50th Anniversary: The Artichoke – Student Makes Medical History

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Lakewood Logue April 1983
Eric Galvez | Staff Writer
Former Lakewood student, Dr. Eric Galvez, the first 21-year-old doctor in Minnesota history, performed the first stone-heart transplant on Wednesday, April 6, 1983 in a Bedrock, Minnesota hospital. The recipient of the stone heart, Dr. Barney Rubble, is listed in satisfactory condition at […]

50th Anniversary: The Artichoke – Exclusive Profile on Woody Wood Duck

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Ker Moua | Lead Copy Editor
The Century Times has obtained a special interview with the college mascot, Woody Wood Duck. He has been with Century College since it was called Lakewood State Junior College. He’s about as old as the college itself. Here are the musings of the local mascot.
Tell […]

Century College Creative Student Submissions on Lesley Arimah Book

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Creative Student Submissions: What It Means When a Man Falls from The Sky
Compiled by Sara Romanoski | Managing Editor
In connection with the Lesley Arimah event, Century students were invited to submit creative work in the form of drawings, poems, or reviews to portray their feelings and reactions regarding What It […]

International Students Should Have More Job Opportunities at Century College

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Iris Montaño | Contributing Writer
Studying in the United States has been the dream of many people around the world and a lot of them have achieved this privilege. As evidence of it, there are a large number of international students admitted and enrolled at Century College. In order to be […]

A Sociological Look at Race and Incarceration

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Nafiza Hasan | Contributing Writer
When we look at the percentage of the global population that resides in the United States which is five percent, and the percentage of the globes incarcerated population in the United States that is twenty-five percent, any person can see that there is clearly an issue […]

The Importance of a Degree

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Angel Rangel Chavez | Contributing Writer
Why are the most important and relevant goals the hardest to achieve? These goals are harder because they take dedication to improve skills, patience to not give up in rough times, and self-discipline to achieve them. Otherwise, they may be very common in life and […]

Why Party-ism Is Wrong

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Angelica Chaudary | Contributing Writer
There are some issues that most people classify as the “impolite topics”, and if you want to keep a conversation without arguing, you better stay a considerable distance away from religion, sexuality, and politics.
There is a reason for this. Why politics? Every single individual will always […]

Hmong Traditions with Girls Need to Change

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Anna Xiong | Contributing Writer
Many people still believe in the Hmong traditional ways. A daughter must know skills such as cooking and cleaning the house to be considered as a perfect girl or ready to get married. Parents will find a man to marry their daughter even though the couple […]

My Life is Like a Sinking Ship

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Todd A. Schouweiler | Contributing Writer
My life has gone off course,
My life is like a ship at sea;
Drifting aimlessly without direction,
No guiding wind that would set the sails to a different speed.
I am sinking,
I am sinking,
My life has no purpose,
What have I to show?
I am sinking,
I am sinking,
What life I […]

A Decision from A Mother’s Heart

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Ybeth Jimenez | Contributing Writer
On Nov. 15, 2015, my life changed for the better. When I came to the United States, I was visiting my daughter because she was sick. I felt that something was behind that, but she did not want to tell me. She was in the United […]

Heroes with Weaknesses: Love Yourself

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Thuy (Kristy) Dong | Staff Writer
There are many inspirations in life, but where can we find them?
I am inspired by the little memory I had with my grandfather.
“Hey honey,” said my grandfather, “just put your hands up! I will give you the money to buy that painting as long as […]