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Letter From the Spring 2016 Editor-in-Chief

Letter From the Spring 2016 Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2016


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Welcome back faculty and students to Montgomery College after the chaos of the snow! My name is Sara Monterroso, and I'm the new Editor-in-chief of the Montgomery College Advocate! I cannot express the excitement I have to be in this position! My interest in journalism began in my junior ye...

Campus Orders Pack of Sharpies to Draw 13 New Lots for Unsatisfied College Students

Campus Orders Pack of Sharpies to Draw 13 New Lots for Unsatisfied College Students

February 3, 2016


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Montgomery College has big plans for construction in the near future. Big. Big plans. Plans that involve building big things. Big things. Building, always fun isn’t it? It’s like playing an adult version of legos. Except maybe not. I don’t really know what building is like. ...

Musician/Singer Raury’s Live Performance at U Street Music Hall in D.C.

Musician/Singer Raury’s Live Performance at U Street Music Hall in D.C.

November 9, 2015


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Walking into U Street Music Hall in D.C feels like a treasure that had been tucked away and placed underground. On Friday Oct. 30, Raury performed songs from his debut album "All We Need." The electrifying concert better known as "The Crystal Express," took the audience on a spiritual journey of music...

Food Porn with James Chang: The Globe

Food Porn with James Chang: The Globe

November 6, 2015


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The Globe: Friends, Food, and Soup Being a Marylander means you have had some exposure of seafood in your life in one way or another. Whether it is crab or scallops, you’ve heard of it or had it sometime. If there is one thing Marylanders are proud of it's the Chesapeake Blue Crab, and the Globe ...

A Journey Through the Coast of the Caribbean Club

A Journey Through the Coast of the Caribbean Club

November 4, 2015


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A speaker, Sean Andrews, brings attention to himself to talk about how life is like as a Caribbean. Andrews touches on the subjects of music today, which is mostly derived from Caribbean and African cultures, and mentions the differences among the numerous Caribbean dances, such as dancehall and soca. He...

Black Mass: Good, but Could Be Better

Black Mass: Good, but Could Be Better

November 2, 2015


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When it comes to making gangster films, Hollywood has done an incredible job. From The Godfather to Donnie Brasco, Hollywood has done the gangster genre justice. So when it was announced that Hollywood had green lit a film about the infamous Whitey Bugler and his relationship with the F.B.I, critic...

Food Porn with James Chang: Armand’s Pizza

Food Porn with James Chang: Armand’s Pizza

October 27, 2015


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Armand’s Pizza: love at first bite. Chicago style pizza is renowned for its deep “upside-down” style pizza; the toppings are placed under the cheese and topped with sauce. Armand’s take isn't an exact replica to the classic Chicago style, however. The toppings are stacked in the traditional...

The Stargazers Club: Out of this World

The Stargazers Club: Out of this World

October 23, 2015


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When's the last time you saw a planet 2,300 light-years away? Or talked about water on Mars, or the the New Horizons mission? These are some of the topics that the members of the Stargazers club discuss at their weekly meetings. The club recently held their open observation night on Oct.16, and ...

Ibeyi LIVE at the 9:30 Club

Ibeyi LIVE at the 9:30 Club

October 7, 2015


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  Transformative is the first word that comes to mind to describe Ibeyi’s electric live show at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. on Sept. 30, 2015. Beautiful twin sisters Lisa Kainde and Naomi Diaz, the members of Ibeyi, have found themselves on the tip everybody’s tongue, and it’s not h...

The Visit: a Gem for M. Night Shamlayan

The Visit: a Gem for M. Night Shamlayan

September 29, 2015


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It’s hard to not feel sorry for M. Night Shamlayan. He went from being regarded as one of the most promising directors to being one of the biggest laughingstocks in Hollywood. After delivering many box office bombs and critical failures from “Lady in the Water” to “After Earth,” it...

Straight Outta Compton: a Go-See Movie

Straight Outta Compton: a Go-See Movie

September 21, 2015


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It’s rare that a biopic comes and along manages to live up to the hype. This year Straight Outta Compton is that film. “Straight Outta Compton” is one of the few films that doesn’t fall into those pits of highly dramatized, sub par writing and comes out a very well put together film. St...

Pather Panchali Film Review

Pather Panchali Film Review

September 17, 2015


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Last Thursday, Montgomery College held a screening for Satyajit Ray’s 1955 film Pather Panchali (Song of Little Road).The screening drew a small audience, 20 people at most, to the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts center. Most of the spectators seemed to be of Southeast Asian descent, most seem...

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