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MCCC hosts Boo Bash sequel

Clowns, Beetlejuice and even John Lennon invaded campus for one last Halloween night. Student Government hosted the second annual Boo Bash in the Cellar of the A Building Nov. 1 for students to celebrate Halloween one more time before putting costumes away for another year. This is the second year […]

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New movie makes the Joker eerily human

This article may contain spoilers for Joker. A tragic backstory for a psychopath is a common story in many tales, but usually a person doesn’t get to watch a character spiral into madness, which is exactly what the movie Joker portrayed. The setting begins in a beige themed warehouse of […]

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Joint choir, symphonic band concert honors life of oboist

In the 11 years that Catherine Brodie has directed the Agora Chorale, she has always made an effort to pick pieces with meaning. She has chosen to combine two of their four concerts with the MCCC Symphonic Band, directed by Mark Felder, to show their support for the others programs […]

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East Tech and West Tech renovation to bring new features to MCCC

Renovation on the East Tech and West Tech buildings will bring new features and spaces to Monroe County Community College. The building is expected to be furnished during spring 2020 and be ready for classes in fall 2020. Costing near $8.9 million, the renovation will include new classrooms, offices, testing […]

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College night helps students see new opportunities

Close to 50 community colleges, universities and vocational schools gathered on campus Oct. 8 to show local students future opportunities. MCCC’s College Night is an event open to all ages but is most popular among late high school students and early college students. Booths are set up with representatives from […]

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‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ misses both shots

  Welcome to Zombieland…again! Ten years after the original, “Zombieland: Double Tap” revisits Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Wichita (Emma Stone), and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin). The four friends are living within Zombieland and now reside in the White House. They have perfected the zombie-killing game, but new threats— […]

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MCCC strives to continue scholarly standards

The Higher Learning Commission will visit Monroe County Community College on Nov. 4 and 5 to complete a re-accreditation review. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is based out Chicago, Illinois. According to the institution’s website, the HLC “accredits colleges and universities in a 19-state region of the United States.” A […]

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MCCC receives Native American Heritage Fund grant

Through a donation from the Native American Heritage Fund (NAHF), MCCC has received a financial grant amounting to $199,234. This grant was received in partnership with the River Raisin National Battlefield Park along with three different Native American groups: the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma, the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation, and […]

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Visiting artist shares story at MCCC

Detroit-based painter and activist Anna van Schaap uses her work to communicate powerful messages about women, perfectionism and society. Van Schaap spoke about her work at Monroe County Community College on Oct. 24. The lecture was held in the La-Z-Boy Center Atrium as a part of MCCC’s Visiting Artist series. […]

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New MCCC instructor sparks interest

Not every professor has secret clearance for the U.S. Mark Jager, the new instructor of materials and welding technology, was born and raised in the city of East Detroit — now known as Eastpointe. Jager said he had a normal 1950s and 1960s upbringing. “You know, had a very close […]