Author: Mike Pocza

Posted on: May 12, 2022 Posted by: Mike Pocza Comments: 0

MV prepares future nurses for field suffering from trauma, burnout

Photo by pxhere.com By Mike Pocza, JRN 111 Student For more than two years, nurses across the country have been living in survival mode. Burnout, anxiety and depression have won the battle over many of them, leading them to leave the profession and creating a vicious circle in which understaffing leads to increased burnout. “In talking with nurses and others on the health care team, I hear over and over,…

Posted on: May 5, 2022 Posted by: Mike Pocza Comments: 0

Cyclones baseball suffers crushing loss to South Suburban College

photo by mvcyclones.com Gilberto Hernandez takes a swing for the Cyclones By Mike Pocza, JRN 111 Student Entering their last game of the season, Moraine Valley baseball was hoping to get revenge against their most recent opponent, South Suburban College. It was an uphill battle for the Cyclones throughout the game, but they lost 15-6. From the first pitch, the South Suburban players were behind the backstop tracking the speed…

Posted on: April 8, 2022 Posted by: Mike Pocza Comments: 0

Cyclone baseball faces uphill battle with upcoming matchup against Kankakee CC

photo by mvcyclones.com Freshman Robby Warchol rounds the bases in an attempt to score a run By Mike Pocza, JRN 111 student After a rough weekend, the Cyclones baseball team will have to hold down its home field against Kankakee Community College on Wednesday. The Cyclones have a chance to shift their momentum in the right way this week with six games ahead of them. The last time they met Kankakee,…

Posted on: April 1, 2022 Posted by: Mike Pocza Comments: 0

Despite rough childhood, baseball player Bullock uses brother’s success as blueprint for motivation

Photo by mvcyclones.com Maximus Bullock prepares to play defense pre-pitch. By Mike Pocza, JRN 111 Student Maximus Bullock is the kind of person who will find time for others while trying to achieve his own goals. The speedy switch hitter makes it part of his daily routine to make time at Foster Park Elementary to set an example for young kids doubting their dreams. Growing up in the same rough…