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Capturing an Expression

Capturing an Expression

March 8, 2011


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Original: March 8, 2011 Issue 12 By: Aline Barros Staff Writer   Portrait artist shares her work and thoughts with faculty and students Annete Polan, an internationally acclaimed portrait artist, gave two presentations at the Music Recital Hall at the MC Rockville Campus on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The...

Healthy Eats

March 8, 2011


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Original: March 8, 2011 Issue 12 By: Shelli Block Staff Writer Local restaurant offers healthy eating options The Pita Hut, an Israeli run kosher restaurant, offers healthy food with a unique twist. Part of a cluster of stores on North Washington street in West Rockville, the Pita Hut provides din...

Lawsuit Takes Aim at In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

Lawsuit Takes Aim at In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

March 8, 2011


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Original: March 8, 2011 Issue 12 By: Rocio Rossi Staff Writer   Personal statements, reactions, and possible outcomes On Jan. 20, 2011 three Montgomery County residents presented a surprising lawsuit in Montgomery County Circuit Court against the Board of Trustees of Montgomery College. The liti...

Lecture of Love

Lecture of Love

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Liz Whiting Staff Writer On Friday Feb. 11, 2011, a full crowd of people gathered anxiously in the student activity center. There were chocolate covered strawberries and valentine decorations on every table. Participants opened pink and red fortune cookies to discover what their “Love Fortunes” were. For many student...

Vegetable Garden Review

Vegetable Garden Review

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: David DeLaRosa Staff Writer   Lack of Meat Makes Good Eats In a world where many of us do not think twice about what we eat, it is nice to see a restaurant catering against the odds, and supplying a healthier choice of food. Located off Rockville ...

Hope Through Soap

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Klara Caschau-Hansgardh Staff Writer Club Gathers Soap for Haiti The week of Feb. 7, 2011, Montgomery College at Silver Spring Takoma Park’s HERO Club participated in the Hope & Soap for Haiti drive. In an effort to alleviate the cholera epidemic in H...

Math Science Education: Worth All That $$$

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 Point By: Sarah Elborai Staff Writer Math and sciences are important for every age and grade and they are among the most popular majors chosen for undergraduate study. Nonetheless, President Obama has stated the reality of the situation and its importance, “The q...

Politicians’ Stupid Agendas

February 22, 2011


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Original: February 22, 2011 Issue 11 By: Evan Ricucci Editing Manager If you pay any attention to politics you hear a lot of talk about agendas. Surprisingly enough, agendas are considered bad things in the political world. The only problem is that everyone has them. I hear a lot of complaining a...

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...

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