Tag: Matt Bird-Meyer

Features

Spending a short time, learning so much

One brief semester ago, I was not familiar with AP Style, the excitement of doing an interview or the unnecessary restraint of omitting the Oxford comma, despite being tempted to add one to this very sentence. The newsroom is a place I have come to love. I am excited to […]

Features Opinion

The journey from ad to assistant editor

Sometimes a small advertisement to get involved can go a long way. My first time on campus, at the new-school orientation, I saw a flyer to join the Agora, and upon reading, was immediately interested. Though joining didn’t fit my schedule that semester, I was encouraged to still get involved […]

Features

Black and Meade lead Agora for 2020-2021 year

The Agora recently named Noah Black as the next editor for the 2020-2021 academic year. Black is a 2015 graduate from Arbor Preparatory High School in Ypsilanti and is 23-years-old. He is pursuing a degree in Communications. “It’s more surreal than anything,” Black said. “I started off as someone with […]

News

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 […]

Staff

Agora Adviser

My first newspaper job was in 1997 when I worked as the sports editor for a small twice-weekly community newspaper in Missouri. But I wasn’t just covering sports. The paper’s editorial staff was the news editor and myself, so that meant we both had a lot of work to do. […]