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Werlinger named editor for 2021-2022

When I joined the Agora as a freelance writer during the 2020 Fall Semester, I had no idea how much it would come to mean to me. I also had no idea that I would become the Agora editor for the 2021-2022 school year. That’s what everyone says, it seems. […]

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My self-efficacy — saying goodbye is hard

I am not a humble person. That’s not to say I am a boastful person either. Rather, I am self-depreciating or effacing to a fault. I do not enjoy taking pride in my work. When looking at an end result, I am only able to see the flaws and what […]

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The journey from ad to assistant editor

Sometimes a small advertisement to get involved can go a long way. My first time on campus, at the new-school orientation, I saw a flyer to join the Agora, and upon reading, was immediately interested. Though joining didn’t fit my schedule that semester, I was encouraged to still get involved […]

Cryptid Corner Opinion

Cryptid Corner: Bigfoot

When I started Cryptid Corner a year ago, I always wanted to lean towards researching the more obscure and unknown creatures of the, well, obscure and unknown. However, seeing as we are in the last entry in the series, I think it’s about time we covered the only topic suitable […]

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Titans clash again after 59 years

This review contains spoilers for “Godzilla vs. Kong” and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” In the world of blockbusters, both the Godzilla and King Kong franchises are literally and metaphorically dominant monsters. And in a tradition almost as old as the two franchises, such titans of cinema are almost obligated […]

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Overall MCCC tuition increases by 2%

College tuition rates have recently been approved to go up starting in the Fall 2021 Semester. In a 4-2 vote, a tuition increase was approved by the Board of Trustees in a meeting held March 23. The Board of Trustees chair Lynette Dowler was contacted to hear what the Board […]

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‘Chet Baker Sings’ helps alleviate stress

Most people have a certain type of music that helps them destress from overwhelming situations. Mine happens to be a jazz album from 1956. “Chet Baker Sings” was the first vocal album cool jazz trumpeter Chet Baker ever recorded. What makes this album so calming and timeless is the relaxing […]

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Learning from successors’ legacies

No amount of detail in records can compare to the words of those who lived through that history. The MCCC Oral History Project gives an opportunity to learn about the history of the college from those who shaped the institution and made it where it is today. Josh Myers, executive […]

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GSA leads OBOC community discussion

A recent roundtable discussion brought together MCCC’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance and others to cover their favorite parts, of Brit Bennett’s “The Vanishing Half.” Specifically, the relationships and the themes of gender and identity. “The Vanishing Half” was chosen for this year’s One Book, One Community program, tackling identity issues […]