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MC’S Day of Code

MC’S Day of Code

Arrey Mbutambe, Editor

April 24, 2018


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On Thursday, April 5. 2018, the Software Development Club hosted MC'S Day Of Code. According to Eric Le, the current Vice President of the software development club, this event was a continuation of “MC’S Week of Code,” which was started last year. On “MC’S Day of Code,” there were...

March for Our Lives- The Demand for Gun Safety comes knocking at Washington’s Door

March for Our Lives- The Demand for Gun Safety comes knocking at Washington’s Door

Morgan Terry, Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions, Showcase

On Mar. 25, Montgomery College students and faculty joined hundreds of others at the Silver Spring Civic Center, boarding buses bound for Pennsylvania Ave to accompany over 200,000 people to tell our lawmakers that #EnoughIsEnough. The march was organized by the students of Stoneman Douglas High school...

Montgomery College hosts fiscal budget meeting

Montgomery College hosts fiscal budget meeting

Arrey Mbutambe, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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  An education budget meeting was held at Montgomery College Rockville campus in the Theatre Arts Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Hosting and facilitating the meeting were Montgomery College's President Dr. DeRionne Pollard, Montgomery County Public School's Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, and Chair...

IT Desk Now Available 24/7/365

IT Desk Now Available 24/7/365

Marisa Fried, Editor

March 2, 2018


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For the first time ever, Montgomery College is offering IT Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. his new service makes technological assistance more accessible and cost-effective, which can potentially further boost students' success, according to the Office of Information Technology. “We...

Minor Renovations at the Rockville Campus Library

Minor Renovations at the Rockville Campus Library

Christopher Reed, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


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Student's arrived Monday, January 22, 2018, to find the Rockville campus library of Montgomery College looking a tad different. Over winter break, two front desk's were removed to "free up student space," according to Christine Tracey, the Rockville Campus Library manager. The desk towards the r...

False ‘Armed Person’ Alert

False ‘Armed Person’ Alert

Samory Senh, Multi-Media Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Slider, Social

At 1:03pm today, students and faculty received a MC Alert stating, "Armed person at [insert name] Campus. Go to nearest room and lock door NOW! If off campus, STAY AWAY. Follow instructions from authorities." Seven minutes later, would they send out another MC Alert saying that the message sent was an...

The Volunteer Fair in Spring ’18

The Volunteer Fair in Spring ’18

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018


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The Volunteer Fair returned again this semester, featuring various nonprofits and organizations such as the Peace Corps, The Arc, and Rockville Little Theatre. The Volunteer Fair is organized by student service learning to "help students find the organization that'll best fit them to their abilities,"...

What’s Happening to Parking Lot 4

What’s Happening to Parking Lot 4

Samory Senh, Multi Media Editor

December 13, 2017


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What was once Parking Lot 4 will soon become a two-story sanctuary that will house all student needs into one facility. Whether it is a new orientation, a student ID, declaring your major, or even joining a new club, this new building will have it all. It all falls under the Montgomery College Facilities...

Some resources at MC you may not know about

Some resources at MC you may not know about

Morgan Terry, Associate Editor

December 7, 2017


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Montgomery County College has an abundance of resources to offer its students that many may not even know about. Whether it's if you need extra help in class or something to fill your stomach when your pockets are empty, there may be help on campus that you don’t even know is there. On the second...

Sign Up for MCALERT and Keep our Campus Safe

Sign Up for MCALERT and Keep our Campus Safe

Morgan Terry, Associate Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The on campus public safety officers were made aware of a partly burned roll of toilet paper on the first floor bathroom of the Macklin Tower on Nov. 28 at approximately 4:01 pm. There was no other property discovered to be damaged in or around the scene. Although the identity of the person responsible...

Humanities Building Closed 12/4

Humanities Building Closed 12/4

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


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The Humanities building closed due to a power outage today on Dec. 4 until 3 p.m., causing faculty to either find other rooms to teach in or to cancel class altogether. Pepco is already on the scene addressing the issue of an electrical short in an underground transformer. The issue is not related...

Humanities Entrances Now Open

Humanities Entrances Now Open

Isabel Rockwood, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017


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The two entrances on the north side of the Humanities Building are now open. They were previously closed due to the construction in parking lot 4. The Entrances are still partially closed off to the east side of the Computer Science Building and the north side of the Campus Center, so direct acces...

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