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The Big Apple welcomes The Agora

The Agora staff got the chance to meet the country’s top journalists, walk around Central Park, see Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” and experience the site of the 911 tragedy all in one weekend. Nine members of the Agora staff traveled to New York City March 12-16 to attend the College […]


Board of Trustees to consider tuition Monday night

A tuition increase for MCCC students will be considered at the Board of Trustees meeting Monday night. The board’s Strategic Financial Planning Committee has prepared a presentation regarding the college’s Tuition and Fees Policy.   “Simply put, the Trustees will decide what the tuition rate is going to be in the […]


People in our community

Hi, my name is Ashley, and I have the pleasure of working at a local fast food restaurant. In fact this job is not always pleasant, in fact sometimes quite the opposite. In a business like this one gets to meet quite a lot of interesting people; some the sweetest […]


MCCC honors Zarb’s hard work

Her coworkers call her, “the queen of customer service.” Connie Zarb, administrative assistant to the director of Institutional Advancement, received the first ever Enriching Lives Employee Performance Award. The Enriching Lives Award is available monthly to co-worker-nominated full-time and part-time employees, adjunct faculty, and student assistants at MCCC. Zarb lead […]


MCCC and faculty prepare to negotiate a new contract

After three years, the MCCC faculty contract awaits negotiations again. The process officially began when the MCCC Faculty Association submitted on Feb. 15 its request to begin negotiating. Since that date, MCCC administrators and trustees have 30 days to contact the faculty about setting a date for the first official […]


Jeff Black and Don White color the stage at MCCC

Emotion and humor filled the Meyer Theater Saturday night when Jeff Black and Don White hit the stage. White’s comedic storytelling and folk music met Black’s blend of country, blues, and rock, resulting in a soulful, humorous event. Approximately 250 seats were filled in the Meyer Theater. As the announcer […]


Alice in Wonderland review

When most people envision Wonderland, they think of a bright and colorful land filled with strange creatures and impossibilities that become reality. Tim Burton’s remake was backed by computer generation, astounding 3-D, a great cast, and wonderful acting. However Burton’s signature dark air leaked in and seemed to put a […]


Nick Vujicic tells Monroe of his life without limbs

He can’t brush his own teeth, comb his own hair, or hold anyone’s hand. But that hasn’t stopped him from sharing his message of hope. Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs. The 27-year-old Australian native vowed not to let his disabilities hold him back. He travels all around […]


Heartbeat of Monroe spreads message with Nick Vujicic.

Heartbeat of Monroe teamed up with Crosswalk Community Church, and other churches in the area, to bring Nick Vujicic to Monroe. “We were honored enough that we received the proceeds from the collection that night,” Sue Miller, assistant director and volunteer coordinator at Heartbeat, said. Heartbeat is a non-profit, donation-based […]


Blues concert entertains and enthralls Monroe

Monroe enjoyed a night of smooth, soulful, and rocking blues at the Meyer Theater for the 23rd Annual Black History Month Blue’s Concert. “This is a celebration of blues music in America,” the Reverend Robert B. Jones told the crowd Saturday night at “The Big Gig!” blues concert. Jones, with […]