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Miss Monroe County comes full circle

18-year-old Monroe County Community College freshman Kendall Comer is busy keeping up on her studies and fulfilling her duties as Miss Monroe County.  Kendall started competing in pageants when she was 9 and ran for Junior Miss Monroe County.  “I was constantly seeing all of the teens and the misses […]

Brant Georgia stands in a shady area on the bank of River Raisin in front of an easel.
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MCMC student Brant Georgia illustrates local flora and fauna

Eighteen year old Middle College student Brant Georgia combines education and art in his acrylic wildlife paintings.  Brant started painting when he was 13. “I had always been skilled in sketching, and painting just seemed like the next logical step,” Brant said. “It certainly allows for more artistic freedom in […]

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Spending a short time, learning so much

One brief semester ago, I was not familiar with AP Style, the excitement of doing an interview or the unnecessary restraint of omitting the Oxford comma, despite being tempted to add one to this very sentence. The newsroom is a place I have come to love. I am excited to […]

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Agora Chorale takes listeners ‘From Despair to Hope’

With live performances being rare in the last year, recent in-person performances can be much more impactful. The MCCC Agora Chorale hosted “From Despair to Hope” on April 27 in the Lay-Z-Boy Center’s Meyer Theater. This was their first concert in over a year due to COVID. Catherine Brodie, the […]

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MCCC Library packs up ahead of renovation

A library is typically thought of as a place to collect hefty books and find a corner to quietly study. MCCC is challenging this view as books are packed up to make room for a more updated learning environment, said Jack Burns, director of campus planning and facilities. In the […]

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Werlinger named editor for 2021-2022

When I joined the Agora as a freelance writer during the 2020 Fall Semester, I had no idea how much it would come to mean to me. I also had no idea that I would become the Agora editor for the 2021-2022 school year. That’s what everyone says, it seems. […]