Author: Juliet Jefts

News

Professor teaches community to take action

A college professor has been trying to help keep children safe against the ghouls and goblins that lurk in the night during Halloween. About 20 years ago, professor Mark Bergmooser, started teaching a one-day children’s self-defense seminar leading up to Halloween. He said this was partially to help increase recruitment […]

News

Poetry Night causes a fright

The air was filled with anticipation and Halloween spirit as students descended into the Cellar. Students were dressed in their best Halloween costumes, prepared to read their funny, spooky and profound poems. The Writing Fellows hosted their annual Poetry Night and Bake Sale on Oct. 24 to celebrate the holiday […]

Entertainment

‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ misses both shots

  Welcome to Zombieland…again! Ten years after the original, “Zombieland: Double Tap” revisits Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Wichita (Emma Stone), and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin). The four friends are living within Zombieland and now reside in the White House. They have perfected the zombie-killing game, but new threats— […]

Features

Agriculture program growing strong

From the food on your plate to the clothes you wear, agriculture is a fundamental business in the lives of everyday people. At MCCC, the agriculture program, commonly referred to as “ag,” recently celebrated their second annual Farm and Field day. “The event was the second annual Farm and Field […]

Staff

Hannah Demski

Hello, my name is Hannah Demski. This is my first semester on the Agora, but I am thrilled to be a part of it! My whole life I have had family telling me how they would love if I went into journalism, but I always brushed them off… until now. […]

Staff

Cole Younglove

My name is Cole Younglove. I’m a college freshman at MCCC. My goals are to get a basic understanding of journalism so that I might transfer to EMU after my 2 years. I’m very into writing, but I often get writers block in the form of boredom of a topic. […]

Entertainment

Pennywise makes final appearance

This article may contain spoilers for this movie. Clowns: some people love them, most people fear them. One of the creepiest clowns in cinema, Pennywise, played by actor Bill Skarsgård, has made his final debut in his last installment, “IT Chapter Two.” “IT Chapter Two” is a follow-up to 2017’s […]

Staff

Jordan Jewell

Sometimes, publishing a newspaper makes you want to rip out your hair. In a field where you have to be quick, accurate, and articulate, all while coordinating tons of moving parts— some being far beyond your reach— you become plagued with tremendous stress. I still do it though. What’s more […]

Features

Gender-neutral bathrooms coming soon

Using the restroom is an activity that many people don’t give a second thought. However, for members of the LGBTQ+ community, a bathroom break can mean facing discomfort, stress or even harassment. MCCC is taking steps to become more inclusive by adding gender-neutral bathrooms to both floors of the L […]

Entertainment

“Us” Has Audiences Seeing Double

A typical horror movie is usually made purely for entertainment and shock factor. Jordan Peele’s “Us” sets itself apart by being more than just a murder-fest, making him a new force to be reckoned with within the genre. Jordan Peele’s “Us” uses the classic horror movie format to explore themes, […]