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Life after Question 6

December 6, 2012

"I kind of felt more validated as a person to feel that I had one more right that was more equalized," 22-year-old Lauren Shelly said in the days following the November 6 Election Day. She identifies as a lesbian. "It gives me...

Pollard: building a sports arena ‘highly unlikely’

November 16, 2012

At the recent town hall meeting held this past Tuesday, Dr. DeRionne Pollard admitted that a new sports complex beyond what the colleges have now would be "highly unlikely." A question asked by student Isaiah Wallace addressed...

iPad Mini review

November 13, 2012

For as long as there has been an iPad on the market, rumors of a smaller, lighter iPad Mini have been en vogue. And well before the regular iPad became a reality, rumors of its existence were just as rampant — such is the world...

MC Rockville student taken into custody after verbal threat of ‘shooting people just for fun’

November 12, 2012

A 19-year-old male student was taken into custody by Rockville City police today after stating that he "felt like shooting people just for fun." The comment came after a relationship break-up, which left the student distraught,...

How Maryland voted

November 7, 2012

On the same night that President Barack Obama was reelected for a second term, the state of Maryland made some headway on significant issues within the state. The Maryland ballot contained several big ballot measures that would...

#MCVotes2012: voting photos from the MC community

November 6, 2012

This year's presidential election is undoubtedly going down in history. Whether you're voting for President Barack Obama or voting for Governor Mitt Romney, the outcome is sure to affect the world for more than the next four years....

Poll: who are you voting for?

November 2, 2012

Who are you voting for on Election Day? [polldaddy poll=6658246]

Nam Nguyen: Fashion show and dressing well on a budget

November 1, 2012

Being a college student, working on a budget is the de facto way to do just about anything, especially when trying to look your best. Nam Nguyen, a young designer, appeared at the fourth annual Fashion, Beauty, and Lifestyle expo...

Where to vote? Google’s Voter Information Tool knows

October 30, 2012

Google unveiled yesterday their revamped Voter Information Tool. Originally launched before the 2008 elections, the Voter Information Tool is located inside of Google's election hub, and it allows voters to find their closest...

Shiny new metro cars hopefully mean WMATA improvements

October 18, 2012

Last week, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) unveiled a mockup of its new 7000-series rail cars. The metro cars are expected to debut on the tracks in late 2013 or early 2014. According to the WMATA, the...

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