Is it good to be a Dental Assistant?

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Pramila Thapa | Contributing Writer
According to Guinness World Records 2002 AD, “the most valuable tooth belonged to Sir Isaac Newton. In 1816 AD one of his teeth was sold in London for $3,633, or in today’s terms $35,700. The tooth was set in a ring.” Teeth! We see them every […]

Century’s Study Abroad Future

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Jada Johnsn | Staff Writer
Studying abroad is starting to become one of the staples of attending a college or university in America. Whether just to travel to a new place to share in some fun with classmates or to learn more about the world one culture at a time, studying […]

Century College Theater Performs Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Tanita Cronk| Creative Writing Coordinator
On Nov. 5 at 2 p.m., the Century College Theater put on a Sunday matinee performance of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” as adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, in the Century College Auditorium. The audience was full of students, staff, and community members. The lighting was dark, […]

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 […]

The Difference in Grammar Rules

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Susmita Kunwor | Contributing Writer
According to a quote found at brainyquote.com, Jeffrey Gitomer says, “Your grammar is a reflection of your image. Good or bad, you have made an impression. And like all impressions, you are in total control.” When you know most of the grammar rules, you are in […]

I Human

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L’Tya Jones | Contributing Writer
“What are you?” It is a simple, yet extremely heavy, annoying, and burdensome question. When I was about seven years old, I still had the wonderful childlike ignorance of not seeing color. My classmates stood around me wide eyed, prodding me for information about my background.
I […]

Diversity in Minnesota: An Opportunity for Understanding

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Marie Lattner | Contributing Writer
I remember the evening being terribly cold and windy – a typical Minnesotan winter – when I had the chance to visit the University of Northwestern in St. Paul to hear their first cohort of nursing students share their cross-cultural experiences. Seated on a comfortable chair […]

Wood Duck Awards 2015 – 2016

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Ha Dong | Staff Writer
All Images by Ha Dong
On April 18, the Student Life hosted the Wood Duck Award to honor advisors, students, clubs, and programs that contribute to the vibrant community of Century College.  Besides some annual awards such as Outstanding Student Organization, Student Leader of the Year, or Wood Duck Spirit Award, for the […]

Online Survey to Determine Number of Students in Need

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An Garagiola | Editor in Chief
New research shows that 1 in 2 undergraduates are struggling.
A survey of 10 community colleges from across the country by the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, in conjunction with Single Stop and the Healthy Minds Study finds that 52 percent of community college students are experiencing some […]