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What the millage renewal means for MCCC

Campus structure and safety improvement plans for the next few years are underway. MCCC’s Maintenance and Improvement Millage was renewed on Nov. 3 passing with a 60.4% margin. Phase 2 of the millage can now begin in 2021 as planned. MCCC President Kojo Quartey said the first priority projects include […]

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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 […]

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The Department of Education extends Clery Report deadline

Campus security reports are typically out by this time of year, though 2020 has changed that. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Education has extended the deadline for the Clery Report from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31. Laura Egan, senior director of programs at the Clery Center, said […]

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‘A Tori Kelly Christmas’ keeps on giving

To anyone not already in the holiday spirit, one album can surely do the trick. Singer Tori Kelly released her fourth studio album “A Tori Kelly Christmas” on Oct. 30. Kelly’s self-made music career first gained recognition when her YouTube video song covers, such as Frank Ocean’s “Thinkin Bout You” […]

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MCCC enacts 3-week shift to online courses

The beginning of the Fall 2020 Semester saw a large shift toward online or blended courses for MCCC because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, in response to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services emergency order on Nov. 15, all classes at MCCC have ceased on-campus meetings and continued […]

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COVID-19 restrictions delay poetry contest

The Writing Fellows in collaboration with MCCC’s Inside Out Dance Ensemble is hosting a poetry contest. The deadline for submission was previously Nov. 18. However, because of the three-week shut down of the college, the submission deadline has been extended. Lori Jo Couch, assistant professor of English and Writing Center […]

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Cryptid Corner: The Wendigo

The snow has begun falling. A thick layer of white powder covers the forest floor like a cloth readying an item for a magician’s vanishing trick. Snow crunches underfoot as you walk through the wood, the only sound audible in the otherwise frozen wasteland. But something feels off. Yet, in […]

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‘Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ swings in with style

“Be yourself.” This is the tagline of Insomniac’s recent release, “Spider-Man: Miles Morales.” “Miles Morales” is a spinoff and semisequel to 2018’s “Spider-Man.” Released on PS4 and PS5 on Nov. 12, “Spider-Man: Miles Morales” follows the titular Miles as he grows into his own spider-powers and becomes worthy of the […]

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‘Watch Dogs: Legion’ is a hack job

Sometimes newer doesn’t always equal better. “Watch Dogs: Legion” was developed by Ubisoft Toronto and launched Oct. 29 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4, Nov. 10 for Xbox Series X and Nov. 12 for PS5. “Legion” is set in an ambiguous not-too-distant future London where automation and technology have become […]

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Monroe and Election Night

During the Nov. 3 election, Agora staff went around Monroe and neighboring townships and cities to document the events of the day. This is a collection of photos that the staff collected over the course of the day to highlight certain areas of the voting and the behind-the-scenes process.