If misery loves company, sorrow loves community

I’ve been in a vile mood for a month now, but the arrival of Dia de los Muertos put everything in perspective. Since I found a new home for Penelope, my beloved rescue chihuahua, in early October, I have moped and grieved and been curmudgeonly on campus. Penny herself is in heaven — not literally,…

SCCC launches divorce support group for students

‘The grief is huge and disruptive,’ says college counselor For many young adults, college provides the first step into independence, a safe testing space for how to manage time, balance priorities, and find a purpose in life. It’s a chance to step out of the protective nest of home. But what happens when the nest…

No more hoops: Dr. T to step back from basketball

Following a unique “double triple” during a game of pick-up basketball in late August, Dr. Kenneth Trzaska has announced he will not be returning to the game. His decision came after a triple break to his left foot — the second major injury in two years. “Much as I love sports and relish competition, breaking…