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MC Awarded $100,000 To Further Develop Early Childhood Programs

MC Awarded $100,000 To Further Develop Early Childhood Programs

Mauricio Angel, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Sonia Pruneda-Hernandez, the college-wide chair of Early Childhood Education, said, “What we are trying to provide is high-quality childcare for women that can provide childcare in our county.”

Do Dreamers know: State Aid application due March 1

Do Dreamers know: State Aid application due March 1

Mauricio Angel, Contributor

January 24, 2020

The Maryland financial aid application for undocumented students reopens for its second annual year, but students at Montgomery College are concerned that the school does not do enough to promote it. The Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA) is tailored to help up-and-coming undocumented...

PE Evacuated for Asbestos.

PE Evacuated for Asbestos.

Maia Cafri, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The college abruptly closed the Physical Education Building Tuesday night after finding asbestos in the building.

Rockville Elections: Newton Wins!

Rockville Elections: Newton Wins!

Matthew Watson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The ballot process was a historical first for Maryland residents, since ballots were mailed to each resident's home, rather than residents going out physically to fill out ballots.

Campus Police coming in the Spring.

Campus Police coming in the Spring.

Maia Cafri, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Unlike the college's current public safety officers, the campus police officers will have the power to make arrests and have the right to intervene in the event of an assault.

New Student Service Center Building will be Opening in June 2020.

New Student Service Center Building will be Opening in June 2020.

Agustina Hiriart, Writer

November 26, 2019

Currently all these student services are spread throughout campus and now they will all be under one roof.

Pollard calls false alert: “a tremendously unfortunate incident.”

Pollard calls false alert: “a tremendously unfortunate incident.”

Maia Cafri, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Dr. DeRionne Pollard also addressed the false active shooter alert at the Board of Trustee's Nov. 18 meeting, calling it "a tremendously unfortunate incident."

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...

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