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Get in the Robot

Preface The science fiction sub-genre of giant, fighting robots or machines, colloquially known as “Mecha”, has been around since the late 1800s. However, the Mecha genre didn’t begin to reach peak popularity until the manga turned anime “Mazinger Z” debuted on television in 1972. From there the proverbial floodgates were […]

Staff

Gracyn Wener

How would I, Gracyn Wener, explain Gracyn Wener?  She’s a stereotypical Aries. A constant violator of twitter’s community guidelines. A self-described Beatles historian (she literally cried when she walked across Abbey Road). A chronic wearer of plaid. Frequent Starbucks customer. Really big fan of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. A lover […]

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Abbie Lancaster

I have been attending MCCC for four semesters (including this one). I am planning to transfer as an English major in the fall to either Eastern Michigan University or Georgetown University. My dream career goals include obtaining my doctorate and becoming a professor as well as acquiring a government position […]

Opinion

A $5 crisis

When you are used to receiving a discount, the sight of that discount being taken away is scary. My scare was being off the Spotify Student discount. The thought of coughing up the ungodly amount of $9.99 a month plus tax — an amount which didn’t include Hulu and Showtime […]

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Jerry Meade

Hey, it’s Jerry! Not short for Jerald, pronounced just like the infamous comedian/90s sitcom star. I graduated from State Line Christian school, and as soon as I started my first semester at MCCC I knew I’d want to be a part of the Agora. I plan on getting a bachelor’s […]

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Kaylena Watson

Hi, my name is Kaylena Watson. This is my second year at MCCC and this is my first semester on the Agora. I am very excited to be a part of it. I decided in the future would like to transfer to Siena Heights University due to their Professional Communications […]

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Juliet Jefts

Hello! My name is Juliet Jefts, this is my first year on the Agora staff, though I’ve had a few pieces published with the paper last semester as free-lance. I’m an Ida High School graduate, an alumni of the band, choir and theater programs. I’ve joined the Agora hoping to […]

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Carla Cohen

My name is Carla Cohen, but my maiden name is Carla Crockett. I started writing for the Agora in 2009 and have been on staff off and on for the last 10 years. I started because I felt Journalism was my calling but now I’m going for Graphic Design. My […]

News

MCCC graduates new class of nurses

MCCC’s Registered Nursing Program alumni base grew Dec. 18. 25 students were pinned as registered nurses at Meyer Theater Wednesday night in front of a crowd of over 50 people. “While I’m sure many of you wondered whether you were going to live through nursing school, you did,” said Kimberly […]

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$1.1 million donated to MCCC by local businessman

Local businessman Gary J. Vajcner has always desired to give back to Monroe. On Monday, Vajcner was able to do just that. Vajcner donated $1.1 million dollars to Monroe County Community College at a ceremony held Monday in MCCC’s Audrey M. Warrick Student Services building. Vajcner’s donation to MCCC is […]