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 […]

Making Choices can Narrate Your Story

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Christine Joy Del Puerto | Contributing Writer
According to Helen Mirren, “You write your life story by the choices you make. You never know if they have been a mistake. Those moments of decision are difficult.” I have agreed to Helen Mirren’s quote of how our choices could have affected our […]

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 […]

Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience

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Fatma Al Madan | Contributing Writer
Neuroscience refers to the study of the brain and the nervous system. The brain enables human beings to adapt to different things or conditions. Students who carry out the study of the brain understand the fundamental role of science in the society, and help explain […]

Why I Chose Century College Over the University of Minnesota Duluth

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Susmita Kunwor | Contributing Writer
According to Denis Waitley, “You are responsible for the eventual outcome of your life. You have been given the greatest power in the world – the power to choose.” If you make a decision related to your life, you are in charge of the end result. […]

Century Baseball’s Trip to Florida Tournament

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Tony Harringer | Staff Writer
Every year over spring break, the city of Winter Haven, FL holds the RussMatt Baseball Central Florida Invitational. Over 200 schools from all divisions in college baseball across the country come together and compete. The Century College Wood Ducks were amongst those invited to the tournament […]

Black America Still in Chains a Modern-Day Stigma Awakening

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Rosalind Jordan | Contributing Writer
In Beyoncé’s video Lemonade, she illustrates the African American roots in order to give empowerment, clarity, and understanding to the present-day society.  Lemonade acknowledges the history of African American ancestors that identifies with our presence in this video.  Lemonade represents African American lives as a vivid […]

Century College Chamber Orchestra Concert is a Success

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Blake Radke | Contributing Writer
 
Maestro Elliot Wilcox conducted a concert that was highly entertaining, warm, and exciting. The Century College Chamber Orchestra displayed a high level of sensitivity, and technical deftness. On Saturday, March 4, they performed a selection of works by Johannes Brahms, J.S. Bach, and Franz Schubert.
The highlight […]