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Posted on: May 14, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Column: Let’s entertain the idea of higher pay for writers

Graphic by James Landgraf You may not be able to watch TV in the same way ever again. In recent weeks, members of the Writers Guild of America have gone on strike to protest the inadequate pay many screenwriters receive. “Saturday Night Live” cut its season short, The Tony Awards may not be televised in favor of a private award ceremony, and television everywhere is grinding to a halt. “I…

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Counselors at Moraine ‘will not give up on’ meeting LGBTQIA+ needs

Graphic by Emily Stephens By Nick Stulga, Editor-in-Chief “We see you and we are here for you; we will not give up on you and your rights.” That’s the last line of a letter Moraine’s Gender and Sexuality Progress (GASP!) club received on May 9–43 days after club members met with Moraine’s president and key administrators to discuss their concerns regarding the LGBTQIA+ community at the college. The letter–which was…

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Spring Fest brings a day of fun before finals week stress

Photos by Aidan McGuire By Aidan McGuire, News Editor Students filtered out of classes to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather, gathered under trees near the Shakespeare Garden, and tried their hand at a riding a mechanical shark on Wednesday during Moraine’s annual Spring Fest. The event was held outside near the Gateway and featured free food and snow cones, a climbing wall, and even Zumba classes presented by the FitRec.…

Posted on: May 13, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Is there still value in a college education?

Graphic by James Landgraf By Jackson Edwards, Photo Editor To get or not to get a college degree? That is the question for a growing number of young adults. As we step further from the pandemic, school systems and the workforce are continuously evolving, changing the way people see the value of a college education. During the pandemic, colleges saw a rapid decrease in student enrollment, and many colleges have…

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Ash Hermosillo closes chapter on her time as Moraine librarian

By Niki Kowal, Arts & Entertainment Editor If someone wrote a book this semester on the Dr. Sylvia M. Jenkins Library, the first page would feature librarian Ash Hermosillo in action. Whether she’s getting body parts for anatomy students to study or grabbing podcast equipment, Hermosillo is one of the first–and brightest–characters library patrons will meet.  For the past two years, the 20-year-old Moraine Valley student has sat at the front…

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Your Take…on TikTok’s influence on music

Hosted by Juan Carbajal, Opinion Editor; Produced by Aidan McGuire, News Editor TikTok serves as a major boost for small artists to become widely known, but at what cost? This week, Juan Carbajai walks through Moraine’s Spring Fest to get Your Take on TikTok’s influence on music.

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Ripple effect from mass shootings causes some students to question career choice

Graphic by Emily Stephens By Abigail Niedospial, JRN-111 Student Justin Perez is eager to become a teacher, but in the back of his mind, he is plagued with concerns of school shootings, and he admits they have made him question his career choice at times. “I think it has made me second guess it because it’s scary never to know if there will be another shooting again,” said Perez, who…