Tag: Todd Salisbury

Opinion

Kindness prevails through pandemic

I woke up and could not remember what day it was. While I haven’t completely isolated myself, being home more than 80 percent of the day for multiple days in a row is a bit much. I believe that social distancing as much as possible and normal life being somewhat […]

News

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 […]

Opinion

My second round at the College Media Association

The Agora recently went to New York City for the College Media Association’s national event. The annual trip helps staff members of the Agora learn new skills, meet professionals from the country’s biggest news organizations and discuss college media with students from across the country. Last year the event was […]

Blogs

My self quarantine

Hey guys! Currently, the world seems to be in a tail spin due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. Recently the Agora staff and I had gone to New York City. We were in NYC for the annual College Media Association event where we learn from and speak with professional media […]

Opinion

New hedgehog, new chili dog

With the recent release of “Sonic the Hedgehog,” fans had been questioning whether or not the speedster’s iconic love of chili dogs would make an appearance in the movie. The speed demon’s love for the food originated in 1993 on the “Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog” cartoon. From there, all […]

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 […]

News

‘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 […]

Entertainment

‘UR FUN’ was not fun for my expectations

With a very select style of pop dominating the mainstream music scene, indie pop releases seem to go under the radar. Of Montreal is a band that debuted in 1996 and has incorporated elements of 1960’s psychedelic pop, indie rock, indie pop, alternative punk and dance rock through the years. […]

Entertainment

‘Because the Internet’ lasts through decade

With the decade over, it was time for me to reflect on my favorite album that dropped in the last 10 years. There were many options through the genres. A decade is a long time, especially for music. From rock to alternative, indie to K-pop, my music taste grew exponentially. […]