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80’s fashion is back

Some of today’s trends look very similar to the trends that were around in the 1980’s.  More men have been spotted lately with a haircut referred to as a mullet.  According to the Cosmetify Hair Report, the mullet was one of the most popular hairstyles of 2021, so popular that […]

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Stop the music
Pandemic robs local musicians of chance to perform

In a conversation during class about our upcoming holiday concert, College Community Band Director Mark Felder got quite emotional when he found out that he would no longer be able to hold full ensemble concerts. “I had a resignation letter written,” Felder said during class. He was frustrated with campus […]

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Agora Staff Chats: Thanksgiving food

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the Agora staff is looking forward to our favorite dishes. Claire Bacarella My favorite dish on Thanksgiving are sweet potatoes with marshmallows on top. Particularly, my grandma makes the best ones. I even had to ask her to prepare some for a Thanksgiving potluck I am […]

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Agora staff chats: TV shows

When the Agora staff gets a chance to escape our busy lives, these are the TV shows we choose to immerse ourselves in. Claire Bacarella Currently, I am watching the TV show “Ordinary Joe.” It airs on Mondays on NBC and you can also stream it on Peacock. This is […]

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Agora staff chats: life outside of school

Our experiences shape our biases, develop our interests, and can be the reason we take on article assignments in the first place. We decided we’d like to share some stories about ourselves and what we do outside of the newsroom. Claire Bacarella When I’m not busy with homework, you can […]

A box with confetti that reads "a gift of birthday glow."
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Happy birthday to me, everything is free

Who knew how much free stuff you can get on your birthday? I sure didn’t, until last year, just a few days after my birthday. I stumbled across a Tik Tok video about how to get free stuff on your birthday. Just my luck. I missed my chance.  But not […]

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Live music returns to campus

As performers and audience gathered together for a long awaited performance, choir director Catherine Brodie said we need our health to live, but we need music for our soul to thrive.  On Tuesday, Oct. 26, the Agora Chorale broke the long-held silence in the Meyer Theatre. “With this being the […]

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Agora staff picks: pets

Elisabeth Brockman Growing up, I was the kid with all the cool pets. Dogs, cats, birds, lizards, fish, bunnies, and any other creature we found by the river or in the Michigan marsh. I don’t have pets of my own currently, but they have taught me much. As parents always […]