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MCCC copes with another loss

(L-R) Caleb, Ethan, Hannah and Jacob Hawkins at Hannah's graduation. Teresa Hawkins speaks gently about her third son, Ethan. “He’s just like my husband, really a laidback, kind of easy-going guy. Nothing really ruffled his feathers too much,” she says. “He just loved life, loved people.” Ethan, who attended MCCC […]

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Sabo leaves mighty legacy

  Colleagues and students agree that Sabo is irreplaceable. Some of the first words out Paul Hedeen’s mouth when discussing Joanna Sabo are “impossible to replace.” Having been at MCCC in both administrative and facultative positions for a quarter of a century, the political science professor has earned her retirement. […]

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The Student Government President unmasked

Miranda Gardner Agora staff To know the man behind the events. Joel Spotts was voted in as Student Government President Sep. 26, but president is just one of the many shoes he fills. “I’m a member with the title president,” he said. “It’s really the members that run the meetings, […]

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Cuisine 1300 whets MCCC’s appetites

It’s the students who shine in Cuisine 1300. Located for the last 35 years immediately to the right of the northwest entrance to the A Building, the little restaurant is a haven for good food on-campus – with all due respect to the Kosch cafeteria across the hall. The restaurant […]

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Hiking trails may relieve stress

Pull out a pair of walking shoes and bundle up because a hike may bring relief to a stressed student. For students with time between classes, MCCC offers a well-groomed trail that is both easy to get to and easy to follow. The trail offers fitness stations along the way […]

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Roberts tells the truth about society

Derek Roberts seems to be a natural fit as the new sociology professor. Roberts arrived in the United States shortly before taking the post, having previously lived in Zambia. However, he’s no stranger to Michigan. “I grew up in different parts of Macomb County,” he says, “so it’s good to […]

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Minors on campus may present challenges

Minors on college campuses may have a bad rap, but the young students at MCCC seem to be some of the best students. There are 707 students under 18 enrolled in MCCC classes; that means about one out of every four students is a minor. Minors attend college for a […]

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We are the Huskies

Huskies may make a comeback. Student Ambassadors are working to reintroduce MCCC’s mascot, the Huskies. Student Ambassadors are student leaders who commit to attend college events and reach out to prospective students. Jessica Ryder, the former vice president of Student Ambassadors, began the challenge of reviving the mascot and Katie […]

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How green are we at MCCC?

Miranda Gardner Agora staff The campus green initiative looks good on paper, and great on site, but tells a different tale in practice. Biology laboratory assistant and student, Amanda Roelant said, the college is doing a good job with the recycling centers, but there is room to improve. “Some students […]

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New Science/Math dean looks to the skies

Kevin Cooper, new dean of Science/Math Division, settles into his new office. Climate change is happening, and we now have an expert at MCCC who can document it – Kevin Cooper, new dean of the Science and Mathematics Division. “All I do is document the facts and chart the progress […]