Author: Agora Staff

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Agora’s favorite festive holiday films

Klaus If you’re looking for a cozy family-friendly movie to enjoy this Christmas season, “Klaus” is the movie for you. “Klaus,” a 2019 film available to watch on Netflix, takes on the origin of Santa Claus. After fumbling his way through postman academy, spoiled and lazy Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) graduates […]

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Monroe and Election Night

During the Nov. 3 election, Agora staff went around Monroe and neighboring townships and cities to document the events of the day. This is a collection of photos that the staff collected over the course of the day to highlight certain areas of the voting and the behind-the-scenes process.

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Agora spooky selections for Halloween

Alien In space, no one can hear you scream. In front of your TV, however, is a different story. Directed by Ridley Scott, “Alien” follows a starship freighter on its trip back to Earth, when its crew is suddenly awoken by a mysterious signal from a passing planet. The crew, […]

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Agora podcast picks to perk you up

My Brother, My Brother and Me If you’re looking for a simple advice show, well, look elsewhere. “My Brother, My Brother and Me” is an advice show for the “modren” era. Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy, are just three brothers who started a podcast and their advice should never be […]

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 […]

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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

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 […]

Opinion

Campus’ disregard of students is too much

The level of disregard this campus has for its students, faculty and organizations astonishes me more and more each day. From poorly timed construction to lackluster equipment, the learning ability students have on campus is horribly disadvantaged. It is my opinion that the administration of this campus has a vast […]

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College switches to Brightspace

MCCC is changing once again. New and returning students now are logging into Brightspace, instead of the Blackboard program, for online classes and many on campus courses. And they will find the Regional Computer Tech Center, RCTC, in the La-Z-Boy Building in Z-258. The switch to Brightspace comes after the […]

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Playoffs Off to Crazy Start

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby hoists the Stanley Cup during the celebratory parade.   Playoff hockey is arguably the most entertaining post season that pro sports has to offer.  Players fight through injuries that would normally leave them sidelined for weeks, refs are more lenient with penalties, and the fans are there […]