OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Century Times arrives online, seeks future staff

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Dear readers,
Beginning with the May issue of the newspaper, The Century Times will be uploading articles from printed circulation. Students will be able to subscribe to the RSS feed from their mobile devices and receive the latest news first.
A coalition effort between senior staff members and faculty instructors, making The […]

Preparing for finals: the real deal

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by Ellen Ahlness
That time of year is almost upon Century. Yes, that time of year. Time for you to show off everything that you’ve ever learned, gazed over, or skipped altogether in class. The finals are upon us.
“For many students, the very idea of finals week sends shivers down their […]

Vikings fire council of wizards after admitting Ponder isn’t Mauer from parallel universe

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by Caleb Klitzke
This week, the Minnesota Vikings fired their council of wizards and are currently attempting to trade their first round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft and QB Christian Ponder to the Minnesota Twins for Joe Mauer.
Vikings owner Zigi Wylf said, “I can’t believe we spent an entire […]

Pizza cutter debacle creates rift in relationship

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by John Belisle
Live-in girlfriend Jessica Van Doren is causing her boyfriend, Eric Simmons, to seriously reconsider their entire relationship. The recent turbulence is due to Van Doren’s lackadaisical approach to cleaning even the most basic of kitchen utensils, especially the pizza cutter.
Numerous times, Simmons would open up the dishwasher only […]

Minnesota voter ID amendment to disrupt how Minnesotans vote in the future

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by Alex Orlowski
On Wednesday, April 4, 2012, the Minnesota legislature passed the Minnesota Voter I.D. Constitutional Amendment, which says voters will decide in the next election about whether voters should be required to show an I.D. when they vote, cited from the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
The language of the bill and […]

Hunger Games is a feast of entertainment: but you might lose your lunch

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by Matthew Hoemke
The Hunger Games:
Set in a dystopian future where the vile government keeps its citizens in line by having children fight to the death in gladiatorial combat, twenty-four enter—but only one may leave. These are the Hunger Games. The story may be derivative of a novel and film from […]

Unknown sports teams in the Twin Cities area: the St. Paul Saints

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Saint Paul Saints mascot Mudonna is one of the many diversions that make this baseball team fun to watchby Joe Blustein
When people think of baseball in the Twin Cities area, they think of the Minnesota Twins. Sadly, they forget about the other Twin Cities area team: the St. Paul Saints.
This […]

Minnesota Swarm and the National Lacrosse League

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by Matthew G. Gille
Have you been looking for a sport that combines the running and cutting ability of soccer, the athleticism and strength of football, the body-positioning of basketball, and the stick handling of hockey? If so, then lacrosse is the answer to your needs. Lacrosse is one of the […]

Music Teachers

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by Deb Nelson
Eric Graham holds a Masters degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. He studied jazz at the University of North Texas and Hindustani music at the Ali Akbar Khan College of Music. He was raised in Barrow, Alaska — an Inupiat Eskimo village 400 miles […]

The metamorphosis of the Century College Music Program

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by Deb Nelson
The creation of the Century College AFA Music Degree in the fall of 2008 transformed the Century College Music Program, increasing the availability— and level—of ensemble opportunities and activities. Now, many high-quality, committed music students attend Century College.
The changes in the program are drawing high caliber students, like […]

Intercultural Club: First car show

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by Chiquita M. Plowman
The Intercultural Club (ICC) presented their first ICCXOTIC car show on Friday, April 27, 2012. The ICC welcomed more than twenty tricked out cars or bikes on the west campus. Although anyone could enter, most cars came from the Century College students. Students and non-students alike customized […]

Scholarships

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by Ellen Ahlness
Though the application window for Century College Foundation scholarships has closed, they are awarded regularly to both students in need and to students who have earned them through academic work. During the 2011-12 academic year Century College awarded 109 scholarships, totaling over $130,000.
With all the benefits of scholarships, […]

Annual business etiquette dinner

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by Bri Thomas
“Bon-a-petit,” a saying we all love to say when enjoying a really tasty meal. The many students and alumni that attended the fifth annual Etiquette Dinner got the opportunity to enjoy a formal dining experience while socializing and reconnecting with business associates. The event was on Tuesday, April […]