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MCC’s new art club: “Til Death Do We Art”

March 10, 2020

This canvas was set up at the Club Fair by the DART, MCC’s “Til Death Do We Art” Club. Students and teachers were allowed to draw whatever they wanted as long as it connected to the theme, growth. Writing quotes was also allowed a...

Control

Yasmine Cruz

February 25, 2020

How do you keep control Your inner demons fight Fight for control of you But no one else sees this You wear a mask everyday Concealing the madness But a part of you yearns for freedom Freedom from the cage you keep her in She...

A culinary Valentine’s Day Gift

Yasmine Cruz

February 25, 2020

Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles INGREDIENTS 1 pound (450g) raw medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 medium zucchini 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 tablespoons softened butter, or ghee, divided 4 garlic cloves, finely...

Tobacco Law annoys young users

Nikolas Martin and Yasmine Cruz

February 20, 2020

As the new tobacco law raises legal buying age to 21, many young smokers have become more and more vocal about their thoughts on it. The Calumet went out and spoke to four of them to hear what they had to say. Mason McCull...

RI County family raises first legal hemp crop

Gage Thompson

February 20, 2020

RURAL ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, ILL. Nolan Jolly has been in his hemp field since the sun rose, as one of Illinois’ 601 first, legally permitted hemp farmers. There’s a distinct skunky aroma in the air. Sledgehammer in his gloved...

Oh say, it’s hard to see

Daniel Salazar

November 21, 2019

By Daniel Salazar That is the question. Over the last three years the country has seemingly become more and more divided in its thinking. Americans are now more than ever going to extremes in their politics. Since the Ron...

Mental health funding cuts slice deep

Gage Thompson

November 21, 2019

By Gage Thompson The Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disabilities Board recently made the tough decision to cut around $1 million from its 2020 budget. This comes after the mental health and disabilities federal budget for 2019 forced the closure of several s...

Kitchen showdown

Yasmine Cruz

November 21, 2019

By Yasmine Cruz On Nov. 7th the Calumet staff had the chance to take a look at the Scott Community College culinary program. After the hour-long drive, we arrived at the culinary program building. Once inside, we got to meet with chef and instru...

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