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Rockville Elections: Newton Wins!

Bridget Newton

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.

(File Photo)

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 will be opened 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:

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.

“Multicultural Voices in Toni Morrison and Zora Neale Hurston” was held at the Science Center, presented by Brianne Friel, Ph.D.

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.

The current construction work of the soccer field. Expecting it to be finished 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

Student reads a magazine in the library. Advocate File Photo

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

Immigrant-rights advocates from United We Dream, the nation’s largest immigrant youth-led network, stand in solidarity with DACA recipients days before Nov. 12 hearing.

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...

Montgomery County Libraries are Getting a Make-Over

Marilyn J. Praisner Library Reopening Nov.16th.

Aiesha Solomon, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Many libraries are now being "refreshed" as an example of Montgomery County Pubic Libraries (MCPL) newest project.

Montgomery College’s New Printing Pal, Ink.me.

Students using the printer located in the library.

Aiesha Solomon, Associate Editor

October 17, 2019

24/7 availability where you can pick up work at your own convenience, and it’s even eco-friendly.

Level Seven Closed for Brightness

Level Seven Closed for Brightness

Marianeli De Leon, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

]The parking garage at Montgomery College's Rockville campus has seven levels of parking, but the seventh floor is closed off due to a complaint about the illuminating lights on the seventh floor. Facilities manager James Gillis said that the garage officially opened on Jan. 23, 2017. Despite the garage's...

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