Author: Todd Salisbury


Tastes of Monroe

Tastes of Monroe I'm just a guy that enjoys eating and spends alot of time out to eat at restuarants, diners, and cafes. Unfortunately, many small eateries have been crushed due to chain restaurants and fast food. While there is nothing wrong with people enjoying those places, I find that […]


Movie night stalls out

A movie poster for the film "Baby Driver." Student Government hosted a movie night March 14, and showed the action film “Baby Driver,” starring Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, and young-star Ansel Elgort. The movie was released in 2017 and is about a talented getaway driver, trapped in the heist life […]


Students flock for wings and karaoke

The cafeteria was buzzing with students as they came to celebrate National Student Day along with the St. Patty’s Wing Wednesday. On Wednesday, March 13, students met in the cafeteria to eat chicken wings (traditional and boneless), taste new sauces, and get on stage to sing karaoke. Kaytlyn Kaires was […]


Todd Salisbury

Hey, I’m Todd Salisbury and this is my fourth semester on The Agora, second as editor. I specialize in music, coffee and sarcasm. My favorite genre of music varies depending on my mood, but I am usually listening to hip hop or a variant of rock music. The only constant […]


Post Traumatic

Suicide is prevalent. Thankfully, as this has become more discussed, society has begun to realize the issues many face. Unfortunately, one thing that isn’t discussed as often is how the friends and family get through the grieving. While this article isn’t directly about suicide or how to continue on without […]


MCCC hosts blood drive

MCCC, partnered with the American Red Cross, will be hosting a blood drive on Jan 8. The blood drive will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the dining hall. During Nov., the American Red Cross reported that September and October fell short by some 21,000 donations than […]


New Year’s Resolutions

With the new year just around the corner, many people are looking to clear out some old habits while ringing in the new. In an effort to make the upcoming year better than year's past, people create resolutions – or goals. MCCC student Jenna Reiber's goal is to be more […]


The Agora: a place for passion

The Agora is not just for journalists. It is for writers, bloggers, broadcasters, photographers, artists, critics, reporters, sports analysts, and anyone else who is passionate about what they do. At the Agora, we deal with any and everything related to media. While we do feature our stories in the newspaper […]


College student Christmas gift tips

​ Art by Cheyanne Abel It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Unless you’re a college student with a parent who doesn’t know what to get you for Christmas. People are difficult to shop for, especially college students. Between working and going to classes, students may not have time […]


Muse gets lost in simulations

Muse at Joe Louis Arena during the Drones World Tour. Is rock finally dead? As hip-hop and pop continue to dominate both the airwaves and charts, rock music seems to have found itself stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place. Luckily, Muse, Britain’s most famous progressive rock band, has taken […]