Trepidations

Jonathan Pressley | Staff Writer

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For many, excitement is reigning high as the end of the semester quickly approaches dragging along with it graduation for those who have completed their course here at Century. For others, the title of this piece better suits their emotional state. Why? While many reasons where cited in an extensive poll, one reason stood out above all others – “I’m not sure I can handle the real world.”

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Crime Wave Strikes Century as Spring Finally Arrives

Drew Petersen | Staff Writer

As the days grow warmer, criminal activity seems to be on the rise with thefts being the dominating issue. More and more students seem to be falling victim to preventable crimes right here within Century’s own parking lots by forgetting one simple thing: Lock your doors! Even if you don’t think you have anything worth stealing, you might just come outside to find your entire car missing.

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Poetry Slam: A Slammin’ Good Time

Crystal Anderson | Staff Writer

Photo Taken by Crystal Anderson

Photo Taken by Crystal Anderson

This year, like past years, Century College hosted a poetry slam. A poetry slam is when either individual people or people on teams compete with poems. What usually occurs is one will start and read a poem, after that they will be scored. Then the next person or someone from an opposing team will read one of their poems and will also be scored. This continues until a winner is chosen.

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Farewell and Good Luck to the Graduating Senior Staff of TCT

Lanie Carter | Staff Writer

As the spring semester comes to a close, it’s time to say goodbye to several members of The Century Times senior staff.

Five beloved team members will be graduating at that end of this term, Matt Hoemke-Editor in Chief, Dena Urbano-Art Director, Jonathan Pressley-Layout Editor, Jennifer Billstrom- Co-Online Editor and Scot Stene-former Co-Online Editor.

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The Implementation of Success: How to Achieve at Century

Drew Petersen | Staff Writer

A community college like Century is a great choice for a brand new student who has just finished high school and wants to take the next step, for those who have been working in a dead end job for a few years, or for those who might have been away from the school scene for a few decades and want to come back. But how does one succeed?

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Shields Up! The Star Spangled Avenger Delivers Quite a Punch

Matthew Hoemke | Staff Writer

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier: A-

The Captain America sequel is easily the best of Marvel’s Phase II line so far. The film offers not only excellent action set pieces, but also real engaging drama as the stakes are raised against Cap and the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Making it Count: A Student Senate Retrospective

Guest Writer | Chris Johnson

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Death is going to happen. We’re all pretty much resigned to it. In fact, if death wasn’t coming, who knows what we’d do with our time. We don’t have that problem. We do however have the issue of what we are actually going to do with our time, since its finite nature makes it precious. For me, about a year and a half of that precious lifetime was spent as Century’s Student Senate Director of Legislation. No, I don’t know precisely what it means either. I mean, I pretty much know. If someone asks me if I actually mess with legislation, like political stuff, the best I conjure up is “erm, sometimes”.  I’ve worn a lot of hats in this line of work. Meeting-guy, PR Writer, Form Distributor, Impromptu Club Liaison, Knows-what’s-up-at-the-capital guy, etc… Accordingly, it’s complicated.

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A Look Back at Spider-Man

Matthew Hoemke | Staff Writer

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With a summer full of sequels, prequels and remakes We here at The Century Times thought we’d take readers on a journey back through various franchises to refresh audiences on their filmic origins.  Up first, and kicking the summer into full gear is The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  Let’s take a look back at the series shall we?

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The Art of Writing: And The Winners Are…

Drew Petersen | Staff Writer

Winner, Starkfield, by Debbie Johnson-Hill. Photo taken by Aisha Ali

Winner, Starkfield, by Debbie Johnson-Hill. Photo taken by Aisha Ali

The 2nd annual student art contest in the Writing Center came to an end with many great submissions. Students expressed themselves in various ways to help the Writing Center, showing off their talents in the process.

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