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‘Aries’ fails to continue Gorillaz ‘Song Machine’ potential

Continuing their “Song Machine” initiative, which sees a new track released almost every month, Gorillaz released their latest track, “Aries,” on April 9. “Aries” features Peter Hook from Joy Division on bass and music producer and drummer Georgia on drums, a change different from the prior iterations of “Song Machine” […]

Entertainment

Dua Lipa combines past and modern pop on ‘Future Nostalgia’

Few modern albums take the risk of combining decades-old stylistic choices with new arrangements and succeed in the process. Dua Lipa is a British singer famous for her 2017 debut self-titled album along with her collaboration with Calvin Harris on the song “One Kiss.” “Future Nostalgia” was released Mar. 27 with […]

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MCCC graduation postponed

The spread of coronavirus has forced MCCC to postpone the 2020 graduation.  Tracy Vogt, registrar of MCCC, said graduation was originally scheduled for 7 p.m May 1 in the Welch Health Education Building.  Vogt said caps and gowns have not been purchased, and information regarding gown pickup will be sent […]

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 […]