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Opinion

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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Agora takes third in general excellence, wins eight other awards

The Michigan Community College Press Association on Wednesday, April 22, released the results of its annual student newspaper contest. MCCC’s student newspaper, Agora, captured nine awards, including third place General Excellence in the Division 2 category. Also highlighting this year’s awards, the newspaper’s editor, Todd Salisbury, took third place in […]

Opinion

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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MCCC Bookstore sets up online book buyback

The MCCC Bookstore has set up an online book buyback for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. To sell books, students must search for the books they want to sell back using Nebook.com’s Virtual Sellback, according to an email sent by the college. A flyer attached to the email stated after […]

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MCCC to make PPE, helped by employee donations

MCCC employees banded together and donated money for the construction of personal protective equipment on campus. Linda Tobert, director of Human Resources, said over 40 MCCC employees volunteered to take personal payroll deductions for the resources needed to make face shields, which will be donated to local health care workers. […]

Opinion

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 […]

Features

Students adjust to online classes, self-quarantine

MCCC has switched all face-to-face classes to an online format, causing students to adapt to a new way of learning. On March 19, MCCC announced that all classes would be moved to an online format for the rest of the Winter/Spring 2020 semester in an effort to prevent the spread […]

Entertainment

Hell on Earth arrives in ‘Doom Eternal’

“Rip and tear until it is done.” These are the words that echo through a player’s mind as they fight off the hordes of Hell in “Doom Eternal.” The game was released March 20 and is the sequel to the 2016 reboot of the classic video game franchise “Doom.” “Doom […]

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MCCC transitions to online courses for remainder of semester

MCCC has transferred all of its on-campus classes to an online format to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. An email was sent to students March 19 to inform that classes will be transitioned to online format for the remainder of the semester. Valerie Culler, director of Financial Aid, said […]

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MCCC course evaluations go digital

Electronic evaluation for all Winter 2020 classes were made available to students April 10. Jeff Peters, MCCC’s coordinator of E-Learning and Instructional support was contacted over video call to explain the process of converting the surveys to a digital format. Evaluation Kit is a tool the college has used for […]