Dear Century College students,

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Dear Century College students,
It seems to me that a new atmosphere has come to our campus. Even though, the college had made public that its campus it has a welcoming environment to all students, a percentage of students feel afraid and unwelcome. For this atmosphere to change we must create […]

Issue of Elder Care Housing for LGBT

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Lyn Kamrath | Contributing Writer
Aging in the United States is challenging to say at least. It is estimated that a shortage of housing for the elderly, age 65 or older, will peak within the next five years. The subculture of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) population faces an even […]

Hope for Tomorrow: The Opioid Overdose Epidemic in Minnesota

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Jacquelyn Schlee | Contributing Writer
Opiate overdoses are not an uncommon occurrence in Minnesota. According to Brent Palm at 5 Eyewitness News, in October 2016, Anoka County saw six overdoses in the span of twelve hours; two resulted in deaths. The day before Anoka County’s overdoses, Jennie Lissarrague, also at 5 […]

The Value of Education Over Experience in Employment

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Thach Hoang Nguyen | Contributing Writer
Thanks to the development of educational systems, especially technological application in study place, education now has claimed its vital roles in all aspects ranging from science to humanity and society. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), application to tertiary education has increased […]

Maintaining Friendships While in College

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Tirzah Joy | Staff Writer
 
Drowning in homework, you, the diligent student, digs into the next essay before you.
“Gotta work, gotta work,” you’ll mumble to yourself.
A brief clear thought escapes, one line of thirty-four words constructing a sentence, then a vibration against your thigh breaks your concentration. The worry lines in […]

K-pop Appreciation: Celebrating and Exploring Korean Culture Through K-fest

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Thuy (Kristy) Dong | Staff Writer and Photographer
Tirzah Joy | Lead Creative Writer
Vladimir Cruz | Photographer
K-pop music, the genre of music originated from South Korea and has been one of the more celebrated music in recent years. K-pop music has proved to have an amazingly strong effect to not only […]

A Wall between Two Neighbors Can Never Stop Migration of Species

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Leonel Mejia | Contributing Writer
Monarch butterflies originates in the United States and they migrate south during the winter season to survive in the warmer weather in southern Mexico. This magnificent insect migrates, unaware of any type of border, by acting instinctively and naturally.
This insect has shown us that migration is […]

Invisible Dreamers: An Undocumented Student’s Story

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Michael Silva | Contributing Writer
Illegal. Wetback. Alien. Being called names is the bread I eat on a daily basis. A constant reminder from people that I do not belong here. I hide my overwhelming urge to scream, “I am undocumented, don’t call me ILLEGAL, I am just a human too.”

The Never-ending Story of Coming Out

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Nico Van Ostrand | Contributing Writer
Two friends, I had to tell in person. One was my then best friend, John. We’d done all the teenage shenanigans together, and I have an incredible amount of great memories with him. But I could also tell that we were outgrowing each other.

Student Opinion: Forced Marriage

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Samantha Moua| Contributing Writer
When hearing about forced marriages, many thoughts that come to mind. Such as why force someone to marry another person when they are not ready to settle down? Countries with high poverty rates have higher occurrences of forced marriages. Forced marriages do not only happen in those […]

Ho- Ho- Ho-ly Crap it’s Krampus

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Tom Folske| Staff Writer
Christmas is arguably the most magical holiday of the year. People come together to be with relatives, they spread the holiday joy, and the love of family and life can actually be felt in the air. More importantly there is real magic. During Christmas we let our […]