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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 […]


Board of Trustees member announces resignation

Florence Buchanan is resigning from the MCCC Board of Trustees. The resignation will be effective Sept. 1, Buchanan said. Board Chairman Aaron Mason announced her resignation at the April 24 Board of Trustees meeting. Mason said the board will likely discuss the process and procedure of replacing Buchanan when the […]

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Inside Out Dance Ensemble’s “Soundtracks” takes the stage

The Inside Out Dance Ensemble held a performance named “Soundtracks” April 19 and 20 in the Meyer Theater located in the La-Z-Boy Center. “Soundtracks” is themed around movie soundtracks. With songs such as “Night Fever” from “Saturday Night Fever,” “Jailhouse Rock” from “Jailhouse Rock” and “The Portrait” from “The Titanic.” […]


Maintenance staff members’ unlikely friendship

When it comes to work experience, maintenance staff members Adam Wilson and Jim Harbaugh, commonly referred to his colleagues as “H”, cannot be more different. While Wilson just celebrated his one year at MCCC earlier this month, H has been training new hires for over 30 years. However, when they […]


Dozens attend author book talk event

Award-winning author Peter Heller visited MCCC on March 16 in the cafeteria of the S Building. Heller’s novel “The River” was the main discussion of the night. The novel was chosen for this year’s One Book, One Community reading selection. Heller spoke to a large crowd of attendees and signed […]


Why the end of the semester is too stressful

As a student, I know firsthand the stress and pressure of final exams and the end of the semester. It can be an overwhelming time and unfortunately, some professors make the situation worse by assigning higher workloads toward the end of the period. I have experienced this issue every semester […]

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MCCC professor helping rebuild theater program

The hushed actors get into place as the audience chatters with excitement. The lights shine down on the set as the show begins. Beside the stage stands the director, pulling her cardigan closed in force of habit, watching over her students and her months of hard work unfold.  The director […]


MCCC potential bomb threat declared false

Editor’s note: This story was updated on April 12 to reflect the Agora’s FOIA request for the incident report being denied. A paragraph about Charlie Abel not being contacted was also added. MCCC students received an email Monday morning from MCCC President Kojo Quartey declaring a possible bomb threat posted […]