Author: Lauren Werlinger


The Forum: Episode Nine

The Forum is an interview show where we get to know a student from MCCC. It is scheduled to run at 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 11 a.m. on Tuesdays Comcast channels 21 and 916 and Charter channel 187. The station is also livestreaming its content at


Student Government to bring in therapy dogs for finals season

Finals are fast approaching, and Student Government has planned an event to help students de-stress. Therapy Dogs International will bring specially trained dogs to A Building Room 173D April 19 from 11am to 1pm.  Abigail LaVigne, chair of the event, said Student Government often looks for ways to help students […]


Campus food pantry provides meals to students

The food pantry on campus has served over 700 students and their families since its opening in November 2021, said Josh Myers, executive director of The Foundation at MCCC. Any student, including Middle College students, can use the pantry, Myers said. They do not check for household income. The only […]


Writing fellows announce poetry contest winners

Lori Jo Couch, MCCC writing fellow advisor, announced the winners of Poetry Night on Feb. 24. About 40 people attended Poetry Night, Couch said. The event itself was Jan. 27.  “It was a great turnout,” Couch said in the announcement email. Elisabeth Brockman was in first place with her poem […]


College support staff unionize

Editor’s note: This version of the story has a changed lead to give correct examples of support staff and clarified the process of deciding college closures  Support staff, such as administrative assistants and employees in Admissions, at MCCC recently voted to unionize. Staff members voted 33-2 on Jan. 4, said […]


COVID testing now avaliable on campus

Kojo Quartey, MCCC President, received his negative result from a coronavirus test on Tuesday afternoon.  “This is my fifth COVID test even though I’m triple vaccinated,” Quartey said. “I’ve been getting them just to be safe, especially with my little one.”  The day prior, Quartey received the test at the […]