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By Tim Kaiser, Editor-in-Chief | Unless you have been living without any form of media for the last month, you are well aware that today is the midterm election. There is no doubt that the midterms are not as compelling for most of the population as a presidential race, but this one could flip control…

Election shakes up Board of Trustees

By Tim Kaiser, Editor-in-Chief The SCC Board of Trustees has one new member thanks to the election on April 8. Pamela Cilek ousted incumbent Robert Proost, while racking up the most votes of any candidate. William Lohmar retained his seat by finishing in second. Cilek, who received 33 percent of the vote, is a retired…

SCC Campus proves to be a safe haven

By Mike Dyer, Staff Writer Although she has been found safe, SCC nursing student Bahia Bisharat’s disappearance from the LU/SCC Allied Nursing and Health Center campus has raised security concerns. While security at the satellite campus is the responsibility of Lindenwood University, it would be easy to wonder just how safe both students and faculty…

Missing Student Found

By Tim Kaiser, Editor-in-Chief SCC student Bahia Bisharat, who has been missing for nearly a month made contact with the authorities over the weekend. The St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that Bisharat left on her own after a internet video call with the Cyber Crime Unit.  They do not know her exact location, but…

SCC student missing

By Christopher Null, Staff Editor   19-year-old SCC student Bahia Bisharat has been missing since March 19. She was last seen at the LU/SCC Center for Nursing and Allied Health Sciences building in Dardenne Prairie before class. Her car was discovered unlocked that day on campus in the parking lot by her mother.  Lt. David Tiefenbrunn of the St. Charles County…

Student housing not yet coming to SCC

By David Demarco, Editor During the fall semester, SCC hired the firm Brailsford & Dunlavey to conduct a study about the possibility of a student housing project here on campus. After receiving the results, it was decided that the college would hold off on the possibility of student housing and revisit the subject at a…

Ukraine Crimea region a potential powder keg

By Scott Theis, Managing Editor The Ukraine is the newest country that may cause a US-Russia showdown. Since the beginning of the year, Ukraine has ousted former pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovich after deadly protests with the death toll reaching roughly 75. After the revolt, Yanukovich was replaced by new Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. The majority…

SCC photography students present exhibition at local gallery

By Erin Petty, Contributor Hard work has paid off for the St. Charles Community College’s advanced digital photography students whom have had the unique opportunity to put together a collection of images in an exclusive photo exhibition that runs from February 24 to March 22 at the St. Charles County Arts Council’s Lillian Yahn Gallery…

February: Month of ‘Same Love’

By Scott Theis, Managing Editor Same-sex marriage and gay rights have been the topic of much debate since 1996 when the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) became law. Over the course of the last year, DOMA was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. The result was that the Federal Government would have to recognize same-sex…

Obama apologizes, HealthCare.gov still a mess

By Scott Theis, Managing Editor “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan,” President Barack Obama states while selling the Affordable Care Act to the American people. Unfortunately, this turned out to be a completely false statement. This has only further stoked the fires of a Republican party bent…