Alumni Staff

Alumni Staff

Delaney Vanover

After being given the chance to explore the infinite possibilities of writing, I fell in love with the creative independence and the opportunity to let my natural curiosity roam free. Essays and short stories always came easy to me. The words just seemed to flow out. With that being said, […]

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Julianna Metdepenningen

As you can already see, my name is Julianna Metdepenningen, but you can call me Jewels. I spent more time deciding what picture to use here than actually thinking about what to write for this introduction. I am a very active person, and I enjoy working out and playing sports— […]

Elisabeth Brockman stands in front of a garden grate for mugshot.
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Elisabeth Brockman

I am a seeker of truth, knowledge and inspiration. When writing a bio, I am at a loss. How can one explain who they are when they are in constant flux? I embrace the unexpected and look for the experiences that will force me to change. Journalism is a catalyst […]

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Lauren Werlinger

You know that phase kids go through, where they ask ‘why’ about every little thing? I never grew out of that phase. I constantly want to learn more, meet new people, and most importantly, find out why things are the way they are. Writing for the Agora gives me an […]

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Gracyn Wener

How would I, Gracyn Wener, explain Gracyn Wener?  She’s a stereotypical Aries. A constant violator of twitter’s community guidelines. A self-described Beatles historian (she literally cried when she walked across Abbey Road). A chronic wearer of plaid. Frequent Starbucks customer. Really big fan of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. A lover […]

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Jerry Meade

My friends and family may think I joined the Agora because of my parents’ careers in journalism. I joined, rather, to get involved with a college organization, keep students informed about the campus, and share my pop culture interests in writing. Both my mom and dad went to college for reporting, […]

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Kaylena Watson

Hi, my name is Kaylena Watson. This is my second year at MCCC and this is my first semester on the Agora. I am very excited to be a part of it. I decided in the future would like to transfer to Siena Heights University due to their Professional Communications […]

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Juliet Jefts

Hello! My name is Juliet Jefts, this is my first year on the Agora staff, though I’ve had a few pieces published with the paper last semester as free-lance. I’m an Ida High School graduate, an alumni of the band, choir and theater programs. I’ve joined the Agora hoping to […]

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Carla Cohen

My name is Carla Cohen, but my maiden name is Carla Crockett. I started writing for the Agora in 2009 and have been on staff off and on for the last 10 years. I started because I felt Journalism was my calling but now I’m going for Graphic Design. My […]

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Cole Younglove

My name is Cole Younglove. I’m a college sophomore at MCCC. My goals are to get a basic understanding of journalism so that I might transfer to EMU after my 2 years. I’m very into writing, but I often get writers block in the form of boredom of a topic. […]