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Orchestra enchants MCCC

Devil’s night brings out the true colors of the mischief in each of us. Toledo Symphony Orchestra first chair violinist Kirk Tothplayed the role of Death for Camille Saint-Saens’ Danse Macabre. Conductor Chelsea Tipton II sorted himself into Slytherin house.The TSO’s Harry Potter Meets the Toledo Symphony Orchestra delighted an […]


Cavanagh storms MCCC

He wants to fry up an eagle, just to see what it’s like. Tim Cavanagh, a regular on the popular radio program The Bob and Tom Show, served up many of his famous “One Minute Songs” and other hilarities as he invaded the Meyer Theater on Oct. 3.Entering the limelight, […]


ISD, others, grow flourishing horticulture group

A group of students is applying skills they have learned to improve the appearance of MCCC’s campus. The Monroe County Intermediate School District, North Monroe Greenhouse and MSU Extension Office have combined efforts with MCCC to provide a curriculum for students with special needs. This is the second year […]


What the heck is that?

There is artwork around our campus shrouded in mystery. What is that sword thing? Who made the Native-American man in the glass box? What’s that cannon-shaped sculpture in the courtyard? These are questions that will be answered in this new series of articles, “What the Heck is That?” Questions and […]


Nordstrom sets his sails

Thomas Nordstrom, professor of Political Science & Business Law is planning to sail away from MCCC. At 65, Nordstrom is officially retiring on Jan. 9, but he will be done on Dec. 15. When asked about his future plans, his eyes had a thousand-yard stare as he looked at the […]


The Men Who Stare at Goats Review

Mixing tones of seriousness and laugh-out-loud funny moments, “The Men Who Stare at Goats” sounds like a quirky, fun, sincere and overall good movie– in theory. Ewan McGregor stars as a journalist from Ann Arbor, Mich. who turns to reporting the war in Iraq after his wife leaves him for […]


Web site, new media course coming soon

Journalism is changing across the world, and so is the journalism at MCCC. In the next few weeks, The Agora’s first Web site is scheduled to launch. Coverage of the campus community by The Agora’s student staff will go from once or twice a month, with the printed newspaper, to […]


For unto us a song is born

As professional composer Patrick Stoyanovich autographed copies of his C.D. after the first MCCC band concert of the year, he couldn’t help reflecting on the events leading up to this night.    It was a story that began when he was just a young boy in junior high and finally ended […]


Michigan budget cuts hurt higher education

Last week Gov. Jennifer Granholm signed into law a budget for 2009-2010 that drastically reduces state spending on education and social programs.The Michigan Promise Scholarship  program, which ended up being eliminated for good, was what many students depended on to pay for college.“MCCC’s financial aid experts tell me as many […]