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The Advocate’s Year In Review: House of Cards

The Advocate’s Year In Review: House of Cards

December 16, 2013


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House of Cards is not for the faint of heart. If you have a taste for mystery and 12 hours to kill to make it through the series on Netflix, then this three-time Emmy  Award Winning television show may be for you.   Laden with conspiracy, intrigue and the dirty inner-workings and dealings of our...

The Advocate’s Year In Review: All In Indicud

The Advocate’s Year In Review: All In Indicud

December 12, 2013


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Kid Cudi released his fourth studio album Indicud earlier this year. The 18-song collection has a very mellow and relaxed, yet strong tone in nearly every song, from the Cudi rapping about his struggles to unleashing his overall frustration.   The album begins with a dramatic bass and serie...

Advocating: Sevendust’s Black Out the Sun

Advocating: Sevendust’s Black Out the Sun

December 11, 2013


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This spring, alternative-metal band Sevendust released their ninth studio album, “Black Out the Sun”. Atlanta natives, Sevendust was formed in 1994, releasing their eponymous debut album in 1997. Over the course of almost two decades of playing together, and unlike many other bands, they’ve remained...

The Advocate’s Year In Review: Elysium

The Advocate’s Year In Review: Elysium

December 11, 2013


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Released earlier this year on August 9, Elysium has been one of this year’s highest grossing films, reporting earnings of $29,807,393 the first weekend after its release.   The storyline takes place in a distant future, in the year 2154.Max (Matt Damon) is a poor citizen in a lawless, ruined Earth. The wealthy live in Elysium...

El Ambiente Social de Estudiantes No Tradicionales en Montgomery College

El Ambiente Social de Estudiantes No Tradicionales en Montgomery College

December 2, 2013


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  Somos conscientes de que muchos factores pueden influir en la decisión de un individuo para volver a la escuela. Por ejemplo, no tener una posición bien remunerada en su trabajo actual debido a la falta de un título universitario, o sus ingresos financieros no alcanza para cubrir sus necesidades...

Advocating: iPad Air to the Throne

Advocating:  iPad Air to the Throne

November 11, 2013


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Introducing the iPad Air. Its slick, memorable apple icon arrives to users once again in the form of a smaller, thinner, and lighter version of the of the iPad mini.  As the same with many new products from Apple, there is a lack of innovation in design, however, the innards of the 7-inch tablet...

Advocating: Devildriver’s Winter Kills

Advocating:  Devildriver’s Winter Kills

November 11, 2013


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Devildriver is a band that improved their sound since their debut album, “Devildriver,” released in 2003. This spring, they released their 5th studio album, “Winter Kills.” “Winter Kills” has a different sound than Beast (2011). It’s more aggressive, but none of the previous albums they have created are melodic. “...

Jesster’s Corner: The Return

Jesster’s Corner: The Return

November 3, 2013


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Back in 2001, I left Montgomery College to pursue higher education and then to much greater adventures out in what people with a very loose grasp on reality call the real world. That was the plan anyway. It should be obvious from the fact that I’m writing this that it didn’t quite happen. So after spending four years at Towson University, five years as file...

Letter to the Editor: Safe Sex

Letter to the Editor: Safe Sex

November 1, 2013


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Dear MC Advocate editor,   I am writing to you because I wanted to tell the student populace about my unconventional extracurricular work. I am a SafeSite volunteer for the Great American Condom campaign (GACC), a project of Advocates for Youth. You're probably asking, what does that eve...

Advocating: Pokemon X & Y

Advocating:  Pokemon X & Y

October 31, 2013


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Your official Advocate reviews of the blockbuster 3DS Pokemon series; Pokemon X and Y (Artwork by Monty Fu) Kevin Ortiz, Pokemon X For any true Pokémon fan, the long awaited Pokémon X and Y are a real treat. Featuring a horde of new species and the new “mega evolutions” for over...

Not Advocating: The iOS Mess

Not Advocating: The iOS Mess

October 17, 2013


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The much anticipated iOS 7 brought a range of issues that made national headlines. As Apple fans rushed to download the new operating system, many had issues attempting to install the update, let alone keeping their lunch down.   Not only did people have installment difficulties, downloads that malfun...

Senate Corner: Gym Hours Need Changing

Senate Corner:  Gym Hours Need Changing

October 17, 2013


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The Fitness center hours at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus currently range from Tuesdays and Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The times and days offered by the college are not bad, However, not too many people are able to meet these times, whether they be an early morning student a middle ...

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