Author: Margaret Sandefur


Ballad of a teenage editor

Becoming a newspaper editor had been a dream of mine since age 15.  I had no understanding of journalism, but I had my sights set on writing for a paper and eventually becoming the boss.  Now, as a 17-year-old senior in high school, I’m nearing the end of my first […]


Safe restroom sign not so safe on campus

Safe restroom signs put up by the GSA promoting inclusivity have caused controversy around MCCC. These signs were put up by the Gender & Sexuality Alliance in Fall 2023 after students approached them about harassment occurring in the restrooms toward transgender individuals. The signs state the bathrooms are for everyone, […]


Halloween-themed concert held at MCCC

Editor’s note: This story was updated on Nov. 8 to correct the misspelled name of a composer. A lone violinist slides her bow across the strings as Bobb Vergiels narrates a spooky tale, providing musical thrills to those in attendance. The Agora Chorale and College-Community Symphony band hosted a Halloween-themed […]


Pumpkin decorating event held at MCCC

MCCC faculty and staff showed their Halloween spirit through a pumpkin decorating contest on Oct. 31. This event was held in the cafeteria of the S Building. Various divisions and departments decorated pumpkins and submitted them in the contest.  The first place winner was the maintenance department’s “Saw” inspired pumpkin, […]


MCCC Care Closet in need of members

Editor’s note: This story was updated on Nov. 9 to correct an inaccurate title. Jenna Bazzell’s correct title is associate professor of English. The Care Closet is a resource at MCCC that consists of items such as clothing, hygiene products and school supplies. Items are located in cabinets in the […]


‘Frightful Nights’ performance to be held at MCCC

The Agora Chorale and College-Community Symphony Band will host a “Frightful Nights” concert on Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater. The concert will feature Halloween-themed pieces performed by the band and choir. There will also be a performance from the Inside Out Dance Ensemble. Mark Felder, director […]


Project Safe Space initiative on campus

MCCC is introducing its newest initiative, Project Safe Space. Melissa Grey, professor of psychology, and Jenna Bazzell, associate professor of English, oversee this project. Grey and Bazzell introduced the Safe Space, located in Room S-167, in 2022. This is a space designed for students to feel welcome and safe. “We […]