the advocate

Opinion: Student Voices Need to be Heard

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Claire Moriarty Senate President Fifteen Montgomery College students spent Feb. 9 in Annapolis for Advocate Day, an annual event organized by the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC), to lobby for State funding for community college in MD. Three so...

Season’s End

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Matt Fleming Staff Writer The Montgomery College – Rockville Men’s basketball 2010-11 season has reached its end. Their final regular season game was a loss to Frederick Community College, 78-66. They finished the season with a record of 19-9, includi...

Not Just a Criminal Profiler

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Shelli Block Staff Writer   Some Sage Words From Pat Brown Pat Brown, a criminal profiler and author, spoke candidly in a phone interview from her home on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. She began by commenting about women’s self-defense classes. “The self...

CD Review: Aquabats Fight Sharks

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Whitney De Valroger Staff Writer   “I'm a shark fighter, I fight sharks” are the first words heard on the new Aquabat’s new album. No, the band does not condone wrestling underwater predators. These words are there as a declaration to prepare the l...

E-Dumping

E-Dumping

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Liz Whiting Staff Writer Have you ever wondered what to do with that old laptop or first generation iPod? Or maybe you just have way too many old floppy disks sitting around. On Feb. 14, 2011, Macklin Business Institute and Students in Free Enterprise stud...

Pay to Print

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Dominic Gwinn Staff Writer A strange piece of technology loomed on the library’s first floor for a few weeks last semester. Tucked away in the far corner of the library, near room 111A, right next to the stand-up computer terminals, two slim, sleek, fiv...

Tweaching?

Tweaching?

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Alexandra Weidt Staff Writer   “OMG so Marc just tweeted that Joe befriended Lindsay on facebook last night” ”Seriously? I totally have to retweet that to all of my contacts!” This could be a typical conversation between two average, maybe sl...

Recipe for the Stars

Recipe for the Stars

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Lok Hang Au Staff Writer Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! This well-known song unveils people’s obsession toward the stars. When we look up to the sky at night, we see many stars and the moon. They are untouchable, yet glittering and a...

Picture Perfect Poetry

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Aline Barros Staff Writer “Slices of Life” is an exhibit of multidimensional photographs by SERLI and Singh. It is a combination of the energy of music and the audacity of being surreal which makes fun of sexuality and humanity. SERLI is a photojourna...

Pieces of Nicaragua

Pieces of Nicaragua

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Stacey Hollis Staff Writer An outsider's view into the heart of Nicaragua This past winter, I visited a small town in Nicaragua called Lagartillo. This charming little town has a population that doesn’t even top two hundred. Much of the community is ...

Top Chef’s Big Love: Pizza

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Jason Garret Staff Writer Jeff Stoneburger has been cooking all over the world for the past six years. He has traveled the world, cooking in some the of the best restaurants, including the Fat Duck in Berkshire England under Heston Blumenthal, and the French L...

What to Wear this Winter

February 8, 2011


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Original: February 8, 2011 Issue 10 By: Sierra Vinson Staff Writer   Do not let the cold weather make you a bore The winter season is all about layering, wearing warm boots, and putting on those heavy jackets to tackle the windy weather that winter brings. During the winter it is also critica...

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