Tag: The Agora

Letters to the Editor

Dan Shaw’s influence remains after passing

I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Dan Shaw, who in addition to serving as the faculty adviser and editor of this great campus newspaper from 2008-2019, was also a community staple at the Monroe Evening News for several years, and brought a fount of knowledge and […]


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 […]


The Agora awarded by Michigan Press Association

The Agora recently won four awards in the 2019 College Better Newspaper Contest. The contest is sponsored by the Michigan Press Association (MPA) and consisted of content produced between Aug. 1, 2018, through July 31, 2019. Vanessa Ray took first place for Best Photographer and third place in the News […]


New adviser has new adventure

The wheels on my suitcase bumped down the sidewalk as I hustled from an orientation meeting. I had only been in Monroe for a couple of hours after catching a 6 a.m. flight from a conference in Toronto. No car, no clue, no worries. I was heading to Tim Hortons […]


The Agora receives journalism awards

Web Editor Vanessa Ray wins first place for best First Amendment Reporting The Agora received 14 awards at the Michigan Community College Press Association awards banquet on April 8. The MCCPA recognized the best journalism work at community colleges in the state on Michigan. This year nine colleges competed for […]


There is no better time to be a journalist

One of the highlights of being on The Agora is attending the College Media Association Convention in New York City.  There are many ways to get involved while attending MCCC. You can join the Student Government, become a Writing Fellow, or a Student Ambassador. All of these groups provide wonderful […]