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Layla Pavlick

My name is Layla Pavlick, I am 17 years old and this is my fourth year at Monroe County Middle College. I have been attending MCCC since the winter semester of 2022. This is my first semester as a part of the Agora team. I am currently looking to pursue […]


Ashley Atkins, Assistant Editor

My name is Ashley Atkins, this is my second semester at MCCC and on the Agora. I am pursuing a degree as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  When I am not in class, you can usually find me in the Agora newsroom working on my latest assignment. When I have […]


Grab and Go service new to campus

A new service has been brought to MCCC called the Grab and Go. This service offers snacks to students in need at no cost. The Grab and Go is located in the waiting room of Disability Services in Founders Hall.  Amy Ockerman, Disability Services coordinator, said students will find signs […]


Annual ‘Welcome Week’ coming to campus

Editor’s note: This story was updated on Sept. 14 to correct an inaccurate title. Gerald McCarty’s correct title is dean of Student Success. To celebrate the start of the fall semester, MCCC Student Government will be hosting their annual “Welcome Week.” From Sept. 11 to Sept. 14, activities will be […]


The chaos of sophomore year

My original plan was to write about the advice I would give to an incoming MCCC freshman. However, I think I was more prepared going into my first year of college last year than I am now as a sophomore. As the air starts to smell like fall and the […]


MCCC president’s response to bomb threat has been questioned

Editor’s note: This story was updated on June 8 to remove the inaccurate statement that Scott Behrens, vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success, was unavailable by deadline. There was a scheduled meeting with Behrens for Friday, June 9. A text seeking comment from Behrens was not sent in a […]

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The Forum: Madison Stone

The Forum is the Agora’s interview show. This episode, we interviewed Madison Stone about her efforts to start a Care Closet at MCCC. The show is scheduled to run at 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. Tuesdays on Comcast channels 21 and 916 and Charter channel 187. The station is […]


MCCC’s 56th annual Commencement
Class of 2023

Caps and gowns were adorned, diplomas were passed, and celebrations were held as the MCCC class of 2023 walked across the stage at the 56th annual commencement ceremony. Grace Yackee, vice president of Instruction, announced Wendy Wysocki as the Honorary Grand Marshal of commencement. Graduates Jewell Mason and Marie […]


MCCC Honors Reception

Student Government members helped lead the Honors Reception last Tuesday in the Meyer Theater. Awards were given to many students and faculty members during the night.


How journalism has improved my anxiety

Anxiety felt like it came out of nowhere for me. When I was 14 years old, suddenly everything felt like a daunting task. I mean everything. Going to school, going to practice and going to work. There was nothing I hated more than new things. Driving was my biggest fear […]