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Mei Fong Speaks at MC: China’s One Child Policy

April 14, 2016


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What happens when citizens of the world’s most populous nation can only have one child per household? One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment details the result of China’s social policy. Last Tuesday International journalist and pulitzer prize winner Mei Fong spoke to the Montgomery...

First Annual Etiquette Dinner Held at MC

First Annual Etiquette Dinner Held at MC

April 8, 2016


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Manners Matter: a phrase that many have heard and many have tried to remember. Even if students grew up knowing that manners are important, most of these student probably didn't realize it's an art--the art of etiquette. On Wed. April 6, Student Life hosted their first annual etiquette dinner. The goal...

Las Mujeres: Three Generations of Latin American Women Write, Paint for Social Justice Visit MC

Las Mujeres: Three Generations of Latin American Women Write, Paint for Social Justice Visit MC

April 7, 2016


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Before a quiet audience, three generations of Latin American women who write and paint for social justice prepared to share their work, and inspire a newer generation to fight for justice. Argentinian poet Alicia Partnoy, her mother, Raquel Partnoy, and daughter, Ruth Irupe Sanabria visited MC Rockville...

Throwback Thursday: Men’s Smoker Success

Throwback Thursday: Men’s Smoker Success

April 7, 2016


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Student Life organizes trips to the museums or educational etiquette dinner or dodgeball tournaments, but in 1951 smoking cigars, watching a wrestling demonstration and playing cards was an activity of choice that MC hosted. The first annual Men's Smoker was held in the M.J.C. Cafeteria on Tuesday, Febr...

MC Students Assist in Primary Election Registration

MC Students Assist in Primary Election Registration

April 4, 2016


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This year's election has been controversial, to say the least. Although some students would argue that "there isn't anyone worth voting for this year," said Damien Gonzalez, student at MC. Other students would say, "this is probably the most important year to vote [...] I'm voting this year because...

Letter From the Editor: Advocate Under Construction

Letter From the Editor: Advocate Under Construction

March 31, 2016


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We've made a change! Our old theme was not compatible with mobile devices, therefore we needed a theme that is compatible with mobile devices. We bought one and now are in the process of tailoring it. Our site can be viewed, but is under construction. Thank you for your cooperation and we will...

Food Committee Seeks Change at MC Cafe

Food Committee Seeks Change at MC Cafe

March 31, 2016


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Montgomery College Student Senate’s Food Committee is using student input as an ongoing effort to improve the food here on campus regarding variety, health, and affordability. “We have made small successes,” said Johnathan Jung, a senate member who serves on the food committee. “Steps have been taken towards giving the students what they want, w...

The Last Easter Egg Roll for the Obama’s

The Last Easter Egg Roll for the Obama’s

March 29, 2016


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The Obama's hosted their last Easter Egg Roll on Monday, March 28, 2016. 35,000 lucky families gathered at the South lawn of the White House to celebrate the last Easter Egg Roll of the Obama Era. Some might say, the best Easter Egg Roll in his term. The event took a turn for the worse when the...

Throwback Thursday: MC Students Stringy, Rude

Throwback Thursday: MC Students Stringy, Rude

March 24, 2016


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Pete Herbert I met a foreign student the other night. I had just gotten out of a philosophy class and was walking toward the campus library where I would prepare for the next day's classes. I was thinking upon the warmth that would greet me upon entering but to my disappointment, I would discove...

MC Transfer Day

MC Transfer Day

March 21, 2016


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Montgomery College is often a stepping stone to four year universities if you're not seeking a degree. If you're interested in transferring out of MC, stop by MC transfer Day! On Wed. March 23, MC Rockville will be hosting a transfer day where more than 35 four-year institutions will visit to...

New Bookstore Management for MC

New Bookstore Management for MC

March 19, 2016


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Montgomery College has undergone major campus changes including renovations on multiple campuses, the switch to Microsoft Office 365, and most recently: a change in bookstore management. MBS Books previously owned and managed all the bookstores on all MC campuses. On Feb. 2, 2016, it was announced that the Montgomery College Board of Trustees approved a new...

Women,Gender Studies Scholarship Silent Auction

Women,Gender Studies Scholarship Silent Auction

March 19, 2016


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The Student Scholarship Silent Auction returns to Montgomery College this year, intent on raising funds for the Women's and Gender Studies Program. All proceeds from the auction will go directly to the scholarship fund, applicable by those attending the program. The curator Deborah C. Stearns asks...

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