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First ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush Cross Party Lines in Support of American Troops and Veterans

First ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush Cross Party Lines in Support of American Troops and Veterans

Madison Aument

September 21, 2016


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This was the sixth Legacies of America’s First Ladies hosted by American University. America’s First Ladies: In Service to Our Nation focused on Laura Bush and Michelle Obama’s roles in supporting America’s service members and their families. “One thing I would say is you worry,” Bu...

The Revolutionary Backpack that Could Save Your Life

The Revolutionary Backpack that Could Save Your Life

Isabel Rockwood

September 13, 2016


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Too often in the US, headlines on the newspaper, the TV, the internet, all tell the horrors of a new incident where children are taken before their time. The event occurs, causing the same argument to cycle over and over in terms of gun control and violence. Time and time again, action from the government...

Employer Visits at Montgomery College for the Week of Sept. 12th

Employer Visits at Montgomery College for the Week of Sept. 12th

September 12, 2016


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Provided by Roberta Buckberg, employment services specialist. Tues. Sept. 13 – Professional Bartenders and Servers  (11 am – 2 pm in Campus Center Dining Area) – Professional Bartenders & Server, Inc. (PBS) provides the most elite team of servers and bartenders to work high-end events ...

MC Rockville On Lockdown due to Nearby Shootings

MC Rockville On Lockdown due to Nearby Shootings

May 6, 2016


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Due to the shootings that have occurred between Thursday evening to Friday afternoon in the Montgomery County area, MC Rockville and Takoma Park are on lockdown. Montgomery College urges students to stay away from the campus. If already on campus, MC advises students to find the nearest room and lock...

Throwback Thursday: MC Students Speak on Baltimore Protests, Violence

Throwback Thursday: MC Students Speak on Baltimore Protests, Violence

April 28, 2016


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It's been a year since the Baltimore riots broke out after the death of Freddie Gray. The Advocate traveled to Baltimore and got a first-hand account of the riots. The Advocate interviewed MC students and asked them what they thought about the riots in the following article. Other articles the A...

Rockville Florist Seeking Drivers for Mother’s Day Weekend

Rockville Florist Seeking Drivers for Mother’s Day Weekend

April 27, 2016


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Attention Montgomery College students, Rockville Florist located at 785 C Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 is looking for several drivers to deliver flowers this Mother's Day weekend. If you are interested in making extra money this Mother's Day weekend, contact (301) 294-3330 or visit the store to...

MC Is Awarded 1.2 Million Dollar Grant

April 26, 2016


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Montgomery College is aiming to prepare a generation of instructors through a new program entitled, MC NEXT STEM, which is funded by a $1.2 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant funds will be used to implement a five-year teaching initiative for courses in science, technology,...

Student and Alumni Colloquium Will Be Held Tomorrow

Student and Alumni Colloquium Will Be Held Tomorrow

April 26, 2016


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Montgomery College will be having a student and alumni colloquium on April 27th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM on the Rockville campus. It will be held in the Science Center in room 151. The Arab-American Heritage program sponsors the colloquium and it will be a chance to showcase issues related to Arabs and...

Editor Needed for Next Year

April 25, 2016


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The Montgomery Advocate is looking for a student to fill the Editor-in-Chief position during the 2016-2017 school year. The student-run Advocate is a dedicated public forum for the students of Montgomery College. We are looking for a person to cover campus news, sports and opinions. She or he will: be a full-...

5th Annual “Artw@lk!” Lights Up Rockville Campus

5th Annual “Artw@lk!” Lights Up Rockville Campus

April 25, 2016


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To start off Spring, Montgomery College celebrated a week long showcase of the various forms of artwork created by students which included class projects from design, drawing and printmaking. The fifth annual "Artw@lk!" took place outside in the center of the Rockville campus on the week of April...

DC Sniper’s Ex-Wife Mildred Muhammad Tells her Domestic Violence Story

DC Sniper’s Ex-Wife Mildred Muhammad Tells her Domestic Violence Story

April 25, 2016


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In 2002, the DC metro area was in a panic. All civilians were on alert, praying the DC sniper wouldn't take away their lives. But, John Muhammad wasn't only ruthless to the public, he even made his wife a target of his terrorist motives. In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness month, on Tue...

Maryland Early Voting: Same Day Registration

Maryland Early Voting: Same Day Registration

April 14, 2016


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As it’s well known, the date for voter registration has long since passed, and the procrastination that many students are unfortunately victim of did not catch the chance to cast their needed opinion for the April 26th primaries. But, unbeknownst to many, registration is still possible—through Same...

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