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New Scholar Program available at Butler County Community College

New  Scholar Program provides additional opportunities for excelling students at Butler County Community College.

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Fight over money continues

This past April, Butler County Community College (BC3) faced a financial challenge from the Butler County Controller, Jack McMillian.

As covered in past articles at The Cube (by Patrick Reddick,

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Autumn Leaves Bring Festivites

As the air becomes a cold crisp breeze, whispering through the colored hills of yellow, red, and orange, autumn brings with it the season of festivals.

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Droid 2 vs. iPhone 4

Let's face it; the Droid versus iPhone debate is one of the greatest battles of our time. Sure, we have rivalries like the Steelers versus the Patriots, Microsoft versus Apple, BP versus all aquatic life...but at the end of the day, Motorola versus Apple reigns supreme. Fortunately, I was recently able to spend some hands-on time with both of their new phones, the Droid 2 and iPhone 4. 

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Wedding Open House 4

Let The Wedding Bells Ring

On Saturday, April 3 the Succop Conservancy hosted a bridal event and open house. The event was open to anyone interested in gathering information about hosting a party or event at the conservancy. The conservancy was full of vendors and staff. Caterers and bakers had delicious food samples to try. Most of the wedding details were covered between all the vendors.

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Study: 'Uptick' in Campus Violence

A new report by federal law enforcers, released on the third anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre, offers the first comprehensive analysis of violent attacks carried out on college campuses over the past century, finding that more than half have occurred in the last 20 years.

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Space Tower

NASA's $9.4 Billion Mission to Nowhere

There's a $500 million, 355-foot steel tower for launching rockets into space at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Brand new, never been used. The mobile launcher has been built for a rocket called the Ares 1. The problem is, there is not yet any such thing as an Ares 1 rocket — and if the Obama administration has its way, there never will be.

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Droid 2 vs. iPhone 4

Let's face it; the Droid versus iPhone debate is one of the greatest battles of our time. Sure, we have rivalries like the Steelers versus the Patriots, Microsoft versus Apple, BP versus all aquatic life...but at the end of the day, Motorola versus Apple reigns supreme. Fortunately, I was recently able to spend some hands-on time with both of their new phones, the Droid 2 and iPhone 4. 

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Cummings Candy & Coffee Shop

A Family Tradition

Cummings Candy and Coffee shop is a small coffee shop located on Main Street in Butler. Easy to spot by its red and white stripe awning the shop has been a local family owned business for over 105 years. It is one of the oldest run family business' in downtown Butler, only falling second to The Butler Eagle which according to the Butler Eagle's website (www. Full story

The Internet: Stop Underestimating It

Homer Simpson once asked, "They have the internet on computers now?" Within a few years, nobody will question if something is connected to the internet, because it will already be connected. I don't mean your phone; I'm talking about your shoes and your doorknobs.

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Heather Morgan

Morgan Wields a Mighty Voice, and Pen

This blonde hair beauty known as Heather Morgan is a Texas native and not only can she tear up the stage with her vocal ability, but what got her known before that is her crazy talented writing skills. Heather is currently a writer for Sony and did they get heck of a package by signing her.

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Where is America Headed?

Where has responsibility gone in America? A lack of responsibility, hard work, and good political leadership are leading it away from its position as a superpower.

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Diabetes Day

"Group Work" = Gasp!

Like many on campus, the words "group project" makes my skin cringe. But while working on a small group community service project to fulfill a requirement for my Small Group Communication class, I learned that it doesn't have to be so bad.

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The House that Mario Built

The Pittsburgh Penguins 2009-2010 season didn't end quite as planned. With their defeat in Game 7 to the 8th seed Montreal Canadians, not only marked the end of another long playoff run but also the end of the 49 year reign of the Igloo.

The Mellon Arena (formerly known as the Civic Arena

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NCAA, Listen to the People not Your Wallet

A meaningless regular season, a watered down post-season, kids missing classes, and a bunch of disappointed fans, that sounds really bad and the NCAA would even agree too if there wasn't money involved.

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Mauer Contract an Aberration

Catcher Joe Mauer recently signed a $184 million contract with Twins, that's right, the Twins. But does such a large contract give hope to other small market teams?

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NCAA Tournament Will Bring Madness

When you hear people talking about who got snubbed, complaining about seeds, and trying to convince their friends why they have Cornell in the Sweet 16 you know that it's official. The NCAA Men's Basketball tournament is here.... Get your analysis here!

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March Could Descend Deeper Into Madness This Year

March Madness is on right now. Gonzaga already lost in its conference tournament title game. Connecticut is already out of the Big East tournament and probably out of the Big Dance. The Pacific-10 may get only two teams in the tournament, and neither of them is UCLA. North Carolina is nowhere to be found.

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New Scholar Program available at Butler County Community College

New  Scholar Program provides additional opportunities for excelling students at Butler County Community College.

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Finding Family Roots

Did you ever wonder where your hair color came from, or maybe where you get a certain physical trait? NBC's new series "Who Do You Think You Are?" works with genealogy professionals and Ancestry.com, in hopes of discovering different people's ancestral roots.

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This Pen Is Still Mighty: No Last Writes for Plain but Durable Ballpoint

Among the elaborate seals, bronze statues and marble hallways that adorn federal Washington, there is another symbol of the machinery of government that is often overlooked: the lowly ballpoint pen.

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In Japan, a Cellphone Culture's Real Connections

It's a sunny day in Harajuku, Tokyo's trendy shopping district, and Saya Kato, a high school student, is waiting for a friend to accompany her into La Foret, one of the city's citadels of fashion. Exquisitely attuned to the style of the moment, Kato is wearing a filmy vest over a T-shirt and shorts, sporting a straw fedora and carrying not one but two cellphones.

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Latest Stories

  • Fight over money continues

    This past April, Butler County Community College (BC3) faced a financial challenge from the Butler County Controller, Jack McMillian.

    As covered in past articles at The Cube (by Patrick Reddick,

  • Cummings Candy & Coffee Shop

    A Family Tradition

    Cummings Candy and Coffee shop is a small coffee shop located on Main Street in Butler. Easy to spot by its red and white stripe awning the shop has been a local family owned business for over 105 years. It is one of the oldest run family business' in downtown Butler, only falling second to The Butler Eagle which according to the Butler Eagle's website (www.

  • The House that Mario Built

    The Pittsburgh Penguins 2009-2010 season didn't end quite as planned. With their defeat in Game 7 to the 8th seed Montreal Canadians, not only marked the end of another long playoff run but also the end of the 49 year reign of the Igloo.

    The Mellon Arena (formerly known as the Civic Arena

  • Robots Invade Campus

    Despite popular belief, robotics is not an entirely new technology. Robots have been in use all the way back to the days of Leonardo da Vinci and his Antrhobot. Over the years, they have evolved and grown for uses in a select few fields, namely special effects and automobile manufacturing.