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Multi-cultural Voices in Toni Morrison and Zora Neale Hurston.

Multi-cultural Voices in Toni Morrison and Zora Neale Hurston.

Amiela Arcellana, Writer

November 19, 2019

She further states that reading and writing is given importance through Morrison’s work, concluding that it is, “crucial to express one’s self.” 

Montgomery College is Hoping to Have a New Soccer Field Complex by Spring 2020.

Montgomery College is Hoping to Have a New Soccer Field Complex by Spring 2020.

Mauricio Angel, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

The completion of the Soccer Field Complex is expected for Spring 2020.

Library, PE building proposed fixes

Library, PE building proposed fixes

Maia Cafri

November 13, 2019

The library and physical education buildings on the Rockville campus will get money for renovation if a proposed budget is approved at this month's Board of Trustees meeting. Funding was requested for a library modernisation, which would turn the Takoma Park and Rockville libraries into "dynamic spaces...

DACA Heads Before Supreme Court

DACA Heads Before Supreme Court

Mauricio Angel, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

“Without DACA, I would not be able to work anymore,” Majano said. “Rescinding DACA feels like the end of me.”

False Active Shooter at MC

False Active Shooter at MC

Maia Cafri

November 1, 2019

Some students and faculty were surprised to be awakened this morning by an active shooter alert. The alert, which was sent out to over 17,000 phone numbers at 7:42 a.m. on Nov. 1, warned of an active shooter situation but did not specify the campus. Six and seven minutes later, two messages were sent...

Montgomery County Libraries are Getting a Make-Over

Montgomery County Libraries are Getting a Make-Over

Aiesha Solomon, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Many libraries are now being "refreshed" as an example of Montgomery County Pubic Libraries (MCPL) newest project.

Montgomery College’s New Printing Pal, Ink.me.

Montgomery College’s New Printing Pal, Ink.me.

Aiesha Solomon, Associate Editor

October 17, 2019

24/7 availability where you can pick up work at your own convenience, and it’s even eco-friendly.

Level Seven Closed for Brightness

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...

The Retail Washout of 2019

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 co...

MC Chalks the Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

MC Chalks the Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Rachel Taylor, Associate Editor

April 23, 2019

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), Montgomery College held Chalk the Walk events for the first time at all three campuses earlier this month. Chalk the Walk is done across the country. It entails writing "messages of awareness, hope, and prevention" on campus sidewalks, according to...

Diversity panel promotes awareness of intercultural issues

Diversity panel promotes awareness of intercultural issues

Anna Sohn, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Many Americans aren’t aware of how uninformed they are on the true relationship between Islam, gender and violence, Marya Hannun said in a panel last month at Montgomery College. Hannun, a doctoral candidate at Georgetown University, said the media plants and perpetuates inaccurate and exaggerated...

Dinosaur skeleton model coming to Science Center

Dinosaur skeleton model coming to Science Center

Rachel Taylor, Associate Editor

April 12, 2019

A life-size model of a T. rex skeleton will now reside in the Science Center atrium at MC. The skeleton, nicknamed "Stan" after the person who found the original fossil in 1987, used to be in the Discovery Communications building in Silver Spring. Discovery Communications has vacated the Silver Spring...

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