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Grub’s on!

This is a companion piece to James's other article on Cuisine 1300. Read that here. I walked into Cuisine 1300 not quite sure what to expect. I had an idea from what I’d heard around campus and from my interview with Chef Thomas, of course… but you never truly know […]

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Japanese toilet transforms restroom experience

Rolling out of bed after hitting the snooze button one too many times, the typical morning routine begins: bathroom, shower, breakfast. A boring routine, but that can be changed when a “washlet” is introduced. A little known lavatory masterpiece, the Japanese toilet, will transform any restroom experience.   The Japanese toilet […]

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Do The Red Wings Have What It Takes To Make The Playoffs?

A look at the inside of Little Caesers Arena.  The Red Wings ended last season with an early offseason and no playoffs for a team who hadn’t missed them for 25 years straight prior to that.   Injuries and not enough offensive power left them at the back of the standings of the […]

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People misunderstand feminism

On a particularly warm October evening almost 15 years ago, one of my closest friends asked me if I considered myself a feminist. “Of course not,” I said, puzzled by her question. “You’ve see how much pink is in my room.” Fast forward to current day, and being a feminist […]

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Christianity in journalism can be beneficial

Many college journalism students are struggling to balance their faith and field of study. At the Spring National College Media Convention in New York, I attended a session titled “Christian in the Newsroom.” The session attracted about two dozen Christians, who wanted to know how other Christians were faring in […]

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The connection between Easter and Passover

The term “Judeo-Christian” is often heard and often quoted, usually in reference to the laws and culture of the United States. Still, how many people actually taken the time to consider exactly what that means? There is probably no better time of year to actually ponder that question than the […]

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Hockeytown says goodbye to Joe Louis Arena

April 9, 2017, marked the final game played at Joe Louis Arena. The final game, which was treated more like a party than a farewell, brought a 4-1 Detroit Red Wings’ victory over the New Jersey Devils. Late owner Mike Ilitch bought the franchise in 1982, and has owned almost […]

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Spring brings back American pastime

Home run! Springtime is here and in my mind, that means only one thing. Baseball is back. Winter reluctantly begins to lose its icy grip on the Midwest, the trees begin to bud, the grass starts growing, and the world seems to start afresh. New life returns to our part […]

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There is no better time to be a journalist

One of the highlights of being on The Agora is attending the College Media Association Convention in New York City.  There are many ways to get involved while attending MCCC. You can join the Student Government, become a Writing Fellow, or a Student Ambassador. All of these groups provide wonderful […]

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Leaving home is expensive

Decisions like when to “leave the nest” and move into your own place are difficult, but necessary. After being a Monroe County Middle College student for five years and graduating this May, I decided that I am going to move out and find my own place this summer. I want […]