Opinion

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A pandemic is hard for everyone

Lately, days have been hard for a lot of us. Whether it is practicing social distancing or not having a job right now, the coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone’s daily lives. I would like to take the time to talk about what I have been going through from almost the […]

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Unpreparedness makes me question

As the government at state and federal levels continues act against the unprecedented coronavirus, this pandemic leaves individuals in communities across the country wondering, “but what do I do if I have it?” Two weeks ago, I was experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. As MCCC closed its physical doors and students began […]

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We must learn how to press ‘enter’

As our classes have been online for some time now, the amount of reading students must complete has skyrocketed. I am not an avid reader. Reading is hard for me to focus on. What makes my focus even worse is people not breaking their text into separate paragraphs. I am […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19 leaves visible changes to everyday life

It’s unsettling to be flipping through TV channels in a hotel room only to find talk shows with little to no audience. As if the proverbial rapture was upon us, the populations of streets, audiences and buildings grew thinner by the minute. The day the Agora crew left New York […]

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‘Pokemon HOME’ almost killed all my friends

“Pokémon HOME” is finally here, giving players across the world the chance to gather their little battle buddies in one area to transfer to different games. Available on Nintendo Switch consoles and mobile devices, the app uses a Nintendo Network Account to safely store all the friends you’ve gathered across […]

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New hedgehog, new chili dog

With the recent release of “Sonic the Hedgehog,” fans had been questioning whether or not the speedster’s iconic love of chili dogs would make an appearance in the movie. The speed demon’s love for the food originated in 1993 on the “Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog” cartoon. From there, all […]

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New semester stress grows for students

Four weeks into the Winter Semester, things are getting tough to manage. From classes, homework, jobs and personal relationships, students may find it difficult to balance their everyday responsibilities. “You have to pick — there’s like three things, school, work or social life and you have to pick two,” MCCC […]

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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 […]