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Past Agora editors take on the Big Apple

A melting pot of culture, art and business — New York City’s bright lights lure ambitious people from all over the world. Two editors from the Agora went on to conquer the concrete jungle. Vanessa Ray was part of the Agora from Fall 2016 to Winter 2019 and editor during […]

Opinion

New semester stress grows for students

Four weeks into the Winter Semester, things are getting tough to manage. From classes, homework, jobs and personal relationships, students may find it difficult to balance their everyday responsibilities. “You have to pick — there’s like three things, school, work or social life and you have to pick two,” MCCC […]

Entertainment

‘The Rise’ fails to raise the bar

When some artists release new music, fans question what they’ll get — some artists deliver more of the same, however. Connecticut rapper Witt Lowry released the single “The Rise” Jan. 28. The track is Lowry’s first published work since his 2019 album “Nevers Road.” Clocking at a little under four […]

Opinion

My campus coffee conundrum

Coffee is the most important meal of the day. With the new Market Twenty 4 Seven open, there are new coffee and hot beverage options. Instead of having to drink the dirt in a cup that was Kosch’s coffee, the new options include the dark roast Detroit City Blend, the […]

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Ecology enters MCCC’s environment

From the environments around us to our own body, systems are everywhere. However, in our modern world many of these environmental systems are experiencing great change. With MCCC’s new Ecology course, students will soon be able to explore those systems and their changes. Approved by Kevin Cooper, dean of the […]

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DTE agreement to affect college funding

MCCC may lose $1.56 million in funding over the span of eight years if a tax appeal by DTE Energy is finalized. DTE Energy petitioned the Michigan Tax Tribunal to lower the taxable value of their Monroe Power Plant in May of 2018. Had the taxable value stayed the same […]

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Celebrity waiter sets fundraising record

The smell of pasta and fresh bread filled the air as members of the Monroe County area gathered to support an annual reading program. One Book, One Community (OBOC) hosted its sixth celebrity waiter event Feb. 17. Cheryl Johnston, a former MCCC employee, chaired the event. Johnston said a venue […]

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‘Dog Loves Books’ performs at Meyer Theater

Over 850 elementary school kids from Monroe County came to MCCC’s Meyer Theater Feb. 25. The young students saw “Dog Loves Books,” a musical adapted from Louise Yates’ New York Times bestseller. The musical follows Dog, a dog who really loves books and decides to open his own bookstore. To […]

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East West Tech renamed to honor college founders

The East and West Tech Buildings have a new name after the Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 24. The Board approved a recommendation from Kojo Quartey, MCCC president, that proposed renaming the two buildings Founders Hall. Sue Wetzel, vice president of Administration, said Founders Hall is supposed to honor the […]

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MCCC to host study abroad meeting

The Study Abroad Program is scheduled to hold an informational meeting Feb. 18 and 20. The meetings will be held at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in room 165 of the Gerald Welch Health Education Building. The Study Abroad Program is scheduled to spend nine days visiting London and Paris […]