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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Face-Palm: The Cringe-Worthy Embarrassing Stories of Century Students and Staff

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Sara Romanoski | Staff Writer
Serrena Werling | Illustrator
Schadenfreude – noun: satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else’s misfortune
While we all have them, only some of us are brave enough to share our most embarrassing moments with others. I talked with students and staff around Century to uncover some of the […]

Century Men’s Soccer Team: First Half of 2017 Season Recap

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Tony Harringer | Staff Writer
Christopher Juhn | Photographer
Coming off of a rough 2016-17 season, and their worst since 2013, Century College Men’s Soccer Team looked to start fresh and have a much better 2017-18 campaign. Winning just four of their 17 games last year, Century set much higher expectations for […]

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 […]