Author: Todd Salisbury

News

MCCC donates, loans equipment to assist during pandemic

COVID-19 cases have spiked in the U.S. over the last few weeks. With hospitals across the country announcing equipment shortages, MCCC has worked to help local and regional hospitals. In a press release from the college, MCCC’s registered nursing program has supplied ProMedica Monroe with 50 isolation gowns, 2,100 gloves, […]

Opinion

Kindness prevails through pandemic

I woke up and could not remember what day it was. While I haven’t completely isolated myself, being home more than 80 percent of the day for multiple days in a row is a bit much. I believe that social distancing as much as possible and normal life being somewhat […]

Opinion

My second round at the College Media Association

The Agora recently went to New York City for the College Media Association’s national event. The annual trip helps staff members of the Agora learn new skills, meet professionals from the country’s biggest news organizations and discuss college media with students from across the country. Last year the event was […]

Blogs

My self quarantine

Hey guys! Currently, the world seems to be in a tail spin due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. Recently the Agora staff and I had gone to New York City. We were in NYC for the annual College Media Association event where we learn from and speak with professional media […]

Entertainment

‘The Rise’ fails to raise the bar

When some artists release new music, fans question what they’ll get — some artists deliver more of the same, however. Connecticut rapper Witt Lowry released the single “The Rise” Jan. 28. The track is Lowry’s first published work since his 2019 album “Nevers Road.” Clocking at a little under four […]

Opinion

My campus coffee conundrum

Coffee is the most important meal of the day. With the new Market Twenty 4 Seven open, there are new coffee and hot beverage options. Instead of having to drink the dirt in a cup that was Kosch’s coffee, the new options include the dark roast Detroit City Blend, the […]

News

Celebrity waiter sets fundraising record

The smell of pasta and fresh bread filled the air as members of the Monroe County area gathered to support an annual reading program. One Book, One Community (OBOC) hosted its sixth celebrity waiter event Feb. 17. Cheryl Johnston, a former MCCC employee, chaired the event. Johnston said a venue […]

News

‘Dog Loves Books’ performs at Meyer Theater

Over 850 elementary school kids from Monroe County came to MCCC’s Meyer Theater Feb. 25. The young students saw “Dog Loves Books,” a musical adapted from Louise Yates’ New York Times bestseller. The musical follows Dog, a dog who really loves books and decides to open his own bookstore. To […]

News

East West Tech renamed to honor college founders

The East and West Tech Buildings have a new name after the Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 24. The Board approved a recommendation from Kojo Quartey, MCCC president, that proposed renaming the two buildings Founders Hall. Sue Wetzel, vice president of Administration, said Founders Hall is supposed to honor the […]

News

MCCC to host study abroad meeting

The Study Abroad Program is scheduled to hold an informational meeting Feb. 18 and 20. The meetings will be held at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in room 165 of the Gerald Welch Health Education Building. The Study Abroad Program is scheduled to spend nine days visiting London and Paris […]