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 […]

Century College to Host Award-Winning Author Lesley Nneka Arimah

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Greg Walters | Staff Writer
On Wednesday, Oct. 25, celebrated author Lesley Nneka Arimah will visit Century College to introduce her brilliant compilation of short stories, “What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky.” This book has been selected for some English Comp I classes that are in session […]

Century Fall Play 2017: Jekyll and Hyde

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Jay Johnson| Staff Writer and Photographer
Serenna Svanoe-Werling | Staff Writer
Christopher Juhn | Photographer
This year’s fall play here at Century College has a title many will recognize. “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” a stage adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” will be showing […]

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 […]

The Music of “Hair!” the Musical

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Mariah Sletten | Staff Writer
Ramon Varela | Photographer
“Musicals are, in a way, not reflective of real life,” says Shirley Mier, the music director for Century’s upcoming production of “Hair!” “You’re not going to be walking down the street and just burst into song,” but there’s another facet of reality to […]

The Production Behind “Hair!” the Musical

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Mariah Sletten | Staff Writer
Tanita Cronk | Staff Writer
Ramon Varela | Photographer
Before you see a play on opening night, the cast and crew worked long and hard to put it together. “It’s a lot of commitmnet,” Says Mckenzie Lang, a Music Edutacation Majoring acting in “Hair!” Rehearsals for “Hair!” started […]

The Background of “Hair!” the Musical Explained

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Mariah Sletten | Staff Writer
Ramon Varela | Photographer
“‘Hair!’ is a very socially conscious play,” says Paul Aberasturi, director of Century’s production of “Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical.” “It’s fun, it’s funny, it’s risque at times, but it’s very passionate; it’s very heartfelt.”
Shirley Mier, who is directing music for […]

VCT Work on Big Upcoming Projects

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Vladimir Cruz | Editor-in-Chief
Mike Eddy, an Apple Certified FCPX Instructor, has been leading various projects surrounding the Visual Communications Technologies in Century. He has been teaching VCT for 10 years and counting.
Eddy reveals that three different classes are taking on three different projects.
One is making a public service announcement for […]

A Poem of the Seasons: The Warmth of Summer Memories

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Todd A. Schouweiler | Contributing Writer
There are long days and warm days during the summer’s might,
While the sun shares all of its blinding bright light,
The short summer months are when nature is bountiful;
Though, humans make time to make memories that are wonderful.
There is laughter,
There is joy,
There are sights to behold,
Now […]

Cosmetology Department Branches Out with the Community

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Tanita Cronk | Staff Writer
Ramon Varela | Photographer
For over 20 years, the cosmetology department at Century College has been helping students learn how to achieve success and become great cosmetologists. But that is not all they do.
Student and Cosmetology Major Sam Vinson says, “Cosmetology is an interesting program, because the […]

Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing

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Christine Joy Del Puerto | Contributing Writer
According to the book, 212 – the Extra Degree, the author, S.L. Parker, says that “at 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train.” Just imagine that more […]

The Niche Gallery

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Sarah Knieff | Staff Writer
Interested in the Fine Arts? Ever wondered if there were more people on campus with the same passion as you? Well look no further. Here on campus at Century College is an art showing space called The Niche Gallery. The Niche Gallery is located on the […]