinson Managing Editor    SC4 will use a $10,000 National Endowment for the arts grant to bring award-winning writers Beth Ann Fenelly and Tom Franklin to Campus in April.    They will both be part of a “Patterns” recognition ceremony, reception, guest author readings and provide students with writing advice. This will take place…

Robert Tansky SC4’s Socrates

Ray Robinson Managing Editor    As a professor at St. Clair County Community College since 1966, Robert Tansky has had a rewarding career.    After nearly 40 years, Robert Tansky is grateful that his former students, whom are now Qatari dignitaries, have become successful and said they remember SC4 fondly.    “Teachers never know the…

That’s How I Kroll

For students, sitting at a place such as Denny’s or The Raven Coffeehouse is just a way to kill some time. For former student Robert (Bob) Kroll it is almost like coming home. Bob Kroll, 27, of Almont graduated from St Clair County Community College in 2004 with an Associate in Fine Arts. He then…

History of Valentine’s Day

The holiday season is over but so called “hallmark holidays” litter the calendar year, so where does the “season” end or begin? Valentine’s Day, February 14, has long been a day for couples to share an intimate evening with gifts and a romantic dinner. But many people have little knowledge of where the love fest…

Eli Brings Enlightenment

In a society where all you have to guide you is believing “The Book of Eli” enlightens you. Directors Albert & Allen Hughes (Menace II Society, Dead Presidents) return with “The Book of Eli” starring Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman. In the Hughes Brothers’ latest screen spectacle Denzel Washington (American Gangster) plays Eli, a man…