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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nuclear Proliferation and North Korea: What You Should Know

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Aaron Tweden | Staff Writer
Right now, North Korea is one of the hottest flash points in the news. North Korea is half a world away from the United States, but with all the threats and namecalling between the U.S. President and Kim Jong Un, North Korea doesn’t seem so far […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]