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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 […]

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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 […]

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Experiencing a horror movie for the first time

Of all the genres of movies, I have never watched a horror movie. I decided to venture out for the sole purpose of this article. Horror movies never really grabbed my attention as something I would enjoy watching. It wasn’t very appealing to purposely cause angst.  I had a hard […]

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Agora staff picks: childhood Halloween costumes

Emma Marion Halloween has always been a fun family time. Trick-or-treating while camping is my most favorite. Growing up we lived in the country with neighbors miles away so decorating our trailer and campsite and then trick or treating at the surrounding campsites was something my siblings and I always […]

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Agora staff picks: favorite fall movies

Fly Away Home  by Elisabeth Brockman I stepped out my door last week and knew it was Fall because of the honking of Canadian Geese overhead as they all pointed their beaks in the telltale V formation south. “Fly Away Home” is a heartwarming movie from 1996. It is based […]