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Montgomery County Groups Protecting Against Evictions During Pandemic

Montgomery County Court House, Silver Spring, MD

Sebastian Mendoza, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

40 million Americans face eviction because of the Covid- 19 pandemic. The crisis has shed light on the weakness and instability of the current orders of emergency preparedness and how little the last four years of economic growth has actually helped the everyday American. In the DMV many groups such...

MC Votes Prepares for the 2020 Presidential Election

MC Votes Prepares for the 2020 Presidential Election

Gabriela Tomasi, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

When asked about the best time to request a ballot, Sushka answered: "The best time was yesterday, the second best time is today!"

Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival is no Longer Viable

Sherwood Rock 'N' Roll Poster

Emma Shuster, Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

Sherwood High School’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival ended early for the first time in 49 years. The show occurs the first two weekends of March, as students perform songs dating back to the 1940s. ​The show will not be rescheduled. The cast was able to perform the first weekend. However, the second...

I Might Have COVID-19. What Do I Do?

I Might Have COVID-19. What Do I Do?

Graham Cole, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Getting sick in the time of coronavirus can be an anxiety-inducing experience, and it is not always easy to know what you should do.

Student Directors Move Production Online Amid COVID-19

Most public parks are either closed or requiring that visitors practice social distancing

John Wildeman, Senior Editor

April 14, 2020

At first, the future directors had time to hold auditions on campus, the Monday before classes closed. Later they had to arrange call-backs because they could no longer use college space.

MC Students and Professors Adjust to Online Instruction

MC Students and Professors Adjust to Online Instruction

Aiesha Solomon, Senior Editor

April 11, 2020

General Studies Major, Miranda Taylor, said, Montgomery College made a great decision to close all the campuses since cases are increasing in the area, but she knows online classes will bring their own issues to people who are not used to them, herself included.

Phillipine Life Changes Drastically Under Duterte’s COVID-19 Response

This area, once bustling when writer Aiesha Solomon visited a mere two months ago, now only has a handful of patrons.

Aiesha Solomon, Senior Editor

April 7, 2020

To further prevent more cases and deaths, police and military are only allowing one person to leave the house get essential items, such as water, food, toiletries, etc. they can only leave with a certain permit.

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

File photo

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

Sign indicating closure of P.E. Building.

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's Workforce Development Continuing Education Program houses the Early Childhood Program

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.”

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