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Volume 60, Issue 6

Thursday Nov 17, 2011

Backpack, backpack

Twana Pinskey Editor-in-Chief

Beliveau explained their store has not Your backpack may experienced theft of student property while not have a talking students are in the map like Dora the Explorer’s, unless you store. have an iPod in it. “The campus bookstore does not According to www. advise students leave collegestudentsafety valuables such as .com, items such as textbooks, cell phones cell phone, laptops or and i-pods are stolen wallets unattended,” from back packs left replied Beliveau. She offered that students unattended.

can carry baskets provided by the store for shopping and safe keeping of valuables while shopping.

the back pack closed the store has the and carry it with them capability to add at all times. notes in the computer system to assist The hfcc web site bookstore staff in explained books identification of stolen The college visible sticking out books that may be bookstore web of book bags in the site at Henry Ford library, open on food returned for money. Community College court tables, lying on She suggests students (collegestore .hfcc.) backseats of cars and place an indentifying suggests that if sitting on the floors are mark specific to their students store their easy targets for theft. text books (I/E: a smiley faces on page books in their back Beliveay explained 10 of each of your pack, they should keep

text books.)This means that if a thief were to try and sell a stolen textbook to the Bookstore, they would be unable to do so. If a student should find themselves the victim of theft, they should immediately notify Campus Patrol at: (810)989-5757 and the Bookstore at: (810)989-5725.

The reason given is that textbooks can be quickly converted into cash, especially at the end of a semester when returned books can be easily converted to their current cash value. Unlike most stolen property, which is converted to a cash value much less than actual value, the web site said textbooks can be taken back to a college bookstore for a full refund under certain circumstances. According to the SC4 campus bookstore manager, Amanda Beliveau, shelving units are provided for students to store personal items while in store shopping on campus.

Open backpacks such as this one are easy targets for property theft. Photo Credit: Twana Pinskey

These items were discovered next to an open window on Nov 15. Photo Credit: Twana Pinskey

Planes, trains and the Blue Water Transit? Meghan Grady Staff Writer

expanded service hours that better accommodate work The 2011 fiscal year schedules. These has been tremendous new service hours for the Blue Water include evening Area Transit. service Mondays Serving the City thru Thursdays until of Port Huron, 11:00 p.m., late night Marysville and Fort weekend service Gratiot Township, Friday and Saturdays not only have they until 3 a.m., weekday celebrated their 35 morning service year anniversary this starting as early as past September, but 5:15 a.m. on demand according to the News Advisory for the BWAT, the transit’s ridership activity has jumped 43% from 2007, with an 11% increase for just this year alone. One obvious cause of this increase is the drooping local economy and the constant increase in gas prices. The transit system has even helped promote the annual National Dump the Pump day where for some, only public transit systems will be used. Another cause is the transit’s systems

and even offers diala-ride service in Fort Gratiot, Burtchville and Port Huron Township. According to American Public Transportation Association, this replacement of self-driven vehicles is saving riders a significant $819 a month. The American

Public Transportation Association’s President, William Millar, states that investing more in public transportation will better prepare them for the larger demand now, and what will occur when the recession ends. For instance, the federal State of Good Repair Program awarded

BWAT a $6.86 million grant for a proposed transit hub. It was also among 300 competitive discretionary grants totaling more than $900 million to rebuild and renovate America’s transit infrastructure. Specifically, $46.7 million was awarded to Michigan transit agencies.

Photo by: Evan McCausland from flickr

According to FTA, these grants will “put people to work by building needed transit facilities and by putting more cleanfuel buses on the road.” This providing many economic favorable changes is a start in the right direction that many residents have been patiently longing for.


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ESG Editorial Staff

Editor-in-Chief Twana Pinskey Production Editor Zack Penzien


Photos by: Liz Whittemore Photo Editor

Production Editor


Copy Editor Danielle Kennedy Web Master Clay Kimball Photo Editor Liz Whittemore Sports Editor Christian McGeachy Adviser John Lusk ESG Contact Info: Email: eriesquaregazette@ Address: 323 Erie St Port Huron MI 48060 Editor’s Note: All views expressed in editorials and columns contained within the ESG are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ESG or any of its advertisers. We welcome feedback!

John Lusk

Zack Penzien

Twana Pinskey

John Lusk is in his twenty-sixth year of teaching at SC4, and has been Zack Penzien is the production editor at the ESG. He is an artist, and reading newspapers since he could. In sometimes a writer, in his spare time. his fifteenth year as adviser to the Erie Square Gazette, Lusk hopes to continue He also runs a gamma world D&D working with the best students on game, which he likes to do a bunch. He is also a big fan of the Stouffer’s campus for a few more years. Mac and cheese that he was eating while he wrote this.

Copy Editor Danielle Kennedy A returning SC4 alumnus, Danielle Kennedy is the current Copy Editor for the Erie Square Gazette. Kennedy graduated with a degree in Communications Media back in 2009 and has returned to SC4 to pursue a degree in the field of corrections. Interests include: reading, writing, and the game.

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Sports Editor

Christian McGeachy

Twana Pinskey is a journalism major and current Editor-in-Chief of the Erie Square Gazette. An accomplished photographer, her images have appeared in “Patterns” magazine three times. She is a NCSL (National Certified Student Leader), an on-air talent at 91.3 FM WSGR, and a member of Phi Theta Kappa-Lambda Mu Honors Society. Pinskey is a part-time broadcast journalist for WPHM AM 1380 at Radio First here in Port Huron. After completing her education, she plans to pursue freelance work as a photo journalist.


Christian McGeachy is a sophomore at St. Clair County Community College. McGeachy plans to transfer to Central Michigan University and major in Broadcasting and Cinematic Arts. His hometown is Marine City and he is the current sports editor for Erie Square Gazette.

Clay Kimball Clay Kimball, 17, is a dual enrollment student and the webmaster for the Erie Square Gazette. Kimball currently attends Port Huron Northern High School, but spends most of his school days working towards an associate’s degree in Engineering Transfer and Physics.

ESG round-up Danielle Kennedy Copy Editor

field of journalism is not required for one to sign up. Do you dream of “Anybody may fame and all of the enroll. We work fortunes that come with anybody. Some with it? students have found Well, we can’t help it’s not quite the you there. But we writing they would can put your name like to do, and that’s down in print. okay. Other students If you are an have found that it’s enrolled student at challenging, but SC4, then you are they’ve got a new able to sign up for trick in their bag of the college’s student writing tricks. We newspaper, the Erie hope to give them Square Gazette. the experience that Experience in the they’re looking for,”

said John Lusk, Communications and English professor, and advisor to the ESG for 15 years. The ESG meets every Thursday at 2 p.m. in room 123 of the Main Building. Students interested in scoping out the paper are welcome to attend, and even pick up an assignment if they so choose. “Students who like to write might want

to experience news writing because it’s a different kind of writing. It’s a good tool to have in one’s tool box as a writer,” said Lusk. The ESG is always looking for new writers, and to cover events that appeal to the student body, such as sports. Christina Stoutenburg found her way to the ESG through her interest in broadcasting. “I’ve really

enjoyed it. At first I took it because I wanted to do the broadcasting stuff, but I tried journalism and I really like it more than I thought I was going to,” said Stoutenburg. “I think the Erie Square Gazette is a great opportunity for prospective journalism majors to cut their teeth in the field of journalism. There have been times our student’s work has beat local

newspapers to press with an article and I find that very exciting,” said current ESG Editorin-Chief, Twana Pinskey. So if you’re looking for serious experience in the journalism field, or just want to try something new, drop on by the ESG. In the words of Stoutenburg, “Just try it. What’s the worst that could happen?”


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ESG Writing Staff

Brandy Standefer Staff Writer Brandy N. Standefer was born and spent the early part of her childhood in Texas, before moving to Port Huron and graduating from Port Huron High School in 2002 . Standefer enrolled at SC4, and after debating many options, finally decided on pursuing a career in Broadcasting Journalism. She is currently a sophomore. Ideally, Standefer would like to find a job that involves writing, music and traveling.

Christina Stoutenburg Staff Writer Christina Stoutenburg, 21, is a resident of Smiths Creek and a staff writer for the Erie Square Gazette. Stoutenburg is currently unsure about her major, but has an interest in TV broadcasting.

Jessica Jack Staff Writer Jessica Jack, a Memphis High School graduate of 2009, has been working at the Erie Square Gazette for three semesters now and enjoys writing. She is on her third year of college here at SC4 and is studying to be an English major. In her spare time Jack enjoys reading and loves to spend time with her fiancé, family and friends. Although Jack is studying to be an English major, she is still not sure where she wants to do with her life once she graduates.

Meghan Grady Staff Writer Meghan Grady is a nursing focused SC4 student. Grady grew up in Grosse Pointe near Detroit and currently dually resides in Grosse Pointe and Marysville. She currently works in the medical profession for a family practice in Clinton Township. Special interests include: freelance graphic art, photography, ballroom dancing, any outside activity including softball, tennis, swimming, and movies. Grady is currently striving for a freelance position as an un-official food critique to any restaurant that will have her.

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Gregory Lane Staff Writer Gregory Lane spent his early years in Marysville, and moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona, at the age of 12, he returned to Michigan in 2007. Lane currently has both an associate’s in Management and an associate’s in Marketing through SC4, and is currently pursuing an associate’s in General Business. He is also attending Walsh College, hoping to attain a BBA with a Management major. Lane is the current president of the Lambda Mu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. He hopes to pursue a career in marketing.�

Alyssha Ginzel Guest Columnist Alyssha N. Ginzel spent her childhood years in Emmett, MI, eventually attending Yale High School. Upon graduating twenty-first in her class, she enrolled at SC4 and began focusing on English, social science, and psychology courses in hopes of pursuing a career in either journalism or psychology. She is currently a sophomore at SC4 and after acquiring her associate’s degree, plans to tour Europe before furthering her education. Ideally, Alyssha strives to focus on journalism early in life and later, open her own child psychology clinic which advocates healing through the arts.

Editor-in-Chief Twana Pinskey, copy editor Danielle Kennedy, dual – enrolled student Jake Maheu, webmaster Clay Kimball, sports editor Christian McGeachy, and student government president Douglas Johnson play a game of Cthulu dice.


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Webmaster Clay Kimball and production editor Zachary Penzien.


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SC4 to present “Greetings!”

Brandy Standefer Staff Writer

Dec. 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m., and Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. Tis a season full of Tickets are $5 for “Greetings!” students and seniors, SC4 presents Tom $7 for adults, and are Dudzicks’ production available at the door, of “Greetings!” in the or by calling (810) Fine Arts Theatre on 989-5513 weekdays campus, directed by between 8:30 a.m. and Tom Kephart. 4 p.m. Productions will be This five character

comedy focuses on a young man who brings his Jewish/ Atheist fiancée home to meet his very Catholic parents on Christmas Eve. With the inevitable family explosion comes an out-of-left-field miracle that sends the family into a wild

Baby oh baby!

Photo by Sean MacEntee under a Creative Commons licence.

Christina Stoutenburg Staff Writer

million dollars this year. The money the campaign raises will go toward five Some big plans are main projects with in store for St. Clair the leftover funds County Community going toward student College. scholarships and That is as long as the contingency plans. All Aboard campaign The McMorran meets its goals. Greenway and Street The All Aboard Closure project is campaign, also known projected to use as the Campaign for $400,000 of the Talent, Technology expected funds. The and Tomorrow, has McMorran Greenway set their goal for $1 and Street Closure

Twana Pinskey Intervarsity Editor-in-Chief Christian Fellowship Club is assisting Babies can the Blue water melt even the Pregnancy Center by toughest hearts. sponsoring a baby What happens clothing drive that when these began Nov. 7 and babies are in continues through need? Dec. 2, 2011. St Clair They are seeking County the donations of new Community or gently used baby College’s items for the teen

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Room of the CEM building. Dr. Pharlin has Tai Chi, mantra, qi volunteered to gong, guided, or even educate students on transcendental: it’s all meditation which meditation. enhances your wellThe Health and being physically and Wellness club has mentally. He will not asked Dr. Michael only speak to students McPharlin from Smith about meditation, but Chiropractic on 1009 actually guiding them Ontario Street in Port through exercises. Huron to participate The exercises will in the Stressbreaker include meditation event on Dec. 7 from while sitting down and

potentially do some walking meditation as well. The Health and Wellness Club is a student club that strives to teach students and the general community how to attain a healthier lifestyle both physically and mentally. The club meets every Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the cafeteria in the College Center

Patrick Willis(kneeling) and Arthur Knisley(lying on floor) rehearse a scene for the SC4 holiday production of “Greetings.” Photo Credit: Twana Pinskey

moms the pregnancy center services. “Anything to help them help the babies,” said Intervarsity Christian Fellowship’s leader, Karin Green. Green says they will take any donation; baby clothes, diapers, even maternity clothes.

According to Green, drop boxes can be found at: Office Administration office, math tutoring center and the writing center. For further information contact the club adviser Marilyn Roff at: MRoff@

technology. $50,000 will be going toward a Campus Innovation Center. Renewal of the Memorial Room of the Clara E. Mackenzie Building will provide flexible seating as one of the perks. The museum area found in the Clara E. Mackenzie building will not be left out. A $150,000 project, the Natural Science

Museum Expansion, which will improve the exhibits and bring additional pieces out of storage. Lighting, signage, and study areas are just a few more of the expected improvements. Campus Signage will be another $150,000 project, which will help with signs around campus and will also add QR codes, which students can scan with smart

phones in order to help with self-directed tours. For the student scholarships and contingency plans there will be $100,000 remaining after all the improvement projects have been completed. More information can be found at www. sc4. edu/allaboard, or by phone contact David P. Goetze at (810) 989-5761.

Atrium. Past events from this club include hosting a CPR training course and the Piein-the-face fundraiser where students and faculty volunteered to take a pie to the face to benefit the club. According to the SC4 Facebook page, 77 pies were thrown and $150 was raised to benefit the club. The club would like to see the CPR training

course and the Pie-inthe-face events happen again for the winter 2012 semester in addition to a bake sale that features healthier snacks, such as banana nut bread and zucchini bread. To avoid potential waste at the bake sale, club members are planning to talk to local chefs to get advice on what would sell and what would not.

“I want to see more feedback before we put a lot of money and effort into it to try to sell,” said Estelle Wood, Vice President of the Health and Wellness Club. The biggest challenge for the Health and Wellness Club has been membership. “We’ve just been talking to people mostly, we’re asking people that are around us,” said Alicia Sullivan, President of the Health and Wellness Club. For more information on the club and for photos and videos from the Pie-in-the-face fundraiser, visit the club’s page at www. sc4. edu/current students under Student Clubs and Organizations in Campus Life.

All Aboard well as state-of-the art

project will be the larger of the projects, which will include street, sidewalk, and lighting changes. Pedestrian flow will also be improved and made safer with this project. The Historical Restoration of Room 312, Main Building, has an estimated cost of $150,000. With the restoration, the plans are to add historical touches as

Club Corner: Health and Wellness

Liz Whittemore Photo Editor

exploration of love, religion, personal truth, and the nature of earthly reality. Prior to the performance on Dec. 3, theatre-goers are invited to a reception for the Student Art Invitational show beginning at 6 p.m., in the Fine Arts Galleries.

Volunteers at the pie-in-the-face fundraiser Feb. 17, 2011. Photo courtesy of St. Clair County Community College Facebook.

Meghan Grady Staff Writer For those hungrily awaiting an opportunity to have art and literary pieces be recognized, the fifty-fourth edition of

Patterns, the deadline approaches

“Patterns Magazine” welcomes all submissions. Patterns is the longest continually published community college magazine in which only student

literature and art are featured. Just last year, 61 pieces from 34 students were selected for feature pieces in the magazine. Deadline for

submissions is Friday, Dec 16, 2011. For graphic art and photography submissions, you may either pick up entry forms with submission guidelines

in Communications Room 319 (MB), Public Relations Room 206 (MB), the Visual and Performing Arts Room 10 (Fine Arts Bldg) or downloadable forms are available at patterns. For literary submission, you will need to download and complete and electronic form. Literature entries are only acceptable by email.


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Expanding horizons Christian McGeachy Sports Editor To a lot of dedicated SC4 sports fans, it’s hard to go to every sporting event that one desires. Jobs to work, children to take care or just overwhelmed with classes and homework. Especially when the Skippers are on the road, many students and fans could be wondering, “Who won

the game? What’s the team’s record? And who’s leading the team in assists, turnovers or points?” Let me provide all the sports fans of St. Clair County Community College with a couple suggestions to succeed in keeping up with the sports. In my discoveries on the internet, I stumbled upon a very useful web site. At www.

njcaa .org, anyone can follow all sports at the junior college level. NJCAA is the abbreviation for the National Junior College Athletic Association. At their website, anyone can access bundles of information on many sports at the junior college level. Sports for St. Clair County Community College are available, among hundreds of

other junior colleges in the United States. At the NJCAA website, you can search by region, sport, division and also access the player stats on the sports teams. So if you missed any of the volleyball season at SC4 and wanted to know what happened this year, by using the NJCAA website, a sports fan can figure out the volleyball teams

overall standings, stats and more. Another way to find out where the next game is, or the scores from previous games can also be found on SC4’s website. Simply by going to the homepage, selecting “Current Student” and going to Student Connection newsletter, you can see the scores of the games and who the Skippers versed. Just go to www.sc4 .edu.

Last, but not least, anyone can access the Erie Square Gazette on the internet by going to www. esgonline. org and going to the sports tab, to read all the articles and columns you have missed or liked from previous issues. So, anyone at anytime can access that stats they need to keep informed on the SC4 athletics even when life catches up with you.

Home court, slam dunk, and a whole lot of points Christian McGeachy scoring 20 points, Sports Editor Antwan Willis with 19 points, Latwann On Nov. 10, the Wesley with 18, Deion temperature was Stegall with 15, Nate dropping, the snow Russell with 13 and was coming and the Jesse Schienke with SC4 men’s basketball 12. team was winning. The Skippers came The Skippers held out with some great their first home stand offense and scored against Rochester a lot of points, but College and ended on Rochester College the right foot with a still scored 99 points victory of 111-99. on their defense. And After the game, every great team needs Coach Dale Vos said to have defense to win. that the key to their “I thought the first win was their defense [SC4’s] was offense. On the same just awful,” Vos said. note Vos said, “We “The reason it was shared the ball pretty a tight game was, well...I thought for the because we didn’t most part we made defend well at all.” good decisions.” Even though the Sharing was a big Skippers had players thing to their success in double digits, the with six Skippers highest scorer in the scoring in double game came from digits. Leading the Rochester College. way was Johnnie Mills Matt Mullins was

the games highest scorer with 29 points. Showing that the Skippers had a hard time defending against Rochester’s high scorer. Even though the Skippers came out with a victory in their first regular season game, their defense could’ve been their downfall. In fact, Vos added “That’s the worst defense in individual game we’ve played in at least four years.” SC4’s next home game will be on Tuesday, Nov. at 7:30 p.m. against Owens Community College. Looks like the SC4 men’s basketball team will be working on defense before their next game. Latwann Wesley (#4) slam dunks towards 18 points and SC4’s first win of the season. Photo Credit: Christian McGeachy

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN/BSN) Bachelor of Arts in psychology

Set sail for victory Zack Penzien Production Editor

But the lady skippers fought back and lead in scoring for the rest The smell of of the game. popcorn filled the The passing was gym, the rustling of strong on both sides of the bags sounding the court, and the both like a light rain storm teams fought hard to falling on the roof. win. Until the basketball The next half started game between off with the skippers Rochester and the SC4 scoring right out of lady skippers began. the gate. They had a Then there was only solid lead and kept it cheering. throughout the rest of The game started game. with Rochester Lady skippers went coming out of the gate on to win the game, strong, scoring first 64-51. with a strong offence.


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Fake a homemade Thanksgiving dinner Christina Stoutenburg Staff Writer It’s Thanksgiving morning and you wake up before your alarm. Or so you thought, before rolling over and seeing that now you only have a few rushed hours to have a Thanksgiving dinner ready before your parents arrive or the kids start complaining. Never fear it is possible with a few easy tricks, and it will taste like you made everything from scratch. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, grab yourself a turkey breast- this can be found at any supermarket- and rub

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it down with some french onion soup mix, making sure to get under the skin as well. Next, wrap the turkey breast in some aluminum foil, stick in a roasting pan and bake for about 20 minutes per pound or until it reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees. Then it’s on to your sides. Packages of french fried onions often have a recipe for green bean casserole that can be cooked at the same temperature as your turkey and completed in about 40 minutes. Potatoes are easy to fake. Just use instant mashed potatoes, and instead of using water or milk, substitute chicken broth for a

delicious change. To help improve your canned gravy, add a pinch of poultry seasoning and some of the drippings from your turkey. Store stuffing can be easily doctored by adding a cup of raisins and replacing the liquid with apple juice. Dinner is just about done, all that’s needed now is to slice your canned cranberry jelly and cook-up some freezer vegetables. Canned can be used as well, but frozen vegetables commonly have more color to them. Lastly, have your guest supply dessert, or even grab a pie from your local grocery bakery.

The end result, sitting down to a hot meal on Thanksgiving. Photo by Brad Holt available under a Creative Commons license.

College travels: Kettering

reasonable. how many labs and Academic building, Most colleges Though the outside workshops fit in there was not a will boast that their is aesthetically them. boring moment for a low student to On the road again. bland, the inside Whether it was the nerd like me. faculty ratio makes Once again I’ve is heaven to an hydrogen fuel cell Besides the them close to their traveled to a four engineer. I visited labs in the basement engineer geek out, students, but at year university to three of the five of the C.S. Mott I really enjoyed the Kettering I truly inspect the campus. buildings with my building, or the familiarity of the felt it. I was able This time, it’s tour guide and each multiple robotics professors and staff. to hold personal Kettering. amazed me with workshops in the My first thought, “Wow that is a lot of concrete.” Kettering’s campus, relative to others I’ve visited, reflects the school of thought in an engineering college, making everything as efficient as possible. All of the five buildings on campus are within a few minute walk of each other, some even connected by underground halls. The architecture The C.S. Mott building on the Kettering Campus. Photo Credit Clay Kimball is simplistic and Brandy Standefer Staff Writer To help cover adoption fees, an anonymous supporter has offered to help cover the cost of any pet featured in the Erie Square Gazette. For more information on adopting these pets, contact the Sanilac County Humane Society at (810)6578962, or e-mail them at societypets @att. net. You can also visit their webpage and check out the other adorable adoptees at www.petfinder .com/ shelters /MI278.html. For more information call 989-5584.

conversations thirty minutes long with almost every professor I found during the tour. One even invited my friend and I back to do a personal workshop in her lab. Overall, I found Kettering to be perfect for those who will take engineering over architecture any day. What they lack in aesthetics, they more than make up for it in the quality of their engineering program. With their multiple “Dog Days” programs, free tours, I highly suggest looking into Kettering for any math or science based degree pathways.

Pets of the Issue

Mia is a medium-sized, adult female, Boxer/American Staffordshire Terriermix. She is up-to-date with routine shots and house-trained. She’s quite energetic and she’s sure to bring lots of love, affection and entertainment into your life! Call for more info on her adoption fee.

Otto is a medium-sized, adult male short-hair. He is neutered, up-to-date with routine shots, and housetrained. He is lovable and ready for a good home. His adoption fee is only $75


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TV comes back to life Zack Penzien Production Editor These past two years TV has drove me away. Now I watch very little TV at all, and when I do it’s kind of an event for me. The two shows I watch now are “Doctor Who” and the “Walking Dead,” this is an article about the latter. The show is based off a comic book and it follows Rick Grimes, a local sheriff that is put into a coma after a gun fight. He awakens to a world now in chaos after a nonspecific time. Grimes seeks to find his family in this new, terrifying world. And what stands between Grimes and his family? A ton of zombies. It’s not a spoiler that Grimes finds his family and best friend/ partner, with a small group of survivors. The group isn’t the best core sample of humanity to

start, but seeing these people respond to events and develop is what makes the show great. What’s that? Not convinced by the above plot synopsis? Did I mention this show is from Frank Darabont, director of “The Shawshank Redemption,” and Gaile Anne, producer of “The Terminator” and “Aliens.” Come on! What more do you want? I feel I must repeat that this is, at its heart (or brain) a zombie

flick, so there is gore, but I still think even the squeamish should give it a try. My mom hates horror flicks and the gore that comes with zombies, but I get a call every Sunday asking if I coming to Sundays at 9 to watch…on amc. I think this has appeal outside of its normal audience because this is a deeply character driven show. You feel for the characters as they come to grips with the new horrifying world.

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Photo Poll

What is your favorite TV show? Liz Whittemore Photo editor Zack Penzien Production editor Danielle Hicks General studies St. Clair “I like the Mentalist.”

Rachel Pearl General studies Yale “Psych, because my boyfriend watches it.”

Michelle Wronski Nursing Columbus “The X-Factor.”

Mike Jahr Transfer degree Memphis “NCIS, I like the plot twists.”

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Issue 60-6 of the Erie Square Gazette studetn newspaper.

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Issue 60-6 of the Erie Square Gazette studetn newspaper.