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Review of PB’s Coffee and Dessert

Review of PB’s Coffee and Dessert

Jarata Jaffa

October 24, 2016


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  Have you ever wondered where you and your friends could hang in a coffee house, like in the show Friends? Well...found it! This coffee place may not be "Central Perk", but sure comes a close second. Only 2 miles away from Montgomery College is a comfortable coffee shop, where you can chill or st...

Boys and Girls: The Double Standard

Boys and Girls: The Double Standard

Morgan Terry

October 18, 2016


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What confuses many people about the term ‘double standard’ is that it sometimes sounds like a campaign to get women to be able to sleep with multiple partners like men do without any of the backlash and name calling. And while that is part of it, the larger focus is more so rooted in all-encompassing...

Relaxation Tips For You!

Relaxation Tips For You!

Domenica Esparza

October 10, 2016


Filed under Health & Fashion, Opinions

We all know the stress that college puts on us students. Some of us may think that we just need to deal with it, BUT there are relaxation tips that can help relieve majority of that stress. The University of Michigan Health System has a website dedicated to supporting student mental health, called...

We Are Our Own Enemy

We Are Our Own Enemy

Samory Senh

October 5, 2016


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In today's day in age, it seems fairly easy to get into an argument with someone. Whether it be over civil liberties, racism, or foreign policy, it seems as if we cannot come to terms on anything. The very world seen today is molded by one's perceptions of reality. The world is governed by interpretations,...

Skip the Small Talk,Connect!

Skip the Small Talk,Connect!

September 30, 2016


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This past weekend, I indulged in one of my favorite past times; watching TedTalks! This weekend, I stumbled upon a video titled, "How To Skip the Small Talk and Connect With Anyone." You know the feeling of joy and excitement you feel when you find a video of someone who thinks and feels the same way...

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...

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