Author: Agora Staff

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

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 […]

News

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 […]

Entertainment

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 […]

Entertainment

Red Wings Miss Playoffs for Second Straight Year

Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg lines up for a faceoff.   The playoffs are just under a month away, and the Red Wings will be hitting the golf course at the end of the regular season for the second year in a row.  Sub-par goaltending, a below average defensive unit, and a lack […]

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Committee Formed for Community Sports Discussion

Community members gathered Wednesday night for a second meeting discussing the possibility of starting a collegiate sports program at MCCC.  A total of 14 members from the community attended the meeting. Coaches, athletic directors, and officials were also represented at the meeting.   The first meeting that took place on December 6 showed great promise […]

Entertainment

Super Bowl 52 Recap

Tight End Zach Ertz dives into the end-zone with 2:21 left in the 4th quarter in Super Bowl 52     The Philadelphia Eagles, led by Nick Foles, dethroned league MVP Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52. The conclusion to the 2017-18 NFL season ended […]

Entertainment

Red Wings Prepare For Second Half of Season

Only six points separates the Detroit Red Wings from a playoff spot at the halfway point of their 2017-18 season. The Eastern Conference has been a jumbled mess with teams constantly jumping over each other in the standings. The Red Wings have had that same up and down flow. They […]