Author: Taylor Dively


Golf Club Holds First Meeting

Golf Club adviser Josh Myers, executive director of the MCCC Foundation, carried his golf clubs at the Back-to-School Barbecue.   More club sports are slowly becoming available for students as the school year progresses.   A meeting was held to attempt to form a golf club on October 3rd.  Six students were in attendance and […]


Poetry and protest at Grand Rapids ArtPrize

The caliber of art at Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize never fails to amaze MCCC students and faculty. ArtPrize is a citywide function held in over 160 venues – including museums, hotels, comic shops, even the police station – all displaying various varieties of art. These run the gamut from paintings to […]


New Arena Brings End To Student Rush

Little Caesar’s Arena recieves finishing touches before pre-season hockey begins.   Students hoping for price drops in Red Wings tickets might have to hug their piggy banks a bit tighter when shopping for tickets this year. Student Rush tickets are not available for this season and prices have jumped upward […]


Club Volleyball Starts Season Off Strong

Courtney Dunbar, Lisa Schendel, Zach Fields, and Kristen Bolster prepare for an incoming serve.   The Volleyball Club gathered for the first time this semester on Monday with new goals and plenty of new faces. A total of fifteen students were in attendance and there’s always the possibility that more […]


One Book speaker reveals Michigan treasures

One Book speaker Ron Rademacher shows audience some pictures of Michigan’s must-see treasures.   A One Book, One Community event revealed Michigan destinations that hold unknown treasures. Monroe County’s One Book, One Community program hopes to foster an appreciation for literature in the county through various book discussions, film series, […]


Post-Apocalyptic World Survival

The Agora editor Leah Thomas moderated the event with panel members Micah Young, Chase McBee, Mark Hammond, Bob Dluzen, and Judy Dluzen   Learning how to survive could be the difference between life and death during catastrophes. On Wednesday, March 29, the Agora staff hosted a survivalist discussion.  This event […]


Board raises tuition this fall

MCCC Board of Trustees unanimously voted to raise non-resident and out of state/international tuition beginning in Fall 2017 semester. At the March 27 board meeting, the board also discussed adding research review board, purchasing of a dynamometer, and supporting the Monroe County Bicentennial Alliance. They also recognized a retirement and […]


Earth Day approaching is growing into the event

Miranda Gardner Staff Member The Math and Science Society plotted to save the planet on March 24 for Earth Day. “We planted approximately 200 paper cups of sunflower seeds,” Kathleen Shepherd professor of mathematics said. The sunflowers are growing in the greenhouse and are expected to sprout in time for […]


March for Science, Not Silence

Miranda Gardner Staff Member This is the resistance and this is history in the making. The National March for Science on April 22 is quite the drive, but the March for Science in Ann Arbor is close to home. Professor of mathematics Mark Naber is encouraging students to band together […]


Phi Theta Kappa Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers pose on the main floor of Habitat’s 93 house built. From left to right; Collin Flynn, Miranda Gardner, Lauren Pillarelli, and Saqib Noor Peracha. Not pictured; Lily Kozicki. Photo by Julia Skaggs. Miranda Gardner Staff Member Phi Theta Kappa members built hope for a Monroe County family, one brush […]