Opinion

Opinion

Dealing with intersectionality

As someone with intersectional identities, there are situations that other people just do not understand. So many things are designed for the majority, like due dates and staircases. We live in a white heteronormative society that does not do much for “outsiders”. The struggle with such simple things, both mentally […]

Features Opinion

My self-efficacy — saying goodbye is hard

I am not a humble person. That’s not to say I am a boastful person either. Rather, I am self-depreciating or effacing to a fault. I do not enjoy taking pride in my work. When looking at an end result, I am only able to see the flaws and what […]

Features Opinion

The journey from ad to assistant editor

Sometimes a small advertisement to get involved can go a long way. My first time on campus, at the new-school orientation, I saw a flyer to join the Agora, and upon reading, was immediately interested. Though joining didn’t fit my schedule that semester, I was encouraged to still get involved […]

Cryptid Corner Opinion

Cryptid Corner: Bigfoot

When I started Cryptid Corner a year ago, I always wanted to lean towards researching the more obscure and unknown creatures of the, well, obscure and unknown. However, seeing as we are in the last entry in the series, I think it’s about time we covered the only topic suitable […]

Opinion

Sharks in the water, use caution

Writing an article and watching all the details fall into place is one of the best parts of being a journalist. What lots of readers don’t know, however, is just how much it takes to get that information. That sounds a lot more dramatic than it really is. I’m not fighting against a government’s censorship or skillfully extracting a […]

Cryptid Corner Opinion

Cryptid Corner: The Hopkinsville Goblins

On J. Allen Hynek’s Scale of UFO Encounter Classification, a close encounter of the fifth kind is defined by witnessing a UFO or alien in action and establishing a line of communication. However, how do you classify an encounter in which you and your family were engaged in a four-hour […]

Opinion

Restoring Classroom Interaction

When classes first went virtual, a large part of what made college great was gone. I was shy when starting my first semester at MCCC. Starting college and being in a new environment in general can be nerve-wracking for some, and I was included in that group. Yet, over the […]

Entertainment Opinion

Agora’s favorite festive holiday films

Klaus If you’re looking for a cozy family-friendly movie to enjoy this Christmas season, “Klaus” is the movie for you. “Klaus,” a 2019 film available to watch on Netflix, takes on the origin of Santa Claus. After fumbling his way through postman academy, spoiled and lazy Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) graduates […]