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Removing the Stigma of Mental Health

Removing the Stigma of Mental Health

Priscelle Diwa

September 30, 2016


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When you make eye contact with a person on the street or if you are having a conversation with someone, can you tell right off the bat that they have a mental disease? Most likely the answer is no. Knowing that someone has a mental health disease often distorts our perception of what kind of person they...

Muslim and Arab Students Share Their Voices on Discrimination

Muslim and Arab Students Share Their Voices on Discrimination

Kira Romero

September 28, 2016


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September 11th 2001 not only resulted in mass casualties, it birthed an overwhelming culture of discrimination towards Muslim and Arab Americans. Americans feared and heavily contested the Islam and Arabic culture. We have just hit 15 years since the tragic event and the discrimination is still prevalent...

A Professor’s Perspective

Samory Senh

September 28, 2016


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It's a new year for students nationwide, and colleges will soon be consumed by the expectations and aspirations of the next generation. From this, a newfound era of innovators and scholars will emerge and become the face of tomorrow. With an extensive background in American politics and United States...

How Police Brutality Impacts Us All

How Police Brutality Impacts Us All

Morgan Terry

September 28, 2016


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In light of recent news you may have found strikingly similar to other previous incidents. It’s beginning to become apparent (if it wasn’t already before) that there is an immediate need for concession between the police force of this country and the citizens they are sworn to protect. Every few...

Don’t Breathe Film Review

Don’t Breathe Film Review

September 12, 2016


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Don't Breathe is the the new film directed by Fede Alvarez, and stars Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, and Stephen Lang. With it's riveting suspense that will keep you on the edge and spine tingling moments of terror, Don't Breathe is unlike any thriller that has come out in the last couple of ye...

Montgomery College: Trays Save the Day

Montgomery College: Trays Save the Day

September 7, 2016


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Montgomery College has slated plans to remove all food options from the cafeteria. Several students (I only spoke to one actually) have complained that the price is either too high or the food is just not good. The several students (the one - wink) have said that they could find better food at Mcdonald's...

Review of Matt’s House of Kabob

Review of Matt’s House of Kabob

April 20, 2016


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Satisfy your Persian food cravings at Matt’s House of Kabob located just around the corner of Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. Matt’s House of Kabob is essentially an Iranian fast-food joint. Not only is it a sit-in restaurant, they offer delivery and carryout; perfect for us college students. Walking...

Like Kryptonite

Like Kryptonite

April 15, 2016


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  Batman v Superman lacks good storytelling, but there still is hope for the franchise. "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is not as good as it was expected to be. It has positive aspects, but these are not enough to make up for the flaws. The heartless script and the ...

White Privilege is Real

White Privilege is Real

April 14, 2016


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What do you think white privilege is? Do you think of someone being able to wear a hoodie without being labeled as a thug? or how a Caucasian person will more likely get hired than a person who is black, Asian, or Hispanic/Latino? However you interpret the phrase, it's real and it's an issue to ...

Review of First Watch Cafe

Review of First Watch Cafe

Jarata Jaffa, Staff Writer

February 27, 2016


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You know how you go to your grandparents' house and you feel at home and how comfortable you get really fast? Well, this was that amazing feeling walking into the First Watch Cafe in Rockville Town Center. Walking into this restaurant really brightened up my day. There was a lot of seating space, the aisles were huge. I also no...

Review of Iron Age: Korean BBQ Asian Grill

Review of Iron Age: Korean BBQ Asian Grill

Jarata Jaffa, Staff Writer

February 20, 2016


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"Annyeonghaseyo" is how some of the waiters greet you at Iron Age, It means hello in Korean. Iron Age is one of coolest restaurants I have been to in a while in Rockville. It's located on Rockville Pike. If you and your friends are into K-Pop, looking for new kinds of foods to get into or a new place to hang out, this is the place to b...

Review of CremCafé

Review of CremCafé

Jarata Jaffa, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016


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It's morning and you're in desperate need of a cup of coffee. But, you're too lazy to make yourself a cup. You're thinking to yourself, "well...maybe I will just stop by Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks." Typical. Spice up your mornings by going to a different coffee shop around your school. My pick for...

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