Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • On-campus Job Fair reaches out to all ages

    On-campus Job Fair reaches out to all ages

    By Lizz Vensas Collegiate Staff Writer Students and the general public swarmed the ATC building Wednesday, March 14, in hopes of finding a summer job or permanent employment to help pay off school bills piling up. “This is the seventh job fair hosted by GRCC,” said Megan Gendron, Intern through Student Employment Offices and event […]


  • No escape from FOX’s ‘Alcatraz’

    No escape from FOX’s ‘Alcatraz’

    By Dana Finkler Staff Writer FOX’s new hit show “Alcatraz” concluded its first season on Monday, answering many questions, but left viewers begging for more. In the opening sequence to the show, FBI Agent Emerson Hauser, played by Sam Neil (also known for Jurassic Park) says, “On March 21st, 1963 Alcatraz officially closed. All the […]


  • Opposing Viewpoints: Are teachers justified in monitoring attendance? No–

    Opposing Viewpoints: Are teachers justified in monitoring attendance? No–

    College is generally an institution intended for the higher education of adults. To be an adult in our society, it is necessary to hold a sense of responsibility for oneself. This includes the responsibility of being present and on time for any scheduled commitment, such as class. However, Grand Rapids Community College feels it is […]


  • Opposing Viewpoints: Are teachers justified in monitoring attendance? Yes–

    Opposing Viewpoints: Are teachers justified in monitoring attendance? Yes–

    It is ultimately up to the individual student to decide on whether or not they will go to class, but there should be consequences for not doing so. I am not claiming that every student needs perfect attendance, but the school has a responsibility to enforce an attendance policy, and when considered in a logical […]


  • Got Brains?  Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

    Got Brains? Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

    By Olivia Tatreau Staff Writer Throughout the years the dark, heights, germs, small spaces have created phobias.  There are even unusual fears such as Anatidaephobia, which is the fear that somewhere a duck is watching you. But one of the more wide spread fears is the fear that some sort of apocalypse will destroy mankind.  […]


  • Editorial: Being introduced to jobs is what GRCC should be about

    Editorial: Being introduced to jobs is what GRCC should be about

    Twice a year, 35 companies offering around five hundred jobs descend upon GRCC. Twice a year for a school that is home to well over ten thousand future workers. As a two-year institution that is home to many different programs and degrees, Grand Rapids Community College needs to do more for its students and their […]


  • Nothing but memories, nothing but dreams

    Nothing but memories, nothing but dreams

    By Tabitha Colburn Guest Writer She’s on the floor. I tell her I have to use the rest room, and that I can’t wait anymore. I nudge her, still begging. I turn around and grab the corded phone hanging on the wall. The number is so well ingrained into my memory. Dad answers his cell […]