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MC Student Veterans Take a Deep Breath and Chill

MC Student Veterans Take a Deep Breath and Chill

Graham Cole, Writer

April 2, 2020

Hof claims his numerous physical accomplishments are due to his unique method of deep meditation which combines breathing and gradual cold exposure.

Retrospective Review: Breath of the Wild

Retrospective Review: Breath of the Wild

Aiesha Solomon, Senior Editor

March 11, 2020

This game did not just break the pattern, it revolutionized the series.

WCW Steminist Spotlight: Dr. Lan Xiang

Dr. Lan Xiang teaches Electrical Engineering at Montgomery College

Graham Cole, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

At Montgomery College, Dr. Lan Xiang is a professor who has taught numerous young women and men how to become electrical engineers for 17 years.

The Science of Snacking: Pringles

Mathematics is responsible for Pringles distinct crunchiness

Graham Cole, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Although these stackable snack chips have been around since 1968, many people have eaten them not knowing that the shape of each chip is a small engineering masterpiece. 

Taal Volcanic Eruption Displaces Philippine Life

Satellite image of Taal Volcano

Aiesha Solomon, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Imagine having to leave behind your home and pets in a rush to escape plumes of poisonous gas, then coming home to see sick pets and your house leveled by the earthquakes. 

Please Don’t Grab My Arm.

A fleur de lis on Maia Cafri's forearm.

Maia Cafri, Staff Writer

December 23, 2019

If you want to know more about my tattoo, talk to me, but please respect my space.

Frozen II: Not so Unknown Anymore

Frozen 2 Review

Carl Julin, Writer

December 10, 2019

They set out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers, in order to save their kingdom and lift a spell that trapped people in a forest. 

Ashley Farmer Mentors Creative Writing Students.

Ashley Farmer, an accomplished poet and author of many works, such as, The Women, The Farmacist, Beside Myself and editor of the literary journal Salt Hill.

Aiesha Solomon, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

In her own words, “Writing is a lot like going to the gym. I set aside the time, I don’t always want to do it, then when I do it, I feel really good afterwards. That’s how I know I’m going to do it the next day.” 

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Five vintage makeup products that are still used today!

Josalyn Perez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

From Cleopatra to James Charles, men and women all over the world have used and still use cosmetics to enhance their natural beauty or to create works of art. And with social media obsessing over vintage styles, old-school beauty trends are once again seeing the limelight. These vintage products I adore...

We are here for “Us”

We are here for

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Director Jordan Peele has created one of the most confusing yet symbolic movies of the year. Us is a creepy thriller about a family who is on vacation in California, but is greeted with insane murderous copies of themselves who attempt to murder the family. The mom, Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o)...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

"Shazam!" is about a 14-year-old foster kid named Barry Batson (Asher Angel) who has run away from several foster homes in an attempt to find his mother. After a failed attempt to find his real mom, he is sent to another foster family with five other siblings, including Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Gazer)....

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Captain Marvel to the rescue

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

This has been the most anticipated movie of the year so far. The lead into Avengers: End Game. Nothing can be more awesome as this. I wonder what her backstory will be? How will Brie Larson's (Carol Danvers) and Samuel L. Jackson's (Nick Fury) chemistry be? Will it just be a feminist movie? Will it ...

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