Tag: Jerry Meade

Features

Spending a short time, learning so much

One brief semester ago, I was not familiar with AP Style, the excitement of doing an interview or the unnecessary restraint of omitting the Oxford comma, despite being tempted to add one to this very sentence. The newsroom is a place I have come to love. I am excited to […]

Features

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. […]

Features Opinion

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 […]

Features Opinion

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 […]

News

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 […]

Entertainment

‘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 […]

News

‘Koda’ joins the MCCC family as newly named mascot

The Husky mascot of MCCC now has a proper name. The name “Koda” was announced as the winning entry on March 3 after the announcement of the “Name Our Mascot” contest by MCCC’s Student. Government in Sept. 2020. Tom Ryder, Student Government adviser, said 125 entries were submitted with those […]

News

Student Government hosts second scavenger hunt

It isn’t often the members of a virtual event are out of breath most of the meeting. However, this was the case during the MCCC Student Government’s Valentines Scavenger on Feb. 12. The event was the second of its kind, with the first virtual scavenger hunt being in November 2020. […]

Entertainment

Steve digs into ‘Super Smash Bros.’

One of the most bizarrely conceived gaming crossovers has now become a reality. “Minecraft’s” default player character, Steve, officially joined the roster of Nintendo’s “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” on Oct. 14. With “Minecraft” being the current best-selling video game of all time, it’s no surprise that players have wanted the […]

Opinion

How I learned to cut the cable cord and embrace YouTube

I don’t watch any TV shows on a regular basis. That might be expected if I’m busy during the semester, but it’s been the case for well over a year now. Not long ago, I had shows I looked forward to watching every weekday night when a new episode released. […]