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Holocaust Survivor “Erwin Ganz” Visits MCC

By quovadis April 11, 2018

By Claudia Ugbana Staff Writer Holocaust and Human Rights Center at MCC will be hosting “Enduring Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany and Thriving in America: A Story of Survival and Immigration,” event in the Parkview Room located in West Hall on April 12 at 2 p.m. According to the flier for the event, Holocaust survivor Erwin Ganz will present his story of growing up in Nazi Germany during the rise of antisemitism and witnessing the violence and destruction...

Kogaracon Features Voice Actors From Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokemon

By quovadis April 11, 2018

Alexander Lewis, Jasmine Montes and Harsh Godhani Head Social Media Editor and Staff Writers The Index will host the Kogaracon anime convention in the College Center April 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kogaracon event organizer, Jaren Haskins, said the event will be free, family-friendly and open to the public, like last year’s Kogaracon and Kogarafest. The dress code for the convention is family-friendly: cloth must extend at least one inch above the nipple and below/to...

MCC Counseling Services Department Hosts Relaxation and Meditation Workshop

By quovadis March 29, 2018

By Claire Lacy Lifestyle & Culture Editor MCC Counseling Services Department will be hosting a relaxation and meditation workshop in Edison Hall, room 100 on Monday, April 2 at 11 a.m. “Students will develop an understanding of the impact of the stress response and practice effective coping skills for reducing stress” the MCC Department of Counseling Services webpage describes the “Relaxation & Meditation” workshop. According to Dena Nunez, Counseling Services assistant at MCC, Jason Holmwood, a counselor at MCC, will be facilitating the workshop. For any questions about the upcoming “Relaxation...

Taubenslag’s Theater Camp Helps Theater Enthusiasts

By quovadis March 23, 2018

By Kayla Lombardo Staff Writer Taubenslag’s Theater camp at MCC is being held in the Performing Arts Center’s Main Stage and begins on June 25 and ends Aug. 17. According to Taubenslag’s website, it is intended for children entering 1st grade up to 16 years old. Children will be learning about the different aspects of musical theater while building their self-esteem and confidence through different activities, such as swimming, scavenger hunts, relay races and much more. You...

Edison Hosts New Jersey Gem and Mineral Exhibition

By quovadis March 23, 2018

By Kayla Lombardo Staff Writer The 2018 NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show will be opened at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center in Edison on April 4 to 8 from Wednesday through Friday from Noon to 9 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. According to the expo’s website, this is an annual event which has 15 to 25 collectors that fill 50 wall cases with different specimens. There...

Edison Township Public Library Blood Drive

By quovadis March 8, 2018

By Jasmine Montes Staff Writer The Edison Township Public Library held a Red Cross blood drive at the North Edison Branch Library on Tuesday, March 6 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. The donations took about an hour, so it was suggested to book your appointment in advance. If the donor was healthy and eligible, they could donate. If the donor did not know if they were eligible, they could find out at the library.

Bollywood Night at Perle Club in New Brunswick

By quovadis March 8, 2018

By Bridget Quimby Staff Writer N’ Lightz Production hosted a Bollywood Night with an afterdark neon glow theme at Perle Night Club & Lounge in New Brunswick on Saturday, March 3 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. DJ Harry played Bollywood favorites all night long to dance along to. Guests could wear any formal clothing they liked but were urged to prepare themselves with white or neon clothes to glow through the night, according to the Event...

Redhawk Native American Arts Council Celebrates Native American Festival

By quovadis March 8, 2018

By Cierra Talavera Staff Writer Redhawk Native American Arts Council will be holding their annual Raritan Native American Celebration and Pow Wow event at the Middlesex County Fairgrounds in East Brunswick on June 2 and June 3. According to their online flyer, every year, the Redhawk Native American Arts Council holds a family-friendly festival with more than 500 Native American artists, performers and educators from across the United States. They all demonstrate the traditional Native American song,...

Lash Lab Hosts Haute Affair for Female Entrepereneurs

By quovadis March 8, 2018

By Cierra Talavera Staff Writer Lash Lab will be holding their Haute Affair: Shop and Sip Event at the Pure Event Center on Wednesday, May 9 from 7-10 p.m. in South Amboy. According to a flyer on the Lash Lab’s Facebook page, the main goal of this event is to bring together women from the tristate area who are creative entrepreneurs in thefashion, beauty and lifestyle industry. Tiana Rivera, the owner of Lash Lab, said, “ Our...

MCC Hosts “Wine and Design”

By quovadis March 8, 2018

By Claudia Ugbana Staff Writer County College will be hosting a “Wine and Design” event in Cafeteria C in College Center to celebrate Women’s History Month on March 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Student Life Coordinator, Mary Tutalo, said the event will be coordinated with Jennie O’Hara, who is an entrepreneur certified in personal training from MCC. Tutalo said details on the event, such as costs are yet to be determined, but it will most likely...