Volume 62, Issue 5
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Hardwired into tech’s past Nicholas Wedyke Managing Editor From Apple to Atari, IBM to Ipods; the Port Huron Museum’s exhibit Byte by Byte: The Story of Computer Innovation showcases it all, dating back to the 1950’s. The exhibit is comprised of local collector Robert Borsuk’s personal collection of computers and machinery, and will be on display through April 28th, 2013 at Port Huron Museum’s Carnegie Center. Through partnering with Borsuk of Academic Gadgets, the museum has acquired an exhibit full of working machines and devices from the 1950s to now. SC4 Computer Science Professor, Jim Soto, recently gave a presentation at the Port Huron Museum about the internet search engine “Google.” Soto said about the exhibit, “It’s great, we tend to have very little sort of memory, history or archive of the machine’s computation; because once they’ve lived out their function or usefulness, we tend to just simply get rid of them and move on to the newest. This is something that is very interesting about technology and technological advances.” Byte by Byte hosts “handson” areas where visitors can use machines and video game
consoles of the past, along with a mainframe computer that is big enough to walk through and locate where components are used, as well as what they do. The exhibit also offers weekend family programs, along with weekly presentations on the computers and machinery displayed in the exhibit. An entire wing of the exhibit is dedicated to the origin of modern computers, and a collection of the earliest known desktops created by Wang Laboratories. Dr. An Wang (co-founder of Wang Laboratories) was a major contributor to the development of magnetic core memory; without this, the modern desktop computer would most likely not exist. The exhibit also explains that most of the United States’ advancements in computer sciences stemmed from military involvement and funding during World War II and the Cold War. “Very few people know the development and the history of computation when it comes to its, sort of, underpinnings and mathematical and philosophical logic; and even myself, I don’t know all of the history of these machines and for my own curiosity, with something that is so ubiquitous and something that
Large “Walk-Through” mainframe computer display in the center of “Byte by Byte.” Photo Credit: Hannah Eppley.
we use all the time, it’s incredibly important to know something that is so part of our lives,” said Professor Soto. The Port Huron Museum at the Carnegie Center is located at 1115 Sixth Street, Port Huron, Michigan and is open Wednesday-Sunday 11
a.m.-4 p.m. With a student I.D., admission is $5 and includes not only the “Byte by Byte” exhibit, but all levels of the Port Huron Museum. For more information visit Phmuseum.org.
A robot toy displayed in the exhibit “Byte by Byte.” Photo Credit: Hannah Eppley.
The Port Huron Museum. Photo Credit: Nicholas Wedyke.
Free college day Twana Pinskey Staff Writer SC4’s 11th annual free college day will be Saturday April 13, 2013.
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According to SC4 Marketing Coordinator Martha Pennington, there are over 150 classes being offered. “There are a couple of cooking classes to demonstrate smoking and barbecuing meat as well as cooking with confidence classes,” said Pennington. She said there is something for everyone with classes ranging from preparing for retirement, cello lessons, playing drums and hobby classes. Pennington also said there will be a beer brewing class as well as watercolor painting classes. SC4 Executive Director of Public Relations Shawn Starkey said one of the new classes offered this year is a history of Saint Clair County Community College. Starkey said that Professor Emeritus Tom Obee will return to teach the course on the history of SC4. “We were thrilled that Mr. Obee
Tom Kephart, SC4 Adjunct Theatre instructor, teaches class on acting and theater at the 2012 free college day. Photo provided by SC4 Public Relations department.
could teach. He has 43 years worth of stories to share,” said Starkey. According to Obee, a teacher’s love of classroom interaction never dies. “It will feel very good to be back in the saddle again. It’s been over a year and a half since I was last in the classroom,” said Obee. Pennington said classes fill quickly and she recommended early registration to assure getting
the class you want. For those interested in signing up to take classes, a listing of classes offered can be found at www.sc4. edu/freecollege. Call 810-989-5822 to register by phone during business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays beginning March 25.
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SC4 student elections are coming up! They will be held on April 2 in the college center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. To vote you need to be a SC4 credit student and have a valid ID. The students running for student office are as follows: For president, Sean Lathrop, On the vice president front Steven Dilloway and Eric Merrill. For Treasurer, Brian Heidt is the soul person running. The secretary position is open at this time. it’s not too late to run, You can be a write in on the upcoming election by filing letter of intent with the student activities coordinator Lisa Tobiczyk.
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SC4 Drama Club Presents “Big Bad” Friday, April 5 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6 3:30 p.m. Fine Arts Theatre Tickets: $3 for adults, $2 for students
Achieving Your Childhood Dreams Thursday, April 4 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Fine Arts Theatre A free program where Jim Berry, Faculty, MAHE President and David "Buz" McNash, Retired Faculty will speak about inspirational topics
Free Electronic Recycling Collection Saturday, March 30 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Goodells County Park 8326 County Park Drive, Goodells, MI 48027 West Exhibit Barn Phone: (810) 989-6981 A free event to allow residents and small businesses to dispose of electronic waste in an environmentally friendly manner. Easter Egg Hunt Friday, March 29 11:00 a.m. Marysville Library 1175 Delaware Ave., Marysville, MI 48040 Phone: (810) 364-9493 Registration requested. Bring a basket for egg hunting and a camera for photos with the Easter Bunny.
'Stache Bash Block Party Saturday, March 30 7:00 p.m. Kate's Downtown 231 Huron Ave., Port Huron, MI 48060. Tickets: Donations Participates will be auctioning their mustaches to benefit the Thin Blue Line of Michigan and KidSAKE Foundation.
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SC4 hosts 45th annual Beatrice Thornton Art Exhibit Catlos, “A really good opportunity for students to present their art to the public.” An Open House reception for the In the month of February, middle school and high school art SC4 presented the 45th Beatrice work took place on March 7th in Thornton Art Exhibit which began by featuring art from local the Fine Arts Building on the SC4 elementary schools. This month, Campus. In the month of February, the exhibit featured art from 24 the same art exhibit features art local elementary schools. from local middle schools and “We have about another 24 high schools. schools for this high school The Beatrice Thornton Art Exhibit is, as said by Studio 1219’s portion, so about 900 pieces,” said Art Construction teacher Caroline Karen Jezewski, organizer for the Angie Stoecklin Staff Writer
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Beatrice Thornton Art Exhibit and Secretary of Visual and Performing Arts at SC4. The exhibit also offers opportunities for St. Clair County students who are home schooled. The exhibit showed art from Riverview East School in St. Clair for the first time ever, thus offering opportunities for a greater range of students. Different schools submitted different kinds of work. At Yale, students were to design podiums.
Yale high school art teacher Allissa Nicol explained, “The idea is for the students to design a podium around what the teacher wants, then design a caricature for the podium.” “It is important for students to see what their peers and other schools are doing, and to draw inspiration from others,” said Studio 1219 artist Jason Stier. Interviews taken by Sean Lathrop.
Death, thou shalt die!
50 year old woman who has spent her life studying these incredible metaphysical poems What does metaphysical about life, God and death,” poetry, theatrical arts and Kephart explained, “and she ovarian cancer share in thinks she knows an awful lot common? They are all about them until she is given incorporated in Margaret this diagnosis of terminal Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer Prize cancer. That in itself contains winning drama, “Wit.” the irony where she thought On March 21-24, the SC4 she understood life and death Theater Discipline hosted its until she is confronted with this first ever showing of “Wit,” disease.” a drama that tells the story To prepare herself for the of Vivian Bearing, PhD, and role, Dr. Suzanne O’Brien, the her experience with Type IV associate dean of instruction ovarian cancer. and university center at SC4, The one-act play follows shaved her head and rose over Bearing through her initial $1,000 in funding for the Relay diagnosis, her treatment, for Life and Betty Kearns Little flashbacks of significant Black Dress, which are events moments in her life and that promote cancer awareness finally—her death. and take place in the local Director Tom Kephart community. summarized the drama as a play “Everybody is connected of irony, change and how we to cancer in some way, and relate to one another. so many of my close friends “Our main character is a have been affected,” O’Brien
After raising over $1,000 for local cancer-related causes, Dr. Suzanne O’Brien shaves her head to prepare for her role in “Wit,” the Pulitzer Prize winning drama. Photo Credit: Eric Gottler
said, “I hope this served as a way for people to share and create dialogue about the issues addressed in the play.” The response to the play was emotional for many. During the talkback session with the staff on the Thursday showing, multiple members of the audience shared about their experience with cancer or with their loved ones who had gone through similar experiences as the character in the play. However, one impression stood out as the most frequent.
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Joe Munoz, a student studying business in SC4 summed it up: “That is what happened. I wasn’t watching the play; I was watching my mother-in-law passing away.” He concluded by saying “at the end, I went to the actress in tears and thanked her for bringing me closure. She put her arms around me and even though we didn’t know each other, it felt like I was hugging my mother-in-law for the last time.”
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Stache Bash hits Port Huron Nicholas Wedyke Managing Editor
Chiropractic and Twin Shutter Bug Studios. Each location will be hosting The third annual Blue Water special events during this time, Social Club’s “’Stache Bash” is with Kate’s offering the official being held Saturday, March 30th in beer of “‘Stache Bash,” Short’s Downtown Port Huron. Brewery’s “Upstache” for free A reception between 7 -9:00 p.m. during this time; Port Huron will be held at three locations in Family Chiropractic will host live Downtown Port Huron; Kate’s music as well as hors d’oeuvres, Downtown, Port Huron Family and Twin Shutter Bug Studios
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will have a one dollar “Fun photo booth” that benefits the Thin Blue Line Charity. But the fun doesn’t stop there; after 9:00 p.m. the party shifts to Lynch’s Irish Tavern in Downtown Port Huron where each participant’s moustache will be auctioned off for the Thin Blue Line Charity and an after party hosted by Fuel Wood
Fire Grill. Live music will be at both locations with a special performance by Mountain Babies at Lynch’s before the auction. To learn more about Blue Water Stache Bash, visit Facebook.com/ BlueWaterStacheBash or Kate’s Downtown in Downtown Port Huron.
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Guinness on wheels Kristopher Reynolds Staff Writer
Clair, Sanilac and other counties gathered to celebrate what is perhaps the most revered day of The one day a year where inebriation in America. everybody can not only be an This meant three things: an Irishman, but can drink like one alarming amount of the color too (or so they believe). green, hundreds of people who Speaking of course of St. were proud of their .004% Irish Patrick’s Day. March 16, the heritage and drunk, white girls. Saturday before St. Patrick’s, Many local pubs participated in marked the date of the Port providing shelter for the ensued Huron Pub Crawl and St. Paddy’s merriment of the day, including celebration. The Pub Crawl started Lynch’s Irish Tavern, Active at 1:30 p.m. and ended at 7:00 Lounge and Bar, Roche Bar, p.m. People from all over St. Seekers, Tailgators and many
others. Business was clearly in an upward streak, due to lines at some bars wrapping around sidewalks and side streets. Street vendors were out and about selling various kinds of merchandise, ranging from Pub Crawl T-shirts, clover necklaces and everything in-between. Even local bars took to dyeing their lighter-colored ales green. Indeed green was everywhere, including the vomit that littered many sidewalks. Jubilee and merriment were in no way in short
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supply. Kyle Messer, a Tuscola County local, said, “Man, this day is jusss [sic] the bestssh [sic]. I think it gives us all reason to go out and shellabrate [sic]. We should all just...[at this point, dialogue was cut off as the speaker vomited upon himself and crashed to the floor]”. Well, wiser words may have been spoken that evening, but in accordance with the mindset of the holiday, those will do.
Instagramers present Blue Water Photo Exhibit Hannah Eppley Staff Writer Help celebrate the Blue Water area through art, photography and music. Instagramers Port Huron, a group who promotes the area through “instagramed” photos is holding their first photo exhibit Friday, March 29th at Port Huron Family Chiropractic, 229 Huron Ave. 70 to 100 photos edited with the Instagram app are a part of the exhibit called Blue Water: This Is Us. Photos that represent the faces and features of the Blue Water area were submitted by local Instagram artists and have been chosen by the founders of the group. Admission to this event is a $2 donation to the Blue Water Area Rescue Mission and all prints are going to be available for purchase for $5 each. Refreshments and DJ service are to be offered courtesy of Phoenix One Productions. The event hours are 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visit facebook.com/InstagramersPortHuron to receive updates on this and future events.
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Marriage equality paints Facebook red Nicholas Wedyke Managing Editor Facebook has lit up red with supporters of marriage equality showing their support with a single image of the traditional “Human Rights Campaign’s” logo depicted in red being used as profile pictures. The image originally shared by the HRC has caught on recently, as droves of activist protest during the beginning of two major samesex marriage law hearings outside of the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday. The HRC is currently the largest lobby group for LGBT rights, and
Garrett Summerville Copy Editor As the possibility of fracking in Michigan becomes increasingly more likely, citizens are banning together to prevent what they believe to be a catastrophic degradation of the environment. But are they just buying into politicized hype? Fracking is a method of obtaining natural gasses, such as methane, and oil using hydraulic pressure. Unlike vertical drilling, horizontal fracking can access resources that are deeper and harder to reach by injecting various substances, including water and chemicals, into rock formations. Oil and gas deposits are released from the earth when the rock formations break apart. Opponents of fracking are
when the organization shared their traditional navy and gold logo with a pink and red twist Monday, the protest started online early. Actor and LGBT rights activist George Takei shared the HRC’s image on his personal Facebook account with the description “For those friends wondering, this special ‘red’ equality symbol signifies that marriage equality really is all about love. Thanks to the Human Rights Campaign for this effort. Please consider changing your profile today in support—esp if you are a straight ally.” The post had over 40,000 “likes” as of Tuesday morning, according to Mashable.com.
Two men recently married in New York City. Photo Credit: Jose Anavas, used under a Creative Commons License.
Marriage equality is paramount in a United States civilian’s civil rights, and withholding this right, no matter how moral or immoral it seems to a certain individual or group of individual’s beliefs,
is revolting, and to me stamps a large word on these individuals’ forehead - wrong.
massive, industrial-scale fracking planned for Michigan.” The Committee to Ban Fracking is proposing a legislative ballot that would change Michigan’s state statute, not the state constitution. They claim that Michigan currently grants oil companies special protection to ensure “maximum production” of oil and natural gas. The committee would change Michigan priorities, and place human health and environmental protection over economic benefits. Fracking proponents claim that it has been used for decades, and concerns are only a result of media hype and politics. However, this is not entirely true. Vertical fracking has been used for years to obtain recourses, but horizontal fracking, which the Committee to ban Fracking is trying to prevent,
has only been practiced for the last few years and is still being studied. The EPA plans to release an official report by next year on horizontal fracking. In response to the concerns of hazardous chemicals being released into the environment, they said, “the EPA has not made any judgment about the extent of exposure to these chemical when used in hydraulic fracturing fluids or found in hydraulic wastewater, or their potential impacts on drinking water recourses.” At this point, we don’t know what horizontal fracking will do to the environment. In the future, we may learn that it is safe, and a statewide ban would prevent future benefits. However, if we start fracking in Michigan before we know all the results, the effects may be irreversibly damaging.
Better safe than sorry? skeptical of the entire process. When fracking was just stating to be used, reports of hazardous waste and chemicals appearing in fresh water recourses began to surface in the media. Fresh water is a resource that Michigan takes great pride in. The possibility of polluting our lakes is not worth the benefits of fracking for some state residents. The Committee to Ban Fracking is a ballot question committee that has recently formed in order to stop any form of fracking from happening in Michigan. On their official website, letsbanfracking. org, they say, “We believe that only a ban on fracking will protect our health and safety, our precious fresh water, communities, parks, forests, schools, businesses, farms, tourism, wildlife, and environment from the devastating harms of the
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Sports Lady Skippers 4th in NJCAA tournament
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In the semifinal and third place Rachael Pittiglio games, Mesa Community College Sports Editor and Illinois Central College defeated the Skippers 64-54 and The Lady Skippers took fourth 70-51, respectively. in the National Junior College On March 26, the players and Athletic Association Division II coaches gathered in the gym to National Tournament, ending the celebrate and receive recognition season with a record of 32-3. for their achievements. In addition to placing in the Athletic Director Dale Vos, Vice tournament, the Skippers claimed President of Student Services Pete three championships this season: Lacey and Coach Mike Groulx the Michigan Community congratulated the Skippers at the College Athletic Association rally. Eastern Conference and state “Ladies, thank you so much championships, and the NJCAA for the effort and the desire and District H championship. the teamwork that you displayed. At the tournaments, the Skippers Not just in the last week, but beat Elgin Community College 71- throughout the entire season,” Vos 64, and they proceeded to win the said. quarterfinal the next day against Vos encouraged the Skippers South Suburban College, 65-64. to remember their experiences as
well as their individual losses and victories. “Only you guys know how much work you put into it. Only you guys know the days that weren’t so great. And only you guys know the days that were really great, and that’s something that you guys, that you players and the three coaches will share forever.” Groulx thanked the team and praised their development. The goal for the year, he said, was to go to the national tournament; he believed that if they were good enough to do that, other challenges would fall into place. “We went and played for the league championship. I told the girls, ‘Just get better tonight; win or lose you need to get
better tonight—become a better basketball team.’ “ This was the second year Groulx coached the Skippers to the national tournaments. “We get down to Illinois and it’s a lot different this year,” he said. “Last year we were like a deer in headlights. This year we had a real swagger. I could tell. I was able to walk those halls knowing we were one of the best teams in the country there.” Lacey reminded the Skippers of the value in their work. “Playing sports is way more than winning and losing.…and those experiences that you had throughout this season—those are definitely things you’ll look back at.”
Athletic Director Dale Vos presents a commemorative picture to Assistant Coach Lucretia Bowerman. Coach Mike Groulx, Volunteer Assistant Coach Jenna Stauffer and Lady Skipper Teisha Knott look on. Photo credit: Rachael Pittiglio.
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A not so incredible comedy Garrett Summerville Copy Editor
laughs to their audience, but the movie never reaches its full potential. A star filled cast, an interesting The script is predictable, and the plot and a feel-good message – jokes can be seen coming a mile what could go wrong? Apparently, away. The characters are nothing a lot can. that moviegoers haven’t seen The Incredible Burt before, and the plot tends to drag, Wonderstone, directed by Don especially in the second act. Fans Scardino, stars Steve Carell as of comedy will find most of the the title character, who is an film boring, which is the last thing old-school Vegas magician and a movie like this should be. fading celebrity. Wonderstone The film’s redeeming factor is and his partner Anton Marvelton, the dedication of its actors. Seeing played by Steve Buscemi, have Carrey back doing what made been performing the same act at him a star was refreshing and the same hotel for years, while nostalgic. Fans of his earlier work remaining completely oblivious will enjoy the character he creates. to the changes in their field. Jim Carell, despite his best efforts, Carrey plays Steve Gray, and up- never engages the audience like and-coming street magician and he should. It’s hard to root for a obvious spoof of Criss Angel. character that is so unlikeable for Gray has been steadily putting most of the film. However, Carell magicians like Wonderstone out saves the movie from being a total of business with his televised wreck. stunts and grotesque tricks. Now, On top of the poor writing, the Wonderstone has to save his act, movie is filled with lame editing partnership and rediscover his tricks. At times, it felt like the passion for magic, or fade into filmmakers were trying to distract obscurity. the audience from their lack of On paper, The Incredible Burt content. Wonderstone sounds like a great Another problem was the idea. Huge talents like Carell occasional shifts from being semiand Carrey playing outlandish believable to utterly ridiculous. magicians should deliver huge The movie isn’t sure what kind of
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comedy it wants to be, so it lacks a unique voice amongst a sea of mediocre comedies. Throughout the movie, Wonderstone learns to love what he does by doing something new and exciting with his act. Sadly, the filmmakers didn’t listen to
their own message. It’s worth seeing if you feel like having a few cheap laughs and a relatively good time, but don’t expect to have your mind blown.
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trilogy, I would have to shell out another twenty bucks. Not very nice, publishers. Ultimately, I enjoyed it and I will be reading on in the series. First
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