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Student Government Association Candidates Face Off in Debate

By Alexander Lewis April 10, 2018

By Alexander Lewis Head Social Media Editor The Student Life Office will be holding a debate where the College population can meet the candidates running for positions in the Student Government Association for the 2018-2019 school year in the College Center Corral restaurant on Thursday, April 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. According to flier for the elections, the SGA elections will take place in the College Center Lobby on April 18 and 19 from 10 a.m....

Philosophy Symposium Features Student Panel

By Harsh Godhani April 10, 2018

By Alexander Lewis & Harsh Godhani Head Social Media Editor and Staff Writer The MCC Philosophy program, with the help of the Philosophy Club, will host the first-ever Community Colleges of New Jersey Philosophy Symposium (CCNJPS), which will feature a student panel, “Discovering Philosophy” in the College Center Art Gallery or Room 334 on April 19 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. According to the official itinerary of the event, the panel will feature “It’s in the...

MCC Offers New Program for Sustainability Sciences

By quovadis April 10, 2018

By Kayla Lombardo Staff Writer MCC will be offering a new program for Sustainability Sciences in Fall of 2018. There are already two courses developed around environmental science at the college, according to the College’s website. According to the website, Parag Muley, of the Natural Sciences Department, said, “This field is a critical one for the planet.” The program will not officially start until the fall, but students are already taking a new course that the college...

Middlesex County College Celebrates Women Veterans

By Harsh Godhani March 27, 2018

By Alexander Lewis and Harsh Godhani Head Social Media Editor and Campus & Community Editor Veteran Services and the Student Life office co-host a documentary film, “Served Like A Girl,” in the College Center Corral Restaurant on March 19 at 11 a.m. for Women’s History Month. The film shows several female veterans compete in the annual Ms. Veteran America Competition, giving viewers their emotional backstories and a glimpse of the hardships that women in service face upon...

MCC Hosts First Ever Community Colleges of NJ Philosophy Symposium

By Harsh Godhani March 27, 2018

By Alexander Lewis and Harsh Godhani Head Social Media Editor and Campus & Community Editor The MCC Philosophy Program with the help of the Philosophy Club will be hosting “The Contagion of Ideas,” the first-ever Community Colleges of New Jersey Philosophy Symposium (CCNJPS),   at the Art Gallery and Black Box Theatre in the College Center on April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Philosophy Professor, Philosophy Club Adviser and moderator of the event, Giuseppe Rotolo, said,...

PTK Holds New Officer Interviews

By Alexander Lewis March 27, 2018

MCC’s Upsilon Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa held interviews for new officers in College Center on Monday, March 19 at 11 a.m.

MCC Attends CMA’s Spring National College Media Convention

By quovadis March 23, 2018

By Sergio Rivera Managing Editor

MCC Expands Service Learning Program

By Alexander Lewis March 23, 2018

By Alexander Lewis Head Social Media Editor The Service Learning Program will be expanding to more classrooms at MCC campuses over the course of this semester. Civic engagement and experiential learning coordinator of the career and transfer services department, Arianna Illa, said, “We started Service Learning in spring of last year [2017] and we started with a couple of classes, expanded to about four classes last semester and now running seven classes worth of Service Learning classes.”...

Ex-MCC Coach Admits to Sexually Assaulting Teens

By quovadis March 6, 2018

By Harsh Godhani Staff Writer Christopher Tarver (second from right), 46, of Jackson, a former Dunellen recreation director and former Middlesex County College men’s basketball coach, was recently convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage basketball player for two years and pleaded guilty to criminal charges involving two additional victims on Feb. 22. Tarver pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual conduct with the child, two counts of official misconduct and one...