Author: Agora Staff

Opinion

Campus’ disregard of students is too much

The level of disregard this campus has for its students, faculty and organizations astonishes me more and more each day. From poorly timed construction to lackluster equipment, the learning ability students have on campus is horribly disadvantaged. It is my opinion that the administration of this campus has a vast […]

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MCCC works to provide bowling for students

Efforts to get MCCC students bowling have taken a new turn.  At the beginning of the semester, the college proposed a student bowling league at Nortel Lanes in Monroe.  Tom Ryder, the Campus Community Events/Student Activities coordinator for MCCC, is an avid bowler. In the spring of 2014, he and […]

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B-ball Fridays are back

The MCCC intramural basketball league began this past Friday, Sept. 26, with a school-yard draft. MCCC students gathered in the Fitness Center gym to pick teams for the upcoming basketball league. The league takes place every Friday morning through the next seven weeks.  Karen Turner, the fitness activities coordinator for […]

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Fantasy Football: money, time, bragging rights

Fantasy football has grown exponentially in The United States since the start of the 21st century. Though the first Fantasy leagues began as early as the 1960s, the growth in popularity did not begin to boom until the late 1990s. Fantasy football spread as more people began using the internet […]

Features

Students, faculty react to kicked-out gay youth

Growing up, we’re taught to never judge a book by its cover, or to never be afraid to express ourselves, to be whom we really are. That plan backfired when a Georgia teen was kicked out of his home for being gay. When 20-year-old Daniel Pierce told his parents he […]

Opinion

New Net Neutrality Laws

So what is Net Neutrality, and what does it mean for you? Net Neutrality, loosely defined, is the term for when all internet traffic is treated equally. This is what we currently have. The internet is not defined as a public utility by the FCC. This means that the standardization […]

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Environmental Science to get lab

Biology professor Tracy Rayl, tends to the plants in the campus Greenhouse which will host experiments for her Environmental Science class. Fall 2014 will be the first semester where the Environmental Science course will have a lab. The class has been offered without a lab for the last 15 years […]

Entertainment

Small town, big screen

Director Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad directs a scene in downtown Monroe from the movie, "Jinn." Detroit based production company Exxodus Pictures is bringing big time action and suspense right into our backyard with the new movie, “Jinn.” This action thriller directed by Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad was shot in locations around Michigan […]

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‘Doc’ takes a permanent Holladay

John Holladay sits in his office , half full of boxes, preparing to leave the job he has held for 46 years. Holladay announced his retirement from MCCC earlier this year. He began in 1968, just four years after the college was created. He has worked under five different college […]