4C’s Eventual Evening of Excellence

by Jade Francis Given the current status of Cape Cod Community College (4Cs) being predominantly remote, there was speculation about the arrangement and presentation of the upcoming Evening of Excellence. The Evening of Excellence is an annual event that occurs to honor scholarship recipients. Kathy McNamara, Executive Director of the Educational Foundation at 4Cs, explained … Continue reading 4C’s Eventual Evening of Excellence

Professor “Mick” Praised for Dedication to Students

By Jade Francis Adjunct professor and tutor in the business department at Cape Cod Community College (4Cs), Richard Mikolajcak, affectionately known as Mick, has earned a reputation of being a hard-working staff member. He has been teaching at 4Cs for almost three years now. Mick has worked as a tutor, supervised by Lisa O’Halloran, since … Continue reading Professor “Mick” Praised for Dedication to Students

The Reservoir of Tutors’ Talent is Here for All

by Jade Francis For one to succeed, especially during the restraints of a remote format, it is worthwhile to turn to the quadrant of supplemental resources. Cape Cod Community College (4Cs) offers access to free tutoring from both peer and professional tutors. Two out of the four total tutoring centers are open right now: the … Continue reading The Reservoir of Tutors’ Talent is Here for All

Quintessential Q&A Forum on Future Protocols

by Jade Francis The capricious corners of an academic journey during a pandemic certainly demand partial guidance and hope. The student forum of roughly twenty-five staff members and students, which President John Cox had facilitated on March 4, has alleviated the weight of this future slightly. His opening consisted of complimenting the community’s ability to … Continue reading Quintessential Q&A Forum on Future Protocols

The Bountiful Significance and Beauty of the Black Experience

by Victoria Clementino The month of February is a collection of days that is meant to ignite a strong, collective pulse toward the souls of the black community. Cape Cod Community College’s (4Cs) Asher Hamilton, the Student Engagement Coordinator, has felt that the annual surge of love among the intricacy and resilience of black heritage … Continue reading The Bountiful Significance and Beauty of the Black Experience

Dear Universe Club’s Communal Cosmos

by Victoria Clementino The tips of spirituality’s form are seemingly sensitive, given their moments of inclusivity and/or exclusivity; minute stars of information in the possession of some contribute to this. To stimulate these stars, the members of Cape Cod Community College’s (4Cs) Dear Universe Club are always looking to take in these maturing lights for … Continue reading Dear Universe Club’s Communal Cosmos

The Pandemic has shifted the Public’s Platter

by Cole Allenby Photo provided by Cole Allenby During the winter months on Cape Cod, many local restaurants and eateries have been forced to instantly put away every potential platter to satisfy the pandemic’s orders. Given the minimal tourism this winter, less than usual, many feel that the future of restaurants is bleak. Throughout the … Continue reading The Pandemic has shifted the Public’s Platter

Spring into the Season of Scholarships

By Jade Francis Photo courtesy of the CCCC Scholarship Foundation It is officially scholarship season at Cape Cod Community College (4Cs), as the gates to send out one’s application(s) opened on February 19th. The application deadline is March 12, so it is crucial to act fast. Kathy McNamara, the Executive Director of the Educational Foundation … Continue reading Spring into the Season of Scholarships

Ghosts of the Theatre: The Apparition of the Arts Survives

By Wil Moser Image courtesy of Wil Moser. There is a certain tradition in theatre, which is known by almost every production company across the world. After a long day of rehearsals or performances, once the last actors and crew members leave the theatre for the night, a single active light is brought into the … Continue reading Ghosts of the Theatre: The Apparition of the Arts Survives

Situating One’s Path during Cross-Country Construction

by Peter Sammis When I first decided to move out to Denver, I was beyond excited. Filled with hope, I turned down a secure job, took a road trip with my friend, found an apartment, and moved without having visited previously. It seemed like a great opportunity to start fresh in a completely alien environment---the … Continue reading Situating One’s Path during Cross-Country Construction

Lisa O’Halloran and the Tutoring Center’s Demonstrative Dead-end of Abandoned Students

By Jade Francis Professors have a significant opportunity to impact student’s lives. At Cape Cod Community College (4Cs), there is a profound presence full of inspiration and empathy among the professors and faculty. Through the emergence in adulthood, one is able to secure the stable procurement of their passion with the members of the 4Cs … Continue reading Lisa O’Halloran and the Tutoring Center’s Demonstrative Dead-end of Abandoned Students

The Orchard Club’s Fruit Falls Well into the Basin of Spring 2021

By Matthew Tomlinson This spring semester, Ethan Hansen, the president of the Orchard Club, has discussed a recent slew of developments surrounding the club’s efforts to bring an Orchard to Cape Cod Community College’s (4Cs) grounds. Not only has the club had its optimal location near the soccer fields approved, but efforts have already begun … Continue reading The Orchard Club’s Fruit Falls Well into the Basin of Spring 2021

Twirling through the Pandemic’s Tragedies

By Cole Allenby Image courtesy of Cole Allenby. When COVID-19 hit last March, there was confusion about the continuation of entertainment and athletic activities. Contact sports, such as football and soccer, had been initially banned along with the performative arts. While help was offered to rehabilitate stunted sports promptly through a progressive plan, many of … Continue reading Twirling through the Pandemic’s Tragedies

Coronavirus Rattles Mental Health

By Jade Francis Image of Maura Weir courtesy of herself. The world has been drastically impacted by the Coronavirus. The pandemic’s webbing of complications has churned up much panic, especially when one’s mental health needs a remedy. Changes in everyday life have left people feeling increasingly distressed, yet there are resources available to stymie the … Continue reading Coronavirus Rattles Mental Health

WKKL focuses on the Inclusion of Retrospective Golden Radio Dramas

By Alexandria Zine "WKKL alternates its form and content for greater entertainment, especially with Golden Radio Dramas." [Photo courtesy of Tyler Daniels] Since WKKL’s recuperation during its brief moratorium from connectivity difficulties, many productions have been created to inspire and entertain all listeners. The broadcasting of main media productions has posited its stability in the virtual, … Continue reading WKKL focuses on the Inclusion of Retrospective Golden Radio Dramas

The Food Pantry Fills Many Vulnerable Stomachs

By Cole Allenby Image provided by The Family Pantry of Cape Cod During this collectively uncertain time in life, there are seemingly few accessible options for help due to the current, massive obstacle---a pandemic. Nourishment may be far from the grasp of many families and students following the loss of a main provider’s job as … Continue reading The Food Pantry Fills Many Vulnerable Stomachs

Joyous Cups of Coffee and Quarantine’s Dregs of Dejection

by Cole Allenby I never would have thought that people could receive such joy from seeing a cup of coffee entering their hands. Yet somehow, during recent months, I have seen people smile the most, despite it being behind a mask. Working at the Cape Cod Coffee Café during the pandemic has given me an … Continue reading Joyous Cups of Coffee and Quarantine’s Dregs of Dejection

Financial Aid at Cape Cod Community College

By Giana Pollock Financial aid opportunities for the upcoming year at Cape Cod Community College (4Cs) have been announced. Sherri Anderson, one of the five workers at the Financial Aid Office, has provided the MainSheet with the answers to all of the financial aid questions one might have.    4Cs offers “grant aid- grants, scholarships, and … Continue reading Financial Aid at Cape Cod Community College

Meditating on One’s Present Beauty

By Jade Francis The image is courtesy of Self.com (https://www.self.com/story/best-meditation-apps) I know that I’m not alone in trying to find peace and quiet these past few months. When I do finally slip away to a tranquil location, it is impossible to truly escape into relaxation. My mind feels as though it is travelling as fast … Continue reading Meditating on One’s Present Beauty

New Mental Health Resources from Home

By Jade Francis “This is the best news that ever happened to Cape Cod Community College,” Dr. Maura Weir said when discussing a new resource available to all students. “So, any student who has a ‘capecod.edu’ email address can call directly this phone number (below) and they can talk to a licensed clinician and set … Continue reading New Mental Health Resources from Home

Veterans Club Venerates Veterans’ Bravery

By Joshua Maloney, President of the Veterans Club The Veteran Club at Cape Cod Community College (4C’s) is once again active and has become Nationally affiliated with Student Veterans of America. Established in at least 1978, the Veteran’s Club at 4C’s has had several names but has always focused on Student Veterans and their pursuit … Continue reading Veterans Club Venerates Veterans’ Bravery

A Compendious Check-up on COVID-19 Campus Protocols

By Alexandria Zine Image provided by Meghan Dundon The spring semester of 2020-2021 is still a fusion of hybrid/remote courses, especially through Massachusetts’ capricious augmentations since CCCC’s initial implementation of the COVID-19 protocols on campus. The fervency behind the astute frequency in handling these guidelines radiates from the integral courses in the Mathematics and English … Continue reading A Compendious Check-up on COVID-19 Campus Protocols

Profile piece: Professor Tyler Daniels

By Grace Rufo At Cape Cod Community College, students are lucky enough to have some of the most intelligent and dedicated professors in the game. Within this category of professors, falls professor Tyler Daniels. Daniels teaches a plethora of communication courses here at the college. All the way from learning the basics of Human Communication, … Continue reading Profile piece: Professor Tyler Daniels

Orchard club proposal seeks to foster community and health through working with nature

By Mathew Tomlinson Cape Cod Community College recently approved a proposal to introduce a fruit orchard on campus grounds. The initiative, spearheaded by Ethan Hansen, president of Phi Theta Kappa and Professor Keli Gates, seeks to enrich the health of the students by creating access to fresh fruits, and provide a resource to teach and … Continue reading Orchard club proposal seeks to foster community and health through working with nature

Learning is easier with remote learning

By Meghan Dundon With Covid-19 came regulations and guidelines for social distancing and sanitization. One of those regulations was remote learning in schools through applications like Google Meet and Zoom. There are reports of declining mental health and motivation due to the isolation caused by remote learning. However, as a returning student to Cape Cod … Continue reading Learning is easier with remote learning

The practicality of majoring in liberal arts or english

By Giana Pollock There is a popular idea that students should be attending college for practical reasons. Students do the Aviation program to go straight into the field of aviation. Others major in Nursing to get a nursing job right out of college. But what about liberal arts and English majors? These majors are commonly … Continue reading The practicality of majoring in liberal arts or english

The melodic stretch of professor Jerry Skelley’s career

By Alexandria Zine The novel musical transpirations within Professor Jerry Skelley’s position at 4Cs are going to graciously shift toward personal matters, now that he plans to retire from the Music Department after the spring semester of 2021. After collecting fifty years as a 4Cs music instructor, Skelley is going to miss the lissome tone … Continue reading The melodic stretch of professor Jerry Skelley’s career

Big change for student making waves in the commonwealth

By Lindzie White The Massachusetts State Senate passed Amendment #93, an amendment that would change eligibility requirements for Student Trustees at community colleges allowing part-time students to hold the position. “The effort to change the decades-old law, and address the significant equity issues it has caused in recent years, was led by Cape Cod Community … Continue reading Big change for student making waves in the commonwealth

Artist in Residence uses maps to capture her life’s destination

By Alexandria Zine Within the Higgins Art Gallery, artist Sian Robertson, seizes a residency to highlight the channels in life that truly remain over time. Robertson plans to embellish the Higgins Art Gallery with her work around the ingenious paths that maps create in the mind. Her work was visible in the “One World” exhibition … Continue reading Artist in Residence uses maps to capture her life’s destination

Nursing Program Updates

By Adilina Rotella “Faculty are reporting that students are demonstrating an increase in demonstration of critical thinking skills” said Audrey Kilcoyne, Interim Director of Nursing Professor of Nursing, “One freshman faculty stated her clinical students demonstrated basic nursing skills by providing a video demonstrating what she had taught them remotely.” This is such a great … Continue reading Nursing Program Updates

COVID-19 case halts the AMT program’s academic flight

Photos courtesy of Andrew Nasser By Alexandria Zine The pandemic has caused many of life’s normal aspects to ebb, and the AMT (Aviation Maintenance Technology) has encountered this swiftly within the past week. A recent COVID-19 case within the program managed to truncate its flight in some ways. The program’s response to this has included … Continue reading COVID-19 case halts the AMT program’s academic flight

Transferring from 4C’s and where to start

STEM Academic Coordinator, Colleen Coughlin By Giana Pollock Are you thinking about transferring from Cape Cod Community College (4C’s) to get your bachelor’s degree? As busy students, especially during remote classes, it can be difficult to start the transferring process. Christine McCarey, Dean of Enrollment Management and Advising Services, and Colleen Coughlin, STEM Academic Coordinator, … Continue reading Transferring from 4C’s and where to start

Start your internship and job search today

Job Developer at the SEO, Dawn Harney By Giana Pollock Internships are important to student’s growth in their career path, but what if students don’t know how to start their internship and job search? Lucky for the students at Cape Cod Community College (4C’s), Career Development and the Student Employment Office (SEO) have great resources … Continue reading Start your internship and job search today