Breaking Ground: STEM Goes State-Of-The-Art

Sep 23, 2014 No Comments by and

Walking through the construction site of the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math building, it is hard to imagine anything other than the piles of dirt and giant yellow construction vehicles that currently occupy the space. “The level where we currently stand will be the second floor,” said project manager Jim Watkins. The new building […]

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Enrollment: Learning from the Numbers

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Taking the good with the bad  can be a challenge. This is certainly the case as Clark College confronts the many facets of lower enrollment this year. As of Sept. 11, the number of full-time students was down by 4 percent. Tim Cook, Vice President of Instruction, explained in the short term this affects which […]

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Proposed Rec Center: Student Vote Nears

Sep 23, 2014 No Comments by and

Its evening and former Clark student Levi Gellatly just dropped by the O’Connell Sports Center gym to play pickup basketball with some friends. They’d checked the schedule to make sure they wouldn’t interfere with any intramurals or classes. After 20 minutes the basketball team interrupts their game. “Hey we’re having practice; you guys need to […]

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Romanian-Born Spanish Instructor Triumphs

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Niculescu finds values, hard work pave way to successes *** This piece by was taken from Alexis Nelson’s English 121 class last spring and edited with the permission of the author by The Indy’s copy editor Tim Roduner. *** In the summer of 1991, Cristina Niculescu and her little sister Anca, aged 10 and 7, […]

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Inside Indy: Letter from the Editor

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As I enter my second quarter as Editor-in-Chief, and second year working on The Independent, I can’t help but notice the growth that this organization has been through. Last year was a year of change and a great learning experience. This year we are dedicated to improving the quality of our content and pushing the […]

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