Posted on: May 16, 2024 Posted by: Jermaine Logan Comments: 0

Moraine Food Pantry eyes expansion next fall

Graphic by James Landgraf, former Graphic Design Intern By Jermaine Logan, Staff Writer and Photographer Did you know that next semester, there will be significant expansions to our food pantry right here in Moraine? Our food pantry serves as a vital resource for all students, ensuring that nobody on campus has to worry about going hungry. Whether you’re facing temporary financial difficulties or simply need a quick snack between classes,…

Posted on: May 16, 2024 Posted by: Marcus Collins Comments: 0

Reflection on the 30th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s passing

Photos of Kurt Cobain from Getty Images Friday, April 5, 2024, marked 30 years since the suicide of Kurt Cobain. The world of music and fans across the globe of Nirvana lost one of the most influential people of their generation. Kurt Cobain, lead singer and guitarist died in his home in Seattle, Washington. The cause of death was revealed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Three days later his…

Posted on: May 9, 2024 Posted by: Jermaine Logan Comments: 0

Health Fair highlights wealth of resources for various addictions

Photo by Jermaine Logan, Staff writer and Photographer By Jermaine Logan, Staff Writer Recently Moraine Valley hosted an Alcohol and Drug Health Fair courtesy of The Addiction Studies program. The event delved into a myriad of crucial topics, spanning from rehabilitation strategies to facilitating access to mental health therapists tailored specifically for the well-being of our students. Reflecting on the affair, I can’t help but wish for a deeper understanding…

Posted on: May 9, 2024 Posted by: Stefanie DaCosta Comments: 0

Congratulations to the Class of 2024 from Student Trustee, Stefanie DaCosta

Photo courtesy of the Moraine Valley Marketing Department Dear Fellow students,  As finals week approaches and the cloud of anticipation, nervousness, and excitement hoovers above us, I want to remind you to stop, take a deep breath, and reflect on the past 15 weeks. We have made it through tough exams, daunting assignments, and countless lectures. We laughed, cried, and everything in between to get to the point we are…

Posted on: May 9, 2024 Posted by: Amanda Barrios Comments: 0

Scholarship deadline approaching fast!

Graphic by Gabriella Pawlikowska, Graphic Design Intern By Amanda Barrios, News Editor Trying to figure out how to pay for college can cause more stress than a student (or parent) needs during their education journey. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can alleviate some of that stress by providing financial aid to college students regardless of their income. By completing the FAFSA, students are considered for federal, state,…

Posted on: April 29, 2024 Posted by: Zuzanna Fudala Comments: 0

Battle of the Bands raises the U building roof after five years

Photo by Marcus Collins, Staff Photographer By Zuzana Fudala, Staff A & E Writer Friday,  April 19 saw the return of an event that has not been held since before COVID upended life as we know it. Tritones hosted Moraine’s  Battle of the Bands, something that this writer has looked forward to since I started to attend Moraine Valley. There have been plenty of events on campus that I’ve attended…

Posted on: April 29, 2024 Posted by: Stefanie DaCosta Comments: 0

Student Trustee, Stefanie DaCosta, embarks on new term

Photo courtesy of Moraine Marketing Department My name is Stefanie DaCosta, I am a nursing student at Moraine Valley Community College, and will be finishing my first year in a few more weeks. I earned an Associate degree in liberal arts from Moraine Valley in 2019. Last year, I decided to return to Moraine to embark on a new endeavor. Prior to my decision to return to further my education,…

Posted on: April 8, 2024 Posted by: Jermaine Logan Comments: 0

MSA celebrates Iftar dinner with record attendance

By Jermaine Logan, Staff Writer and Photographer Moraine Valley’s Muslim Student Alliance (MSA) recently made waves on campus by hosting an unforgettable Iftar event, drawing in over 100 students, and setting a new attendance record for the club. The evening was not only a celebration of unity and community but also served as a platform to raise awareness and support for various causes close to the hearts of the MSA…