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Faculty upset with delayed debriefing following H Building fire

Editor’s note: This story is the second of multiple developing stories. Debriefings are standard in the nursing field. So, when one was not held until nearly two months after an electrical fire in the H Building, nursing faculty at MCCC who evacuated during the fire last summer were surprised by […]


Holocaust survivor shares her story at MCCC

A young girl living with her parents in a labor camp just south of the Arctic Circle had a small birthday celebration. During that time, her mother asked her, “If the war wasn’t happening, what would you want for your birthday?” The young girl responded, “A big loaf of bread […]


The Forum: Nancy Lucero

The Forum is the Agora’s interview show. This episode, we interviewed Nancy Lucero about her new position 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 also livestreaming its content […]


SLAC hosts button-making event

The Student Library Advisory Club (SLAC) hosted a button-making event on Nov. 15 in the Library located in the C Building. Students and faculty came together to make their own custom buttons. Participants could use acrylic-based pens to color on the buttons.  Liz Hartig, faculty reference librarian/public services at MCCC, […]


Frightfully good reads at Poetry Night

A Scarecrow, a Skeleton, a Pin-up girl oh my, Where’s Waldo?   These were just some of the fantastic costumes seen Oct. 26 in the Holladay Theater at MCCC.  Lori Jo Couch, director of the Writing Center, said the event went well.  “We had a great turnout for Poetry Night,” Couch […]


Electrical fire emergency response delayed due to annual testing

Editor’s note: This story is the first of multiple developing stories. It took 15 minutes before they realized help wasn’t coming. Faculty and students evacuated the H Building last summer after an electrical fire broke out in a computer lab. What they did not realize was the building’s fire alarm […]


Halloween-themed concert held at MCCC

Editor’s note: This story was updated on Nov. 8 to correct the misspelled name of a composer. A lone violinist slides her bow across the strings as Bobb Vergiels narrates a spooky tale, providing musical thrills to those in attendance. The Agora Chorale and College-Community Symphony band hosted a Halloween-themed […]