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Level Seven Closed for Brightness

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer | May 3, 2019

]The parking garage at Montgomery College's Rockville campus has seven levels of parking, but the seventh floor is closed off due to a complaint about the illuminating lights on the seventh floor. Facilities manager James Gillis said that the garage officially opened on Jan. 23, 2017. Despite the garage's completion, the seventh floor has remained closed to the students and faculty. "The reason is,...

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The Retail Washout of 2019

Kinsey Gibb, Staff Writer | April 26, 2019

      The discount shoe store Payless is closing their doors in 17 locations in Maryland by the end of May. Prominent retail brands are closing their doors across America as shops show a slow decline in net-growth. An estimated 6,000 stores are set to close across the country this year, many of which are located in shopping malls. The 63-year-old company filed for...

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WCW: Dodie Clark

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer | March 20, 2019

Dorothy "Dodie" Clark is an English singer-songwriter and YouTuber. She has been writing songs and posting them on her YouTube channel since 2011. Known best for a soft, ethereal sound often accompanied by ukelele or piano, she writes about life and social situations, her experiences with anxiety, mental health, and her life as a famous YouTuber. Her official discography includes the "Intertwined"...

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✌︎ Top 5 GENUINE BOPS by black female artists ✌︎

Risa Yasir, Staff Writer | March 1, 2019

Black History Month has come to an end, and sure, this month has, in no way, brought an end to the reign of racism in America. Black people are still underprivileged with black women facing the most racial prejudices.   While this February has had its ups (the imprisonment of R. Kelly), it has also had its downs (the Jussie Smollett situation). However, it's time to end it on a good note by...

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Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer | April 25, 2019

From Cleopatra to James Charles, men and women all over the world have used and still use cosmetics to enhance their natural beauty or to create works of art. And with social media obsessing over vintage styles, old-school beauty trends are once again seeing the limelight. These vintage products I adore will help you succeed in the trendy vintage look. 1☛ Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque  This...

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We are here for “Us”

Jake Brown, Staff Writer | April 19, 2019

Director Jordan Peele has created one of the most confusing yet symbolic movies of the year. Us is a creepy thriller about a family who is on vacation in California, but is greeted with insane murderous copies of themselves who attempt to murder the family. The mom, Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o) has PTSD because of wandering into a hall of mirrors and claiming that she had an interaction with...

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