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Fitness Center, Student Rec. Hours Severely Cut

Fitness Center, Student Rec. Hours Severely Cut

Genevieve Messner, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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Students at MC on the Rockville Campus may be upset to know that there has been a reduction in the hours of the fitness center/student recreation. center On the Rockville Campus, the fitness center is located in the PE building. On all three campuses, the facilities are furnished with exercise equipment...

MoCo student knows personally why pro-athletes take a knee

MoCo student knows personally why pro-athletes take a knee

Morgan Terry, Editor

November 17, 2017


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Here at Montgomery College, we sometimes tend to get comfortable in the safe haven our students and faculty have made for us here, but it is important to remember there is a world with entirely different climates just outside our campus, even just down the street on East Montgomery Ave. My brother,...

All Are Welcome to This Year’s Hunger Banquet

All Are Welcome to This Year’s Hunger Banquet

Morgan Terry, Assistant Editor

November 14, 2017


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Montgomery College’s third annual hunger banquet is scheduled to take place next Friday, Nov. 17 at 11 am in the Theater Arts building. If you’ve never heard of a hunger banquet, it is an event in which participants simulate the realities of the destitute in order to learn more about hunger and...

A Frank Conversation with a White Nationalist at the Universities at Shady Grove

A Frank Conversation with a White Nationalist at the Universities at Shady Grove

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2017


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A podcast about an interview with a white nationalist was hosted as a community event by five professors at the Universities of Shady Grove. It’s part of a series called "USG Reacts", which exposes sensitive and controversial topics in an academic environment. The podcast, recorded by Reveal News...

New Construction in parking lot 4

New Construction in parking lot 4

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Sudden construction on a new Student Services Building for the Rockville campus began on October 4, covering parking lot 4 and blocking a high-traffic area for pedestrians. The new building will contain an expanded Macklin Business Institute (MBI) Café, admissions and financial aid offices, and a w...

Tampons are always on sale

Tampons are always on sale

Morgan Terry, Assistant Editor

October 24, 2017


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Last month, an anonymous student left a shopping bag full of sanitary products in the second-floor bathroom of the Humanities building. Kind words and phrases were left on the bag such as, “Thank you, sisters!” and “Girls have to stick together- ALWAYS!” As thoughtful and generous as this unnamed...

Your shuttle bus has arrived

Your shuttle bus has arrived

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2017


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A route from Takoma Park Campus to Rockville Campus would usually take up to two hours via ride-on bus—but on the shuttle bus, it would take approximately 40-45 minutes. Shuttle buses at MC, which stop onto all three campuses, are a much quicker alternative to the ride-on bus. They began in the...

Free food at Mobile Markets

Free food at Mobile Markets

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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5,800 pounds of free food at a Mobile Market served a crowd of 272 students, staff, and community members Wednesday morning, Oct. 4, on Rockville Campus. "The county has donated food for faculty, staff, and students, and it's once a month on each campus," said one volunteer. Vegetables, pastas, prepared...

What Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Does

What Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Does

Isabel Rockwood, Editor in Chief

October 13, 2017


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People poured in from all around the state to hear Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discuss her Bestselling book, Purple Hibiscus, at the One Maryland One Book event at Gaithersburg High School on Sept. 27th. Many in the audience were excited to see her. "She's so amazing, she's fabulous. I'm so excited," said J...

New COWs are Rolling

New COWs are Rolling

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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As fall semester is rolling around, so are COWs -- Computers On Wheels, that is. Six of these wheeled boxes of laptops were added to the Humanities Building on Montgomery College's Rockville Campus this year "in response to teachers' pedagogy changing," said Professor Elizabeth Benton, Chair of the English...

Vehicle Break-ins at MC TP/SS

Vehicle Break-ins at MC TP/SS

Genevieve Messner, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Two vehicles on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring MC campus were broken into on the second level of the East Campus Parking Garage on Friday, September 22nd, at about 7:11 p.m. Both vehicles had broken left and right back windows. Items that had been removed from the vehicles by the perpetrator were found...

More minds needed at Mindful Mondays

More minds needed at Mindful Mondays

Marisa Fried, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Mindful Mondays will be discontinued if turnout has not increased by the end of this semester. Mental Health Services Coordinator Stephanie Will started Mindful Mondays at Montgomery College this semester to offer students a study break and teach them how to incorporate mindfulness into their daily...

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