Sunday, September 15, 2019

Opinion

Highly knowledgeable discussion leader makes latest Film Series showing fascinating

For the month of September, the JCCC Film Series projected Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 film “Modern Times.” The event was led by Mary Anne Matos, project...

Why surrendering your pet to a shelter is selfish and inhumane

This spring, one of my friends said something that greatly changed my opinion of her. We were talking about our families, catching up after...

It Chapter Two: Equal parts fun and failure

Grade: B “It Chapter Two” somehow managed to be both satisfyingly fun and dismally flawed.   The film takes place 27 years after the events of the first movie and after the...

Stuck between a rock and a hard place

Americans love to choose. Coke or Pepsi? Android or iPhone? Dogs or cats? Coffee or tea? Movies or TV shows? Democrat or Republican? Our obsession with polarization is fun when we’re...

Life Goes On

Alieu Jagne Managing Editor ajagne1@jccc.edu Change is an inevitable part of every person’s life. From something as small as altering your appearance to a massively metamorphic event, change affects...

Income inequality: The younger generation’s burden

Joseph Adams News Editor jadams68@jccc.edu Remember when people couldn’t stop cracking jokes about avocado toast? Yeah, me too. Although it’s something I would rather forget. The sentiment was that millennial's were...

Column: The truth about community college

Kaytlin Hill Editor-in-chief khill48@jccc.edu I remember questioning if community college was truly the best path for me in my freshman year. Now, I am about to finish...
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Campus Ledger employees look back at the past year

With the Spring semester coming to an end, a few Campus Ledger employees shared details about their experiences in the newsroom.  “I’m Kaytlin Hill. I am the...

Avengers: Endgame – A satisfying end to a saga

Daniel Moreira Managing editor dmoreir1@jccc.edu 11 years ago, Iron Man was released. Back then, no one could have possibly predicted that such a simple superhero movie would kickstart what...

Column: Fake news in outer space

Avery Gott Staff Reporter agott6@jccc.edu Every semester the astronomy department hosts Evening with the Stars, a lecture accompanied by a trip to the Paul Tebbe Observatory on campus....

Movie review: The scariest monsters are within Us

Jack McConathy  Producer jmcconat@jccc.edu Before 2017, Jordan Peele was a MADtv alum coming off the success of his comedic sketch show Key & Peele, which he co-created with frequent collaborator...

Column: Nicotine, harmful in any form

Joseph Adams News editor jadams68@jccc.edu "Smoking is a horrible habit." It is something that has been drilled into our heads for years. Yet, the day I turned 18 I went...

Lady Bird was an apt choice for 50th Anniversary Film Series showing

Samantha Joslin Features editor sjoslin1@jccc.edu The choice in film for Thursday’s 50th Anniversary Film series was an admiral one, and the post-movie discussion was similarly impressive. The college’s...

Column: The complicated ethics of algorithms

Joseph Adams News editor jadams68@jccc.edu The images that A.I. (artificial intelligence) evokes are usually killer robots from The Terminator movies destroying mankind. We are not there—yet. The dangerous robots that...

Review: Hozier brings optimism onto his sophomore album

Samantha Joslin Features editor sjoslin1@jccc.edu The second I heard the name of Hozier’s newest album, I was obsessed. Wasteland, Baby! is perfectly on brand for Hozier, who is no...
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