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Food Porn Special: Review of Maketto

Food Porn Special: Review of Maketto

Jarata Jaffa, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

Where do you and your 20 something-year-old friends go to hang out in D.C. on a chill Monday? Answer: Maketto. Maketto is the place to be. This place will make you rethink everything you already know about Washington D.C. It’s cool, creative, edgy, and definitely modern. The first thing...

WCW: Michelle Obama

WCW: Michelle Obama

Arrey Mbutambe, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Michelle Obama, born Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, is the first African-American first lady of the United States. She is married to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and has two beautiful daughters—Malia and Sasha Obama. Also, she is a Harvard graduate who later on became a lawyer...

Review of Little Dipper

Review of Little Dipper

Jarata Jaffa, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Raindrop, drop top, eating up good ramen in a hot pot. Little Dipper, a modern Korean ramen hotspot here in Rockville, Maryland. Hotpot is a Korean ramen style dish served to you on a huge bowl over a mini wooden burner to cook the food. First thing I noticed when I walked into this restaurant...

WCW: Mother Teresa

WCW: Mother Teresa

Arrey Mbutambe, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Mother Teresa is a global icon for her selfless service to others. Mother Teresa was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic charity worker. Known in the Catholic Church as "Saint Teresa of Calcutta," she was awarded the Noble Peace Prize in 1979. She devoted her entire life to helping the sick,...

WCW: Tulsi Gabbard

WCW: Tulsi Gabbard

Jake Berry, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Tulsi Gabbard is a representative from Hawaii for the U.S. House of Representatives, and she is definitely someone to keep an eye on. Not only is Gabbard a two-tour, kick-ass Iraqi war veteran, but she is also the first American Samoan and Hindu member in the history of the United States Congress. In...

WCW: Sophia Amoruso

WCW: Sophia Amoruso

Samory Senh, Editor

September 21, 2017

Sophia Christina Amoruso, the founder of Nasty Gal, is more than just a crush, she is a goal. Her sporadic behavior and her rather stark ambition are what makes her so special. I mean, by age 28, Inc. Magazine listed Nasty Gal as one of "the fastest growing companies." Mind you that she had found...

Inauguration Day

Inauguration Day

Morgan Terry, Staff Editor

September 15, 2017

  Hunched over all of his perjuries Kissing them each atop their foreheads like a gang of baby lambs And what slips his mind are insipid things His thoughts void of the plum-colored words of any of naysayers Because when the sun rises they will dissipate like Morning mists in the...

Review of Honey Pig

Review of Honey Pig

Jarata Jaffa, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

The restaurant in focus is one that has been around for a while: Honey Pig. At Honey Pig, it's not an all you can eat. they do it more restaurant style, but you also buy by the pound. Their menu is very large, and unfortunately, the waiters did not give me enough time to read it. The restaur...

Half Asleep

Half Asleep

Miguel Zitro, Montgomery College Student

September 11, 2017

My body, a standstill, the motion of breath, absent. The armchair felt unnerved. Our only separation was the rejection of entity, of self, of worth. The waiting room was silent, the absence of motion prevalent, suffocating. The pale white door slid open, I didn’t turn to look, couldn’t, but...

Ezra & The Renegade: Part I

Ezra & The Renegade
Part One

Samory Senh, Multimedia Editor

September 1, 2017

Part One The Usurper's Death   I hated storms. They’d always erupt my father's office, filling it with heinous sounds. The strong winds would make the room sound like a violent orchestra; every item, an instrument playing its part. It was all so loud. The constant clattering of the double-paned...

Why Vote?

Why should you vote?

Harrison Sherman, Montgomery College Student

May 5, 2017

Why vote?  For many in the most recent election cycle, this was an important question with an uncertain answer.   Some refer to voting as a right, while others refer to it as a privilege, but most people agree that by casting your ballot, you are using your most basic political voice to have an ...

WCW: Alicia Keys

Photo taken from Alicia Keys' twitter https://twitter.com/aliciakeys

Priscille Diwa, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Alicia Keys. Talented. Beautiful. Authentic. Wise. Kind. The list goes on. Alicia Keys is a successful pianist and best-selling RnB artist. She has recorded long-standing hits such as,"If I ain't Got You," "Empire State of Mind," "No One," "Girl on Fire," and much more. Her talents are not restricted...

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