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Classes Canceled March 12-14, Pollard Says.

Classes Canceled March 12-14, Pollard Says.

Maia Cafri, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

The College will cancel classes on Thursday, March 12; Friday, March 13; and Saturday, March 14 in order to prepare for a transition to emergency remote teaching and remote working.

MC Students Petition the College to Close its Doors Amid Coronavirus Concerns

MC Students Petition the College to Close its Doors Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Maia Cafri, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

With COVID-19 spreading across the nation, many college campuses are planning on sending students home. 

P.E. Building Set To Reopen Following Months of Closure

P.E. Building Set To Reopen Following Months of Closure

John Wildeman, Senior Editor

March 9, 2020

After successful asbestos removal procedures, the P.E. Building is set to reopen completely by the end of March.

COVID-19 is in Montgomery County. Does MC have a plan?

COVID-19 is in Montgomery County. Does MC have a plan?

Maia Cafri, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2020

Hogan also declared a state of emergency due to the presence of COVID-19. Currently, the government is investigating whether or not others may have been exposed to the virus.

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.” 

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